Please donate to Niblette's ongoing treatment.

Niblette was found in an alley in Chicago. Not only was she tiny and under-weight, but the back half of her body was paralyzed. She had no use of her back legs. Fearing that she would be euthanized due to her condition, A Heart for Animals took her into rescue. After evaluation, extensive physical therapy was recommended and potential amputation. After undergoing months of physical therapy, Niblette is using her back legs but will eventually need amputation surgery to remove the bottom half of her back legs; her paws will be attached to the elbow joint so she has use of the legs. She has overcome so much but her journey is not over. Her story is one of a fighter that has successfully overcome adversity.


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A Heart For Animals is a foster-based rescue that saves animals from kill shelters to give them a second chance at life.






Hazel and her sister, Gracie, were pulled from a high-kill facility as babies. They were bottle fed by their foster mom since they were so young and had no mother to care for them. Both kittens contracted a URI, which ended up killing Gracie. Hazel survived but the infection caused a film to form over her eye. Hazel needs to see an ophthalmologist to determine what treatment she needs, which may include surgery.

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Callie came to AHFA from a kill shelter in Ohio. After years of neglect, Callie was in desperate need of medical attention. Upon examination, it was found that Callie had an infection in both ears and both eyes as well as major skin issues from untreated allergies. The worst of these injuries was a hernia on her uterus, causing it to hang out through her abdomen. AHFA is helping to provide her with the care she needs and deserves, but unfortunately, her treatments are costly. Help save Callie by donating to her Gofundme!

Hubba Bubba is a seven month old rescue who came to AHFA with his brother and mother. After a visit to the vet, we noticed Hubba Bubba was limping, and after some follow-up visits, it was discovered he has hip dysplasia and is in need of a number of corrective surgeries to help him live comfortably. After the surgeries, he will need physical therapy to ensure he makes a full recovery. Please help this happy puppy have a pain-free life by donating to his Gofundme!

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Since 2012, we have saved over 800 cats and dogs. AHFA has helped place animals with special medical needs in forever homes where they are happy and healthy. Among the pets we've rescued are abandoned older pets who are now able to live out their golden years with a loving family. To help us continue our rescue efforts, please consider donating!