• Special Needs Cat Captures Heart of WWII Veteran

    2014
    It took a very special special needs cat to win the heart of a WWII veteran coping with loneliness after the death of his wife of 64 years.
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    Roy and Hank
  • Shelter Dog Helps Disabled Veteran Learn to Trust

    2014
    Little Rico is worth his weight in gold for helping a disabled Army veteran regain her trust in others.
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    Venice and Rico
  • Navy Sailor Throws Lifeline to 'Scaredy Cat'

    2014
    Autumn is a young Navy sailor who never hesitated when given the opportunity to adopt Fidget, a shy yet loving 'scaredy cat.'
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    Fidget
  • Shelter Dog a Naval Aviator's Port in the Storm

    2014
    After years of constant change, Damian embraced post-military life and shared his newly permanent roots with a friend: a shelter dog named Bella.
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    Damian and Bella
  • Vietnam Veteran Helps People, Pets Find Their Way

    2014
    John looked for a shelter pet to rescue, but nothing clicked until one day a Calico cat named Tasha reached out to John – literally.
    /off-duty/pet-corner/vietnam-veteran-helps-people-pets-find-their-way.html?comp=7000023461520&rank=5
    John and Tasha
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