Unconventional Families

My name is Loren. I am a 32 year old adoptee from New Orleans. I want to write an anthology of stories about unconventional families. I want to hear from adoptees, adoptive Parents, birth parents, children in foster care, foster parents, biological siblings affected by adoption or foster siblings, case workers who helped place children, […]

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It’s All About (The) STRUGGLE

Yea. So its been rough.  I was told that my heart is twisted to the right in my chest and ventricular contractions are premature meaning my blood isn’t fully oxygenated. I have to go have a stress test and wear a halter monitor for 24 hours to see how severe things are. Its scary. On […]

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Adoptable Pets of the Week

This weeks adoptable dog is Maui! My name is Maui! I am an older rat terrier mix looking for a good home. I came to PAWS with my teeth in terrible condition, most of which were surgically removed. The workers here at the shelter have been taking wonderful and patient care of me, learning how […]

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Animal Rescue

Plaquemines Animal Welfare Society is a Non-Profit No Kill Animal Shelter located at 455 F Edward Hebert Blvd, Belle Chasse, LA 70037. Their phone number is  (504) 392-1601. This is an organization that is near and dear to my heart. I did all my service hours with them through High School. I adopted two dogs […]

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My Hero

I have been trying to make this fundraiser happen. Shameless Plug: https://www.mightycause.com/story/2002jackmax Its for a nonprofit, no kill shelter I adopted my dogs from. My last dog just passed at 18 years old and I wanted to honor them in someway and help the shelter as well. Well the fundraiser web page asks you to tell […]

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