Going The Extra Mile – Oliver

Like many seniors, Linda lives alone and does not have a lot of daily company. Also like many seniors, she has faced scary health situations, including cancer and lupus, which had drained her resources. She lost her home and her car. Oliver, her PALS dog, has been a huge bright spot through these challenges, staying…

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Going The Extra Mile – Noelle

Cold and alone late one winter night, a good Samaritan found an elderly Siamese cat while walking in a park. She was so emaciated she was unable to walk. They transported her to Animal Emergency and Trauma Center in Poulsbo where she was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism, kidney issues and had an open sore on her…

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Going The Extra Mile – Lady Gray

A poor little kitten stuck in a urine drenched box is how Lady Gray arrived at North Beach PAWS. She came to us through our transport program. When other rescues around Western Washington have overpopulation issues, we will help by transferring them into our adoption program as space is available. Lady Gray had several challenges…

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Clawdius Gets Another Chance

Thanks to a grant from the Petfinder Foundation, Clawdius was able to have live-saving surgery. He had suspicious changes in the membranes around his leg bone indicating cancer, and had his rear leg amputated. Clawdius is recovering in a foster home and is making great strides as a 3-legged cat.

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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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