Category Archives: Where are they now

12 Saves of Christmas

Let’s celebrate the holidays by taking a look at 12 of the most notable saves of 2014. Lives like these matter in Austin. People like you make sure of that. Please help us continue to save animals like Corky, Chicken and … Continue reading

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Dawson’s Journey Back to Life

Dawson was a ten-week-old puppy living on the streets and scavenging for food. He came to Austin Pets Alive! barely able to breathe, his skin falling off in clumps and covered in ticks, his skinny body hardly able to move. But his … Continue reading

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The Hopeful Hero

Almost every dog and cat at APA! has a hopeful story of how they turned a corner and found a joyful life. Rashid is one such dog. He came to APA! deathly ill with parvovirus where he was depressed and … Continue reading

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Loki’s Story

Austin Pets Alive! is an organization dedicated to working miracles for dogs and cats in the Austin area. When it seems all of their chances have run out, APA! steps in to care for them until their forever family is … Continue reading

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Chicken is NO Chicken

When Chicken came to Austin Pets Alive!, everyone knew he had quite the journey ahead. He was cold and weak… and didn’t have the energy to lift his own head. He couldn’t close his mouth or eyes and he was critically … Continue reading

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Cat Thrown from Car

Chaplain lived to tell the story of the time he was thrown from a car… And found a brand new forever home within a few short weeks. Chaplain’s story was told on several news outlets. He as well as a sweet … Continue reading

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A Feral-y Special Journey

In honor of National Feral Cat Day (which was October 16th), we asked a local “feral cat” lover to share her experience with these amazing creatures. What she had to say was so powerful, we knew we needed to share… … Continue reading

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He Waited 720 Days…

We all have our own journey to finding that special someone. Mine was a little odd: I had heard the name “Al Pacino” in passing but hadn’t met him (the dog, not the actor, guys). I volunteered with puppies in … Continue reading

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