A fun kitty game!

Cats like to hunt and they like to explore hidden things.  Spend five to ten minutes a day playing with your cat to keep him or her healthy and mentally sharp. Make a fun game for your kitty by putting paper cups in various spots, and hiding a treat inside a few of them. What … Read more

Sick Kitty – Could it be Feline Leukemia?

Feline Leukemia virus (FeLV) is a relatively common disease agent among unvaccinated cats. Infection with this retrovirus remains the leading cause of death in cats. The virus is transmitted by the saliva of infected cats contaminating the mucous membranes of uninfected cats by licking the eyes, nose, mouth, OR through bite wounds; direct transfer from … Read more

Who's that lady?

Here’s Ivory just sayin’ hello! Ebony got some press a few posts ago, and Ivory didn’t want to be left out. She’s as old as Ebony, and is doing pretty well for a really old lady! She loves sharing her shelter and yard with Ebony, and is happy to have a home and a good … Read more

Our dream

On this holiday, we’d like to take a moment to share our dream! To do more for the animals that are at the bottom of the heap: the unadoptable, the handicapped, the severely abused, because we believe that all animals deserve a chance at a happy life. Join us in making that dream come true.

Volunteer Expenses are Tax Deductible!

If you volunteer for an approved non-profit group, your unreimbursed expenses are tax deductible, provided you keep detailed records and all your receipts! So, for example, if you are a foster home for a dog rescue group, you can deduct your expenses in caring for your foster dogs – food, bedding, toys, supplies, and even … Read more

Brrrr – protect your pets!

Now that we are in the middle of winter, and temperatures are below freezing in many areas, it’s important to keep your pets safe and warm! Antifreeze is lethal to cats and dogs, so wipe up any spills. Better yet, use products that contain propylene glycol instead of ethylene glycol. Make sure your pets have … Read more

Volunteer pre-vet and pre-vet tech experience available!

New!  Now accepting applications! Veterinary programs have tough acceptance standards and require that you’ve shown a commitment to your future profession.  Let us help you gain valuable animal care experience at our Sanctuary.  You will have first-hand interaction with special needs and abused dogs, cats, and horses. We require a minimum 4-week full-time commitment, additional … Read more

Horse massage? Oh, yes!

Ebony, Sienna, and the dogs enjoyed Diana’s first volunteer visit where she used her skills as a massage therapist to bring them relaxation and pain relief. Thank you, Diana! (ps – no sound due to the wind) [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49wMnSLhCcA[/youtube]

Sweet Molly – not much time left

We just found out that Molly is riddled with cancer. She’s hanging on, but it won’t be too many more weeks. Here are some scenes from Molly’s long and happy life at the Last Chance Ranch Sanctuary. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Areg79XHL5w[/youtube] If you’d like to help with Molly’s $500 in medical bills, we’d be grateful for each and … Read more