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A Tribute to Sierra

By Heather Wildman | June 12, 2024

Our Companions was contacted by a local municipal shelter about a sweet senior cat named Sierra. Sierra was surrendered by her previous owner after they had to move to an…

A Tribute to Mojito

By Heather Wildman | March 13, 2024

At around 12 years old, Mojito sadly lost her only owner after he passed away. The family wasn’t able to keep Mojito, and once her home was up for sale…

A Tribute to Reuben

By Heather Wildman | January 10, 2024

We first learned about Reuben and his story when a family member contacted Our Companions about his owner sadly passing away. Reuben had been with her until the very end…

A Tribute to Wilfred

By Heather Wildman | October 12, 2023

In 2021, a local animal control officer contacted Our Companions about an unfortunate situation involving a senior cat. The owner’s condo was getting foreclosed on and she needed to vacant…

A Tribute to Gumball

By Heather Wildman | October 12, 2023

We received a call on our Helpline from a woman who was a part of rescue network transporting dogs from a high-kill shelter in North Carolina to fosters in the…

A Tribute to Josie

By Heather Wildman | September 5, 2023

At Our Companions, Josie’s story began with us six years ago when she was trapped as part of a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) project in New Britain. Someone was trapping community cats,…

A Tribute to Simon

By Heather Wildman | December 8, 2022

Simon was originally found as a community cat, living outside and unowned. He became a part of a Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) project to be neutered and returned back to the outside…

A Tribute to Mickey

By Heather Wildman | November 3, 2022

We first heard of Mickey when his previous owner contacted our Helpline seeking assistance. One of our incredible Helpline volunteers returned his plea for help and talked to the owner…

A Tribute to Bella

By Heather Wildman | May 31, 2022

After beautiful Bella’s one and only owner sadly passed away, she was taken in by her owner’s daughter. Bella was estimated to be 11 years old and already had several…

A Tribute to Ortega

By Heather Wildman | May 31, 2022

Our Companions heard about Ortega after his owner had to move to an assisted living facility and unfortunately couldn’t bring Ortega with him. At 12 years old, Ortega was diabetic…

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