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Animal Rescue Adventures

by Nicole Etolen


Have you ever met a dog that, with just one look, you knew was meant to be yours? Your eyes lock through the bars of the shelter kennel and you know without a doubt you’ve found the furry friend of your dreams. That’s how it was when I met Cooper.

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by Jackie Dale



The Cat House on the Kings came in second place in the Spring Beta shelter challenge earning a $5,000 prize. We truly appreciate all the people who loyally voted for us. The next challenge, New Beginnings has already begun and runs through July 15.

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by Mallory Moad



Animals, especially reptiles, are Eric’s passion. E&M’s Reptile Family (the M is his wife, Michelle) is how he shares his enthusiasm. It’s a program that is part storytelling, part education, and part hands-on experience.

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The Odd Cat Sanctuary

IN THE May 19 ISSUE

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by Diana Hockley


Recently Diana discovered a wonderful and very special cat sanctuary, the Odd Cat Sanctuary in Salem, Massachusetts. So she took some time to chat with it’s founder Tara Kay.

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by Alyssa Nader


Bitey was one of my first rats, along with his brother, Pablo. Pablo passed away last year, and I wrote about Bitey’s journey in finding new friends in Disco and Biscuit, who I adopted from Rattie Ratz.

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Zinnia, the TV Addict

IN THE May 12 ISSUE

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by Lee Juslin


Zinnia, or Zin, as her friends call her, is a petite Cairn who spent eight happy years with a single woman. Then, the woman had a baby. Still, all was well until the little girl became a toddler, and Zin lost her happy home.

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by Susan Boles



My love of animals is life long. And I’ve had dogs and/or cats all my life. Their unconditional love is just a part of what makes me happy to have them in my life.

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by Lee Juslin


Willow, a pretty seal point Siamese cat, was dumped in the overnight drop off box at a county shelter. At only three or four-years-old, she was apparently no longer wanted by her family.

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I Woof for Green Beans

IN THE April 28 ISSUE

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by Lee Juslin


Sims, a senior Cairn, was found wandering the streets after the Florida hurricane, and he ended up in a kill shelter.

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Valley Animal Center: Squishy

IN THE April 14 ISSUE

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by Joseph Riloquio


Squishy is a five-year-old black and white American Staffy/American Bull Dog mix. Squishy came to the Valley Animal Center the first time a few years ago from Valley Oak SPCA when he was a couple years old.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


This week we are celebrating Earth Day which takes place on April 22. It seemed liked the perfect time to get to know more about the Fresno Wildlife Rehabilitation Service. So we chatted with their Executive Director Cathy Garner.

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A Tiny Bundle of Love

IN THE April 7 ISSUE

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andAnimal Rescue Adventures,
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by Lee Juslin


Bambi is a little male Yorkie or Yorkie mix weighing in at only eight pounds. He came into NY/NJ Scottish Terrier Rescue from a New York City shelter. As is the case with many dogs in a city shelter with all the noise and confusion, Bambi was terrified.

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by Jackie Dale



Congratulations to Lynea and The Cat House on the Kings on their 26th anniversary! Twenty-six years of saving both canine and feline lives is an amazing life accomplishment. Many thanks to everyone who has and continues to support The Cat House because without you, we would not exist.

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by Diana Hockley


In honor of Easter, this week we are interviewing another Rabbit Rescue, the Colorado House Rabbit Society. We chatted with their manager Nancy La Roche.

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