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A Feel Good Story: Pilots & Paws!

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Five thousand animals are literally going on the ride of their lives. A group of volunteer pilots lunched a shy-high goal of rescuing thousands of pets from shelters and flying them to safety...

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Valerie G (102)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 8:32 am
Sorry for no picture! Problem with uploading it. One of my first story... But the important thing here is to make this wonderful organization known. Thank you for your understanding...

CherAWAY N. (1449)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 8:34 am

Thnx for posting hun!


Simone D (1471)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 8:53 am

Thank you Val! Great to see you submitting news ! Wonderful!

Valerie G (102)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 8:55 am
A special mention to Simone you helped me with this story. Took a lot of her time!
Thank you so much Simone!!!

Val xxx

Simone D (1471)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 9:07 am

Thank you Val but this story is totally yours! Hugs to you dear friend. xx

Jill Vickerman (416)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 9:13 am
Thanks Valerie!

Vyjayanti G (1164)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 9:13 am
Noted..thanks Simone!

Esther Z (94)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 9:29 am
Noted! A great story of charity from those who provide the service, and of hope for those pets who get a chance getting to their new homes with less stress.

Saturday July 23, 2011, 9:38 am
Noted, what a great story! Thanks Valerie.

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 9:45 am
thanks to all who brought us the story, it is indeed a very worthy article :)

Elizabeth Fuller (134)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 9:50 am
Noted with smiles :-) thanks Valerie and Simone :-)

Penelope Ryan (178)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 9:52 am
Thank you Val, a wonderful group we all need to keep in mind....

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 10:00 am
Thank You, Valerie & Simone :-) :-)

Constance F (418)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 10:04 am
Great post, Valerie. I vaguely recall reading something about this, but now I know the name of the Org, and yes, Penelope - a group to keep in mind. This is a very big operation, one to greatly commended.

Kay M (347)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 10:12 am

Marilyn M (145)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 10:13 am
Noted. Thank you for posting, Valerie, and thank you for forwarding, Simone.

Vaughan Jones (23)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 10:21 am
Hi Val. This is so good, thanks for notifying me. Have a look and maybe link in with our causes;

Bless you - and your good work.

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 10:42 am
Thanks Valerie and Simone--what a wonderful group...I hope they can save them all!

Lisa N (765)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 10:52 am
What a wonderful program! Thanks to the people & pilots involved. Thanks Valerie & thank you Simone for sharing this feel good article!

Sophia P (163)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 10:54 am
this is really great, thanks for posting Valerie

Saturday July 23, 2011, 11:07 am
Thanx Valerie, have forwarded far and wide. Thanx so much for this. Rosi Caswell Animal Whisperer Therapist

Deb Duxbury (240)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 11:15 am
This is outstanding news!

FulviaAway M (319)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 11:16 am
Thank you for sharing with us, Valerie! Great post!

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 11:21 am
Thanks Val, great organization.

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 11:34 am
Thanks :-)

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 12:07 pm
Great story...great job, thanks Valerie...and Simone for the forward. Wish I were able to still pilot a plane and help out.

Valerie G (102)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 12:09 pm
Thank you Armand:)

Ruth McD (843)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 12:57 pm
This is so great. I am thankful for the pilots rescuing the animals. Thanks for this heart-warming story Armand.

Marc G (113)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 1:38 pm
Thanks for posting this,Valerie. What a wonderful organization!

Barb K (1686)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 1:45 pm
Thank you Val! I saw this story a while back before I met Mark my pilot boyfriend and I just now sent it to him. He's an animal lover so I'm sure he'd love to get connected with Pilots N Paws!!!!!!

Valerie G (102)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 1:51 pm
Cool! It would be awesome!!
Keep me posted...

James W (262)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 2:02 pm
Nice post thanks for the forward Simone

Barb K (1686)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 2:20 pm
Yes Val, I will keep you posted :)

Roger G (154)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 2:54 pm

Patrick Donovan (345)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 2:54 pm
It's always nice to hear good news. Thanks for the post.

Genoveva M (333)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 2:57 pm
Thank you so much Valerie for promoting this organization, it will be useful for many animals and in many ways!
I couldn't help to focus my attention on the picture of the dog looking out side from the window's airplane, so sweet and most of all so inspiring. I am very proud of you my friend for your genuine concern for the animals.
Posted in Facebook, Twitter and 6 other groups. Kudos to you Valerie!

Valerie H (133)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 3:11 pm
To a fellow Valerie!! Thanks for sharing this great program....

Valerie G (102)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 3:15 pm
:) Thanks to each of you for all your wonderful comments. They truly are touching...

Angelika R (143)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 3:53 pm
Congratulations Val for your first post, a big success with one of the nicest stories ever posted here! Kudos to you and of course a thank you to Simone as well!

linda b (186)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 4:03 pm
Many kudos to all involved in Pilots & Paws,well done on your first Post Valerie.

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 4:04 pm
thanks Val, great story

michelle t (41)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 6:27 pm
Thanks Valerie.Good article.Well done

Eternal Gardener (745)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 7:18 pm
Yes, read about this on freekibble, awesome initiative! Thank you Valerie!

Samantha Trosky (152)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 7:32 pm
Good job and great story! Thanks!

Joan for Peace (441)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 7:41 pm
great post , thank you

Aletta Kraan (146)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 7:42 pm
Great , thanks !

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 7:46 pm
Noted, thanks Valerie.

Debbie Johnson (115)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 8:44 pm
A very ambitious, honorable mission. Thanks for sharing, Valerie.

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 9:12 pm
Noted. Thanks Valerie.

Henriette M (154)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 9:42 pm
Wonderful news for pets! Pilots & Paws to the rescue! Alright! Thanks Valerie.

Henriette M (154)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 9:43 pm
Wonderful news for pets! Pilots & Paws to the rescue! Alright! Thanks Valerie.

Kim O (396)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 10:21 pm
Noted! What an awesome story!! We need more people like them, that's for sure! Thanks Valerie!!

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 10:39 pm
Thank you for such an uplifting story ,Valerie.

Cynthia Strousberg (1)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 10:42 pm

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 11:09 pm
Congrats all around, wonderful work, wonderful cause! Thanks for sharing.

Elsie Au (259)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 11:21 pm
Thanks for the wonderful news, Valerie.

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 23, 2011, 11:35 pm
Thanks for posting Valérie

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 12:20 am
What a wonderful story to read when we see so much horror here and sign so many petitions. God bless all of them for what they do. Thanks for bringing a smile to my face!

Sunday July 24, 2011, 12:48 am
Noted with smiles :-)

Allan Booyjzsen (178)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 3:04 am
Thank you Valerie G. If this is your first news submission, you have received a wonderful response - congratulations.

To everyone at the Pilots N Paws group - thank you! Really a fantastic effort - you all amaze me.

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 3:32 am
Congratulations dear Val on your first post! You are a STAR! What a wonderful feel good story. You have received a wonderful response for posting such an amazing article - hope to see many more in the future!

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 5:11 am
Yay! Nice to read something w/some heart!

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 9:21 am
This story made me smile, so lovely to hear good news and happy endings.
Thanks Val.

Eileen Novak (444)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 9:28 am

Kate A (10)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 11:19 am
A big thank u to those pilots for their generosity.

Michela M (4003)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 1:03 pm
Noted!! Thanks, Ciao!! Michela

Laverne Wallace (59)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 2:06 pm
This is so great.

Deborah C (19)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 3:42 pm
Wonderful story, thanks for posting it!

Jo Asprec (0)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 5:32 pm
Bravo Pilots and Paws! Great news! Alll the best!

Sarah G (109)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 5:55 pm
great story, thanks for posting

Shirley S (185)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 6:15 pm
Great story. I noticed this happened in 2009 are they still doing their good deeds?

Valerie G (102)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 6:36 pm
Yes Shirley:)

Christia F (158)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 6:36 pm
Thank You, Valerie & Simone

Shirley S (0)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 9:02 pm
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. (1)
Sunday July 24, 2011, 10:59 pm
Noted. Thank you Valerie.

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Monday July 25, 2011, 12:38 am
Noted. Thank you, Valerie and Simone.

Andreia Capelo (15)
Monday July 25, 2011, 10:20 am
Thnak you Val :P

Maria p (151)
Monday July 25, 2011, 11:27 am

Toni C (508)
Monday July 25, 2011, 3:02 pm
Thanks for the article, Valerie... great story, but it certainly is expensive. Glad they can afford to make these runs.

Valerie G (102)
Monday July 25, 2011, 3:17 pm
Indeed it is expensive, but all worth it!
You can have more informations about this organization and read inspirational rescue stories on their website ""

Vinnie m (333)
Monday July 25, 2011, 9:43 pm
Yippie Valerie on Posting your first story. I seen something about these pilots on Animal Planet. It's a Win-win situation. They have big hearts. God Bless em'. Anyhoo, when I 1st tried Posting a story, it got "Lost in Cyberspace". But I just kept trying. Now don't you feel proud of yourself ? Goody. Yes Simone my friend has much knowledge with posting stories. Thx. for helping her Simone.

SANDRA R (144)
Tuesday July 26, 2011, 2:32 am
Great story. Thank you Valerie.

Farah Hage Ali (150)
Tuesday July 26, 2011, 4:28 am
noted, thank you

Elizabeth P (99)
Tuesday July 26, 2011, 1:01 pm
A really great story. Good to read happy news. Thank you.

Stelizan L (258)
Tuesday July 26, 2011, 3:02 pm
Stunning news - congrats V!! Yes, it is an expensive operation but kudos to Pilots n Paws for their commitment!! Hope and pray they can get all members of the animal kingdom to happy forever 'homes', no matter where.

Nancy C (806)
Friday August 5, 2011, 6:24 pm
Thanx Valerie...sounds promising

Valerie G (102)
Friday August 5, 2011, 6:48 pm
Thank you Nancy!!!
I just wanted more people to know about this wonderful organization.

What triggered my urge to post this story is all the posts from Sophia with a "24 hours to live" animals to be safe. I'm sick just to think about all of them, and this is happening everyday, everywhere, and also near you...

And I read about people that wanted to adopt but did not know it was possible because of the distance...

So I wanted people who felled in love with one animal in particular to know it is possible. Of course I encourage to adopt to a shelter near you...

I just wanted to safe a life.


Julie van Niekerk (230)
Tuesday August 16, 2011, 11:56 pm
We need more GOOD HOPE stories for our animals on this planet.
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