Thomas the cat is lucky to that there are people like Tracy in the world. Thomas, a handsome grey cat with bright green eyes, was left to fend for himself in the outside world when his previous owners moved away. Not only did they leave social, friendly Thomas outside, they gave him little chance of survival.
It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the sudden passing of David Middlesworth, one of RedRover’s Board of Directors, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. David was a celebrated animal advocate who served as RedRover’s Board Chair for many years and was the founder of V-dog, a plant-based dog food company. Please join us in sending our condolences to Linda Middlesworth, his loving wife and best friend of 51 years, and their family and friends. He will be remembered for his kindness, compassion, sense of humor and warm smile.
Newly trained volunteers often ask, “How long will it be before I receive a deployment request?” Well, for six newly trained volunteers, the answer was: five days! On July 12, RedRover held a training workshop in Kennesaw, Georgia, and then just five days later, we received a deployment request from officials in Cherokee County, one county over from the workshop location. Six of the volunteers who had attended the workshop signed up to help.
When you move to a brand new city, it’s normal to feel some fear and anxiety. But when Robin*, a long-time cat lover, moved to a new city in Michigan with her husband, all she began to experience was fear. Her abusive husband became increasingly violent. Robin feared that her abuser would retaliate her young cats, CJ and Sam, if she left them behind.
Beacon of Hope Center for Women, Inc., a domestic violence shelter in Indianapolis, Indiana, is committed to keeping families safe, including family members of furry nature.
Watch this video and see how this domestic violence shelter recognized the need for safe housing for pets, and found a way to help.
In less than five minutes, this powerful video will make you a believer in having pet housing at domestic violence shelters. You'll understand why we think it's so important to preserve the amazing bond between people and animals.
When RedRover Responders volunteers arrived in the Estrie region of Quebec to help care for rescued puppy mill dogs, they knew they were going to be able to give them a fresh start.
Summertime + sunshine = a great chance to spend quality time with your pet, but the hot weather can also pose some dangers if you’re not careful. Follow these summertime pet safety tips to ensure you and your furry family members have a safe and fun season!