SUCCESS STORIES

Helen Woodward Animal Center sees some incredibly challenging pet rescue cases.  Fortunately, we see very happy endings, too! Here are a few stories of the animal rescues we receive and a glimpse at how these special pets have touched our hearts.

What’s Love Got To Do With It? Everything!

Tina & Turner

What’s Love Got To Do With It? Everything!

The two kittens were found on an LA street with severe burns.

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Kitten Born Without Eyelids

Cleta

Kitten Born Without Eyelids

This sweet kitten required expensive reconstructive surgery. That's where we stepped in.

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Kittens Dumped on Streets of LA

Uzo, Umi & Utah

Kittens Dumped on Streets of LA

Three kittens found themselves abandoned in an industrial area near downtown Los Angeles.

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Surprise! Kitten Born Days After Siblings

Shake, Rattle & Roll

Surprise! Kitten Born Days After Siblings

The volunteer couldn’t believe what she found two days after her foster cat gave birth.

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Quintet of Colossal Cuteness

The Space Bears

Quintet of Colossal Cuteness

These five enormous puppies rescued from the inland desert.

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Kittens Trapped Inside Brick Wall

Jade & Janet

Kittens Trapped Inside Brick Wall

These longhair kittens were discovered hidden inside a brick wall!

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Danica’s First Mother’s Day

Danica

Danica’s First Mother’s Day

Westie blend Danica suffered a life-threatening illness after giving birth.

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Kitten Season Brings Newborns in Bulk

The Costco Kittens

Kitten Season Brings Newborns in Bulk

Four kittens were found in a car engine at a local Costco!

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Tiny Cries Save Kittens’ Lives

Reina, Ricky & Rusty

Tiny Cries Save Kittens’ Lives

These three newborn kittens were found in a car engine.

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And The Forever Home Goes To…Meryl!

Meryl

And The Forever Home Goes To…Meryl!

The puppy was wounded after being attacked by a large dog.

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Six Degrees of Kevin the Kitten

Kevin

Six Degrees of Kevin the Kitten

This tiny kitten was found with his umbilical cord still attached!

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Antilles is “The Little Puppy Who Could”

Antilles

Antilles is “The Little Puppy Who Could”

This sweet puppy could barely walk, let alone run and play.

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