Everest the tortoiseshell cat lying in a triangle shaped cardboard scratcher

Wallflower cat finally blooms

January 7, 2021

Everest came across as shy because she didn’t want to compete with her roommates for attention, but now that she has her own room, she’s coming out of her shell

Scout the dog giving a kiss to the woman holding the camera for a selfie with another man and scenic background

Sad dog smiles as adventure buddy

January 6, 2021

When Tess and Jakob Johnson met Scout, she was shy and shut down, but they could tell right away that she was the dog they had been looking for

Person sitting outside getting a kiss from Todd the dog while Tammy the dog hides behind

The shy (dog) leading the shy

December 18, 2020

When a dog named Tammy arrived at the Sanctuary scared and shut down, a formerly shy dog named Todd was there to comfort her

New adopter Cindy holding Ori the black cat

Fierce love for an incontinent cat

December 9, 2020

Cindy Anderson fell right away for Ori, a cat with Manx syndrome, but it took time, patience and the stars aligning before she could finally take him home