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.

Puppy with Extreme Overbite Gets Outpouring of Love

Grim

Puppy with Extreme Overbite Gets Outpouring of Love

This Chiweenie puppy required surgery due to a severe overbite.

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Wonder Fosters to the Rescue

The W Puppies

Wonder Fosters to the Rescue

Nine puppies were orphaned after their mother was killed by a car.

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Video Game Turns Real Life for Frogger the Kitten

Frogger

Video Game Turns Real Life for Frogger the Kitten

6-week-old kitten found dodging traffic on the 101

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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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