Boomer

My name is Boomer but sometimes my family call me Booms. I’ve been in my safe home with my family for exactly one year today 12/19/10. We are all getting ready for Chistmas and I think I must have been too nervous last year to have any fun. Now I …

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Ava/Roxy

Hi Jenna, I don’t know if you remember us. We adopted Ava in December (09). We renamed her Roxy because we have a niece that is Ava. I thought you might like to see a few somewhat recent pictures. We really love her so much. She is so sweet – …

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Paxtyn and Paisley

Paxtyn and Paisley are sisters from a litter of six kittens from the Lee’s Summit Animal Shelter. They were separated from their mom when they were only four weeks old and were bottle-fed by their foster mom. Paisley stopped eating and had to be force-fed. It was scary, but she …

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Bo/Jingles

Jack and Ercell were still mourning the loss of their beloved Yellow Lab, Bear, when they first contacted Heart of America Humane Society (HAHS) at the end of December. Bear had a long and happy life with them, but, sadly had to travel to the Rainbow Bridge in November. He’d …

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Gus

Gus is one of a litter of four kittens being fostered by cat volunteer Carolyn. He was the first of the litter to be adopted, and here’s what his new family has to say about him. “I was thinking you might like to know that Gus has been amazing since …

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Hogan

Hi Andrea! Hope you are managing to stay cool among all this terrible heat! We finally got Hogan used to a leash after a couple of weeks and now, and even he can’t stand to be outside for very long! When he comes in he goes straight to the kitchen …

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Tribute to a Shelter Dog

Bill & I recently said our final goodbye to our beloved senior lab, Buddy. We knew this day was coming but it was still hard to say goodbye. Buddy died peacefully in our arms. Several years ago we had to put to sleep our dog, Candy. We had decided to …

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Oreo a Mom with a New Home

Being a foster parent to shelter dogs is one of the most incredible roles I have the privilege to hold. Every one of our fosters holds a special place in our hearts, but somehow a pregnant foster finds a way to capture your heart even more. We decided to foster …

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Some Mistakes can be Good Mistakes

Some things are just meant to be, and the against-all-odds story of MacBeth’s adoption is a prime example. It started a couple of years ago, when Cathy lost her family dog to in her divorce. She promised her daughter, Emily, a new dog when they had a home of their …

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Wally/Neeco

Wally, now Neeco, is a 3 yr old Pekinese that was rescued from a MO puppy mill. He spent his whole life in a chicken wire cage that was not big enough for him to stand up in. It seems the only time he was out of the cage was …

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