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Joseph's Legacy Rescue


Where do I begin with Vader. Vader is a senior who has been through one heck of a roller coaster ride! He was trapped on Feburary 21, 2016. He had massive head wounds on each side as well as on the top of his head and face. For a long time, he had no fur on his head! It was a long healing process. While Vader was healing, he was also learning to trust humans. Slowly he learned to trust his care giver as she supplied some yummy wet food and gave him the medicine he needed to properly heal since he is FIV+ (we'll get to that soon). Now, Vader is one of the most loving and trusting cats. He gets along with everyone, everything and loves nothing more than living the good life inside away from all the yucky weather. He barely meows, not really sure why, he opens his mouth and not much comes out! If I say so myself, It's pretty adorable. When he does make sound, he sounds like a bird! :D  Vader is FIV+ and I'd like to take a moment to tell you a little about what that means for him and what that could mean for you. When a cat has FIV, they have a weak immune system. Truly, no big deal. This means if they get any sort of illness, take them in to the vet for antibiotics so their body can have assistance fighting it off. So here's the facts: FIV is a cat-only disease and cannot be spread to humans or other non-felines. FIV cats most often live long, healthy, and relatively normal lives with no symptoms at all. FIV is not easily passed between cats. It cannot be spread casually - like in litter boxes, water and food bowls, or when snuggling and playing. It is rarely spread from a mother to her kittens. The virus can be spread through blood transfusions, badly infected gums, or serious, penetrating bite wounds. (Bite wounds of this kind are extremely rare, except in free-roaming, unneutered tomcats.) A neutered cat, in a home, is extremely unlikely to infect other cats, if properly introduced.  Despite what many people think, cats with this condition can live perfectly long, happy, healthy lives. We encourage you to do your own research if you're hesitant or unsure. Our FIV cats are perfectly fine to join your home and other animals. If we had any concern about it, we would certainly voice those concerns to you before adoption. 


Cuteness overload! Miss Trinity is (almost) ready for adoption, her spay date is 11/22/17, woohoo! Trin is a female GSD mix. This poor baby had cornered herself and was terrified, behind Trinity Apts., hence her name. She was skin and bones when she was rescued and wouldn’t have survived another night or two on the streets.(2 of the pictures in her bio were from the day she was rescued) TrinTrin has bounced back from the 15lbs. she came in at and is now 29lbs. of pure sweetness. She is totally crate trained but we are still working on her potty training (she is just a baby so please be patient with her, she is very smart and this shouldn’t take too long). Miss Trinity loves to give hugs (literally) and nibble on your ear while you pet her. She loves to run and play with all of her foster siblings, including the cat boys, but she is still very timid and loud noises scare her. She has the most adorable bounce/pounce when you toss her her favorite toy, which she will bring right back to you for another toss. If you are interested in adopting this (very, very) sweet girl, please fill out an application ​​

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There are always animals in need of help and homes.  We are only able to save as many as we have people to help.  Please join us and become a volunteer, foster, or donor.  Without our volunteers, we would not be able to organize and complete our fundraisers that keep us going and able to help the animals.

All of our animals are housed with foster parents who take great care of them.  Food and vetting is provided until they are adopted. We are in desperate need of more Foster Families.  If you are interested in becoming a foster parent, please complete an application and we will contact you.

We are currently in need of cat litter and dog food.  We are also looking for someone who may donate a van we can use for our TNR program.  Please visit our amazon wish list and amazon smile as well if you are looking to donate items.


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Since 2013, Joseph's Legacy has been working to help all the animals we can.  Whether it is an animal that is homeless, needs re-homed, or is in need of medical care.  We do not want any animal to suffer or be put down because of something that is out of their control.


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