Life Changed In An Instant…

In July Zeus’s life became a horror story. While playing outside, this family’s beloved pet, one-year old Zeus, was shot with 98+ bird shot pellets from a 12 gauge shotgun by the family’s neighbor. The family rushed him to Animal Emergency and Trauma Center where they learned he would not survive surgery to have the pellets removed from his chest cavity. He…

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A Kitten Tale

The beginning of Tessa’s story is unknown, much like many of the pets who come to PAWS through our KitsapLostPets.org program. Tessa’s happy ending began when she was found by a good Samaritan on the side of the road. She was brought to one of our partner community vets with injuries, most likely from being…

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Saving Bruno

It happened in an instant. What started out as a nice evening walk after dinner with their five dogs turned into a nightmare for Wendy & Craig. They saw a flash of fur come from behind a tree and then heard the terror filled screams of Bruno, their chi-weenie rescue dog, who was struggling to…

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Senior Soulmates

What do you get when you pair a senior citizen who lives alone and who is a life-long beagle fan, with an older beagle boy who was languishing in rescue? A match made in heaven! As part of our PALS Placement Program, Michael and Herc had a meet and greet one sunny afternoon and it…

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Finding Safe Harbor

When Katherine found herself suddenly hospitalized, her first worry turned to her beloved kitty, Jewel. With no family in the area, she had no one to help care for her cat while she dealt with her health issues. Thanks to PAWS’ Safe Harbor Program, we were able to take Jewel to our cat sanctuary and…

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Abandoned and Alone

Alone and cold, three kittens, less than a month old, were dumped on the PAWS Kingston Adoption Center’s doorstep. The note said, “Help! Mama left them.” Someone had tucked their Sherpa pullover in a cardboard box and abandoned the kittens before our facility was even open. Who knows how long they had sat out in…

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