RACC Credits Pandemic For Empty Cages

Good News Notes:  “Richmond Animal Care and Control (RACC) is reporting a staggering decrease in the amount of animals they’ve taken in and high adoption rates at the same time. In turn, cages that normally would be full are empty. The city-run organization will use the extra space to save animals from around the country….

Troy police rescue a kitten stuck in an engine

Good News Notes: “A CATastrophe was averted when officers in Troy, Mich., rescued a kitten stuck inside a car engine with the help of Good Samaritans who heard her mewling cries of distress and swung into action. After 45 minutes of cajoling, officers and some helpful citizens were able to get her to safety. She spent…

Young boy’s dream comes true when he’s adopted by local family

Good News Notes: “Andrew and Joc didn’t become best friends the first day they met or even the second. On the third day, though, they began to realize something. ‘We had a lot of stuff in common,’ smiled 12-year-old Andrew. ‘Games, Minecraft,’ Joc quickly added.  That’s not all. There’s also Pop Tarts. They love Pop…

Boy in Foster Care Receives Over 5,000 Adoption Submissions

Good News Notes: “A 9-year-old boy from Oklahoma may be one step closer to finding a forever home. In July, Jordan touched the hearts of many across the country when he was interviewed by local news station KFOR about being in foster care. Since then, his permanency planning worker toldFox 4 that the department received over 5,000 adoption…

Sheltered coaches, athletes add pets to provide joy through pandemic

Good News Notes: “Gophers defensive coordinator Joe Rossi couldn’t stop glowing about the newest addition to his team. ‘He loves defense. He’s really not interested in letting anyone score points,’ Rossi said. ‘… He’s high-energy. He’s got good speed, good lateral movement. And, you know, he’s just lovable, wants to play all the time.’” View…