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A home for the holidays

The following post is by Emily Miller, Red Paw Casework Coordinator Whenever my boyfriend Jim hugs me, our dog Xena gets up and starts barking at us. She’s not comfortable seeing people get so close to each other, because to … Continue reading

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Midnight and Louie find a furever family

The following post is by Angus McGill, Red Paw foster and adoptive parent Anti-social, mischievous, villainous, evil; all words Sarah may have used to describe cats just over a year ago. I loved cats, however, growing up we always had … Continue reading

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Happy together

The following post is by Suzanna Schiefer, Red Paw volunteer and foster/adoptive parent As a Red Paw volunteer I’ve branched into several areas of the organization. It was during the course of initially integrating into the mission I ended up … Continue reading

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All you need is love

Written by Red Paw foster, C. Yarnall Bee Bee, a senior girl, came into Red Paw in January 2013 due to a fire in her home in North Philly. Right away, her owner, who was a senior himself, stated that … Continue reading

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Sometimes the best laid plans…

Written by Christopher Moraff, Red Paw foster. My wife and I have a funny way of attracting animals in need. And in a city like Philadelphia, it’s not hard to find them. In fact, most of the time they find … Continue reading

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Baldwin

The following post is by Jen Leary, Founder of Red Paw Emergency Relief Team After two years of responding, and over more than 300 calls involving hundreds and hundreds of animals-most passing through my home-you start to lose track of … Continue reading

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Lola, she was a show dog

The following post is by Laura Leigh Highland, Red Paw foster and member of the Red Paw Leadership Committee Around this time last year, I had been volunteering with Red Paw for a few months, mostly helping with transports, fostering … Continue reading

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DeeDee’s story

The following post is by Mary Kury, who has fostered several Red Paw animals for us and adopted DeeDee, a Pit Bull displaced by a fire in November 2011 In December 2011, I was one of the certified veterinary technicians … Continue reading

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Desmal’s story

The following post is by Al Chernoff, a member of Rescue Ink and a Red Paw foster and volunteer. It was originally published on Life With Cats. The best thing in life for Desmal, a sweet cat, was surviving and … Continue reading

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