Sophie

Declawed cat gets surgery for sore feet, then a new home

By Best Friends staff on May 5, 2021

Sophie had painful toes from declaw surgery and didn’t use her litter box, but today she’s feeling good in her new home

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Hubie

Veterinarian is a senior dog’s prescription for the good life

By Lindsay Hutton on April 15, 2021

After taking one look at Hubie’s snowy white face and the steep price of his medical plan, Zoe Braun knew he was her dog

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Shinji

Heart surgery saves a kitten’s life

By Nicole Hamilton on April 12, 2021

Shinji beat both panleukopenia and a life-threatening heart defect like a champ, and finally he’s on to the business of being a kitten

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Sweeney Family

A boy, a broken heart and a very good kitten

By Lindsay Hutton on March 19, 2021

Family finds healing by fostering three kittens and gets a little help from a 13-year-old pet foster extraordinaire

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Mr. Meows

New life for a skinny, sick 17-year-old cat

By Tracy Blowers on March 11, 2021

A 17-year-old cat struggled with health issues, but after time in a foster home he was adopted by someone who helps others feel better every day

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Namitha and Cat

Best Friends volunteer turns fostering into art

By Ana Merkulova on March 10, 2021

Foster volunteer Namitha Kim has found a unique way to celebrate her experience and remember the cats she’s cared for

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Cash

Dog named cash wins the lottery

By Tara McKenney on March 9, 2021

A timid dog gains confidence in a foster home and helps give his adopter a birthday she’ll never forget

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Rafa

Adventure cat discovers the world on hiking trails

By Tracy Blowers on February 3, 2021

When they explore the great outdoors, Rafa’s adopters take him along for the ride

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Kosmita

Kitten healing from broken legs helps her new family feel whole

By Nicole Hamilton on February 2, 2021

Best Friends veterinarians and a foster family help a kitten named Aslan heal from two fractured legs

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Itty Bitty

Shy cat gains confidence with a little help from a feline friend

By Nicole Hamilton on February 2, 2021

When Itty Bitty came to Best Friends, he was timid and tentative until a foster family with a cat showed him that life is nothing to be afraid of

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