Karen Currie





 I Thank you for visiting my fundraising page for COME TO THE RESCUE! Although Oscar is no longer with us here on Earth, he will forever been in our hearts. Oscar was a very special pup. Left at the pound to die because he was deemed, “fearful and aggressive”; one of our volunteers keep going back to his kennel. Finally Oscar let the man into his space and the rest is history. Oscar lived a fairytale life among the pine trees in Northern Arizona.

The two cat photos are former RESCUE cats, our Sammy, who went over The Rainbow Bridge last June, at 17 years old. And a friend’s cat, Avery who is still alive and well at 18 years old.

COME TOTHE RESCUE! is up and running, and we are waiting for YOU to help our animals with a donation.

I started volunteering with RESCUE in 2001. My first position was Personal Cat Technician. I then added Dog Walker/Dog Caregiver. About a year later I had the opportunity to go on a pound run with Jen Berry, our President of RESCUE. It was a bitter-sweet job. For every dog and cat we adopt to a loving family we go back to the pound for another. It’s such a joy knowing we help save those few souls from death every time we visit the pound, but very sad knowing we can’t save them all. I hope and pray each one left will find forever homes.

It didn’t take me long to find my forever friend at RESCUE. It happened one evening while doing my Personal Cat Technician shift at PetSmart. I walked into the Adoption Center and saw the sweetest black and white kitten. We made eye contact and I lost my heart!

My Heart Belongs To A Rescued Cat Named Sammy

The moment I first saw you,
So lonely and so lean Our Babies 2-07 037
I wondered to myself that day
What sadness you had seen

As soon as we connected,
It’s almost like you knew –
That I would love you always
Through the good 
And the bad too

Now you share your life with me
We rarely are apart –
A precious friendship rescued
When Sammy won my heart

You can view all of our dogs and cats at: www.azrescue.org. 

RESCUE was founded in 1995, and we have proudly saved over 12,000 dogs and cats from the kill list. Every individual life is very important to us.

Right now Maricopa county Animal shelters are over-flowing with dogs and cats who need a second chance for a forever home.

In order for RESCUE to save these sweet animals, we need your help.

Donating through this website is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to support my fundraising efforts.

Many thanks for your support — and don’t forget to forward this to anyone who you think might want to donate too! Thank you for taking time to visit our site and for any amount you may be able to contribute. If you prefer to mail a check, please send to: RESCUE, 4747 East Elliot Road., #29-415, Phoenix, AZ 85044-1629. Please note my name on the envelope, so I may personally thank you and add to my goal.

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