Happy Tail: Hurricane Peach

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When Jen and Scott were looking to add a dog to their family they felt that adopting was the best way so Jen researched places to adopt and found Last Hope Animal Rescue online. Once they looked at our available dogs and found one they wanted to meet, the process was pretty smooth. They had no trouble letting Last Hope …

Happy Tail: Eddie

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While searching for a dog to adopt, Mary Dee came across Eddie’s picture and bio and knew she wanted to meet him. She says the process to adopt was thorough but only took about a week although, like a kid at Christmas, she was eager to get Eddie home so it seemed to take much longer! Once Eddie came home …

Happy Tail: Bosco (formerly Harley)

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On the one year anniversary of Bosco’s adoption, Emily sent us an email telling us about the year Emily and Chris had with their new furbaby. We LOVE getting updates about Last Hope alums! Here is how their year went: The first few weeks were, to be honest, a little challenging. It took a little bit of time for Bosco …

Happy Tail: Hope (fka Brownie)

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A little over a year ago Hope came into Tim’s life. It was about six weeks after he escorted his beloved Puck to the rainbow bridge. He feels the end of Puck’s life occurred when it did so that he could meet and adopt Hope. Tim states that the meet and greet and adoption process went smoothly and the past …

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 …

October Happy Tail: Jackson

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 Meow, I’m Jackson, Last Hope rescued me back in January 2017 from an awful situation. I’m so glad they did because I was so scared. Barb from LHAR fostered me.  I don’t understand what that means but I know I was okay. Then, one day she took me to a cat ADOPTION party.  I catnapped there because that’s what I …

Happy Tail: Nicholas

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Nicholas (formerly Niklaus) was adopted by Kim and Rich and they couldn’t be happier! Here is how he is doing in Kim’s words: “Thank you so much for facilitating our adoption of Nicholas (we renamed him from Niklaus – it fits him well). We both love him SO much.   We couldn’t have custom ordered a better kitty. It’s been …

Happy Tail: Molly

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Kristie and Patrick adopted Molly (formerly Daisy) from Last Hope and it’s been a perfect match! Kristie was looking for a dog that could go through therapy dog training and her sister-in-law (Carol, who is on the Last Hope Board of Directors) pointed her toward Molly. Kristie works for the Domestic Violence Intervention Program in Iowa City and was hoping …

Happy Tail: Linus and Temperance

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Linus and Temperance hit the jackpot with their forever home. Their adoptive mom decided to take home both of the kitties and they are loving life in their new home! Linus is playful – very playful. He “attacks” his sister at least a couple times a day to try to rile her up into a good play session. His favorite …

Happy Tail: Gibby

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Gibby, formerly Gimpy, was adopted by Mike and Alyssa and he is fitting into their family really well. Gibby is blind in one eye but that didn’t cause the adopters any hesitation – they already had a Doberman that is blind in one eye so they thought he would fit in great. And he has! They found Gibby on our …