March 22, 2015
Love With All Your Heart
Hovering my fingers over the keys on this computer I can't believe what I am about to write on this Sunday morning. But here it is... Max got adopted. The very day about two years ago or so I sat in the garage on an old couch... more

January 29, 2015
Aura & Frosty
"Aura, Frosty, now tonight you cannot bug us when we are sleeping," foster mom warns her kittens. "It's okay if you want to cuddle but, Aura," Mom looks straight at Aura trying hard to look stern, "no biting or scratching." "But it's fun, Mom." Aura says... more

December 27, 2014
Lucy's Christmas
Lucy's First Real Christmas Looking at Lucy as her foster dad hugs her I couldn't help but think of where she came from and where she is today. She still bares the deep scars on the outside from a horrible past and her heart-wounds are still somewhat... 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 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

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

October 8, 2014
Raji Needs Medical
Raji has been leaking urine as of late and needs some tests done to determine if she has a urinary tract infection and/or bladder stones.  We are in need of donations to pay for the tests.... more

October 6, 2014
Ziggy Needs His Teeth Cleaned
Little Ziggy, a chihuahua we took in recently is now finally eating and gaining weight.  Pretty soon he'll be able to get his teeth cleaned which he needs to have done very badly.  (We anticipate he'll need quite a few pulled.)  There is no doubt... more

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