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December 2016


THE RESCUE UPDATES ISSUE

Marcus: The tail that warmed
our hearts

Evi: Found a forever friend in Kuwait and a forever home in GA

Maggie: Charmed the entire infantry troop

Victoria: Purposefully burned in Brazil, now healed

Sweets: Snuggling up in her forever home in Washington

Hey, Did You Know?



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THE RESCUE UPDATES ISSUE

Wow – 2016 has been an incredible year of success here at SPCA International. It is all thanks to you, our amazing donors, who step up and help us complete very challenging rescues. Month after month, we shared touching stories with you about animals in need and you always responded with the support required to make them possible. This month we take a moment to look back at our high profile 2016 rescues and update you about where those animals are now.

Marcus: The tail that warmed our hearts

When Senior Airman Seray was serving in Kuwait, she befriended a handsome cat that visited her during the night shift guarding a base entry point. Soon she was bringing him treats and he was curling up in her lap. She named him Marcus. Seray described her connection with Marcus as more than just a pet, "He's super important. I mean, to create a bond with an animal there - it helps more than you would think…It was great to have something to actually look forward to when you went to work every night." Marcus is now living a life without fear, with a fully belly and showered with love at Airman Seray’s home in Rochester, New York.

Evi: Found a forever friend in Kuwait and a forever home in GA

In March we wrote to you about Evi and Hawk. Evi was a beautiful stray dog that timidly wandered onto U.S. Camp Patriot in Kuwait and into the heart of a dog-loving human, U.S. Army FSR "Hawk" Judson. The two quickly became inseparable and Hawk wrote to us pleading for help. SPCAI donors responded quickly and the mission to rescue Evi was underway. Evi landed safely in the U.S. in April and was welcomed into the loving arms of Hawk’s wife, Lisa. Hawk recently wrote to us saying, “Evi has firmly squiggled her way into Lisa's heart and into the fabric of our lives.” That kind of message makes our hearts burst with joy! (These rescues are all thanks to you – so we hope you are bursting with joy too.)

Maggie: Charmed the entire infantry troop

U.S. Army Sgt. James was on his third deployment when he was asked to care for a 2-week-old puppy after her mother was assumed killed. Weeks turned into months and Maggie became the princess of his Infantry Troop. It was then that Sgt. James knew he had to get her home. SPCAI and our supporters answered his call and on June 24th Maggie set paw on U.S. soil. Maggie now gets a life of comfort and happiness in return for her devotion and love to our U.S. troops serving in Egypt. Sgt. James’ sister cared for Maggie until he returned home to the United States. Now they are living the good life together in Wisconsin.

Victoria: Purposefully burned in Brazil, now healed

We first met Victoria in Brazil in August while working to protect animals ahead of the Olympic Games. The extent of Victoria’s injuries shocked us to our core. She was deliberately burned and left to suffer, along with 13 other dogs. Today, Victoria’s recovery seems miraculous! She has almost fully healed and her joyful spirit is infectious. Her 13 friends are also receiving veterinary treatment and all the care they need. In just a couple weeks Victoria will leave her old life in Brazil behind for a beautiful one in the United States with a family that absolutely adores her. Victoria will never again be the victim of abuse. Check out the new photos and video of Victoria and her friends at the clinic.

Sweets: Snuggling up in her forever home in Washington

Sweets was brought onto a U.S. military base from an outpost and word spread quickly among the Soldiers that if someone didn’t take her in she would be euthanized. Sgt. Peter went to get her immediately. He told us, “I couldn't imagine killing a dog whose only crime was being born...” She quickly made her way into his heart. Thanks to generous contributions from our supporters, Sweets arrived at Sgt. Peter’s home in Spokane, WA, on November 14th. Today she is snuggling up with Sgt. Peter’s fiancé while they both await his return from deployment.

Hey, Did You Know?

SPCA International has only 5 full-time staff members located across North America. Through the years, we have helped over 800 military families through Operation Military Pets and rescued over 670 animals through Operation Baghdad Pups: Worldwide. We have given over 480 grants to shelters and rescue groups through our Shelter Support Fund and distributed tens of millions of dollars of veterinary medical supplies through our Veterinary Supply Aid program. As a result, we have saved and transformed countless lives. Thank you always for being part of our team, following these stories and donating whenever you can. Without you, none of these reunions would be possible!

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