December 22, 2014
Pets as gifts
Pets/Cats As Gifts For The Holidays--IMPORTANT PLEASE SHARE! Giving adult cats a chance Some rescues/shelters/humane societies frown upon adopting a pet for the holidays. They think that people will take that pet home impulsively and not think through their decision. Frankly, we think that's flawed thinking. Let... more

December 19, 2014
Lydia Needs a Dental
Lydia needs her teeth cleaned and some pulled.... more

December 9, 2014
Goo Update
Goo Update I wanted to give everyone a Goo update. Yesterday afternoon I took Magoo to see Dr. Rogers over at Animal Hospital of Gurnee. I wanted a second opinion on his cough. Goo had a persisted cough and originally I thought it might be kennel cough.... more

December 1, 2014
Angel the poodle
Safe but a matted mess. Ten year old poodle. Owner was going to put her to sleep because she "couldn't take care of her anymore." Poor thing. She had her for ten years. It was tonight at 7 p.m. that I drove to Waukegan outside of... more

November 27, 2014
Hope is heartowm positive
Hope Is Heartworm Positive Just heard from the animal hospital that Hope testing a strong positive for heartworm. Very sad news. One challenge after another with Hope. To treat the heart worm will cost roughly $250.00. Without treatment she will die. The recovery time is long...I... more

November 27, 2014
Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving Thanksgiving, a day to remember to be thankful for what we kind of day. I wish every day was thanks and giving day. If every day was thanks and giving day maybe there would be no war and no world fighting. Maybe there... more

November 26, 2014
Zeus gets ready for the vet
"No, way, Mama, you wouldn't." "Zeusie boy there are some necessary evils." "But Mom," Zeus gets that I-am-a-big-boy tone, "nothing. I get nothing this morning?" ... "No sweetie, can't." "Just a little kibble?" "Nope," mom shakes her head sadly. "Okay then, canned?" "Not a spoonful." "Okay," he says desperation appearing all over his face,... more

November 26, 2014
Hope's Journal
Hope's First Walk Lesson #1 in getting to know a dog that comes into rescue With it drizzling just lightly I decided to take Hope for her first walk. She readily went with me after I snapped the leash on her. ... Here's what I learned so far: 1.... more

November 25, 2014
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October 11, 2014
Five Urgent Animals Adopted
Five Urgent Animals Adopted!!! About two weeks ago I announced that we were not taking in any more animals until at least five of our most urgent animals got adopted. Of those animals Joey, Eileen, Nolan, Fergus and as of today Oreo the rabbit got adopted.... more

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