Month: May 2016

Saving Franklin’s Legs

I try to keep this upbeat and indeed this baby had a happy ending after much expense to the rescue. Someone threw him out of moving car…and this wasn’t the first time we had this kind of cruelty in our small town. At first we thought Franklin’s back legs would never work right. He dragged […]

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Making Space in Multiple Cat Household

Miss Bruce developed eye herpes which was very hard and expensive to get under control. Fortunately, none of the other cats developed it partly because Miss Bruce is a loner and doesn’t cuddle with other cats. But to keep the eye herpes in remission I needed to reduce her stress. The best way to do […]

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Dash and Evie Scared to Death

A friend had founded Small Dog Rescue of Minnesota. I believe all small dog rescues in the Midwest were contacted about a rescue in Chicago. A woman had hoarded over 100 dogs in her apartment. They were semi-feral to feral….they were fed but not handled and never went outdoors. Dash and Evie were delivered to […]

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Cute Kitten Two Color Eyes

I had only encountered two color eyes before and it was in an Australian Blue Heeler cattle dog. So this kitten was a surprise to me. Chantal was an adorable fluffy normal kitten in every other way. She wasn’t adopted because of her unusual eyes but because she was great with children. The official name for two color […]

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It’s Too Easy to Love A Kitten

There are people involved with rescue for whom animals become only numbers. I don’t fault them if that is what they have to do to cope. But I always loved my fosters and had to come to terms with that early. I loved some more than others. Here is Vienna. Her litter was born at […]

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