Jennifer Stepic and orange tabby cat

Animal supporter is all grown up now

April 27, 2005

Twenty years ago, she made a donation to Best Friends, and now, she's finally here. Meet one of the earliest Best Friends members on her first trip to the sanctuary.

Hungry Angel

Hungry Angel

April 21, 2005

She's beautiful, but she was hungry! Meet Angel, a new horse at Best Friends who hopes to gain hundreds of much-needed pounds.

The ugly duckling dog's before and after photos

The ugly duckling dog

March 29, 2005

Read how one dog went from "homely" to "home," proving she was a beauty all along.

Paco the parrot who will likely live to be around 80 years old

Amazon parrot lifespan

March 22, 2005

Amazon parrots can live up to 80 years, and finding a family to make such a long commitment is no easy task.