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Sponsor These Shelter Animals In Time to Bring Them to Safety

The animals featured here are some of the hundreds Homeward Trails is asked to rescue each week. We have limited time to get them  safely to rescue. Space and money are the greatest barriers to us saying yes to each request. It costs approximately $150 to rescue each dog and $100 to rescue each cat. This includes basic vet care, fuel for transport, and housing once they arrive at HT.

Your sponsorship of an animal will save a life in real time. Every donation helps save a life.

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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Hi I’m Skittle! I’m a one-year-old coonhound mix. I was surrendered with several other dogs. I’m very skinny and as a result I’ve been losing some hair. I am trying to gain some weight and my strength back so that I can be noticed by potential adopters! I’m a laid back boy and promise that I’ll make a great pet 🙂 Can you help sponsor my trip to Homeward Trails so that I can have a comfortable place to get on the mend?

The animals featured here have until 9/26 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Meet friendly, one-year-old Candy! She was “found” and brought to the shelter. She is as sweet as her name, she is playful and affectionate. Kisses all the dogs as she passes their kennel. Candy’s hold is up 9/22/18 and can be killed any time after that date at the discretion of the shelter staff.
The animals featured here have until 9/26 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Morris is an 8 year old declawed orange tabby. He’s faced adversity most of his life but you wouldn’t know it from his sweet, loving and cuddly nature. We don’t know too much about his original owner other than he had Morris declawed and then relinquished Morris to a shelter when he was 2-3 years old. HT pulled Morris into our care 6 years ago. Being young, declawed and an orange tabby, Morris was adopted very quickly after coming into our rescue program. The couple that adopted him was older and despite regular vet visits they were unable to get his diarrhea under control (he is very difficult to medicate). Over the six years they owned him, Morris continued to lose weight and became sicker year after year. In August Morris was returned to Homeward Trails. At this point, Morris is in bad shape. He has scarring in his colon and thickening of his intestines due to the prolonged diarrhea. He has pancreatitis and IBD (irritable bowl disease). He has severe renal disease and hypertension as result. He will be on prescription food and meds for the rest of his life. We are working closely with a vet to manage Morris’s medical challenges but he has a very long and difficult road ahead.
Despite all this, Morris remains a total love. He loves to sit in the sun and look out the window but mostly he just wants to be with people. Morris loves laps and is contented to sit on your lap and get pets all day long.

The animals featured here have until (9/26/18) to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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This most adorable young buff tabby is Samba. He will melt your heart faster than a fast jig. Samba had to skedaddle away from Florence in a hurry and luckily got to Homeward Trails. His boy has ringworm which is a fungus and is now undergoing treatment to rid him of it. He has a temporary foster where he has enchanted his human caretaker – Samba’s favorite activity is hugging his human and stretching out his belly for pets.

The animals featured here have until ( 9/19/2018) to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Evaline is another evacuated kitty from a NC shelter avoiding Hurricane Florence. Luckily HT was able to step in to offer a foster home but we need your continued financial support to help us care for her until we can find her a forever home. Please help us support these costs so we can continue saving kitties like Evaline. Thank you!

The animals featured here have until ( 9/19/2018) to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Slipper, a pretty young mom and her baby Buford were facing an ugly fate with Florence barring down. Happily these two were wished away in the nick of time and are now safe and dry with Homeward Trails. Slipper has an abrasion on her nose and Buford has an eye infection we are treating. With your help we are hopeful that this lovely momma and kitten will soon be fully recovered and ready for their forever home.

The animals featured here have until (9/19/2018) to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Little Hillary is a 4 month old kitten evacuated from a shelter in NC from Hurricane Florence. A purring, gentle kitten, Hillary wouldn’t eat, her eyes were crusted closed, and you could see she felt miserable. We took her immediately to the vet for exam, x-rays and weekend hospitalization. Poor girl has pneumonia, eye infection, nasty congestion and is on four medications. She’s feeling much better today and on the mend, but the credit card has taken quite a hit with medical bills from Hillary and the other dozens of evacuated animals we took in. Please consider helping us cover this cost so we can continue to help animals like Hillary!

The animals featured here have until (9/19/2018) to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Blue Bear is another evacuated kitty from a NC shelter avoiding Hurricane Florence. This super cuddly, handsome boy has had a tough go of it. He’s FIV positive and on arrival we thought his eye had ruptured. It was one scary looking eye. Two vet appointments, antibiotics and a weekend of eye meds six times a day later, he was able to get in to see the eye specialist. Great news in that she doesn’t think the eye has actually ruptured, but it’s going to take some serious TLC and dedicated time for continued rounds of eye meds many times a day to save the eye. Each appointment cost and the five medications have really added up. Help us support these costs so we can continue saving kitties like Blue Bear. Thank you!

The animals featured here have until (9/19/2018) to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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We believe in no man (or puppy) left behind! Meet this sweet litter of 2 1/2 month old lab mixes: Missy, Boston, Chicago, Virginia, and BJ.
They are a part of a group of dogs seeking rescue from a very sad hoarding situation in Puerto Rico. After the devastation caused by last year’s hurricane Maria they were taken in by a sweet woman on the island who started off meaning very well, but then things got out of hand and she ended up with HUNDREDS of dogs under her care, living stacked in crates in the baking hot sun. The woman who originally rescued them fell gravely ill and could no longer care for them, which left many dogs in danger. Thanks to our amazing community, over the past few months we have been able to bring many of these dogs to United States and on to their forever families. Unfortunately, last week we received the heartbreaking news that the sweet woman who originally rescued these dogs succumbed to her illness and passed away. Time is of the essence and it is more pertinent than ever that we rescue the last of her dogs, including this litter that was born in her care. It is costly to purchase plane tickets for these animals, but in her honor we are asking for your contribution. SO many Puerto Rico pups have found their forever families in the USA, and we won’t stop until every single one of these dogs is rescued!

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Isle and Riptide have been adrift. These two adorable 4 month old tabbies have been waiting at a rural shelter for two months for their rescue. Isle is little female and Riptide is a male. These two playful and friendly tabbies need your help so they can make their way to Homeward Trails to find their forever homes.

The animals featured here have until (9/19/2018) to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Kitten Portia came to us when she was only a few weeks old. Syringe fed to supplement her mother’s feedings, she soon began to grow. But then she developed bad diarrhea, leaking diarrhea, and it’s been a two month saga trying to get on top of this. After three rounds of medication, two clean fecals, and change to special diet, she wasn’t getting any better. The poor foster was going out of her mind cleaning the non-stop poop everywhere but the litter box!
This week Portia was hospitalized for the doctor to observe her, more detailed fecal testing, and x-ray to insure no internal or rectal damage. Happy to report that she’s now on the mend and no longer leaking! But getting to this point wasn’t cheap. We’ve got a bill just under $450 and we’ll keep her on the special diet with continued meds a bit longer to ensure she’s fully stabilized. Please help us cover Portia’s bill to keep ensuring that when kitties like Portia need dedicated medical care that we’re able to provide this. Portia and kitties like her say “Meow”! Thank you!

The animals featured here have until (9/19/2018) to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Meet Jane! Jane was one of many dogs displaced by hurricane Florence. She was left homeless, and now she’s stuck in a shelter. Jane deserves better and we have the chance to help her start over by bringing her to the Homeward Trails adoption center. Reaching her sponsorship goal means that Jane will be guaranteed family and safety. Can you help her?

The animals featured here have until 9/19 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Meet Mystery! Mystery needs a LOT of TLC, and that all will all start by getting him to his sponsorship goal. He is scared to death and desperately in need of a grooming -some of just many signs that his previously owner did not take care of him properly. We would like to turn his life around and place him with a family that can offer him the love and support that this sweet boy needs, but we need to raise the money to get him to Homeward Trails first. Can you help?
The animals featured here have until 9/19 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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My name is Betsy. I’m a small girl of only 18lbs and a total sweetheart. All the dogs and all the shelter staff love me, and I love them right back. I hope that if I’m affectionate enough I will win over the hearts of the staff and they will spare me from being euthanized. But at the end of the day, I know that the ONLY thing that will guarantee my safety is reaching my sponsorship goal. Can you please help me?

The animals featured here have until 9/19 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Hi I’m Mia and I’m a beagle mix. In my three years life never have I seen a storm as large as Florence. Many of the shelters in North Carolina, where I’m from, had to evacuate their dogs to other states. As a result the shelters are PACKED. I am one of the lucky ones who has the chance to be moved to the Homeward Trails adoption center where I’ll be able to find a forever home. But I need your help first – can you contribute to my happily-ever-after?

The animals featured here have until 9/19 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Rain, rain please go away! I’m Gage, and due to flood waters engulfing my home, I no longer have a place to call my own. Luckily I was transported up North and I’m safe and healthy- which makes me much more fortunate than other animals who are stuck in the Carolinas. The shelters are overwhelmed with dogs, so the chances that some of us will be euthanized is growing. Can you please make sure that I’m not one of them by contributing to my sponsorship goal?

The animals featured here have until 9/19 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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My name is Mama Sita! I may be small, but I have a fiery and energetic personality. I’m very friendly and will jump with excitement whenever someone comes to say hello to me. I just went to the vet and had my teeth cleaned so that I can make the best possible impression on potential adopters. Please help fund my journey to the Homeward Trails adoption center so that I can show off my pearly whites!

The animals featured here have until 9/19 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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Hi, I’m Robin! As you might be able to tell from my picture, I’m a little shy. That’s partly because I was rescued from a hoarding case, so you can’t blame me for being a little bit distrusting of humans right now! I’m hopeful that I can start fresh and open my heart to a new owner. Can you help fund my journey to the Homeward Trails adoption center so that I can start meeting them?

The animals featured here have until 9/19 to be safely rescued. Your donation will directly allow us to save them and give them the life they deserve! Thank you!

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