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News Articles

Foster a Cat in Need

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Foster a Cat in Need

Originally published to July 2013 - Dayton City Paper

Fostering a cat or kitten in need is a truly rewarding experience. Click the link to read the article of several A4A volunteer foster homes.

Patience & Belief: Given Love and Encouragement an Abused Cat Learns to Trust

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Patience & Belief: Given Love and Encouragement an Abused Cat Learns to Trust

Originally published to Cat Fancy Magazine- November 2013 Edition

*Article begins on page 39... Brief Excerpt: Dodging bullets and running away from nearby residents who chased and abused the many stray cats trying to survive near an apartment complex, Garth pulled his wounded leg behind him as his heart sped. He was hungry and dehydrated, not to mention terrified. Night after night, for years, Garth focused on simply staying alive. In his wildest dreams, he was unable to imagine the warmth of a soft bed or the safety and love that could be provided by caring human hands.

Amazing Journey

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Amazing Journey

Originally published to Cat Fancy, November 2012

An abused stray named Mondo finds happiness.

The Myth of Pet Overpopulation

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The Myth of Pet Overpopulation

Originally published to Dog Living Magazine - Summer 2012

Dispelling the myth of pet overpopulation

Save the Puppies

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Save the Puppies

Originally published to Dayton City Paper

Pets can do a lot of things. They can fetch the paper, cheer us up on a bad day, do tricks, run, and jump for days on end and even provide a homey feel to an ordinary office. But they can't do everything. They need somebody to look after them and provide them with the care they need to live fulfilling lives. Many animals are able to get this treatment from owners, but with huge amounts of strays and animals in shelters, additional care is needed to ensure the ethical and humane treatment of animals (PAGE 13)

Building a Lasting Bond

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Building a Lasting Bond

Originally published to Dog Living Magazine

What creates the magic of a building a lasting bond between a dog and a human?

Starting the Pet Adoption Process

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Starting the Pet Adoption Process

Originally published to Xenia Daily Gazette

Congratulations on deciding to adopt a rescue pet! Once you have done your research and decided which type of pet is best for your lifestyle, now it’s time to officially begin your search!

Pet Safety in the Summer Heat

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Pet Safety in the Summer Heat

Originally published to Xenia Daily Gazette

There are many things that you can do to keep your pets safe in the summer heat.

Fun outdoor activities for you and your rescue dog(s) to enjoy!

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Fun outdoor activities for you and your rescue dog(s) to enjoy!

Are you searching for fun local activities to enjoy with your adopted dog(s)? The Cincinnati/Dayton area is full of wonderful dog friendly retreats from hiking to kayaking. Enjoy the beautiful Ohio outdoors with your canine companions nearly anytime...

What first time cat adopters need to know

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What first time cat adopters need to know

Much of the information you will need to acquire as a first time cat owner will be provided to you by the rescue organization you adopt from. Advocates 4 Animals Rescue of Xenia speaks with adopters prior to adoption day...