Tag Archives: three legged

Woman Adopts Tripod Dog And Comes Back Again To Adopt Her Tripod Friend

There are people out there who will call a shelter and ask for the whitest, fluffiest, youngest dog – those people are a lot. And then there are people like Gina, who will go for the not so fluffy, cute ones – in fact, they will go for the least adoptable of all. Not out of pity, but out of …ehmm… I don’t know how to call it.




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Three-legged Treasure – Scarlet’s Nightmare And Awakening

Scarlet arrived at the shelter with her front right leg smashed. Nobody knows what had happened exactly – was it a car accident, a trap or was it done deliberately? She must have been in terrible pain, but by the time she came to us, she was already beyond pain. Continue reading Three-legged Treasure – Scarlet’s Nightmare And Awakening

Paralyzed Dogs And Cats – how To Care For One

Paralyzed dogs (and cats) might end up in that state due to many reasons, but in Greece, 99% of them were left paralyzed due to a human. Either victims of a hit and run, shot (it happens more often than you can imagine) or simply kicked and beaten, they are left paralyzed and rarely get adopted. Continue reading Paralyzed Dogs And Cats – how To Care For One

Visiting A Rescue Friend – What A Forever Home Can Do

Visiting a rescue dog in his/her forever home is awesome. Rescue is just a part of their story and adoption is what makes it complete. No matter how much we rescuers try to help them reach their potential, we can never do what a forever home does. Continue reading Visiting A Rescue Friend – What A Forever Home Can Do

Rainbow Kitten Loses His Leg But Gains Back His Life

Rainbow kitten is what we called him, among other nicknames, like Robocat, Supercat etc. His real name is Chance, named after the charity that rescued him (SCARS – Second Chance Animal Rescue Society). Continue reading Rainbow Kitten Loses His Leg But Gains Back His Life

Shot, Run Over And Almost Paralyzed, This Cat’s Dreams Came True

Shot, run over by a car and found almost paralyzed, starving and in terrible condition, Frog’s recovery and adoption made us all cry happy tears. Frog’s story is as devastating and as sad as can be. Just another rescue cat found wandering around an urban area in southern Greece, dragging his hind leg, with a broken spine and severely malnourished. Who knows how long it would take him to simply give up on life. Continue reading Shot, Run Over And Almost Paralyzed, This Cat’s Dreams Came True

Three-Legged Kittens Will Make You Rethink Everything You Knew About Disability

Three-legged? – Poor thing. This is the main response we get from most people when adoption albums of amputated dogs and cats are published and not much else. Don’t get me wrong – there are some amazing people out there who focus on anything but what they see, when choosing which animal to adopt. But they are not a lot. Continue reading Three-Legged Kittens Will Make You Rethink Everything You Knew About Disability

Rescue Cat With Severe Injuries Becomes A Spoilt Prince

Frog’s story is as devastating and as sad as can be. Just another rescue cat found wandering around an urban area in southern Greece, dragging his hind leg, with a broken spine and severely malnourished. Who knows how long it would take him to simply give up on life. Continue reading Rescue Cat With Severe Injuries Becomes A Spoilt Prince

Three Legged Dog Finds Her Dream Home

Three legged dogs suffer more discrimination than most dogs, I guess. Finding a home for one of them is a task that requires patience – a lot of patience.  I don’t really know what actually prevents people from considering adopting one, but I’m pretty sure embarrassment is an issue. Having to answer the question: “Oh, what happened to it?” a dozen times per day for years every time you walk your best friend must be annoying. Having to explain to friends and family that you new pet will have three legs must be a drawback. Why should you be the one who adopts the dog that nobody wants? Why should you pick up after other people’s trash? Why not walk around proudly with a fluffy, healthy, gorgeous dog? Why have to deal with pity and embarrassment for years to come? Continue reading Three Legged Dog Finds Her Dream Home