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Sender: Bryan -     Date: July 8, 2015 _
     With only a few days on the site, we had been contacted by a wonderful new friend that recently took ownership of our Mina. If it weren't for Rescue Me, this would have been nearly impossible. Thank you for allowing us to connect to others with similar interests on a safe and easy to navigate website.


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Sender: Ellen Yancey     Date: July 6, 2015 _
     We adopted this beautiful girl just yesterday. My daughters named her Luna. She was obviously well cared for by her foster family. We have a dog that loves cats, but I think the dog is taken aback by Luna's size. Luna is persisting in making friends with the dog with a head-butt every now and then. I am so happy to have found Luna on Rescue Me. It was easy to contact the fosters, and to arrange a time to meet with them.


Sender: Amy Chadwell     Date: June 21, 2015 _
     We were so scared we wouldn't find a home for Mr. Darcy - a nine-year-old Maine Coon. I emailed several local rescue agencies who were pretty discouraging about older cats. I found Rescue Me and was quite hopeful. After I posted him on Rescue Me, I had several responses! One immediately stuck out to us and now Mr. Darcy has a new caring owner who has owned an older Maine Coon before, and is aware of their special needs and personality. I'm very glad this network exists.


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Sender: Aubree Keller     Date: June 18, 2015 _
     I found my kitty Leo an incredible home. A woman who also had an older Maine Coon mix contacted me in hopes of finding her 'Big Boy' a new buddy. She came to visit the next day and fell in love with him. I could not be more thrilled that he is living in her home, as she was clearly an incredible cat owner and lover. I'm very grateful to Rescue Me for being the gateway for us to find him his forever home. Thank you!


Sender: Dennis Newman     Date: May 30, 2015 _
     Within two days of posting Zack and Maggie on Rescue Me, I had a number of calls. The first couple took them home, but the wife had and allergic reaction and brought them back. The second couple and their daughter took them. They sent me a couple of pictures of Zack and Maggie; clearly they both were very happy and relaxed. I had two other serious inquiries after that about them. Until your organization, I had no success with networking, shelters, fliers etc. Thanks so much. I'll be making a donation in the next few days. -Dennis


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Sender: Zvia Bird     Date: April 12, 2015 _
     I adopted young Zuli, a one and a half year old Maine Coon girl, who had been rescued by the wonderful Kim from a kitty mill. By a year old, she had birthed a litter, had a damaged tooth with infected gums, and no vaccinations. Kim had adopted her half sister and saw the pitiful conditions of these breeders. She could not leave this innocent girl there, and took Zuli home with her and nursed her back to health. I saw her posting on Rescue Me (luckily before her photo had loaded) and called right away. My friend and I then drove the hour and adopted her. She is the most adorable little Gray, Maine coon girl with a very distinctive face. I am completely smitten with this new kitten. She is the best cat traveler, I have ever known. I had had two other Maine Coons in my life, one who found me as a kitten on the streets and followed me home, and later one other big boy who had passed away of natural causes over a year ago. Zuli is the answer to my prayers for my new feline best friend. She is adorable and wonderful. I anticipate many years of joy with this darling and very special girl. Thank you Kim for being our godmother and thank you Rescue Me for connecting me with the special cat of my dreams.


Sender: Quinn Meehan     Date: April 10, 2015 _
     Thank you Rescue Me. Smokey found a home through your website. We will miss him greatly; it is just too bad he wouldn't get along with our other cats. We are grateful he found a loving home where he can roam as he pleases!


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Sender: Luke Johnson     Date: April 2, 2015 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me. Luke found a home.


Sender: Stephen Puckett     Date: March 23, 2015 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me. Logan, his brother Angelo and mom Marisol were dumped in a back yard. The two kittens were very young and Logan's brother had a broken jaw and is also deaf. When they were all ready, all three were put up for adoption. Angelo was the first to be adopted and is living with an amazing family. Today, Logan was adopted by the same family that rescued him. Mama Marisol is still looking for her forever home!


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Sender: Laura Fate     Date: March 23, 2015 _
     It's never easy when you have to let go of an animal, but sometimes it is best for all. I did not want to have to take our kitty to a shelter, but we needed to find him a new home. Rescue Me allowed us to find him a new wonderful home with someone who could continue loving him. Thank you so much!


Sender: Lisa Fernandez     Date: March 16, 2015 _
     I found a great home for Benjamin through Rescue Me. I received several emails asking about him and I found a great match. This website has been very helpful to me with cat rescue. Thank you!


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Sender: Nancy M     Date: March 7, 2015 _
     I posted my Maine Coon up for adoption on this website and found the perfect family for her. I was stunned to receive over 15 responses of interest in her. The family that adopted her are the best I could ever have wished for. I think she's getting even more love there than she was with me! Thank you so much Rescue Me! Awesome that we have this venue to use to help us when we need to re home a pet! It's a heartbreaking process enough as it is, but to find the right home and audience is just a real blessing.


Sender: Julie Mcanally     Date: February 12, 2015 _
     The young lady that adopted Rascal was very sweet and she seemed to love him right away. This must be one of the firsts, but I just posted last night that he was available for adoption and she contacted me this morning and we met at her work and took him a couple hours ago. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Kathy Lynch     Date: January 23, 2015 _
     I am so happy for Harry. He has found the perfect forever home. He is such a sweet boy, I am just sorry he didn't get along with my cats, but he is purr-fectly content in his new digs. He settled in immediately, like he had lived there from day one. I always love a happy ending. Thank you Rescue Me for being there for Harry. You all are the BEST!


Sender: Amy Hoppock     Date: January 23, 2015 _
     My son is terribly allergic to cats and has severe eczema with secondary infections. No medications/specialists have been able to help. We had to re-home our loved kitties, and one day after posting one of our Maine Coon's, Van Gogh, I received an email from the kindest couple who had recently lost their Maine Coon and wanted to adopt. Today, Van Gogh went to live with a caring couple, and I know he will be well-loved. Thank you to Rescue Me!!!


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Sender: Sharon Comstock     Date: January 20, 2015 _
     I've been waiting for the 'right' cat to find me for a few years now, since my beloved Paws died at around age 22. Mostly I wondered if it would be fair to adopt, since I might only live another year - or another 30. Who knows? But since I moved in with my son and family (three kids, three dogs, two rats, fish and frog) it seemed 'right' and by golly, there was the 'right' cat just waiting for me at Rescue Me! From the minute she arrived, it was as if she'd always been a part of our family. She very quickly let the big goofy Lab/Shep know who was boss. The bulldog hasn't noticed her yet - he's more interested in her food. Our 18 year old Lhasa wouldn't notice an elephant in the house. She sleeps at my feet as all my cats have done - but next to them, not on them!! YES!!!! She's the perfect cat, at the perfect time... Already spayed thank goodness, and without higher adoption fees some places charge - it's just not affordable for many people. I'm happy to be able to just donate what I can afford to help Jeff just a little bit. Thank you, Jeff, for the wonderful work you're doing!!! I just haven't felt 'whole' without a cat these last few years. The boys adore her, and my three year old granddaughter is totally fascinated with her ears and soft fur! My daughter in law adores her, although with three kids, she's too worn out to spend much time with her, and my son is all excited and can't wait to meet her. Our critters are totally pampered and loved!


Sender: Cassie Smith     Date: January 5, 2015 _
     We stumbled upon this site and we're glad we did! My husband and I were specifically looking for a Maine Coon to add to our family and because of Rescue Me, we found him! This breed of cat is so charming and lovable; our new furrbaby even loves our toddler! Thanks so much for making the process quick and simple.


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Sender: Carly Brock     Date: December 24, 2014 _
     Jinx was adopted by a great guy who found him on here. Thanks, Rescue Me!


Sender: Carol Ives     Date: December 22, 2014 _
     Riley was adopted today! Thanks for the Rescue Me website. I will send an update in a week or so when I know that she and the new couple have adjusted to each other!


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Sender: Kathy Diggan     Date: December 12, 2014 _
     Hi. I just want to share Sassy's story. There was a lot of interest in Maine Coons, and I had numerous calls from states away. Out of those calls, one came to see Sassy. That was all it took, was one serious person. I am SO HAPPY, my Sassafrass is in a nice warm home being cuddled and loved on as she deserves to be! I want to thank Rescue Me for the work people do behind the scenes to place animals in good homes. Thank you!!


Sender: Kaos Critters     Date: December 11, 2014 _
     Simon and his brother, Garfunkle, were adopted out together into a wonderful family. Thank you, Rescue Me, for allowing wonderful people and pets to get together. Drama Free!


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Sender: Kristen Tillman     Date: December 10, 2014 _
     Our gorgeous Lulu found a new home with a loving woman just one week after posting her on Rescue Me. We are so happy that we were able to find her a new home rather than having to place her in a shelter. Now that our two cats are living in separate homes, they can both have happy, stress-free lives. The process was very easy and we are very grateful for the Rescue Me adoption services.


Sender: Kaos Critters     Date: December 10, 2014 _
     Jewel is being adopted by a wonderful woman, and it is such a good fit that the owner will be hanging onto Jewel until the new adoptive parent can pick her up! So, a fantastic new home is awaiting Jewel. Thanks again to Rescue Me for allowing the perfect pet parents to join up with their perfect fit pet!


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Sender: Flora Maria Garcia     Date: December 1, 2014 _
     Donatello was adopted by a lovely young family. They have texted me pictures of him perched on a cat tower, happy as can be. I'm so happy that he has found a wonderful new home and very grateful to the Rescue Me website for making it possible.


Sender: Kate And John Holiman     Date: November 30, 2014 _
     We are delighted with our Rescue Me Maine Coon adoption. We had a place in our hearts and our home for a young adult cat. We explored many avenues before finding Rescue Me. The process went so smoothly; it was unbelievable. Gracie Girl has a forever home with us, and her previous owner will be able to relocate out of state with reduced stress and worries. One tip I would give folks is to inquire about several cats, as folks do not always send a reply.


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Sender: Sandra Froggatt     Date: November 24, 2014 _
     I am so grateful for Rescue Me. I have been able to adopt four of my rescue kitties on this website. I have had many responses to the postings and because of Rescue Me, I have been able to find wonderful loving forever homes for my babies. Thank you Rescue Me for everything you do for the rescue communities.


Sender: Mischell Miles     Date: November 8, 2014 _
     Salem has a new forever home. His transition was difficult at first due to Salem being a senior and never having been away from my home, but his new family showed much love, kindness, and patience. They kept me updated and invited me over to visit Salem to help comfort and make his transition less stressful. I'm happy to say their love won out. Salem has bonded with their oldest son, who gives him extra love and attention, I'm so grateful to Rescue Me for having this site. It has allowed me access to other cat lovers and the ability to re-home Salem into a loving family!


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Sender: Mischell Miles     Date: October 25, 2014 _
     My Maine Coon 'Boughe' was adopted today! His new mommy fell in love, he now has a forever home. My Boughe is a senior kitty and his new mommy understands and knows how to handle issues that may arise. I know he will be loved and cared for. Thank you, Rescue Me, for helping me connect with this kitty loving angel


Sender: Jerry Sponburgh     Date: October 21, 2014 _
     I had been looking for a home for Lucy for a couple of months. My health is not good and I needed to find her a new home. I talked to a lot of people in my day but no luck. A local rescue was full with no place for Lucy. They gave me the Rescue Me site information to see if you could help. Within an hour or so of posting here on your site, I got a call. The girl had been looking for a Maine Coon cat for some time and was not going to settle for anything else. She had checked every rescue and every site until she saw Lucy on your site. She had just walked in from school and called me. The girl, along with her Mom and Dad, drove three hours to pick Lucy up. Lucy took to them straight away. It was like it was meant to be. I am so happy. Lucy found good people, a good home and lots of love. The girl said she will be sending me pictures of Lucy; now how cool is that?! Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Beth Gilliss     Date: October 21, 2014 _
     I posted Dexter on a Saturday night. We got a call on Sunday. Monday afternoon Dexter moved to his forever home! We couldn't be happier for Dexter, his new family and ourselves. Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Marty Miley     Date: October 4, 2014 _
     Vern was adopted by a very nice family where he is now able to sit in laps and help the Dad in the workshop and sleep peacefully on the bed at night. He is VERY happy in his new home and they, especially the Dad, are very happy with him. Thank you, Rescue Me, for your help!!


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Sender: Jennifer Endsley     Date: September 30, 2014 _
     Thank you Rescue Me. You helped me find the right home for Max.


Sender: Deborah Coffer     Date: September 28, 2014 _
     Paige was a sweet kitty that needed a new home. I posted her on Rescue Me and the perfect family contacted me. They drove four hours one way to pick her up. Now she is being spoiled rotten in a home where I know she is getting lots of love and attention. So glad for Rescue Me! I couldn't bear the thought of placing her in an animal shelter.


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Sender: Kaos Critters     Date: September 28, 2014 _
     This kitty got adopted locally. Thank you again, Rescue Me, for the ease of this site, and the ability to get her out there for adoption. Hopefully, many more success stories to come! Thanks again!


Sender: Vicki Stafford     Date: September 12, 2014 _
     I had several emails and phone calls within a few hours of posting Brodie's picture. I spoke to a few of the interested people but one lady really stood out. She has a 16 year old daughter who wanted him. They live in the country and have another cat and a house trained bunny. His forever family sent me some pictures of him and he looks very happy. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Sarah Saario     Date: September 1, 2014 _
     I listed my kitty, Elvis, and in less than a week we found a loving home for him!! Thank you, Rescue Me!!


Sender: Christine Grott     Date: August 21, 2014 _
     Winston found a wonderful home through Rescue Me! Thank you so much for having this site available. I feel good about the placement and the new owners who will love Winston as much as he needs! A once forgotten kitty now has a loving forever home thanks to Rescue me.


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Sender: Martha Constant     Date: August 20, 2014 _
     Smokey and Cream were adopted together to an acreage home with horses. They will be in a similar setting as they grew up in and also they will be together. Their new mom is getting them acclimated to their home and has been giving me lots of updates and photos. Thanks so much to Rescue Me for helping find such a good home for these sweet boys!


Sender: Rose Conner     Date: August 13, 2014 _
     I adopted a six year old Maine Coon cat. He's absolutely the most amazing addition to our family. He's so sweet and wonderful with my kids. When I come home from work in the afternoon, we always cuddle on the floor for a little bit. He's such a mush. I couldn't have asked for a better cat. I am so glad I came upon Rescue Me.


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Sender: Irene Ryan     Date: August 2, 2014 _
     Thanks to Rescue Me, Tawny has a new forever home! Her new owner called the other day after seeing her picture and post. I know she'll be loved and cared for.


Sender: Deb Fowler     Date: July 24, 2014 _
     Rocy was said to be not adoptable by the holder of him. I was not convinced and we had someone pull through and offer to foster him for two weeks. It is a huge success because Rocky liked her hubby- he is a man's cat and didn't like being cooped up in a big room with a lot of feral cats. That was the problem, but we wouldn't have known if he didn't have a chance. Thank you, Rescue Me, for your wonderful site and also for Pawzclawz pet food pantry, Diana for helping me find you!!


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Sender: Bobbie Marotta     Date: July 6, 2014 _
     Marble was adopted by a woman who is giving her a beautiful and loving home. She will be (for the time being) an only cat. Marble's mom drove over 150 miles to pick up Marble and was such a kind person I waived the adoption fee. Marble's mom promised to keep in touch and send pictures of Marble as she grows. I would like to thank Rescue Me for their site. This was a great experience and Marble now has a perfect forever home.


Sender: Jo Campagna     Date: June 27, 2014 _
     I am so happy to say that Sweet Pea has been adopted. Although he was lucky to have had the help of a neighbor find him a home, I am so impressed with the Rescue Me website. Within two days of me posting, I received three emails from caring people. This site has restored my faith that there are still good people out there willing to give these poor homeless animals a loving home.


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Sender: Vanessa Corrigan     Date: June 17, 2014 _
     Hello Animal Lovers, My cat Brody was adopted after only a few hours of being posted on Rescue Me! We moved him from a place where he was free to run and play with other cats outside to our new home where he was stuck inside in a third floor apartment. Even though we love him very much, we knew he was unhappy after noticing that he was trying to push our screens through to escape outside. The family who adopted him have other cats, two and a half acres of secure fenced in yard and 150 year old trees for him to climb. Three generations of cat lovers came to pick him up! I will miss him, but I know without a doubt that he is in the right family. I'm glad we brought him to our new state because now he has year round to play outside with his new tribe. Sincerely!


Sender: Barbara Kostka     Date: May 8, 2014 _
     Thanks to your site I found a girl named Abby that is perfect for Bubba. I just want to say that I am an animal lover, and BLESS YOUR HEART for taking in all those beautiful babies that needed help. Also, your Rescue Me site is great! So, thank you, for all that you do and your site. Barbara


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Sender: Katie Carney     Date: May 2, 2014 _
     I put Chilli on the Rescue Me website last week. Within a couple of days, I heard from a couple who was interested in meeting him. He is now in his new home and hopefully going to be very happy. Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Marla Warren     Date: April 18, 2014 _
     Thanks to Rescue Me I was able to find a new home for our kitty with someone who will give her all the love and attention she deserves. This made the very difficult decision to rehome her a little easier. We are so grateful to know she is with someone who will be her forever home. She was a much loved part of our family and now gets to bring that love to someone else. Happy ending for all. Thank you, Rescue Me, for helping us find each other.


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Sender: Lisa Fernandez     Date: April 6, 2014 _
     I am so grateful for Rescue Me. I just found this website while searching for Maine Coon rescue sites when I was trying to find a home for a Maine Coon I rescued. I posted him on a Tuesday evening, and within two hours I was receiving emails from people all over Florida wanting to meet the kitty. By Thursday, I was meeting with a potential adopter who took him home and adopted him. I have been doing rescue work for years, and this is the fasted adoption I have ever had...all thanks to Rescue Me.


Sender: Teri Senecal     Date: March 25, 2014 _
     This site did a wonderful job helping me find forever home for Salt. I will use this site for future adoptions. Salt is happy with his new family.


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Sender: Samm Smith     Date: March 17, 2014 _
     Morgan found a great home with a wonderful family. We have had over twenty people write us through Rescue Me!


Sender: Ernie Hallmark     Date: March 11, 2014 _
     This boy found a new wonderful home with wonderful people so fast. I just received an email from the new owner and the pics show Rocky happy as ever. Rocky appears to have it made now for the rest of his days. I can't thank Rescue Me! enough for all the help you all gave. Rescue Me! is the best.


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Sender: Anjuli Farrington     Date: March 9, 2014 _
     The guy in this photo looked a little sad; he'd been stuck in an apartment for two years, which was not ok for him. But sad no more! Silversmoke now has a wonderful new home in the country, where he can roam his big new house in cold weather, and explore the outdoors come spring! His new people are awesome. Many thanks for Rescue Me!


Sender: Tracey Moore     Date: March 6, 2014 _
     I have found homes for two cats now using Rescue Me! I had been using other websites and Facebook pages and getting no responses. Rescue Me! has been amazing!


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Sender: Teri Senecal     Date: February 22, 2014 _
     Yes Rescue Me! did help. Jules went to his forever home tonight thank you for Rescue Me!


Sender: Patricia Brimage     Date: February 22, 2014 _
     I just wanted to say 'Thank you so much'. I posted his picture on a Sunday afternoon and got a call the very next day. I really liked that I had control of who was going to be Bob's new family. I was able to see the initial visit of the potential family. Let me tell you, it was love at first sight! Watching the family bonding with Bob as soon as they walked into my home, allowed me to not worry if this family was right for him. As a matter of fact, they have sent me many pictures of him getting used to his new home. I know I made the right choice. He is extremely happy. He is being treated like a king. Thanks so much again! I will not hesitate one minute if I need to place another animal.


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Sender: Teri Senecal     Date: February 22, 2014 _
     Rescue Me! helped get Banshee adopted. he is going to a good family.


Sender: Teri Senecal     Date: February 22, 2014 _
     Pepper was adopted by a very nice man, this web site was very helpful! I would recommend it to help adopt your pets.


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Sender: Linda Huddleston     Date: February 21, 2014 _
     We had numerous calls on our Smokey. She found a good home with a widower who just lost his wife. She will be taken well care of with grandchildren and great grandchildren. Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Karin Ivester     Date: February 10, 2014 _
     My posting was only up for a week and Zinky has found a wonderful home with super great Mom and Dad. I am so grateful for Rescue Me! This kitty had such a bad start, but I know the story has a happy ending. Thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart to Rescue Me! Karin Ivester


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Sender: Stephen Puckett     Date: February 3, 2014 _
     Blue Bell will be going to her forever home!


Sender: Amanda Henderson     Date: January 30, 2014 _
     Basil was quickly adopted by a good and loving home. Thank you for everyone that replied and worked with me in finding him the best place possible. I'm happy with the process and how nice everyone was. Thank you for making a difficult decision that much easier.


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Sender: Melanie Chiappone     Date: January 30, 2014 _
     I was very happy with the help of Rescue Me's Maine Coon Rescue. I found a wonderful home for my Maine Coon the day after I put my pet on this site. I'll miss him dearly, but he is going to a great new home. Thank you for your site. Melanie


Sender: Tracey Moore     Date: January 23, 2014 _
     Rescue Me! worked great. We found this cat a home in four hours! Thanks!


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Sender: Autumn Kunsman     Date: January 23, 2014 _
     Wow, where do I start? Rescue Me is fantastic! This site has helped me adopt out three pit bull puppies, two kittens, and two adult cats so far! I cannot believe the amount of responses I received, and how quickly I received them! I am a person who rescue pets on my own and attempt to fix them up and adopt them back out as soon I feel they are back in good health. Your site makes my job so much easier. This site is out of this world. I am constantly spreading the word about Rescue Me! I do not know another site that is as efficient as this one. I would like to meet you, Jeff Gold. You are a man I admire very much. Your heart must be made of gold! You deserve a gold medal! Congrats to you on a terrific job! Thank you millions for what you have done for all the animals and humans out there that need sites like these all over the world!


Sender: Kristen Pounds     Date: January 20, 2014 _
     Posting Butters on Rescue Me! was a gift from God. We found a perfect match for her within a day, and multiple other possibilities, as well. Butters is living with her new family now, including a teen girl who is a home school student. Butters will be a great therapy for her new mom's special needs, and Butters is loving all the extra attention. Neither of Butter's families can express our gratitude enough.


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Sender: Veronica S.     Date: January 12, 2014 _
     I moved to Georgia from Hawaii in March 2013. I tried for 2 months to find Jean a home, asking people, looking for no kill shelters. Somewhere he could be taken care of, but every place I tried told me, 'No.' With the anxiety of getting evicted, fined and losing Jean to a county shelter, I started becoming depressed. Luckily, a woman from PAWS told me to try Rescue Me! and as a last resort, I did. I made a video message featuring Jean, and in just two days a wonderful man named Michael e-mailed me and said he and his family definitely wanted my kitty! I took Jean to their home and was greeted by Michael, his wife and his two young children. Their home was a beautiful two story house, with lots of room space, and window sills for Jean to climb up onto. He loves staring out of windows. Compared to my apartment, their home was a castle for Jean to play in. His two children were so excited to see Jean, and I really appreciated that the little ones understood to give Jean some space since he was a little frightened to be some place new. Thank you Rescue Me! for such a wonderful service you've created, and thank you, Michael and family, for taking Jean in. From where I come from we say Mahalo nui loa. Thank you so very much.


Sender: Anne Harris     Date: January 1, 2014 _
     Rescue Me! has been a wonderful resource for posting the many rescue kitties my brother and I take in. My only regret being that I did not find this site years ago. Thank you for assisting me in finding Orly a great home!


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Sender: Anne Bossert     Date: January 1, 2014 _
     Both my kittens, each part Maine Coon, got adopted by a great artist. I belong to a rescue group and I initially had five. Three got a good home fairly fast... I became desperate when the last two reached six months, and discovered Rescue Me! Within 30 hours of posting their photos, I received a phone call from a fairlywell known artist who was ready to adopt both of them. The more I talked to him, the more I thought he was perfect. I drove down with a friend with the two kittens and brought them to his beautiful home. It was a 1,000 mile trip. Immediately, Cheggo the brother was at home and slept with the artist the very first night. Harrison slept on his personal cat tree. I loved the people I met, the art, their home, their outlook on life and the artist's paintings. These two brothers are incredibly lucky, and it was worth waiting for the perfect match.


Sender: Nora Whitney     Date: December 29, 2013 _
     I was worried about finding a home for Izzy, because she had a skin condition. I agreed to foster her. Three days on Rescue Me! and I got a call from a woman, only 20 minutes away, who had adopted a male Maine Coon six mos earlier, also with a skin condition. She and her husband came to see her. Izzy practically jumped in their arms. I feel so good about this match. Thank you, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Kathy Wyss     Date: December 26, 2013 _
     Bangor is a beautiful, sweet Maine Coon who was abandoned by his owner. I took him into my rescue program to put up for adoption. He tested positive for FIV so I placed a post with Rescue Me! for a special needs adoption. The most wonderful family of five adopted him, knowing that he could get sick at any time. I then had a different, more specialized test done on him, and its turns out he does not have FIV after all! The results came back on Christmas Eve, so it was the best gift for me and his new family.


Sender: Lisa Barrera     Date: December 18, 2013 _
     I was very weary about posting up my handsome man on any site especially since we have had him since birth. Due to some personal circumstances, I had to make this decision but I felt assured this site would be great. I got an email from a nice woman named Porter with a love for animals who has rescued a beautiful bull mastiff, and has five acres with a horse. The animals are her children, which stole my heart. Husky is now at his new home. Though he will be very missed I know he is with a great lady who will love him furrever.


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Sender: Janene Judd     Date: December 12, 2013 _
     What a happy ending! Molly's former owner was put in a nursing home, and her house sold a few weeks ago. My husband is allergic to long-haired cats, so we weren't able to add Molly to our menagerie. The Fishers, who have a Maine Coon show cat, kindly took Molly. She has quickly become a member of their family. She prefers a separate location from Kenny, the show cat, but Kenny checks on her often during the day. Molly has taken to her new owners and sits by them as they watch TV and fold laundry. Thank you Rescue Me! for the good work you do!


Sender: Jo Auginaush     Date: December 7, 2013 _
     This is my first experience using Rescue Me! I was happy that it was so easy to post my cat, and within hours I was surprised at the overwhelming response of people interested in him. This was a great experience. I was nervous about posting my cat online, but I found an excellent new family for him. Thank you so much for helping me!


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Sender: Sandy Sincek     Date: December 6, 2013 _
     A few days ago I posted my beautiful kitty to help find a loving home for him. Within hours, folks from all over inquired with great questions and sincere interest. Happily, I believe I have found a wonderful match for my most deserving boy. I was expecting the process of finding a loving home for my kitty to be long and difficult. But Rescue Me! seems to be populated by animal lovers with a good heart.


Sender: David Konen     Date: December 2, 2013 _
     Abby and Allie are so lucky to have found a new home! A retired couple drove 8 hours one way to adopt them! That dedication alone reassures me that they are going to a loving and caring home. Thank you, Mr. Gold, for having this option available to cat lovers.


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Sender: Fred Devan     Date: November 22, 2013 _
     We posted our kitten on Rescue Me! and got two responses the same day. She was adopted within six hours by a loving family. Thank you!


Sender: Denise Phillips     Date: November 17, 2013 _
     Fluffy has a new family. Lia and her son traveled over an hour to my house. Then we spent two more hours trying to find the hiding Fluffy. This was good because I got to know Lia and her son Aston, and they are very nice sweet people . Dad didn't come that day but apparently Fluffy likes Dad, too, so it worked out well. Fluffy is a very loving cat and has a distinct personality that I think is the Maine Coon in him. They are such loyal cats that people who have had Maine Coons seem to stick with the breed because of the loyalty. Thank you Rescue Me! for helping Fliuffy and several of my other rescues find their forever homes.


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Sender: Adam Detherage     Date: November 15, 2013 _
     Found Vesper a new home, the person sounds like they will be really good, and give Vesper the help and attention she needs.


Sender: Sallie Darnell     Date: September 23, 2013 _
     Thank you. Rescue Me! is a wonderful free service. I can't believe how quickly I found a home!


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Sender: Rachel Engler     Date: September 23, 2013 _
     Thanks, Rescue Me!, for helping me find a new home for Marvin. He is now living in a home where it won't be stressful for him due to other cats in the house. Tina loved him immediately. I am so grateful for this website.


Sender: Linda Huddleston     Date: September 22, 2013 _
     One day after posting, a very lovely family adopted two of my kittens pictured here. They were facing euthanization, but thanks to Rescue Me! they are safe in the arms of their forever home.


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Sender: Renee Boby     Date: September 20, 2013 _
     Rescue Me! made a huge difference in Hobo's life. He found a forever home which I think is going to be perfect for him. I think he will be good for her, also. We are going to keep in touch so I can see how he is doing. He was a stray needing someone to love him and keep him safe, I think he's found both. Thank you!


Sender: Perette Furbush     Date: September 12, 2013 _
     The first night home with our new 'Angel' was great! Ute absolutely described Angel to the tee. Angel is loving and affectionate and in good health. The transition between her and our 102 lb Lab, on the other hand, is still in progress, but I have no doubt they will soon become best friends! Thanks so much, Ute, for all you do and the effort you give in ensuring these guard cats find good homes! Perette


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Sender: Tracy Matzinger     Date: September 8, 2013 _
     Bandit got adopted, thank you so much! Rescue Me! helped me reach more people than I could on my own. This will allow me to take in the next animal and prevent another one from staying in the shelter. I plan on donating as a thank you for helping me find homes for Bandit and any other animal I foster in the future. Sincerely, Tracy


Sender: Ashley Baker     Date: September 8, 2013 _
     I'm pleased to say that Catsby was adopted! He goes to his new home tomorrow. Thank you so much! I will be donating. Ashley Baker


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Sender: Patti Marx     Date: September 7, 2013 _
     Puma has found a wonderful home. They are an older couple with property. This will truly be Puma Paradise! We love her and want her to have the best life. Sad to see her go but it's better for her. Love this site. Thank you.


Sender: Patti Marx     Date: September 5, 2013 _
     Puma has been adopted by a wonderful couple that is going to give her a great home. We adopted Puma in February and since then our little eight pound calico has bullied her. Adopting is a huge responsibility and knowing that she's going to a loving caring home is all we could have ever asked for. Without Rescue Me! I'm not sure I would have found the right home for Puma


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Sender: Michelle Ladd     Date: August 26, 2013 _
     Thank you so much for assisting me in finding a good home for my beautiful cat. I found this poor cat starving and pregnant outside my home during a tropical storm. When I brought her home from the vet, she immediately jumped into my lap and began to purr. This was not a feral cat, just a displaced house cat. She became a wonderful addition to my pet family, 'adopting' some kittens I had rescued. I would have kept her permanently, but my landlord threatened to take her to the local animal shelter if I did not find another home for her. I really did not want to traumatize her again by putting her in a shelter where she may or may not have been adopted. By Divine Intervention, just days before the deadline, I was contacted by a gentleman who wanted a Maine Coon Mix for his mother. It seemed like a perfect match. I cried when I had to leave her, but the new owner seemed very pleased with the cat. Thank you again.


Sender: Diane Wright     Date: August 9, 2013 _
     Rescue Me! is an amazing site. We were able to get our two cats adopted together, which was great since they were brothers and have always been together. Also knowing that the new family loves Maine Coons and knows the pros and cons of this breed of cat made me feel better about letting them go. Thanks so much.


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Sender: Par Andreasson     Date: July 30, 2013 _
     Dear Jeff, Barbara adopted 'Gracie' after one visit; and she was the second call, so we are very pleased with Rescue Me! Thank you for your wonderful Maine Coon site! Mary Lou and Bob Jacoby


Sender: Diane Wright     Date: July 30, 2013 _
     He has been adopted. Diane Wright


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Sender: Par Andreasson     Date: July 28, 2013 _
     Gracie, who needed a home because her original owners were moving to Sweden, was successfully adopted from our foster home. She will be a part of a loving home with a mother and grown daughter who saw this post... She came over to visit for an hour, and happily got acquainted so we could give her some clues and characteristics. Thank you, Rescue Me Maine Coon Rescue!


Sender: Bob Bolander     Date: July 23, 2013 _
     We adopted this cat, now known as Harley. He is a very healthy and active boy. He is a Maine Coon mix. We are hoping he will be huge. Thanks for all the help, especially Karen.


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Sender: Jennifer Mclellan     Date: July 15, 2013 _
     Hi, Blue was just adopted by a wonderful mother and daughter from Vermont this morning!! Thank you so much for your wonderful website!


Sender: Pat Hunt     Date: July 12, 2013 _
     I tried other ways to find Bonus a new home, none worked. Then Rescue Me! not only found him a great home, I had several people interested in him. Thank you for this site!


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Sender: S Gould     Date: July 7, 2013 _
     Jeff, I posted Hondo, and within about an hour I found him an awesome home. Thank you so much for Rescue Me! Sheri Lee Gould


Sender: Teri Thompson     Date: June 27, 2013 _
     I would like to thank Rescue Me! for helping me find a new home for my cat. I have been trying to find someone to take him for a few months now, and I was getting discouraged. I just posted him a few days ago, and a very nice couple came today and took him home with them. I feel very confident that they will be very good to Jazzi. He is such a sweet boy, and I do miss him. I just could not give him the proper care for economic reasons, and I am very glad that I found the Rescue Me! website. I was afraid to post him on Craigslist; I have heard so many stories about what happens to cats posted on Craigslist. Thank you, again, Rescue Me!, you truly are a life saver.


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Sender: Maryann Adams     Date: June 25, 2013 _
     We just love Rescue Me! The adopting families that come from Rescue Me! are universally better than almost all the other websites combined. The adopting families here tend to have stellar veterinary records, understand cat behavior better, and are overall true cat lovers. Thank you Rescue Me! Maryann Adams, Love a Cat (Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia)


Sender: Jennifer Gibson-Millis     Date: June 18, 2013 _
     Hi Jeff, Cougar went home with his new family today. Thanks for your interest. Best regards, Jennifer


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Sender: Kristi Hudgins     Date: June 15, 2013 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me! We loved our dear Maine Coon but with temporary 'no pet' housing in our future, and a second baby on the way, we needed a caring home for our Tex. Our prayers were answered within one day by a terrific man who adopted our cat as a birthday gift for his wife. Thanks so much and good luck to all.


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