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Marcel the Formerly Diabetic Cat

Marcel

Marcel was returned by his adopter after three months. He was overweight and diabetic due to having been free-fed a low quality high carb diet of dry 9 Lives. After only a week or two of being on a high quality low carb canned food diet, Marcel went into remission! With a continued diet of a decent quality low carb ... Read More »

How can you say no to a Cowboy?

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Meet Cowboy at Five Acres Animal Shelter in St. Charles Tuesday-Friday 2-6pm and Saturdays and Sundays Noon-6pm. Cowboy is a gentle hound mix, possibly a Treeing Walker Coonhound, that is looking for a home.  He’s an older puppy, around 5-7 months old.  He absolutely loves attention and treats!  He also likes to stand on top of chairs and his dog ... Read More »

Heidi might just be the perfect dog…

Heidi

Heidi is a 3-5 yr. old full grown Beagle/Corgi mix rescued by Gateway 4 Paws of Fairview Heights.  She is as sweet as they come, definitely the Beagle in her.  Heidi’s stumpy tail and short legs could indicate that she is mixed with a full blooded Corgi!  She is the best of both worlds when it comes to “sporting” breeds ... Read More »

[ADOPTED] Steener is in need of a good home!

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Meet Steener, a sweet and gorgeous brindle boy rescued from a high-kill animal control gassing facility the day he was to be euthanized due to overcrowding. He is a beagle/boxer mix that is approximately 25lbs and is 1-1.5yrs old. He is a very sweet boy that is more on the mellow side. He looks at you with the sweetest “please ... Read More »

[ADOPTED] Are you a Blues fan? Then how can you say no to Panger?

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Panger and Steener (big Blues fans) came from a high-kill animal control gassing facility, Panger was tagged for rescue first and his transport person was on their way with him and received a text saying how lonely Steener looked and was crying out after his “cell mate” buddy was taken away.  We instantly knew we had to save him too, ... Read More »

How can you not absolutely adore these kittens?!?!?

CitrusAndFanta

Meet this week’s Star Pets Saturday at PetSmart in O’Fallon, MO! Denueve is a rescue – likely feral – from rural MO. She and her babies were living under a trailer and being fed by the owner, but mama was having multiple litters and finally the kind lady asked for help in taking care of that problem. Her ear has ... Read More »

Adopt BJ and have your very own Bat-Dog!

BJ

Meet BJ at the Edwardsville Crossing Petco Saturdays from 11-3:30! Another life saved just in time by Hope Rescues!  Meet BJ, a 3 year old mix of several cute dogs!  Look at that face!  He is a cuddle bug, a squirrel chaser and a pretty darn friendly guy. He enjoys being carried though is a bit too big for that. ... Read More »

The Casey Kasem Family Drama – Chapter 14

I imagine Casey Kasem is somewhere listening to the radio, enjoying the afterlife. His family on the other hand, acts as if they’re taping a reality show. The new battle has begun over his burial location. His daughter says his wish was to be buried at Oak Lawn – cemetery to the stars – in LA. His wife Jean is ... Read More »

Come see Elsa at PetSmart!

Elsa

Elsa will be at the PetSmart on Highway K in O’Fallon, MO. We’ll be there from 10am – 3pm. Elsa is a beautiful 11 month old deaf white pit bull/bull terrier mix. She is an amazing companion and is content as long as she knows where her people are. If you leave the house, she needs to be crated because ... Read More »