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own dogs how to scale furniture for a bet-
ter view outside and how to upend a sofa to
recover a stray tennis ball.
Hannah the Helper
Unlike Kato, Hannah, a t wo-year-old
Siamese cat mix, was a positive influence on
her foster family’s pets.
Stacy and David Brown weren’t in the mar-
ket for another permanent pet. The Mill Valley
couple already had t wo elderly cats and, as fos-
The Browns were able to see
past her special needs and,
instead, saw something special
— a foster cat that liked to help
nurture other foster pets.
ter parents for Hopalong and Second Chance
Animal Rescue, cared for a constant rotation of
adoptable dogs and cats in their home.
So Hannah, who had been posted on
Hopalong’s website for months without
attracting a single inquiry, bided her time.
And helped out. And while she did, the
Browns were able to see past her special needs
and, instead, saw something special — a foster
cat that liked to nurture other foster pets.