26 Jul '11, 6am

1,000 Mile Kiss Project | Care2 Causes

1,000 Mile Kiss Project | Care2 Causes

How far would you go for a kiss? These days homeless dogs are traveling up to 1,000 miles in a wild attempt to save their lives. For Cricket, a Labrador mix from Louisiana, that first kiss came at the tender age of 4 months old, just as she was beginning to lose her puppy teeth. Two weeks ago, Cricket was bundled into a cage with dozens of others in line for an early death at a zero-adoption facility in Louisiana. She came in with no fanfare, just an owner who dragged her in and walked away without a goodbye. There would be no happy ending to this story, had it not been for a few good Samaritans with a van and a vision. “She just hugged my neck” “I almost let her ride on my lap during transport,” said Ann Salzer, a volunteer for the charity Animal Rescue Front who took 17 dogs, including Cricket, away from their grim destiny earlier this month. “But having them loose in th...

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