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Chihuahua Rescue Captured In Heartbreaking Video Will Remind You Of The Power Of Love (VIDEO)


Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, three chihuahuas, KFC parking lot, heartbreaking, Hope for Paws, Marty, Brooklyn, Penny, bittersweet, video )

BarbCat
- 432 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In this heartbreaking video, shot in June and uploaded Monday, watch as Eldad Hagar of animal rescue organization Hope for Paws rescues chihuahuas Marty, Brooklyn and Penny from a KFC parking lot in Los Angeles. Initially frightened and skittish, the.....



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BarbCat SunshineLady (1650)
Monday July 15, 2013, 5:20 pm
This happened about two weeks ago. I urge you to please click on the pink bubble when it pops up on the video and go to youtube and leave a comment for Penny. Thank you all.
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1650)
Monday July 15, 2013, 6:16 pm
Can you please leave me a comment? I'd sure appreciate it! :)
 

Christeen Anderson (491)
Monday July 15, 2013, 7:41 pm
Love is a great power to have. I am still crying. This was so very heartwarming. Kudos for this wonderful rescue and the care and compassion shown. Thank you for sharing this beautiful story.
 

Laurie S. (73)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:08 pm
This is just too cool!!
 

Laurie S. (73)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:09 pm
You cannot currently send a star to BarbKnight because you have done so within the last day.
 

AniMae Chi (407)
Monday July 15, 2013, 8:15 pm
Happy tears that these babies found Love... RIP Penny.

Thank you Barb
 

Mm M. (457)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:24 pm
TU Barb ~ Noted for now, will return later sweetie! xx
 

MelindaAWAY K. (172)
Monday July 15, 2013, 9:46 pm
Its amazing how quickly our hearts fall in love with these tiny dogs and their story, its so natural to love, I wish I could have taken them all, bittersweet for little Penny, thank goodness she was in a loving place. Thanks Barb
 

Irene S. (62)
Monday July 15, 2013, 11:25 pm
I wonder who abandons sweet little dogs like them and Im glad, they fouund a loving person at least. Thank you for sharing!
 

Michael Carney (209)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 12:29 am
It's hard to type with tears in my eyes...I just hope and pray that they find their forever home, and will live a happy life together, and rest in Peace, sweet little Penny, I hope you are playing with all the other Angels across the Rainbow Bridge...I just can't understand how someone could have been so cold hearted and uncaring, to just put these three little Dogs on the Street, and leave them to fend for themselves...It breaks my heart, human beings are getting colder and more heartless every day...Thanks Barb...
 

Aud nordby (714)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 12:39 am
N&S
 

Ljiljana Milic (100)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 12:54 am
Duly noted with diverse feelings & Thanks for posting Barb.
 

Sherri G. (113)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 1:22 am
Thanks for posting Barb but of course we all wanted a happy ending for all 3 but she could have died homeless. Noted and shared.
 

NICKY MELVILLE (118)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 2:27 am
Thanks Barb. dear. Noted I still am welling up at the thought of poor little Penny and what these darling dogs must have gone through. Thank God for the lovely old lady who was feeding them.. I loved the gentleness and loving way of the young guy who captured them. I would SO love to adopt them, but apart from living in Australia, I don't think the 16 cats at miy place would be too pleased! I am so SURE the ywill get a good home they are such darling dogs. I will pass this on to friends.
 

Michela m. (3940)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 3:04 am
Thanks!!
 

Pat A. (117)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 3:10 am
Thanks Barb and thanks to Nicky for forwarding - what an utterly lovely video (except for the sad news of the death of poor little Penny, the sweet little darling!). I too thank God for the lovely old lady who was feeding the dogs. I will try and pray for the SOB who shot the dogs to be blessed with every virtue (including repentance) - and ditto for the one who dumped them. I loved the patience of the man who caught them and the love and affection he showed the dogs, letting them know they would at last be safe.
Tried to send stars but not able to yet.
 

Carol D. (109)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 3:27 am
How can people be so heartless I can never understand it thank goodness for people like at Hope for paws and the kind lady who had been feeding them Thanks for the video a real tear jerker but with a happy ending At least the other two lived they all could have died from stress etc
 

Ana R (220)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 4:27 am
...♥
 

Nancy H. (7)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 4:38 am
Hi, Barb, Eldad Hagar accomplished the rescue so smoothly! I'd love to know if what was shot at the dogs
could be removed, or if it was decided that it wouldn't pay to operate? It was wonderful to see those tails going when they knew they were in a safe and helpful place.
 

Alfiya T. (65)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 5:15 am
amazing! thank you!
 

Barbara K. (84)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 5:39 am
Great story, thanks, Sweetie. What a gentle person this guy was as he rescued these little dogs so gently. Hoping they all find homes.
 

NicoleAWAY W. (631)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 5:51 am
oh Barb, thank you for sharing!
 

Elsie Au (266)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 5:58 am
Thanks Barb for sharing this with us. It breaks my heart to see how heartless some humans can be. I just can not (and will never) understand how someone can dump their pets like this and how someone can be so cruel and hurt them. I am so grateful to the lady who was feeding them and for everyone who helped rescuing them. These precious dogs remind me of my rescued cats, how they were suffering just because their previous owners treated them like throw away objects.
 

Winn Adams (192)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 6:03 am
There are angels among us. Great rescue!
 

Fi T. (16)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 6:27 am
Love never dies
 

. (0)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 6:46 am
I love the story of Love and Penny was anyway lucky to have found these angels that they have lovingly accompanied her in the sky.
Noted and shared on FB this beautiful video - thank you one time more Barb
 

Gloria picchetti (290)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 7:07 am
Hagar rescued them in the knick of time. Had Penny died while they were in the street the boys would have been so confused and heartbroken.
 

Pat B. (354)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 8:28 am
I sure did get choked up there....Awwww...Penny, RIP, you knew love.!! So glad they were rescued, and the kind lady in the wheelchair feeding them till they were found.!! Thank you, Barb for this great video of love.
 

Pami W. (205)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 8:33 am
Great rescue! Penny did spend her last days loved, cared for and clean with her mates. Thanks for the story Barb.
 

Boo B. (11)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 9:02 am
Wish I could have 'em.
 

Ann L. (34)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 10:15 am
Well that made me cry. So happy they were rescued and
Penny knew a few days of love and happiness.
FB and will share, Thanks Barb.
 

Gene Jacobson (252)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 10:16 am
Great story! Now flying all over the world. Thanks. :^)
 

Sara P. (57)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 11:12 am
When I will stop to cry and can see the video for sure I will share this POWER of LOVE story with all my contacts. Is a consolation for me that Penny spent her last days loved and protected, I hope that the others two babies will find a good home soon Barb :) Thanks a lot for sharing!!
 

iveta cer (69)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 11:36 am
So sad poor dogs :( , i cried when i was reading Penny died :( , at least those two cuties are happy in fostered home i am glad they were rescued , thanks Barb
 

Carol Bischoff (379)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 12:18 pm
Thanks Barb
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 2:16 pm
great story but it left me in tears, I pray the 2 will find loving homes very soon!!!! thank you Barb
 

Evelyn M. (43)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 4:30 pm
I'm crying after(while) watching. I just don't understand people being cruel to animals in any way. I'm sure these dogs will get adopted pretty soon. At least that's what I'm praying for. Thanks for sharing. I too will share this video.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (384)
Tuesday July 16, 2013, 11:59 pm
Thanks Barb for the wonderful video, very touching. At least two out of three is o.k. Poor Penny...
 

Danuta Watola (1199)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 4:22 am
noted
 

Lauren Kozen (159)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 7:34 am
Noted. Thanks for posting Barb.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 9:43 am
I just can't understand how people can be so heartless, may God remember Penny.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 11:09 am
:)
 

ellen m. (222)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 2:20 pm
Hands on rescue work is the hardest, and I have the utmost respect for people like Hageer.
Well done and my hats off to this rescue angel..thanks BarbcCat.
 

Therese Kutscheid (19)
Wednesday July 17, 2013, 3:24 pm
Thanks for that video. Blessings on all those people who have a hearth and who help animals in need.
 

. (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 11:58 am
Am all choked up......RIP Penny and please-may the others find a loving home. God bless the rescue angels. I'm sure He will. The savages who did this to these poor helpless dogs will get theirs!! TY Barb and all for the fwds
 

Arthur S. (88)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 8:47 pm
Trying to swallow. Thank you Barb, all said above.
 

Arthur S. (88)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 8:52 pm
Had to watch again even with wet eyes. RIP dear Penny and thank you again dear Barb.
 

Kathy Crews (71)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 11:45 pm
Poor little Penny...so sad that she passed but glad that it wasn't alone in a parking lot. So thankful for the man that did such a wonderful thing capturing these little babies. Now, hopefully the remaining two will find a wonderful forever home.
 

SusanAWAYaWEEK Allen (221)
Saturday July 20, 2013, 8:07 pm
This was such a heartwarming video. I'm sad for Penny, but am happy for the other two. I have a little rescue chihuahua and eventhough, I know she was out on the streets for a while, I still can't imagine it. And although I see it everyday here and in other forums, I still can't wrap my head around the animal cruelty I feel bombarded with on a daily basis. At times, I begin to lose hope and it's nice to see such a wonderful rescue and be able to share it. Thanks Barb.
 

S J. (116)
Sunday July 21, 2013, 1:15 pm
Thanks a lot, Barb.
 

Nancy Black (302)
Friday July 26, 2013, 4:25 pm
Noted, tweeted, shared, tweeted, shared. Kudos to those who saved the puppies. This is a prime example of the best of humans and the worst. Dropping these dogs off was a horrible things to do; shooting them was horrible, feeding them was wonderful, reporting them to the shelter was positive, and the rescue awesome.
 

Esther Z. (101)
Saturday July 27, 2013, 3:41 pm
I just wished little Penny had lived a longer, and happier life. R.I.P Penny....
 

Elisa F. (236)
Friday August 2, 2013, 9:38 am
Noted. Beautiful and Sad. Thanks, Barb.
 
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