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Chico and Toby

I love fostering dogs!  They are so much fun to watch transition from scared little “I-don’t-know-what-is-happening-and-I’m-scared” to pups who are confident and loving.  It doesn’t matter what their circumstances – from little Gizmo who had a loving family but when they moved into their new home, they decided he would live in the garage to …

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I blame the snake …

Chewie stopped mid-stride during our evening walk, eyes riveted on the sidewalk.  Just as my foot was coming down, a sidewalk crack morphed into a little garter snake and slithered away.  It startled us but we continued our walk.  A brisk game of backyard catch with the tennis balls when we got home and then off …

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A Rescue Story

When Jonah came into rescue (11/7/13) at the wee age of seven weeks with a broken leg, his owners couldn’t pay to fix it and they were considering the worst. That’s when NWAC stepped in and took Jonah into rescue. Two broken bones in his front right leg. Plan: put a cast on it for …

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Mac and Cheese

I think it is true – I have never met a mean orange tabby. As cats go, they are the mellowest cat-type I’ve seen. The first person who told me that – I was new to cat rescue at the time — but now that I have some experience behind me, I think they are …

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Finnegan

Today I was on PETCO kitty watch. Finnegan is a well-sized cat but what a love. He crawled onto my lap, squirmed around on his back and let me pet his tummy. I could hear his purrs over the commotion of the store. Then – I saw a little pearl drop of drool come out …

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Thanksgiving

Of all the things you have to be thankful for – please take a minute to consider all the people working under difficult circumstances to help people and animals in areas that are recovering from unexpected disasters.  Kudos to the people who are trained and willing to put their lives on hold to help others.  Kudos to ordinary people …

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Update

Volunteer appreciation brunch was great!  Good food  and good company.  It is nice to put names with faces… Everything is moving right along.  We have cats – cats – cats wanting to be surrendered and we brought a few dogs over from Eastern Oregon so everything is jumping right now. Bubba, Chloe, Mama Mia, Buddy …

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