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Who Rescued Who? Mochi's Story
Jun 10

Who Rescued Who? Mochi's Story

  Sometimes, despite our best efforts, things don’t always go according to plan. This was a fact of life that Vi and her husband Sean discovered very quickly. After a long and happy life, their senior cat Silver crossed the Rainbow Bridge in 2016. A year later, the couple decided they were ready to open their homes and hearts again to a new cat. Ideally, he would be very similar to Silver: an older male cat with a calm disposi...

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"Kittens Are Coming:" How Fostering Saves Lives
Jun 3

"Kittens Are Coming:" How Fostering Saves Lives

  As soon as temperatures begin to warm, animal shelters around the country are inundated with newborn and very young kittens. Kitten season, as it’s known, is a yearly affair that happens when stray momma cats give birth to their babies, and the babies end up in our care. These tiny kitties are exceptionally cute, yes, but are also in need of around the clock attention and care. Our dedicated foster Angela is very familiar wi...

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Prickles and Pits: A Blended Rescue Family
May 22

Prickles and Pits: A Blended Rescue Family

  Marie is the mom of Tember and Okja, two BARCS alums, and Mr. Pickles and Lil’ Monster, two rescue hedgehogs. She is the curator of the Instagram profile @picklesandpits.   When I moved back to Baltimore after undergrad in 2013, I knew very little about what I wanted to do for the future. However, I had one exception: I knew I wanted a dog.   Now that I was on my own, I missed my family dog, Jenny. I sear...

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