Waffle Love with Toy

Despite his special needs, this kitten was born to be happy

By Jessie Miller on September 8, 2020

Waffle the kitten doesn’t walk on his hind legs, but thanks to foster homes and acupuncture he gets around just fine

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Maximus

Surrogate momma cat’s love helps kitten tackle the world on three legs

By Nicole Hamilton on August 27, 2020

Love from momma cat and foster mom helps kitten overcome a serious injury and thrive on three legs

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West Valley City Success

Secrets behind a Salt Lake City animal shelter’s success

By Kelli Harmon and Nicole Hamilton on August 12, 2020

West Valley City Animal Services has been no-kill for years and now the shelter supports others so they can get there, too

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Long John Silver by Tara McKenney

Big Utah mountains no match for a dog with a paralyzed leg

By Tara McKenney on July 17, 2020

Long John Silver may have an immobilized hind leg, but that hasn’t slowed him down one bit

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Valerie by BJ Jensen

An injured cat’s journey: From cardboard box to big, loving home

By Nicole Hamilton on July 17, 2020

A 13-year-old cat named Valerie, found seriously wounded inside a box in a parking lot, is thriving in a home with her senior adopter

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Snowflake by Robin Reddy

How a sweet senior cat found his way to treats, sunshine and a new home

By Ana Merkulova on July 17, 2020

After losing his home at age 20, Sam seemed ready to give up on life, but his foster mom wasn’t about to give up on him

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Christian by Erin Fell

Marine honored for his work helping homeless pets

By Nicole Hamilton on July 7, 2020

Christian Ordonez presented with the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal for his volunteer work with Best Friends in Salt Lake City

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Bruce the Healer

Bruce the healer cat

By Anne Rowley on July 7, 2020

Cat adopted from Best Friends in Salt Lake City helps family heal after unimaginable loss

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Hazel and Ryan

143-pound mastiff becomes daddy’s girl

By Kristi Littrell on July 2, 2020

Severe spondylosis landed Hazel in a shelter, but now she’s living her best life with her new dad

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River

Meet a seven-year-old who takes ‘Save Them All” seriously

By Kristi Littrell on June 12, 2020

How one special dog stole the hearts of his superstar foster family

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