Feature Pet Friday – Ursula


Animals in Need, Rescue News

“Hi! My name is Ursula and I’m 10 months old. I was found in a gutter on the side of the road on a rainy night in 2015. The good Samaritan who found me thought I was dead. She picked me up from the wet road and realized I was still alive. She brought me […]

May 13, 2016

Update on Miki’s Progress


Animals in Need, Rescue News

Miki wants to thank all of her supporters and friends on her road to recovery. After weeks in the cold and snow with a steel trap stuck to her paw, she has been healing very well and enjoying life with her foster family. She looks forward to finding her forever family soon. Miki became a […]

February 23, 2015

Meet Your “Prince” Charming


Animals in Need, Fostering Pets

Meet Prince! He’s a total charmer. Our rescuers first met Prince on their last search mission to capture Miki, the Lab mix with the steel trap embedded on her foot.  Prince was spotted at a neighboring home, chained outside next to a collapsed dog house with icicles hanging on the inside.  Homeward Bound asked the […]

February 13, 2015

Miki’s “Beautiful Story”


Animals in Need, Rescue News

Miki (which means beautiful story) went home to her wonderful foster home today where she’ll receive a lot of care and love! Miki’s story began almost a month ago when a Homeward Bound WV volunteer was alerted to a dog with a steel trap embedded on its leg. The dog was first spotted and photographed on January 7th. […]

January 31, 2015

Feline Residents Abandoned


Animals in Need, Fostering Pets

We became aware of a very sad situation on October 2nd.  One of our volunteers received a phone call begging for help. A neighbor to the old La Mesa trailer park went searching for her cat who accidentally got out.  She headed over to the trailer park and what she found was heart wrenching. (If you did […]

October 6, 2014

Snow Alert!


Animals in Need

Snow needs your help! She has 7 beautiful puppies about 2-3 weeks old.  Homeward Bound WV took them from a high kill shelter to give them a chance at life.  However, Snow is suffering from a bladder stone that has grown to the point that she no longer has control of her bladder and is constantly bleeding.  Even in her pain […]

June 11, 2014

Tiny Kitty Victim to Steel Trap


Animals in Need

On her way home, 16 year old Samantha “Samm” Thomas saw a small kitty struggling alongside the road, very exhausted and dragging something. Samm stopped and went to the little stray and was horrified to see the kitty’s front leg mangled and caught in a steel trap. After getting a friend to help her pry the trap from this […]

March 17, 2014