Happy Tail: Lucy

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Rod and Wendy found Last Hope through Adopt a Pet and while searching on our website found Lucy (formerly Lily). Wendy thought she had the cutest face and after reading her bio decided they needed to meet her. Lucy took to her new home with a couple of exceptions. The new, furry cat bed they got just for her? No …

Happy Tail: Otto, Dante, and Felix

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Jerry and Natalie have been repeat “customers” of Last Hope. They originally adopted senior dog Baxter (who later lost his life to cancer) several years ago. When it was time to add to the family, they came back and adopted Otto, Dante, and Felix. They said they liked that we take such care in finding the right family to adopt. …

Happy Tail: Lola and Ireland

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Travis, Rachel, Austin, and Hannah knew about Last Hope because Grandma used to volunteer for us before she moved. Grandma told Hannah about Lola and Ireland and Hannah also saw them on the website. Today, Lola and Ireland are doing very well! The adjustment period was short and easy and the two kitties settled in well. They like how affectionate …

Happy Tail: Mallory

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Russell and Helen were looking to adopt a dog so they did an internet search and found Last Hope. They already had a dog, Maybee, and needed to make sure the two would get along. Maybee needed to be alpha dog so a somewhat submissive dog would be best. They originally came to the Adoption Center to meet a different …

Happy Tail: Bobo

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Kristen and her family were interested in adding a dog to their family. After a recommendation from their vet, they started looking at our available dogs online. The family saw Bobo and submitted an application and were approved. They appreciated being able to talk to his foster family about their experience with him before the adoption was finalized. Bobo is …

Happy Tail: Willow

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Alex was looking for a companion for her cat, Blue. A friend had recently adopted from Last Hope so she decided to check out the available cats on our site. She knew the kind of personality that would probably fit with Blue the best – a young girl, bold enough not to let her brother boss her around too much. …

Happy Tail: Lucy

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When Lucy’s family first saw her, she was undergoing treatment for parvo through Critter Crusaders. They submitted an inquiry which was forwarded on to Last Hope. Lucy pulled through and Becky, Brad, Emmett, Josie, and Susie fell in love with her face and that started the adoption process. The family had lost a dog about six months prior and they …

Happy Tail: Angus

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Derek, Victoria, Harper, Jace, and their dog Yadi adopted Angus and said it’s like he’s always lived with them! He walks around like he owns the place and fit in from day one. The family found us through a story on KCRG about a Cat of the Week. They said the process to adopt was great and they received a …

Happy Tail: Holly

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Brittney and Phil researched the area before moving to Cedar Rapids seven years ago and found Last Hope during that research. They already had a rescue dog, Molly, so they somewhat knew what the process was like. “We appreciate that Last Hope is serious about finding the best home for their pets, rather than just finding any home that will …

Happy Tail: Heshy and Freya

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Jim and Irene found Last Hope after an internet search for local rescues; they were looking to add to their fur family. They found Heshy (a dog formerly named Hershey) and Freya (a cat formerly named El). They liked what they saw and started the adoption process. When asked what the process was like Jim responded, “The process was straightforward …