Tati

Tiny kitten with serious injuries beats the odds and is now loving life

By Nicole Hamilton on December 30, 2019

Tati wasn’t even a week old when she came to Best Friends with an injured leg, hip and dislocated knee, but today she’s loving life with a kitty best friend

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Distillery Cat Gimlet

Raise your glass: Rescued cat scores a sweet job in a Salt Lake City distillery

By Nicole Hamilton on December 30, 2019

Gimlet came to Best Friends from a rural animal shelter outside of Salt Lake City and today lives at Beehive Distilling, where she’s working hard (and hardly working)

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Clicquot

Senior cat found herself homeless after diabetes diagnosis, but she is doing so much better now

By Nicole Hamilton on November 14, 2019

Aging like a fine wine, Clicquot is living the life of luxury with her new family, which says it’s a joy to care for a senior cat with special needs

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Walter

Giant polar bear of a dog inspires so many people to help him find a home

By Nicole Hamilton on November 5, 2019

It took several people (including a pilot) to help this pit bull and mastiff mix leave the shelter, but nothing was going to stop them from giving this gentle dog the life he deserved

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Westley

Wobbly kitten is perfect just the way he is

By Nicole Hamilton on October 17, 2019

Westley was born with cerebellar hypoplasia, a condition that affects his motor skills, but that doesn’t stop him from being loving, happy and even a little stubborn

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Squirrel and Squeak Adoption

Two homes share custody of two adorable rescued poodles

By Nicole Hamilton on July 3, 2019

Rose and Bella once had a rough life, but now they get to divide their time between two homes with two young adopters who love them

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Shin-Lennox Reunion

Missing senior cat found on his birthday

By Nicole Hamilton on May 14, 2019

Lennox slipped out of his home and spent time in two different shelters before his family found him — on his 15th birthday.

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Frankie

Adopt or Foster a Heartworm Pup

By Christine Colbert on March 14, 2019

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Posh Spice

Putting a Persian cat on the road to recovery

By Nicole Hamilton on February 26, 2019

After receiving help from Best Friends in Utah, Posh Spice not only felt better, but she also caught the eye of an adopter in Canada.

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