A Big Blog Update on Fire Efforts

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Our hearts are with the people and animals who have been affected by the fires in Butte County. This disaster was devastating, and though the fires are¬†officially out, hundreds of animals remain in the fire-affected area, homeless and needing care. Temporary shelters have been set up to house these animals, and organizations from all over the country are pitching in … Read More

A Few Big Thank Yous

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We need to take a minute to say something. Is it about me? What is it? A few weeks ago, we celebrated Clear the Shelters. It was 3 days of reduced fee adoptions that resulted in 171 adoptions, lots of smiles, and many, many happy endings. This was the moment at the end of the 3-day weekend when an adorable … Read More

The Happy Pooch Maker

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So here’s the thing. We love happy pooches. Like me? Yes, Lila, you are the epitome of happy. We get a lot of happy dogs here – dogs who do great during their time with us, get adopted quickly, and go on to live happy, awesome lives. I like this story. Yep, it’s a pretty good story. But here’s the … Read More

Looking For The Helpers

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This isn’t our usual kind of blog but this hasn’t been a usual kind of week, either. It seems important, after the news of the past week, to remember how overwhelmingly much good there is out there. So we have some really good news for you today: people are awesome. People are awesome and wonderful in big ways and small … Read More

Test Drive Your Very Own Knucklehead!

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The ever-popular backseat-grinning model. Ladies and gentleman, have we got a deal for you. We’ve got all sorts of knuckleheads in all models, ages and colors for you to take home on lease. And it will cost you nothing! That’s right we said nothing, nada, zip. Totally free! We’ll even provide the food and medical care! Like this one right … Read More

Kitten Bedlam Has Begun

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Have you ever been at the beach and one minute your towel is a good fifty feet from the water…. We all want to be this cat. And then you look up and your toes are soaked? The tide just rolls in so quickly you don’t see it happening? That, in a nutshell, is kitten season. And the tide, dear … Read More

Guess Who Just Erased Your Quarterly Report? The Magic Mojo of Rachel’s Desk.

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This is Rachel. Hi Rachel. This is actually ‘Fancy Rachel’. She doesn’t usually dress like this, nor does she usually stand in front of fishbowls full of money. That was just for our yearly gala. Rachel is our Development Manager. She works with corporate volunteer groups*, organizes events and does about a million other things. Mostly she does things from … Read More