• A Softie To The Rescue

    It’s a full-time job keeping up with more than 150 Softies and we’re embarrassed to admit, we often lag behind.  So when a recent Facebook message popped up from Danny Wiseman, Professional Bowler and 12-time PBA Champion we were thrilled to hear from one of our dyed-in-the-wool Softie Cat Guys. However, this wasn’t a “Hey,

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  • Ralphie’s Six Short Weeks

    Ralphie never gave much thought to his future, there was no reason to. For ten beautiful years, he had a roof over his head, two square meals a day, all the toys he could possibly want, a fenced yard to play in and a Mom who absolutely adored him.  In fact, his Mom had even

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  • The Saints of Sparrows Point

    We thought this would be another sad story about the cats that Baltimore forgot.  But as with so many animal welfare stories, it turned into one that shows the best of humanity.  There are saints among us, and they include our friends at Community Cats Maryland (CCMD) and the rugged guys who work at the

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  • Faith In Humanity Restored

    In a world filled with suffering, we must resist the urge of becoming defeatist.  It’s easy to feel helpless and overwhelmed when so many animals endure harsh lives on the streets or are the victims of crime.  Whether driven by a sense of futility or a need for self-preservation, some resign themselves and turn a

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  • His Work Followed Him Home

    Just a little over a year ago, on New Year’s Day 2016, while most of us were recuperating from the night and week before, Spencer Kelly was counting dogs.  “When we first entered the residence, we saw about 20 in the foyer, then took a right into the kitchen and encountered another 20.  Every room

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