Author Archives: Becky Tegze

The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Kalamazoo

A stray pig! We kid you not. Our loveable, big boy Kalamazoo somehow found himself wandering the streets of the Bronx! New York’s finest knew right away that this adorable stray needed to get out of the big city and … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Hercules

Hercules – a Roman hero and god known for his strength and many adventures! Our Hercules was found running on the streets of Middletown, NY over a year ago. We will never really know what adventures Hercules had before finding safety at … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Paris

Three months old, scared, cold, unsure of the world and surviving on the streets of Middletown, NY. That was Paris four years ago before she found her way to Pets Alive. Paris slowly started to grow and feel more comfortable … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Valentina

  February 2017. A lonely dog wandering alongside a road in Sullivan County on a cold and snowy afternoon. Every rib protruding, her backbone showing, small wounds on her face. And yet, a will to live in her eyes and hope … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Mr. Meowgi

Like most strays, Mr. Meowgi’s life before Pets Alive was a rough one. All we can hope is that, with our unconditional love, he has long forgotten his sad past. Two years ago, our local Wallkill animal control officer brought … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Livingston

Seen walking for days back and forth on the same road in Livingston Manor, NY. Did you get lost? Were you left behind? Did they know you’d keep searching for your family? We will never know how you ended up in a sleepy little … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Chimney Sweep

How in the world did you find yourself alone, up on a roof, in the rain in Monticello, NY? What a lucky girl Chimney Sweep is that a repair man happened upon her before something even more terrible than being … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Jack

Can’t stop the hugging! Jack the love bug loves to give hugs. Jack had a pretty rough start in life, he was found running down a road in Wallkill, NY, tethered, yes tethered, to another dog with a 3.5 lb … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – The Kittens

Liberty, Mabel, Roxy, Davis, Creampuff, Creamsicle and Buttercream are just a few of the 132 stray kittens that were welcomed into the Pets Alive family in 2018. They were found on the sides of busy streets, under porches, wandering on … Continue reading

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The Twelve Strays of Christmas – Annie

Six months old and tied to a post outside a New York City firehouse. This is how little orphan Annie’s story begins. Her “hard-knock life” changed forever in October of 2016 when she arrived at Pets Alive. A big, goofy puppy … Continue reading

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