Heavenly Paws Animal Shelter, Inc.

November 20, 2007

 

Welcome to the Heavenly Paws
Animal Shelter, Inc. website.

Please contact us today to adopt a special cat or kitty!! We were recently informed that we are not receiving all e-mails.  If you do not get a response from us within 12 hours, please call us at 717-495-1727.  We respond to all e-mails. Thank you.

 TOGETHERNESS
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Our special cat for the week is Molly. She is a lovely female bout 1-2 years old.
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PLEASE DON’T MISS OUR UP-COMING
EVENTS and FUNDRAISERS

6/8/14  12n-4p Clearview Animal Hospital Hanover  Annual Pet Adopt A Thon
-we are thrilled that an animal clinic is continuing to have an annual event solely 
    for the purpose of pet adoption

6/20, 21, 22 Codorus State Park Annual Park Blast    (Fri 6/20 4p-9p, Sat 10a-9p, Sun 10a-2p)

9/13 /14  Dog’s Day in the Park Marge Good Fellow Park in New Freedom

A Rescue Prayer

Now I lay me down to rest
I pray my soul can stand this test
Of watching critters lose their homes
While owners gripe and cry and moan
I long for strength of spirit that
They’ll find a loving home again
Where they will know a loving heart
I can’t do much, but it’s a start
And spare me from the owner’s pleas
About the baby’s allergies
Or how they’re moving out-of-state
Or spitefulness ‘tween cat and mate
Please keep me sane while dealing with
The woman who bought as a gift
A wriggling tiny ball of fluff
That now is playing way too rough
Remind me I should bite my lip
When confronted with “he grew too quick”
“I didn’t know he’d get so large”
“He seems to think that he’s in charge”
Protect my heart when I hear them say
“I think we’ll breed our dog one day”
Sometimes I think it’ll break in two;
Each day brings trials harsh and new
And if I die before I wake
I pray one hopeless soul you’ll take
My tears are gone, my faith is bare
Lord, please hear my rescue prayer.
~ Unknown

Her eyes met mine as she walked down the corridor peering apprehensively
into the kennels. I felt her need instantly and knew I had to help her. I
wagged my tail, not too exuberantly, so she wouldn’t be afraid. As she
stopped at my kennel I blocked her view from a little accident I had in the
back of my cage. As she read my kennel card I hoped that she wouldn’t feel
sad about my past. I only have the future to look forward to and want to
make a difference in someone’s life. She got down on her knees and made
little kissy sounds at me. I shoved my shoulder and side of my head up
against the bars to comfort her. Gentle fingertips caressed my neck; she was
desperate for companionship. A tear fell down her cheek and I raised my paw
to assure her that all would be well. Soon my kennel door opened and her
smile was so bright that I instantly jumped into her arms. I would promise
to keep her safe. I would promise to always be by her side. I would promise
to do everything I could to see that radiant smile and sparkle in her eyes.
I was so fortunate that she came down my corridor. So many more are out
there who haven’t walked the corridors. So many more to be saved. At least I
could save one. I rescued a human today.


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