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Sponsor These Shelter Animals & Bring Them to Safety

The animals featured here are some of the hundreds Homeward Trails is asked to rescue each week. Space and money are the greatest barriers to us saying yes to each request. As a supporter of HT, you can help a great deal by making a donation to offset the costs to rescue one of these animals. On average, it costs approximately $150 to rescue each dog and $100 to rescue each cat. This includes basic vet care provided by the shelters, fuel for transport, staff time, additional vaccines and housing once they arrive at HT.

We are now offering our wonderful family of HT supporters the opportunity to donate to a specific animal and help us bring him/her to safety before time runs out. Every donation will save the life of a specific animal…and any donations over the amount needed will be applied to others in need.

Please, consider a tax-deductible donation today to help these animals. They deserve a 2nd chance at life. And together, we can give them that.

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I’m Blaine- A very very good boy who ended up at a crowded shelter as a stray. I’ve heard that large dogs have a hard time making it out of this shelter, so I am very worried. Please help me come to rescue, so I can show everyone how sweet I am!

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Poor little Neutron, weighing all of 6 lbs, was left outside to starve on the streets of Puerto Rico. There is no way he would have survived on his own! Please help us get this little one taken care of and stateside- homes in Puerto Rico are non-existent right now! The cost of his flight is no more than the cost to rescue a dog from a local shelter. Let’s make his dreams come true!

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Molly was living chained to a crude dog house in Puerto Rico- she had a big heavy chain weighing her down, and keeping her tethered in a area with boiling hot concrete in direct sunlight. Molly needs our help- she is too small to fly unaccompanied from PR, so her costs are a little more than normal, but we think she is worth it! Please help us get Molly out of there and into a safe, loving home like she deserves!!

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Poor Shelly was abandoned in her home- her family moved and left her behind with a bunch of other dogs. Thank goodness animal control found them all- they were living in utter filth! Shelly is one of the last dogs from this group to need rescue! Please help so that she can get out of the crowded shelter and into a real, loving home!

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Hi I’m Margaret and I love to wiggle! My tail never stops wagging, even when I’m cooped up in a tiny crate at a chaotic shelter! Please help me get rescued so I can wiggle my way into someone’s heart!

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Meet Theodore- a young basset mix who was found as a stray. He is very loving and wants to be held. Poor Theodore is super worried at the shelter. Please help us get him out of there!

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Hello! Murphy and Molly here! We are currently at a shelter in southern VA. As you can see, it is so crowded that we are doubled up in cages together. It is very loud here, and all we want is a quiet home to snuggle up in. Can you help us?

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Hi! I’m Fig and I absolutely love to be pet and give love! Unfortunately, there’s not a lot of pets at the shelter, and I would really like the chance to come north and find a real home. Please help me get out of here!

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Hi! I’m Sailor, a sweet boy stuck in a rural shelter. Can you see how hopeful I am to get out of here? I promise to make a family very happy, please help me get a ride to freedom!

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Hi I’m Fancy! My family’s home was recently condemned and they were forced to leave me behind. Thankfully, Animal Control stepped in, but now I am at a loud, crowded shelter, which is very stressful. I would love to come to freedom. I have a large bump on my belly- the vet says it is a mammary mass, so that will need to come out asap! Please help me get from the shelter and receive the surgery I need!

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Sunny is an 18-month old orange and white tabby that  just wants to be loved. He’s not the most playful guy on the block, but he longs to be near people! He is a kind soul that just needs some attention. Pet him while he snoozes in your lap, and he’ll be yours forever!

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Wonder Woman, watch your back! Awesome Cranberry is eight years old and kind of over it. She’s content to lounge around all day. Just toss a treat or two her way, and she’s got it made. Cranberry is an old soul that’s looking for someone worthy of her intellect!  Whadaya think?

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Captain Tony is such a charmer! This beautiful two-year, seven-month old boy is very polite and just wants to be loved. He’ll sit on his perch until you come near, and then he’ll climb down to your lap. He’s incredibly affectionate and will love anyone who gives him the time of day!  Any chance that might be you?

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Seeing him now, you would never know that this little guy was once shy. Now, he has to be the center of attention. And if he isn’t, he’ll find a way to get there! Nine-month-old Duroc loves to run around and play all day. And when he’s done, he’ll find a hidden place to take a nap. Instead of “Where’s Waldo,” he’ll play “Where’s Duroc?” Maybe you know a good hiding place or two?

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When you’re as handsome, happy and social as this seven-month-old little guy, it’s hard to imagine he’s in a shelter instead of a warm and loving home where he can grow and thrive. Maybe Clayton’s waiting for just the right forever home where he’ll get all the love he plans to give. Maybe you can help him find it. Maybe it’s yours?

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Potsie is an eight-month-old male who’s wearing his tuxedo, but has nowhere to go! This very social black and white gentleman would make the perfect date for any social occasion — or just to hang out at home. With his formal duds and his sparkling personality, he’ll make heads turn and hearts yearn wherever he goes. Won’t you help him join the party?

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Two-year-old Ballina has a slender frame and bright, enchanting eyes that make her easy to identify. She’s an absolutely beautiful black and brown tabby girl, and her personality is just as wonderful. If she’s not too busy taking a cat nap, she will walk right up and greet you when you enter the room! She loves for you to pet her, but she’s just as content to spend her day napping away…maybe right next to you.

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This fella acts like a shy guy, but don’t be fooled! From that very first petting, both of you will be hooked! Bobby will follow you around begging for more, and he’ll take all the love you have to give.  This handsome, two-year-old grey/white tabby is a big boy with a big heart who’s just looking for someone to love him as much as he loves getting those rubs!

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This five-and-a-half year old black and white love bug will steal your heart for just a chuck under the chin. Give Otis a little rub, and he may jump into your arms for more before you can turn away — not that you’ll ever want to! He deserves to be loved unconditionally and will do the exact same for his people!

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Hot tea, toast and TLC usually will help humans get over being sick. But at the shelter, sick kitties are often euthanized before they even have a chance. These two very friendly one-year-old female tabbies and their friendly-but-slightly shy two-year-old gray girlfriend need  TLS — Tender Loving Sponsorship — ($100 each) to get out before they get sick.

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Look deep into those gorgeous eyes and see Jendayi — a sweet, well-socialized Siamese mama who — as all moms do — put her kittens first. They’ve already been sponsored, and now it’s Mama’s turn. Help this selfless sweetheart get the future she deserves, just like her kittens.

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Sweet Ferdinand is sitting at the shelter wondering what on earth is going on. Help us ease his worry and get him to safety where he can be taken care of the way he deserves!

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Sweetie was part of a very large hoarding situation. She is absolutely terrified at the shelter and obviously can use some TLC. Help us get her out of there and on the road to a better life!

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Poor Scruffy is currently stuck in a very very crowded shelter. He needs rescue immediately as the shelter just had to take on a large hoarding situation, and need every kennel! Please help us get Scruffy out of there and on his way to a new life!

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Hi I’m Lexi- I am young and would love to get out of this shelter. Look at how patient I am being! I’m such a good girl and want to share my love with a family. Won’t you help me get out of here?

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Hi I’m Lilly. I am 7 years young and currently at a shelter, waiting for my freedom ride. You would think at this age I wouldn’t have to worry any more- but somehow I ended up here and all I want is a forever home. Won’t you help save me?

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Jesse was cold and hurt in rural SW VA. He was out in below freezing temperatures and had been hit by a car and left to die. Jesse is in poor shape and the shelter is no place to recover. Please help us rescue him and continue his ongoing care. He will need weekly bandage changes and checkups  by the vet in order to get better. Please help sponsor Jessie so we can get him out of the shelter and on a path to recovery!

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Hi! I’m Parker and I would really love to get out of the shelter! My owner had a stroke and had to surrender me and now I am so sad! The shelter staff say I am shy- but the shelter is so loud! If I can just get out of here, I would feel so much better!

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