"We keep Saphire in the front office to keep a watchful eye on her," says Nancy Benevento-Brown of ISHAS "she loves her comfortable plush bed, fresh unlimited water and good food which includes eating 3-4 times a day with high nutrition diet and supplements."
"I am often asked why do I restore and save the life of an animal who is clearly at death's door," says Benevento-Brown
"and my answer is and will always be 'because she
managed to wag her
tail when petted.' That alone was a sign to me.
communicated forgiveness to humans who did this to her
and Saphire asked me for help with that tail wag."
"This is not the first case like this," says Benevento-Brown
" my heart tells me that I must try to give comfort and love to an animal that another human threw away.
We as a team at this sanctuary believe every animal deserves a chance and we are giving her
We do have a long road ahead to a full recovery and she
may not ever fully recover, but I am betting she
will manage to wag her
tail no matter what."
Any and all donations towards helping Saphire or any other animals at the sanctuary will be greatly appreciated.