Dog of the Week: Lola

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Hi there! I am Lola! I love people of all ages, long walks and car rides! I can be with cats too! I am a little bit of a dominate girl so I would need a slow introduction to another dog.  I am looking for an active family who can spend lots of time with me! I know some of …

Cat of the Week: Harmony

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Harmony is the most affectionate little girl you will ever meet.  She loves to curl up with you while reading or cuddle with you at bedtime.  She has perfect house manners and is a low/medium energy kitten.  She has a heart of pure gold and loves to bring joy to others.  She has a unique coloring with tabby markings mixed in …

Dog of the Week: Lacey

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My name is Lacey! I am about 6 yrs old and I love to cuddle with people big or small. I also love stuffed animals and walks. I like to play outside or in, but can also relax and take a nap. Lately, I have been learning how to walk on a leash and try not to pull too hard. …

Cat of the Week: Mufasa

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Hi, I am Mufasa. I am good looking mature male tabby cat. I enjoy bird watching and sun bathing from the perfect window seat. I get along okay with other cats but would do best with a kitty who is more submissive. I would do good with kids but I just need to get to know them. I am a cat …

Josie Needs Your Help

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Josie is a spunky girl who’s been with us a couple months. She suddenly came down with an upper respiratory infection over the weekend and went downhill fast on Sunday evening. She was taken to Graham Animal Hospital in Center Point on Monday first thing in the morning. (Thank you to Graham for getting us in on such short notice!) They did some …

Dog of the Week: Kelby

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Hi, I’m Kelby! I came to Last Hope with several other dogs and lived outside before I came here, but I found that living inside is so much nicer and I’m so smart that I learned right away what house manners are! I absolutely adore my foster mom and love to snuggle up with her on the couch and I …

Happy Tail: Howie

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Howie’s story starts with him being thrown out of a moving vehicle on the SE side of Cedar Rapids. Luckily a couple saved him and brought him to Last Hope. He had mange and terrible worms and was quite a sight. Howie had to have surgery on his rectum because of the worms and was treated for mange. He still …

Cat of the Week: Koen

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Do you like cats that are cuddly and affectionate? If so, Koen is the perfect match for you! Koen is a handsome five year old black cat who is waiting to cuddle with you! This boy was rescued from a bad situation where he and the other animals were neglected but you would never guess that upon meeting him because …

Volunteer of the Month: Shannon Studt

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Shannon began volunteering for Last Hope in May 2015 while working on puppy mill issues in Iowa. She and her family began by fostering dogs and have had 11 fosters since then. She felt that fostering was something her family could do to save the lives of animals. She also has transported dogs, helped with a variety of events, is …

Dog of the Week: Marcelle

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Young, fit, family man (and by man I mean dog) in search of a forever home. I’m a recent transport to Iowa from Houston, Texas and I have found that the “Midwestern friendly” really fits me. Someone gave me up to a shelter long before Hurricane Harvey came through town. Once the storm passed, two kind ladies from Last Hope …