Cat of the Week: Lizzy

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Hi, my name is Lizzy and I’m the talker of my group of friends. I will talk about anything. I was found one night right before it got cold out and now I am at Last Hope. I love to play, eat and sleep, you know the normal cat stuff. I would love a place to call my own and to share …

Dog of the Week: Gypsy

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Gypsy is a very affectionate, sweet, and loving girl that just wants to be with people all the time. She loves everyone she meets, even children, and loves to be helping you with your day to day activities. Gypsy is good with dogs but would prefer a home without cats or other small animals. She can be a very active …

Cat of the Week: Jay

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Jay is a handsome Brown Tabby, approximately 9 months old as of April 2019.   He was brought into Last Hope after being found outside an office building in Cedar Rapids.  His foster mom was visiting the LHAR adoption center when Jay decided he should get to go home with her … so off to Waterloo they went!   Jay is a chatterbox….he …

Dog of the Week: Nevaeh

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Hi, my name is Nevaeh. I am a 7-year-old brindle pitbull that loves to give kisses. I was found in Cedar Rapids emaciated, dirty with really long nails. The volunteers at Last Hope are the best! They cleaned me up and helped me gain back weight. I overheard my foster parents saying I think I am a lap dog. I …

Volunteer of the Month: Shalome Tonelli

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Last Hope is a mostly foster-based animal rescue meaning that most of our pets stay in people’s homes until they find their forever homes. That makes our fosters extremely important to our mission. Shalome Tonelli and her family lost their own rescue dog earlier this year and turned to fostering as a way to still have dogs in the house. …

Cats of the Week: KITTENS! KITTENS! KITTENS!

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Kittens, kittens, kittens. We’ve got kittens! If you’re looking to add a furry member to your family, there’s nothing cuter than a kitten – or TWO! Kittens are great if adopted in pairs because they entertain each other and form a lifelong bond. And we offer a reduction in adoption fees if you adopt two kittens at once. We’re featuring …

Dog of the Week: Katniss

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Katniss is a 5 to 6-year-old female German Shepherd Dog. She can be shy but warms up quickly to a soft word and kindness. She loves her people and receiving attention and being loved on. She does fine with other dogs but would be just as happy being the only one. Katniss loves her treats and her crate. It’s her …

Cat of the Week: Dustin

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This handsome man is boyfriend material ladies! ❤❤ He’ll watch 90s chick flicks with you all day, keep your pillow warm, and let you eat the last of the ice cream. On the other hand, gentlemen – if you’re looking for a buddy to watch car shows or football with – he’s your man. Dustin is a laid back, lazy …

Happy Tail: Chloe (fka Tama)

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Matt and Breanna already had adopted a dog, Cory, and they were looking for a companion for him that would complement their family. We had posted a letter to Santa from Chloe (Tama at the time) listing all the things she wanted in a family. Matt and Breanna saw it and felt Chloe might be the dog for them. Chloe …