HHS Rescue Road Blog

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Top 5 Reasons to Adopt an Adult Cat during Adopt a Cat Month

By Kelsey Barry Kittens? They’re adorable, I will not deny that. You know what’s even cuter? Sleeping in. Oh and knowing that you adopted an adult cat in need of a home! I am here to guide you through the top 5 reasons for adopting an adult cat - and it’s Adopt a Cat Month! Talk about perfect...

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Veterans, Pets and the Human-Animal Bond

The BJ Chimenti Angel Fund for Veterans & Pets, honors the legacy and selfless spirit of the shelter’s long time Board member, by bringing the healing powers of the human animal bond to military families. “The mission of the program is to provide ongoing support — moral, financial, and educational...

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5 Ways Pets Help with Stress and Mental Health

By: The American Heart Association. Your co-worker at home helps you have a happier, healthier mind. Millions of people around the world love their pets -- they're part of the family! We enjoy their companionship and going for walks, playing with them and even talking and singing to...

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Making a Difference: Long Term Staff Members

It takes a unique group of individuals to weather the ups and downs of working in an ever changing non-profit. We’re fortunate to have a group of four women, who over the past 15+ years, have helped shape our organization into what it is today. Pictured clockwise from top left: Samantha Cheatham,...

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What It’s Like To Work At A Humane Society

By: Jacki Rossi  People ask me all the time what I do. When I tell them I work at a humane society, I often get the token, “so you play with animals all day?”   Ask anyone who works here at HHS and they’ll tell you, animal rescue is not what we do; it’s who we are, ingrained in our spirits. Our...

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