Rainbow Bridge Rescue

Unlike most days at Rainbow Bridge, this day dawned cold and gray, damp as a swamp and as dismal as could be imagined. All of the recent arrivals had no idea what to think, as they had never experienced a day like this before. But the animals who had been waiting for their beloved people […]

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The Rainbow Bridge

Just this side of heaven is a place called the Rainbow Bridge. When an animal that has been especially close to someone here on earth passes away, that pet goes to the Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends where they can romp and play together. There is plenty […]

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The Beacon Boys

Three boys, rescued from Beaconhill, Bantry, Co Cork, had horrendous eye infections when they first arrived. Read more to see how beautifully they turned out! by Jenni These three boys came from near a housing estate in Beacon Hill, Bantry, Co Cork. They and their mother had taken up residence in a garden of a […]

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Bray & Barley

*** Bray Rehomed *** I’m afraid these pictures are a bit dull – I really need to get a new camera!!! But the kittens depicted are far from dull – check em out! Bray and his auntie Barley were rescued from a hoarder in the UK, along with other members of their family. I’m afraid […]

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David Bagglioni

Meet Dave, our new arrival. He’s a little bit worried he’ll have difficulty finding a forever home because he’s black and he’s FIV positive. I’m trying to reassure him that he’s so adorable neither should be a problem. Firstly, Black Is Beautimous! And he IS a most beautimous cat. And, secondly, he’s a very healthy […]

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A Rescuer’s Creed

by Susan M Pearson I shall be a believer of all that is good in man and of all that is deserving in animals. I shall plead for their lives, campaign for their safety and uphold their right to a natural death. I shall seek out the injured and the maimed, the unloved, and the […]

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You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed

“… What does that mean, ‘tame’?” “It is an act too often neglected,” said the fox. It means to establish ties.” “‘To establish ties’?” “Just that,” said the fox. “To me, you are still nothing more than a little boy who is just like a hundred thousand other little boys. And I have no need […]

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Animal Experimentation Spoof Speech

Asked to provide a pro-animal experimentation viewpoint for an Animal Experimentation discussion, I wrote a speech to be presented at an imaginary Animal Experimentation conference, from the point of view of one of the experimenters/managers. While I can’t disagree with some of the points made, I have to say the ethos as a whole horrifies […]

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Do What’s Right

Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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EPIC Reply

The most EPIC reply to the ‘if you don’t treat my pet for free then you don’t love animals’ argument courtesy of Dr. Virginia DeChant: I’m sorry so-and-so, but I cannot help you. You see, I’m one of those veterinarians who only works because I love animals.

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No I Don’t Want to Buy Your Puppy

Courtesy of Cindi Mcneil Regan on Rushton Dog Rescue FB: No, I don’t want to buy your puppy. I am a rescuer. I’ll see him later.

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There are no bad dogs – only bad guardians

from Carole Wall The family’s dog was bought for a guard, chained to a post in a chilly back yard. Housed in a shed that was airless and dark and every few weeks had a run in the park.

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Toxic

*** REHOMED *** Toxic (a very inappropriately named lil fluff of a kitten) was left in a cat carrier, with her family, outside the vets office a few weeks ago. Taken in by RAWR, I’m fostering her for a wee while till she finds her forever home.

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Forever Home Found

Zingaro found his forever home, alongside wee Toxic, with a lovely woman, Mary, from Dublin. She’s two dogs for them to play with and they’re really excited about the move.

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A Fortnight Later

It’s a fortnight since Zingaro turned up in my kitchen – and he’s not showing a sign of illness after the FIE incubation period – so he’s not caught it – yay!!!!! So he’s looking for his forever home 😉

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