Mother’s Day series – Summerlin


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Today you get to meet Summerlin and her babies: Henderson, Pendleton, Albany, Yuma, Parris and Lejeune. Summerlin was found as a stray cat and it was very obvious to the man and woman who found her that she was pregnant and close to giving birth. Please read her story below and see if you have […]

May 11, 2017

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

Add a little Sunshine to your day…


Fundraising, Rescue News

This is the story of Sunshine. Like so many kittens who are born to unfixed, unwanted moms, he was fending for himself outside in Preston County with his siblings. A good samaritan noticed them and brought them to Homeward Bound WV. Little Sunshine had a definite eye infection and ulceration. We provided him anti-biotics and eye […]

December 1, 2015

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

Extreme Cold Deadly for Pets


Education, Rescue News

Cold weather can be deadly for your pet. If left outside during severe temperatures and wind chills, they can develop hypothermia, frostbite, and even death can occur. This week, the Preston County Animal Shelter took in a cat found by the Masontown Police while on patrol. She was covered in snow, half frozen and very […]

February 19, 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

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