Baby Shower

Forever Wild Begins with Forever Friends – Incredible Love Story

Forever Wild Begins with Forever Friends – Incredible Love Story

Day 14 Written by J.F.Reece, Veterinary Surgeon at Help in Suffering in Jaipur, India A very small nilgai calf was brought to us one evening from a rural roadside by a concerned passer-by who had seen it be attacked by dogs. It had bite wounds to its hind quarters and ventral neck. It was under…Read More

 "Surfing" Monkey Now Safe at Sanctuary & Ready to Play

“Surfing” Monkey Now Safe at Sanctuary & Ready to Play

Day 13 How many times have we all seen tragic photographs and stories of monkeys held in captivity, chains around their bodies, as they are forced to beg from tourists or to be unwilling participants in the pet trade? It’s a sadly common form of bondage that transpires in so many parts of the world, but…Read More

Cars Were Zooming Over Him: "I Had to Save This!"

Cars Were Zooming Over Him: “I Had to Save This!”

Day 12 When Yvette finished her day at a university in Bulgaria, she was weary from her studies but looking forward to spending the remainder of her day with friends. On the walk home, she was daydreaming about her plans when a car stopped at the side of the highway. This is never a good…Read More

Celebrate the One-in-a-Million Rescue of This Baby Chimpanzee

Celebrate the One-in-a-Million Rescue of This Baby Chimpanzee

Day 11 The African rainforest has its own symphony. The soft patter of a rain shower on the canopy. The quiet slipper of a mother gorilla and her baby settling down in a nest of leaves for a rest. The warm squawk of parrots gathering overhead. This harmony is shattered in an instant when shot gun blasts…Read More

Couple Rescue Baby Goats After Crocodile Attack

Couple Rescue Baby Goats After Crocodile Attack

Day 10 Written by Karen Paolillo of the Turgwe Hippo Trust in Zimbabwe The Turgwe Hippo Trust in Zimbabwe is not just about protecting hippos and other wildlife from the illegal bush meat trade and poachers in Africa. It will help any animal that enters Hippo Haven’s sanctuary, all our welcome. Two decades ago it started when the Paolillo’s saved…Read More

After Weeks Running for His Life, Dog Finds Sanctuary on Church Lawn

After Weeks Running for His Life, Dog Finds Sanctuary on Church Lawn

Day 9 Kelle Mann Davis is the face of animal rescue in America. The 54-year-old Texan is slender, soft spoken and specializes in dogs on the run, big dogs on the run who are often on the heels of escape from deeply abusive homes. With a strength that comes not from brawn but from something…Read More

Shadow Walkers: Help Cats Hiding from Violent Attackers

Shadow Walkers: Help Cats Hiding from Violent Attackers

Day 8 It’s long been said that you can never know a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes, and today you’re going for a walk you won’t soon forget. German-born Manuela Wroblewski is cursed, threatened and even assaulted as she tries to discretely make her rounds feeding street cats and dogs in the seaside community of…Read More

Kris and Orange Cat

While You Were Sleeping: Rescuer’s Daily Mission for Street Cats

Day 7 by Harmony Fund Volunteer Laura Hearn The term ‘cat lady’ unnerves even the most devout animal lovers; its reference evoking images of feline-hoarding spinsters. But Auburn, Massachusetts native Kris King is redefining what it means to devote a life to saving cats. Starving, injured, and frightened is often how Kris discovers her rescues….Read More

Samaritan's $1,000 Surprise Donation Leads to Extraordinary Rescue

Samaritan’s $1,000 Surprise Donation Leads to Extraordinary Rescue

Day 6 Written by Glenda Beatty of PAWS Rescue in Michigan I have been doing animal rescue for over 20 years. In 2010 our rescue group was at the PetsMart Store doing adoptions, and it was the week before Chirstmas. It was a very busy day, we had many people looking at our animals. I had…Read More

Baby Otter Nursery Writes Recipe for a Long and Healthy Life

Baby Otter Nursery Writes Recipe for a Long and Healthy Life

Day 5 Little Shannon has known both blessings and curses in her short life. Born in otter paradise in Irish waters, she had a bounty of food and a lush habitat that would serve her well all the days of her life. But something went wrong one day, and though we don’t know exactly what took her,…Read More