7 y.o. female calico. abigail came in as a stray only weighing less than 4 lbs. she was covered with so many fleas we had to give her a bath. as you can see from the picture, she was very tolerant. the towel, drying her off, was covered with blood. flea dirt is made up […]
today, children took over the shelter to read to the animals. it was a part of a children’s volunteer program that i manage. nala acts like a diva, but she totally loves green eggs and ham. it was awesome.
little white dogs are my kryptonite. 2 y.o. male terrier mix. this little man isn’t available yet, because he has a little bit of a sneeze. he is one of our dogs up from the south. it takes amazing willpower not bring him home with me.
this little kitten has no name. she came in on Sunday when a great family found her on the side the road abandoned at a farm. they rescued her and her 4 siblings and brought them to the shelter the next day. the kittens are in good condition. someone loved them very much, how they […]
in just a few days time, winston has improved dramatically. as you can see from the picture, his eyes are now starting to dilate normally. he is playful and affectionate once again. the vet confirmed that the tooth was so infected that it can cause blurred vision – similar to sinus infections in humans. the […]
a women who is being evicted from her house surrendered six kittens last night, along with the mamma cat. the little muffins are doing well. they are 5 or 6 weeks old. 4 boys and 2 girls. i have strict rules of smothering them with kisses as much as i can. i humor myself by […]
yesterday we received a transport of southern dogs for adoption. transporting is very controversial in the shelter community. many people are against it because it can earn income for the shelter, the dogs may bring southern diseases up north as well as some other concerns. recently, our shelter decided to start transporting with the idea […]
2 y.o. male bicolor – special needs kitty may have some congenital eye problems. he is located in the brightest spot in the shelter, but his pupils are always dilated. we also neutered and had to pull some teeth because they were so icky (technical term). otherwise he is a large strong male cat with […]
rahja, 1 y.o. male cow cat. he was neutered on Monday and wouldn’t leave his incision sight alone, so we had to put him in a cone of shame (aka flower head). he is very unhappy with it, but it is pretty cute. our animals receive three days of pain meds to help them thru […]
2 y.o. male. shy. he was found at a fire station covered in motor oil. brought in by the animal control officer. we had him a bath to get the oil off – now he’s beautiful again.