• 46 Cats Rescued, Now They Need Your Help

    posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022

    When our Mobile Rescue Team received a call to help a family struggling to provide for a large number of sick cats and kittens that had multiplied in their home, we didn't hesitate. We knew we had to help.

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  • 15 Pets Rescued From Junk-Filled Trailer

    posted on Monday, September 12, 2022

    ARL Animal Services officers found 15 animals crammed into a small trailer home, filled with junk and reeking of urine. They assisted Des Moines Police with the removal of a dog, eight cats and six rabbits from a toxic, trash-filled trailer in southwest Des Moines.

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  • Harry needs your help

    posted on Wednesday, August 3, 2022

    This senior boy (we estimate him to be at least 10) arrived at the ARL after a good Samaritan found him and rushed him to us for help. He was in pain, confused and unable to use his leg – it appeared he was hit by a car.

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  • He is just 8 weeks old

    posted on Saturday, July 16, 2022

    Humphrey's thin body was hot to the touch and covered in sores when he arrived at the Animal Rescue League. At only 8 weeks old, his ribs showed clearly through his patchy fur. He had obviously never had proper medical care.

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