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Faces of No-Kill Stories
Faces of No-Kill: Supporting super-shy cat brothers
Rhett and Alfie were so shut down that it became an emergency — but with help, they bounced back and blossomed.
From foster to famliy
Faces of No-Kill: Solutions for dog with special needs
From a neurological condition and seizures to a penchant for pebbles, Rainbow has a lot going on — but her main concern is having fun with friends.
Her personality now shines
Faces of No-Kill: Pup trades farm life for city lights
Gilda, a dog with a heart of gold, finds her spot on the couch with her new family.
She's transitioned well
Faces of No-Kill: Senior cat mentors foster kittens
This 15-year-old orange tabby teaches us that senior pets still have a lot of life to live and love to give.
See him at work
Faces of No-Kill: Baby Girl in Brownsville, Texas
Best Friends’ embed program supports a Texas shelter in treating dogs for heartworms.
Embed program saves lives
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Faces of No-Kill: Sir Karen the cat fools everybody
A grumpy kitty had some surprises in store for his caregivers at Best Friends, but now he’s fitting right in at his new home.
Now he's all headbutts and biscuit marking
Faces of No-Kill: Saving a dog with a sensitive soul
Vera went from a busy shelter to a charmed life in her new home.
Now she's a cherished member of the family
Faces of No-Kill: Dog goes from depressed to loved
Caesar was sick, in pain, and scared when he first came to Best Friends. A foster family changed his life, and he did the same for them.
See him now
Faces of No-Kill: Befriending a fractious feline
Petey was frustrated with people and not afraid to show it — until he got specialized medication and a caregiver earned his trust. Now he’s in a new home.
A family for a finicky feline
Faces of No-Kill: Loving a dog who has limited time
A senior dog with inoperable cancer, Rosita has her ups and downs — but her family makes sure her tail never stops wagging.
Meet this 'foster win'
Faces of No-Kill: Swift action saves puppy’s life
Whitney needed help fast after swallowing a foxtail.
See how Whitney got the care she needed
Faces of No-Kill: Cat thrives after FIP treatment
Dixon’s FIP diagnosis once might have spelled the end, but after taking part in clinical trials for a treatment, her future is looking bright.
Read about his lifesaving medical care
Faces of No-Kill: Shy senior cat gets a chance to shine
Space, patience, unconditional love, and a feline friend help 10-year-old Shane come out of his shell.
See how he's found his place
Faces of No-Kill: 3-legged dog earns her military stripes
Ruthie went from a scared, injured puppy in a shelter to bringing joy to combat veterans who defuse bombs for a living.
She's loving her therapy dog training
Faces of No-Kill: Kittens heal from contagious condition
All you need is a bathtub and an open mind: how Best Friends cat expert Samantha Bell nursed kittens with sarcoptic mange back to health.
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