Stray Rescue of St. Louis

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Rescue Stories
Meet Warrior Kitten, Sue R. Kitty! Add to the list of things 2020 will be known for. For us, it will be that it’s the longest and craziest kitten season we have ever had! Last week we introduced you to another kitten rescued from a sewer. It was a rescue that lasted all day - nearly 8 hours. But how could we ever give up knowing she was down there all by herself? And so hungry! We tried all sorts of things to rescue her,…
So who is Stray Rescue? We are the ones who rescue the dogs and cats that no one else will. Whether they are trying to survive the cruelty of the streets or suffering from severe abuse or major injuries, we promise them a safe haven with us. Regardless of effort or cost, we never give up on an animal if they can have a good life. We receive criticism periodically about this and hear comments like, "Why would you spend so much money on this…
World, we are ready for you to meet Jumbo Jack. He came to us with a gunshot in his face. We are told he was shot two weeks ago and left untreated. When he arrived, we confirmed YES, this is not a fresh wound. This giant angel has been suffering all alone for weeks. What a hellish existence he was forced to live, by the hand of man. When he arrived at Stray Rescue, we cleaned him up and of course, as we always do,…

Thicket

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June 17, 2020 This sweet little guy is so grateful for help. His name is Thicket, as we found him hiding in tall grass. Had he not popped his little head up, we're not sure if we would have found him. His wound is necrotic and full of maggots (we will spare you the videos we took). He's getting all cleaned up and looked over by our amazing vet team. He also has a wound under his neck and on the back of his leg…
June 18, 2020 This sweet angel was sent straight from heaven. She is so affectionate and just wants to lay and cuddle! But she's heading into surgery, so we'll have to save our cuddles for later. This is Isabella, please say a prayer her eye removal goes well! She's going to feel so much better soon. Donations welcome! UPDATE: June 19, 2020 We know you are waiting for an update on Isabella! Her surgery went well and her eye came out fine. However, her case…
This is one for the books: This dog was thrown off of a bridge! He landed on a rock and crawled for help. Luckily a kind family was swimming nearby, saw the whole thing, and rushed to his aid. He was kept overnight in a nearby clinic until he was stable enough to travel to our trauma center. He has a left rear hip luxation with a bone fragment in the socket, his left front shoulder is injured but not fractured, and he has pneumothorax…
Meet beautiful Koga, our newest family member. Koga is a 5-month-old German Shepherd with his whole life ahead of him. But he needs your help. This sweet boy was hit by a car, leaving his back leg shattered in two places. Unfortunately, it may need to be amputated, but there is a chance his leg could be saved with surgery at a specialty vet. After reviewing his x-rays, the quote we received is $8,000 - $10,000. We could say "no" but specialists believe they can…
Imagine having no other choice than to give birth in a doghouse or worse yet, in the mud underneath a shed. This is exactly where two Beagle sisters had their puppies. At least they were sheltered, but this is certainly no place for newborn puppies. So, we made the hour drive south to save these two families. Both mamas were friendly but kept a close eye on us while we checked on the puppies. Just to be safe, we loaded up the moms in the…
WARNING: Part of this video is very disturbing (minute 2:47 - 3:09 if you want to fast-forward through it). We chose to include this because, as sad as it is, it is our brutal reality. We see the very worst and that is why it is so important to find the invisible souls of our city that need us most and give them the best lives imaginable. Today we searched crumbling, abandoned houses in the pouring rain. We found 3 puppies in two different houses,…
MAY 28TH: Meet Eeyore He’s had the worst life that can be endured. He’s bleeding and has open wounds, and suffers from an extreme case of mange. As if his life hasn't been horrible enough, he also just tested positive for the deadly infection canine parvovirus (parvo). Please pray for this angel we named Eeyore. When you touch him, he just melts. All he wants is love and to be touched. Why is that so much to ask in our world? He will never know…
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