Lucy

Lucy

Dear Billie: Well, Lucy and I have been together for a month now and I must tell you what a sweet companion she is. I have been feeling so much happiness and contentment and thanks to you. She has brought so much joy back into my life. I got her one of the passenger seats […]

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Hazel and Her Babies

Hazel and Her Babies

Within Heart of America we celebrate every adoption. There is nothing quite like the feeling you get when your foster dog or cat finds a wonderful forever home. However, it seems that everyone comes together in a special way when your foster is pregnant. The foster experience includes caring for the pregnant mom, whelping the […]

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Charlie

Charlie

Tina, It was one year ago today that my world changed. As I look out the window with several inches of snow on the ground, I can’t help but think that a year ago today it was 70°. I was at home and had been thinking of adopting a cat. I decided it was such […]

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Georgia

Georgia

Our wonderful foster mom, Candy, requested I write our “success” story. I’m not sure I agree “success” is the correct word – it’s not strong enough for adding the perfect member to your family, but I’ll use it for now as no other words occur to me that adequately describe what my family and I […]

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Kennedy

Kennedy

At the beginning of this semester, I learned that my beloved horse, which I have had since I was 13 years old, had to be put down. I was far away from home and he passed without me being there or being able to say goodbye. As my sadness over this began to lessen, I […]

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Vega

Vega

Hello Foster mom Jenna. I just wanted to send a message to tell you about my new home; Courtney said it was OK to use her computer as long as I stop walking on the keys. It is really NEAT here! I have a whole room all to myself with all kinds of neat things, […]

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Jake & Elwood

Jake & Elwood

Dear HAHS, Thank you so much for finding us such a fun home! Our new names are Jake & Elwood and we just love living with the Lyons family. There’s a 5 1/2 year old girl who is just so nice to us. She feeds us every day when she gets home from school and […]

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Twiglet

Twiglet

Hi Judy 🙂 We’ve called her Twiglet, and she’s doing just fine! She’s a total snuggle-bug and, after a few days, she and our existing cat, Rolo, seem to have taken to each other really well. She’s been to our vet. for a health check, and is due to go back in February for her […]

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Boomer

Boomer

Hi, my name is Boomer and I have been in my new home for two months as of yesterday. It’s great. I live with Grandma and Grandpa, my new furry four legged brother Mike and my other two leg brother Chris. Mike is a lot older than I am and usually lets me have my […]

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Corissa

Corissa

Corissa is a sweet Lab girl, and a favorite of the shelter staff, but the poor thing had three strikes against her. First, she’s a black dog, and black dogs have a much harder time getting adopted for various reasons, whether it’s superstition, prejudice, or simply that they don’t photograph as well as the lighter-colored […]

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