Category Archives: Cat rescue

Another successful rescue!

As you probably know, Safe Haven has no paid staff. Our shelter and store are worked by dedicated unpaid volunteers who are devoted to the animals we save. We’re thankful to each and every one of them. Their hard work … Continue reading

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Strays need love, too. And food, water and warmth

In this bitter cold, please keep your eyes open for stray kitties. If you see one, please provide shelter (straw is best), water and food, and call for help. This weather is literally a killer for felines who are lost, … Continue reading

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After Fern lost her babies…

We’re heartbroken to learn that a tiny kitten named Charlotte died this week. The last survivor of a litter of three, we’d hoped that Charlotte would survive. Her mother Fern certainly gave her lots of TLC, but all three kittens’ … Continue reading

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Hospice care for kitties?

Our No-Kill rescue provides a lifetime sanctuary for kitties with health conditions that require either long-term or hospice care. We care for kitties with heart disease and cancer, kitties who stop eating due to injury, stress or depression, even those … Continue reading

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Another Kitty Saved

Boots, an 11-year-old Chicago-area cat, is headed to her new home in a no-kill shelter. Her life was spared thanks to a probate judge last week. Boots’ owner, Georgia Lee Dvorak, died recently. In her 1988 will, she stipulated that any cat or cats … Continue reading

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Blind dog is rescued — and sees again

Ever wonder why the people in animal rescue do what we do? Watch this video and see for yourself the tremendous emotional rewards we get. (Be sure to watch to the very end. It’s really touching!) Why not join our … Continue reading

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Kiara loves to play

This morning I asked our volunteer team who most needs to go home. They replied, “Kiara!” So I went to the downstairs kitty playroom and asked Kiara to pose for me. She was very responsive and seemed to know why … Continue reading

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