Spy. World Heavyweight Karate Champion. Actor. Producer. Writer. Counter-Terrorism Expert. Counter-Human Trafficking Expert. Deputy Sheriff. Consultant. Diplomat. Humanitarian. Is there anything Tony Schiena can’t do? Probably not. He’s been …Read More
Our Cat Did Not Make The Honor Roll, But Adam And April Did.
No one likes a braggart. We’ve never sported those bumper stickers that read, “My child made the Honor Roll!” If anything, we’ve been tempted to slap on a sticker that reads, “My cat did NOT make the Honor Roll!” So indulge us while we beam with prid …Read More
Who’s Burning Baltimore’s Kitties?
It was an early Tuesday morning when I met Cindy Wright of Animal Allies Rescue Foundation (AARF) for a spin class and a cup of coffee at Starbucks. “I can’t stay long,” she told me. “BARCS just called about another burned kitty.” “How many does this …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 …Read More
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 k …Read More