The House Was Quiet; I Couldn't Stand It
After 14 years, I had to lay my beautiful Bowie to rest. Finally I got online to look at rescue groups. Everest was one of 29 cats rescued from a hoarder's abandoned house. I brought him home, the most loving boy you could imagine.
He was supposed to be 4-5...
Saving Dogs in the Aftermath of Chernobyl
During the evacuation, families living in the Chernobyl area were told to leave their pets, and that they'd be allowed to come back. That was not the case. Today, although most people think of it as a nuclear wasteland, there is life - trees, wildlife, and the descendants of those families' dogs and cats, who live there still.
Despite being incredibly resilient survivors, these animals are eking out a living under desperate conditions.READ MORE »