CAWS Happenings

  • Roo Hops to Utah
    June 1, 2018
    CAWS Happenings
    A very small rescue in Texas reached out for help from CAWS, asking if we could take 10 of...
  • Cold Morning for Olie
    June 1, 2018
    CAWS Happenings
    The temperature was below freezing when the staff of West Valley Animal Shelter came to work that morning. In...
  • Brandy, the Obese Chihuahua
    March 19, 2018
    CAWS Happenings
    As you may remember, CAWS undertook an amazing project back in September 2017, driving non-stop to Austin, Texas in...
  • Breck and Baxter
    March 19, 2018
    CAWS Happenings
    Not too long ago, CAWS posted on our website and Facebook that two of our beloved CAWS kitties, Breck...
  • Billy the Border Collie
    December 23, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Border collie Billy found himself in a small rural shelter after being picked up as a stray. This sweet...
  • Bebe
    December 23, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Bebe has been with CAWS since September 2015, when she was found as a kitten in a feral colony....
  • Chico and Charo
    November 5, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    CAWS was contacted about two newborn kittens that were discovered in a bathroom trash receptacle, thrown away like garbage,...
  • Treager
    November 5, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    When our CAWS drivers first saw Traeger at Austin, Texas Pets Alive facility, they actually thought he was dead!...
  • CAWS Heads to Houston
    November 5, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    On September 1, 2017, during a CAWS Dog Coordinators’ “Group Chat”, the idea was born!  One of the participants...
  • Addie
    November 5, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    When Addie’s owner passed away, she went to live with the owner’s son. Sadly, that is when the inconceivable...
  • Maliha
    November 5, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    A very young and pregnant tabby (Maliha) was surrendered to a shelter when her owner died. Soon thereafter, she...
  • Snuffleupagus
    August 8, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Snuffleupagus (Snuffy) was picked up as a stray in Davis County and sadly no one came looking for him....
  • Jed
    August 8, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Jed’s mom was feral, so it wasn’t surprising that he was born in a yard where the feline family...
  • Skylar
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Handsome Skylar had been with CAWS for over a year looking for his forever home and, at the same...
  • Scrawny Ronnie
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    In May, CAWS received a call from Salt Lake County asking for help with a newborn kitten that had...
  • Kita
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    The foster mom says, “I fell in love as soon as I saw her sad, sweet eyes in the...
  • Lucky and Charm
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    This is our Lucky Charm Story! Lucky and Charm received their names because they were found in an engine...
  • Sloane
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    It started on a Sunday afternoon in West Valley City. A kind-hearted man saw a little white matted dog...
  • Jumpy
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    his is Jumpy (and Jeffrey’s) story. Jeffrey, a human boy, has loved animals ever since his 1st grade class...
  • Bella
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    A local rescuer found Bella lying in the mud by a river, wet and ice cold.  She was unable...
  • Cairo and Her Six Puppies
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Monday morning in Roswell, Cairo and her six puppies (along with 20 other dogs) are scheduled for euthanasia as...
  • Quinton
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    A local shelter asked CAWS to rescue a 3-week old kitten that had just been turned over because of...
  • Chloe
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Chloe, a tiny pregnant Min Pin. After at least 12 hours of hard labor with no delivery, Chloe’s owners...
  • Roo
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Little Roo came into the Salt Lake Shelter as a stray. It was apparent that this 3-month old kitten...
  • Tanner
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Tanner was rescued from death row in a New Mexico shelter just hours before being euthanized. He was found...
  • Rylee
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Rylee’s story begins just before Thanksgiving, after being picked up as a stray and taken to a local shelter....
  • Cole
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Cole and his buddy Scrappy were surrendered to the Vernal Shelter in July of 2015. Cole was morbidly obese...
  • Rhea
    August 2, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Sometimes our focus stories don’t turn out exactly as planned, but they are still successes. Thus begins the story...
  • Shadow
    August 1, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    It takes a village. Shadow entered the CAWS program in June 2015. We thought he had found his “happily...
  • Faith
    August 1, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Faith was brought to South Salt Lake Shelter by a good samaritan who was tending to a feral cat community....
  • Winston
    August 1, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    CAWS pulled Winston from a shelter in Vernal, Utah when it was apparent that this morbidly obese Dachshund’s health was...
  • Elsie
    August 1, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    In early August, CAWS was involved in a major cat rescue from a deplorable hording situation.  Over 60 cats...
  • Axel
    August 1, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Axel’s story is another medical success! This beautiful Labrador Retriever was relinquished to a shelter in Utah County because he...
  • Ray Charles
    August 1, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Sometimes the best way to explain a success is to put a face with the story! Ray Charles (RC,...
  • Boots
    August 1, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Boots was saved from a high-kill shelter in Roswell, New Mexico in her final hours.  She was emaciated, had...
  • Olivia
    August 1, 2017
    CAWS Happenings
    Olivia, a young pregnant cat, was attacked by a dog and severely injured.  A neighbor found her and turned her into...