Tom Male These big boys were found as babies on the side of the road, just inches off the white line that defines the road. Twins laying side by side; they were fleas infested and starving. These boys are now living the best life ever; in a forever home with lots of food, love and care. Meet Tom's Brother Bob!
Cyrus Male Mix Breed Age: 3 Rescue Age: 11 Months Cyrus came to the Jackson County Animal Shelter in May of 2017. He was to weak to walk and was retrieved from a grassy ditch in Jackson Michigan. A woman saw him, wrapped him in a blanket and carried him to the shelter. He was in stages of full starvation, covered in mange, dehydrated, and knocking at deaths door. Cyrus was cared for by our shelter vet for many months and treated for all his aliments, [...]
Violet Rose Female Pit Mix Age: 7 Rescue Age: 10 Weeks Rescued from the side of the road in 2012, she was flea infested at 10 weeks of age, malnourished, and scared to death. We stopped the car and within 6 seconds she was in my arms headed to the nearest vet office. Needless to say, she became our baby the moment I touched her. Violet has been an awesome dog, and one of the smartest, she has a life of full luxury and has a [...]
Bob Male These big boys were found as babies on the side of the road, just inches off the white line that defines the road. Twins laying side by side; they were fleas infested and starving. These boys are now living the best life ever; in a forever home with lots of food, love and care. Meet Bob's brother Tom!
Melvin (Mel) Male Pit Mix Age: 2 Rescue Age: 1 1/2 Years Melvin was a stray pick up and was house at a local humane society. Somehow Melvin was attacked by another dog, as it turned out so badly Melvin lost his entire back leg. His new mom was at the humane society looking for a female, non-bully mix, with all four legs. She has grandchildren, small dogs and tropical parrots to consider. Melvin was love at first sight and true love at that. After meeting [...]
Bambi chi Wawa Female Chihuahua Age: 10 Rescue Age: 1 Year Bambi came from south Florida in an area wooded and wild outside the everglades. Her owners thought it was a good idea to breed her and when she was not a good girl in the house literally kicked her out the door to survive in yard or under the house with spiders, snakes and pit bulls in the yard. As luck had it, the pit bulls protected her, and a young woman who visited these [...]
Kia Female Pit Mix Age: 3 Rescue Age: 2 Years Clementine (KIA) was at the local shelter, week after week turned into month after month. Her deminer in the kennel was not optimal, however, when taken out for a walk she was into belly rubs, walked beautiful on the leash, and was kind and gentle. Still no one was adopting her. She was melting into a breakdown. Rescue Me Jackson Area contacted KIA Motors of Jackson and they sponsored her. Then the VP of Rescue Me [...]
Oscar Male This poor kitty found himself tangled in a fence, his leg mangled and torn. Jackson county police fortunately rescued him from the fence. After the loss of his leg and two additional surgeries this fighter lives the good life with an incredible family and lots of love.
DIY Cat Condo If you're a cat owner or have someone in your life who is, you'll want to look at this list of free DIY cat tree plans so you can build that lucky kitty their very own play place. These free cat tree plans include photos, diagrams, and step-by-step building instructions so you can build a cat tree that's perfect for your cat and the space you have to put it in. You'll find plans for the traditional cat tree but also for a cat [...]
Baby Fawn Information White-tailed Deer fawns are born April through July, with the majority of fawns born in June. Most first-year does will have one fawn each year, but twins or triplets are typically seen thereafter. Until they are strong enough to keep up with their mothers, deer fawns are left alone while their mothers go off to feed. Mother deer will stay away from the fawns to avoid leading predators to their young. Does return at dawn and dusk to feed and/or move their young. Fawns [...]
Baby Kitten Care If you have found abandoned, feral or orphaned kittens and wish to rescue and raise them, here’s everything you need to know. Should I Take in an Abandoned Kitten? Be certain kittens are really abandoned before you disturb a nest. A mom-cat can be harder to spot than the stealth bomber, but just because she’s not there now doesn’t mean she’s not around. If the kittens are clean, plump, and sleeping quietly in a heap, odds are that they’ve got an attentive mom and [...]
Kitten Formula Recipes The pet store is closed, and you have hungry kittens that need formula. Never fear! Here are some kitten formula recipes you can make using ingredients available at most grocery stores. It is not unusual for kittens to have some difficulties digesting cow’s milk based formulas. The first formula on our list, which is based on goat’s milk, may be used instead of store-bought milk replacement formulas (such as KMR, Breeders’ Edge or Just Born) up until weaning. We do not recommend using [...]