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Ain’t no Sunshine

It was a cloudy day for this pup named Sunshine when it was discovered she had a mast cell tumor which needed to be removed. After Sunshine being a part of their family for 3 years, her owner Kevin was distraught and came to Max’s Helping Paws for support. Thanks to the Monterey Animal Hospital,…

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Cooper’s Recovery

The joy of bringing home a new pet was damped just 3 weeks in as the Vargas family discovered their 6 month old Border Collie mix named Cooper throwing up repeatedly one day. The family acted quickly to get the care Cooper needed and shared: “Cooper became very ill. I noticed he wasn’t eating, vomiting…

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Beautiful Bonzo

This 3 year old Bombay beauty of a feline named Bonzo has been with her family since she was a kitten. In a loving household of 2 humans and another feline companion, Bonzo has had a very contented life. When Bonzo began to get sick, her owner Carol quickly reached out to Max’s Helping Paws.…

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Tiny Tabby’s Paw

Being attentive to their 9 month old tabby cat named Quiddy, the Gonzales family noticed one morning that something was off with Quiddy’s right front paw. Normally a playful and frisky kitty, Quiddy was now guarding her foot and seemed as if she was in pain. The family reached out the Max’s Helping Paws and…

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Shadow’s Success

Knowing their beloved feline’s daily routine, Esteban was surprised when Shadow returned from his morning stroll limping. ” Usually our cat sleeps inside the house and goes for a walk in the mornings. Shadow left in the morning and he came back home around 11:00 am limping on his left rear leg. Shadow was taken…

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Cali’s California Dream

When a neighbor’s dog had puppies almost 8 years ago, the Castro family felt love at first sight for this beautiful pit bull. Since that time, Cali has been an inseparable part of this family, sharing in family picnics, holidays and the every day life of the Castro family. As a family member of the…

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Angel in Need of an Angel

Linda is Angel’s mom, and is a senior on an extremely fixed income. Angel is a cute orange Tabby Angel got from a local rescue at 8 weeks old. They are life-companions. A long-time client of Monterey Animal Hospital, when Angel wasn’t eating and was lethargic, her family veterinary practice immediately sponsored her for financial…

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Stars Align For Cosmo

This sweet family of 3 has enjoyed their 4th family member, Cosmo, since they got him as a puppy 12 years ago. As a family, they love taking Cosmo on walks outside and to play in the park. On one of their walks, they were surprised by a neighbor’s dog who attacked Cosmo. Cosmo ended…

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A New View For Tequila

It was anything but Happy Hour when 8 year old Tequila began having a swollen eye. As her owner Oscar, who, just a week or two after COVID began, was laid off from his brick and mortar appliance store. Oscar monitored the situation and saw there had been no scuffle between the other household animals,…

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A Family Member In Need

  When Sammy Joe became sick due to an unknown liver toxin, her family got in touch with Max’s Helping Paws and shared their story. “We have just come out of bankruptcy and are trying to hold onto our home with covid and some other things. We have struggled month to month and are currently…

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