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Letters below were sent to founder Jeff Gold from people helped by Rescue Me!



Sender: Kayla B     Date: September 19, 2017 _
     I'm so happy with my leopard gecko, Artemis. His previous owners asked for a better life for him, and I hope I am providing that. I give him daily care and attention and am even breeding mealworms for this lovely lizard child. You can follow him at @the_spookiest_noodles on Instagram. He's so darn cute to me. Thanks, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Kris Greer     Date: September 15, 2017 _
     Rescue Me helped me find the perfect home for my BD! The site is very to use and the donation process to help other rescues is also a very easy. I am so happy Rescue Me was able to connect me with the perfect forever home for my BD.


Sender: Gus Baco     Date: August 28, 2017 _
     My iguana went to a 15 year old sophomore in Pennsylvania who aspires to be a herpetologist. Thanks for making the adoption possible, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Aliyah Jackson     Date: August 3, 2017 _
     I wanted to adopt out my Beardie for a long time. Thanks to this site, he had found a loving and forever home. Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Cheryl Sulyma     Date: July 30, 2017 _
     I recently adopted a Russian Tortoise on Rescue Me. It was actually for a friend who came with me to pick her new baby up and meet the previous owner. I had put them in touch after my inquiry. This is her second tortoise. I am a multi tortoise mom. The adoption went smoothly. Because of the distance, we agreed to a meeting in the middle. I was very happy with adopting through Rescue Me and Sabrina the tortoise is now in a very loving home being doted on by her new family!!


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Sender: Sue Thiel     Date: July 24, 2017 _
     Our turtles were adopted by a very nice couple who will give the care and space these turtles deserve! Thank you Rescue Me!!


Sender: Cindy J     Date: July 21, 2017 _
     After months of internet research and preparation, we finally adopted our newest pet, Archie. What a welcomed addition to our family! Our 12-year-old son enjoys playing with him and is doing a good job as Archie's primary care provider. Our Yorkie, Coco, is adapting to the newest pet in the house. Coco is also a Rescue Me success story. Thanks so much, Rescue Me!!!


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Sender: Michele Alfieri     Date: July 19, 2017 _
     I needed to find a new home for my bearded dragon. And I found this awesome website where I was able to post him. Within minutes of posting on Rescue Me, I was flooded with emails of interested people. It made me so happy and relieved to know that he would be going to a good home. I selected my adoptive parent and they came to pick him up in a matter of days. The whole process took about two weeks. I was very surprised how fast it all went! Very pleased all around with this service and with the many followers interested in rescuing these reptiles. Thank you Rescue Me! Great job! Will miss out Beardie, but, we made the right decision. And I know he will be happy in his new home.


Sender: Sue Solomon     Date: July 15, 2017 _
     A couple whose iguana passed away at age 11 several months ago adopted Rooftop. They're well versed i complex iguana care and are local. After eight months in rehab, she will be glad to have a permanent home. Thanks to Rescue Me for your help with this!


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Sender: Lori Lyon     Date: June 30, 2017 _
     I posted for a few different sliders that were available and this owner contacted me. She said someone had taken the male about a month ago, only had the female left and brought her over so her little girl could see where she would be living. Worked great, will continue to use the site. Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Melissa Sullivan     Date: June 17, 2017 _
     I was very nervous about posting my iguana. Who would be interested? Plus, it was a very hard decision to rehome something you care about, but had become too hard for me to handle at home. I was contacted less than 12 hours by a wonderful couple who has a lot of experience with iguanas and shared a lot of photos of their pets all happy and healthy. If it hadn't been for Rescue Me, I would have had a difficult time finding such a great adopter . Thank you, Rescue Me, for all the services you provide to help owners, adopters and rescues! Thank you again, Melissa & Izzy Guana


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Sender: Kathy Alexander     Date: June 15, 2017 _
     My sweet, little RES, William, was lonely after his big, old friend, Stewart passed away, so I wanted to rehome him. I posted on Rescue Me and, initially, got no response. I was going to take him to a local Water Fowl Rescue where he would wait for someone to come and adopt him. I didn't know how long that would take and wasn't happy with that outcome. So a couple of weeks later, a lovely lady emailed me and said that her female RES was lonely after her box turtle companion was put in another habitat. So, she came with her daughter and fell in love with William and took him home right then. A week later, we got his big habitat drained and cleaned and she came and took it, as it would make a bigger, better home for the two of them than hers. So, he is well and happy, and I am missing him, but so glad he has a home. He and his deceased friend were left with me when my daughter got married and had no room for them. I loved them both, but didn't need the stress of taking care of that huge habitat. I was determined to find him a good home, and thank goodness for Rescue Me made it happen. Thanks so much for your help in rehoming Sweet William!


Sender: Austin Burnett     Date: June 4, 2017 _
     I had a very sick baby iguana that I could not take care of any more. The little guy just needed attention and care. When I heard about Rescue Me, I thought it would not work, but within two hours of posting, I got four people to say they were interested. Scuba is going to be a very happy iguana, living the life in the Florida Keys!


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Sender: Nicole Wyda     Date: May 27, 2017 _
     I am so happy i found Rescue Me! I found an amazing new home for my turtle. She is now with other turtles in a large pond. The person who adopted her lives a block away so we can still visit her until we move! Thank you so much!


Sender: Lori Scheer     Date: May 25, 2017 _
     I adopted Olive to a wonderful woman named Linda. She has another Russian and a Sulcata. We have exchanged text and pictures, and a video! Olive looks very happy. She now has siblings and a wonderful home. I feel very blessed to have found her such an amazing home. I thank Rescue Me for this service. I think Olive would too!


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Sender: Kelly Frost     Date: May 21, 2017 _
     Awesome experience adopting our bearded dragon. He is fitting in very well. My boys love him and he gets attention all the time. He watches TV with my boys. It's so cute. I would recommend Rescue Me to anyone looking to adopt.


Sender: Silver Sloan-Morrill     Date: May 7, 2017 _
     My Tortuga found a wonderful home that will be able to give her everything she needs and more. So very grateful for Rescue Me! Tortuga and I thank you!


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Sender: Ted Or Tina Cobb     Date: May 5, 2017 _
     Rescue Me helped me find a home for my turtles in two days! They were adopted by a couple that really knew and loved turtles. Thank you Rescue Me!


Sender: Jim Popham     Date: April 17, 2017 _
     Thanks to Rescue Me for the free posting for a 'Yellow Painted Turtle to a good home'. The turtle was adopted this weekend to a family with a young boy who was very excited to become a reptile owner. We hope this is a good start for the young man as he learns about turtles and how to care for them in captivity.


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Sender: Lori Wallace     Date: April 16, 2017 _
     I would like to thank Jeff Gold and everyone at Rescue Me for everything they do to help re-home all the different animals. Without this service, I am sure I would not have been able to find a new home for a boa I had found in an aquarium under an old blanket. I wish every animal could get a happy new beginning!


Sender: Tess Ary     Date: April 10, 2017 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me! Our Ball Pythons were just adopted this past weekend. I received two separate emails on Saturday and responded back to them both. I restated what needed to be adopted and if they were still interested to send me another email. Only one person, Luiz, responded back. I talked to him over the phone in some detail and made arrangements for him to come pick up his new pets on Sunday. He was a nice young man and seemed really thrilled to be adopting our snakes. I let him know that he could call if he had any questions and told him 'google' can also help with information on pythons. Again, thank you for maintaining this site. I hope more animals have success and get adopted.


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Sender: Amy Pick     Date: March 21, 2017 _
     Thank you so much, Rescue Me. The first of our three babies has found a new home. I'm so happy.


Sender: Elisha Self     Date: February 10, 2017 _
     I was browsing Rescue Me and just looking for a friend. When I saw Oli, the iguana, needed a home before he was put down. I said I will take him. I texted the wwner of Oli. Now I have a friend. He is so, cute!


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Sender: Richard Dermody     Date: January 29, 2017 _
     I posted my snake on Rescue Me about a week ago. Within a few hours, I got an email. I was finally able to meet up with the person who adopted her today.


Sender: Pamela Young     Date: January 16, 2017 _
     Thanks, Rescue Me, for all of the inquiries about my iguanas and bearded dragon! Fortunately, I was able to place them with a rescue service out of Houston. I appreciate all of your help in finding them a better place to live.


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Sender: Sheila Kingston     Date: November 27, 2016 _
     Our turtle was adopted by a wonderful, caring family through Rescue Me. Thank you for this helpful website. We are so happy it worked out and our turtle has a great home.


Sender: Stacey Norwood     Date: November 12, 2016 _
     Rescue Me is a great website. Our bearded dragon got adopted after about 10 days, and I had several inquires about him. Thank you!


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Sender: Cyndi Davis     Date: October 13, 2016 _
     Thank you to Rescue Me. I was contacted by a man who teaches children about reptiles. He has a new home where he can get the best care. Thank you for helping me find such a person. I miss you, little guy.


Sender: Gabriel Glynn     Date: September 20, 2016 _
     I had been trying for days to find a place/person who could take the non-native box turtle that I rescued from the road. Only a couple hours after posting on Rescue Me, the local county conservation got back to me to request it for their children's education program. Before I could delete the post someone had already reached out via the website! Wow that was fast. I was able to get it to a good home with the conservation group so that's a happy ending but I would have been just as happy, if not happier, to find this website a week ago!


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Sender: Tina Wilson     Date: September 6, 2016 _
     All my reptiles have new homes with some very nice, young people. It only took a few days. Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Robert Adden     Date: August 15, 2016 _
     Thanks for your service. My adult son moved, leaving his pet turtle for my wife and I to care for. He kept growing and growing, so we wanted to find him a home with a pond or bigger aquarium for him. We were able to connect with a 'Turtle Fanatic' who had another aquatic turtle in a pond she had built. We understand the turtle has adapted well to his new home and are grateful for Rescue Me for allowing us to connect to someone who can provide a good home.


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Sender: Kim Mckinley     Date: August 7, 2016 _
     I posted my rescue request on Rescue Me for my baby female chameleons and found a home for them within one hour. They went to a great home. Thank you, Bridgett. I had six requests to adopt them within five hours time of them being posted. Thank you Rescue Me, for helping me to find a great home for my babies.


Sender: Darline Dyne     Date: August 4, 2016 _
     Without Rescue Me, I don't think I would ever have found a new home for our turtles. Thanks to Rescue Me, they have a wonderful new home and I am so thankful!


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Sender: Chris Petras     Date: July 3, 2016 _
     I posted on Rescue Me to find a home for my tortoise, and it was answered the next day! I will donate to this site for the well being of the animals that need good homes like mine.


Sender: Leanne Kerwood     Date: May 23, 2016 _
     I posted my yellow foot tortoise, Squirt, on Rescue Me. I received many responses, but never felt comfortable with any of the people. Some would not answer my many questions, some had no experience with tortoises, and some were flat out rude. I finally got a response from a couple who I immediately knew would be the perfect new parents for Squirt. I even dropped a large amount of the adoption fee, gave them all of my supplies, and drove two and a half hours to transfer her to them. In the end, it cost me money instead of recouping money, but I know she is in good hands, so I feel at peace. This site is wonderful.


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Sender: Kristen Wagner     Date: March 17, 2016 _
     My experience with Rescue Me was excellent and the lizard went to a great home.


Sender: Brittany Landrio     Date: February 23, 2016 _
     I rescued a ball python named Line. He is a beautiful snake all around. He was sick, but is getting better. The owner was nice and understanding. Now Line is in his forever home. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Christopher Reynolds     Date: January 31, 2016 _
     I'm glad to say Sobek was adopted. A nice feature of Rescue Me is that posts are deleted after 60 days. This was useful to me because I had forgotten to delete my post once the adoption was finalized, saving everyone the trouble of barking up the wrong tree. Thanks.


Sender: John Scranton     Date: January 14, 2016 _
     The response time in inquiry's received was so fast that I barely had time pack her for her new home. Thanks, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Bill Paquin     Date: December 20, 2015 _
     It took about a month, but Lily was rescued in part thanks to Rescue Me! I would like to thank Rescue Me and the rescuer, Dylan! Thank you so much for giving Lily a great new home! I know her life is in good hands now! Thank you Dylan!! I had no idea how I was going to find Lily a new home when I moved. Unfortunately, she could not come with me. I found the site Rescue Me, and posted before I moved. At the time of my move I had to bring Lily to one of my friends until her rescue. Fortunately, Dylan contacted me via Rescue Me! And now Lily is in a good home, and I know she will be happy!! It was easier than I could ever have imagined. Rescue Me gave me a way to let people know that there was a beautiful ball python looking for a new home! Without Rescue Me, I have no idea how things may have gone. I did not want to put this beautiful creature down, but I almost thought I had no choice. Rescue Me gave me a choice. Thanks again Rescue Me and most importantly, THANK YOU Dylan!!


Sender: Deniece Stonebraker     Date: December 10, 2015 _
     I am truly thankful for Rescue Me. It has been a blessing to know that both of our turtles got to stay together and went to a great home. When you care about your pet, you truly want to make sure that they go to a good home. This site is a great tool for that connection.


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Sender: Deniece Stonebraker     Date: December 10, 2015 _
     Our turtles were adopted over the weekend. They went to a great home with a young man who loves reptiles and plans on getting them a bigger tank. Without Rescue Me, that would not have happened. We are thankful for this outlet to help people connect their pets with new homes.


Sender: Blake Kilcoyne     Date: December 9, 2015 _
     I first saw a post for two turtles on here named Nash and Stitch. They needed a new home. Our state recently banned stores from selling turtles so the owner had been having a difficult time finding someone to adopt the turtles. I was able to get in contact with her, and I went over to her house to get the turtles. I got the turtles and moved them into a much bigger tank which I am decorating for them as well. They both seem very happy. I even let them run around my place from time to time, restricted to laminate areas. They seem to enjoy it, and have actually been more entertaining than I expected. The previous owner was really nice. I'm very happy that Rescue Me exists to help rescue pets. It is sometimes hard for them to find homes. Often times, they cannot, and it does not turn out well for them, especially animals like reptiles and amphibians. I thank the previous owner as well as Rescue Me for the turtles.


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Sender: Blake Kilcoyne     Date: December 9, 2015 _
     I first saw the post for two turtles on here named Nash and Stitch. They needed a new home. Our state recently banned stores from selling turtles. The owner had been having a difficult time finding someone to adopt the turtles. I was able to get in contact with her, and I went over to her house to get the turtles. I got the turtles and moved them into a much bigger tank, which I am decorating for them as well. They both seem to be very happy. I even let them run around my place from time to time, restricted to laminate areas. They seem to enjoy it and have actually been more entertaining than I expected. The previous owner was really nice. I'm very happy that Rescue Me exists to help rescue pets find homes. They often times they cannot find good homes. It does not turn out well for them, especially animals like reptiles and amphibians. I thank the previous owner as well as Rescue Me for the turtles.


Sender: Joe Peterson     Date: December 8, 2015 _
     Thanks to Rescue Me, I was able to find a fantastic home for my Ball Python, Loki. I'm so grateful to Gabrielle and Rescue Me for giving Loki a perfect new home!


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Sender: Jayme Lester     Date: November 16, 2015 _
     Rescue Me is an excellent site. Impressive. We adopt a Red TIL Boa, and it was very easy. Great communication. Two very happy families.


Sender: Laura Cherry     Date: November 16, 2015 _
     My African fat-tailed gecko, Marshmallow, was adopted by a terrific family with two little boys who were so excited to bring him into their home. I am thrilled that Marshy will have a great home where he will be loved and well cared for. Thank you, Rescue Me, for bringing us together!


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Sender: Deanna Tarpley     Date: November 12, 2015 _
     Our tortoises were adopted thanks to Rescue Me. We are so happy. Thanks.


Sender: Dennis Kowalski     Date: November 7, 2015 _
     Thanks so much for helping to find our Iguana (Spike) a new home. We really appreciate what you are doing for people and their animals. So many organizations do more to harm the movement of protecting animals like PETA while your company actually helps animals and people alike. Keep up the benevolent work you are doing. Rescue Me is great and it makes the world a better place.


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Sender: Amber Micevski     Date: October 25, 2015 _
     I want to thank Rescue Me for very, very quickly finding a forever home for my beloved girls. There were several wonderful people that contacted me. The girls wound up with Larry from Critter Crusaders. I was very impressed with his knowledge, experience, and mostly his love for these special little creatures. I know they are in loving, capable, caring hands. Thank you, Jeff and Larry, for making this a virtually pain free transition.


Sender: Mike Welstead     Date: October 18, 2015 _
     I found a home for my snakes... Thanks, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Rich Kaye     Date: October 10, 2015 _
     Thanks for providing such a good reptile rescue website. Rescue Me made finding a home for my lizard so easy. I found a home for the bearded dragon with someone that has the same lizard and is very familiar with them. Thanks for your help finding him a good home!


Sender: Jennifer Insana     Date: October 7, 2015 _
     Zipper was adopted within a couple weeks of posting on Rescue Me. He now has an awesome owner and is in a great home!


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Sender: Nicole Uphoff     Date: September 16, 2015 _
     I was able to find a loving home and family for my bearded dragon, Izzie. I am so thankful. Rescue Me is amazing!!!!!


Sender: Krystallee Jassmond Baird     Date: August 22, 2015 _
     Tank's owners were easy to talk to, and very interested in checking references and making sure they made a good decision. I am glad that I was able to help them, and help myself at the same time and I am looking forward to sending them updates. Thank you, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Krystal Jassmond Baird     Date: August 21, 2015 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me. I have found that rescuing and providing forever homes to be rewarding. This was a great transition for my first response, and in all communications.


Sender: Deb Kelter     Date: August 20, 2015 _
     I was able to find a great home for my Ball Python, within a short time! Thanks, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Nalda Santana     Date: August 10, 2015 _
     A lovely couple adopted our turtles! Couldn't be happier! Thank you, Rescue Me!


Sender: Jennifer Jones     Date: August 8, 2015 _
     I was pleasantly surprised by how easy it was to find a new home for my snake. I've never had to try to re-home a pet. Rescue Me made it very smooth. Thank you so much for the great service you provide.


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Sender: Beth Preis     Date: July 29, 2015 _
     My box turtle was adopted through Rescue Me. A woman who has a backyard environment made for turtles, houses a group of turtles whose previous owners grew up and out grew their fascination with turtles. I am happy that my turtle is now living with others in turtle paradise. This is a great resource! Thank you!


Sender: Chelsea Levin     Date: July 25, 2015 _
     Rescue Me really helped me find someone I knew would care for my snake. Through various circumstances I needed to pass this snake along and asked pet store clerks and friends what I could do. After browsing the internet for some time, I finally found this place to help me in search for a new home in my area, which was perfect. Through Rescue Me, I uploaded a picture and a short description of my situation; the next morning (no more than 12 hours had passed), I was contacted through email and text from this woman in a neighboring city who sounded like an awesome fit and was more than happy to take him in and give him the nurturing he needs. Thanks for bridging this gap in my search for a new home for my ball python. Thanks again!


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Sender: Rob Kiziuk     Date: July 24, 2015 _
     The turtle posted on Rescue Me found a great home with a loving family and other turtles to flourish. As an animal lover, its always good to find a good home for any animal in need. Keep up the work you do! There are more animals in need.


Sender: Heather Schneider     Date: July 23, 2015 _
     I'd tried many other sites before this, including Craigslist, but none showed any results for me getting my snakes a new home that would be suitable for them. When I finally found Rescue Me and tried it, they were adopted out within a few days to someone who has decades of experience with snakes! I'm so happy they found a good home, and hopefully other people will find their pet homes too.


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Sender: Sherry Lee     Date: July 19, 2015 _
     My red foot male went to a reptile lover. She has a female amongst other reptiles. She is very knowledgeable about her reptiles. I had been looking for a home like hers. Tortoises live a long time and she is much younger than I am. I am pleased with the re-home thanks to Jeff Gold and Rescue Me. Adoptions are so much better from this site. The homes have all been awesome. Thank you!


Sender: Meredith Dean     Date: July 13, 2015 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me, for helping me re-home my tortoise. I had many people interested in adopting, and feel that the new home is a perfect fit!


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Sender: Lori Lucas     Date: July 7, 2015 _
     I was thrilled to find Kobe, the five-year-old red eared slider, listed on Rescue Me last month. Her caregiver and I met immediately and we placed Kobe in her new habitat two weeks ago. She is thriving! Although very shy at first, she is now 'coming out of her shell' and responding to her dinner bell with enthusiasm. Thank you for making this site available to us who prefer re-homing rescued animals to perpetuating the trade of baby exotic animals. I continue to peruse your site in search of companion females for Kobe and applaud everyone's efforts to re-home these precious animals. Keep up the good work! Lucas L


Sender: Dale Hiser     Date: June 16, 2015 _
     We were able to re-home our snakes. They went to a good family of reptile owners. Thanks, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Dale Hiser     Date: June 16, 2015 _
     We were able to re-home our snakes. They went to a good family of reptile owners. Thanks, Rescue Me.


Sender: Dave Haw     Date: June 14, 2015 _
     I was able to find an excellent adoptive home for my red-ear slider turtle. I had one other inquiry from someone who did not fully appreciate the requirements for caring for a large turtle. I will recommend your organization to everyone I know who would benefit from your help. Thank you Rescue Me! -Dave


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Sender: Sadie Lynn     Date: June 12, 2015 _
     I just adopted this gorgeous bearded dragon through Rescue Me. I found out she is a female. She is doing amazing and I love her. She will fit in great with my other two babies. I can't wait to get her home! Thank you so much, Jane, for delivering her to me. She will forever be loved and cared for.


Sender: Denise Pohlmann     Date: June 6, 2015 _
     Thanks to Rescue Me, my two yellow bellied slider turtles have found a great home with a nice young lady who I know is going to take excellent care of them. She was excited to have them and said she had been looking for them for a while, but knew they were expensive alone not to mention having to buy all their supplies. So when she found out that they came with all their current housing it just made her day. She was able to get someone with a truck to help her transfer them and bought containers for them to travel home safely. I felt happy to see her with them. Thanks again for your website. I will be donating my rehoming fee to your rescue.


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Sender: Terry Senechek     Date: June 5, 2015 _
     I was delighted to have a very experienced person adopt my gecko from me through Rescue Me. I feel very secure in the fact that my lizard will be in a home where he will receive proper care and nurturing. I will recommend this site to anyone who is in the same situation that I was in with having to relocate my reptiles. I had a response within 30 minutes of placing my lizard. Thank You!


Sender: Barb Nikolajczyk     Date: May 13, 2015 _
     My son convinced me to get Pierre, a bearded dragon, three years ago, after him taking care of multiple kinds of pets over the years. Unfortunately, Pierre was not as lucky as most, and my son was not taking care of him with the level of stimulation/play/outside time that any pet needs. We could not find an interested friend to adopt Pierre so I posted him on Rescue Me. Within 24 hours of posting Pierre, we got a call from a reptile rescue guy who has a passion for solving these types of situations. We dropped Pierre off a couple of weeks ago, and all was well as we left him running round the lizard room interacting with other bearded dragons in Greg's care. Thanks to both Greg and to Rescue Me!


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Sender: Stacey Sciumbato     Date: May 5, 2015 _
     We've had this beautiful little female turtle named Bob for about 12 - 15 years now. She has been a wonderful pet for my daughter all these years. Unfortunately, we are no longer able to keep her due to a big move coming up and my daughter joining the Air Force. We turned to Rescue Me not knowing where else to go and had several requests on her within hours. A wonderful, loving family contacted me about her and drove over an hour here to adopt her. I couldn't be more thankful the them for adopting her and I want to send out a great big THANK YOU to that fantastic family and your site for making it happen. It gives our family great peace to know she has found a new home with a loving family.


Sender: Vincent Campo     Date: April 14, 2015 _
     My dragons were adopted in just one day! Thank you Rescue Me.


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Sender: Teresa Akins     Date: April 12, 2015 _
     I adopted my sweet bearded dragon from a lovely couple in north Georgia. I drove almost two hours to meet them, but it was worth every mile! He settled in and was eating fresh strawberries within just a few minutes of bringing him to his forever home! I'm so thankful for Rescue Me so I could find my new baby!


Sender: Emile W     Date: April 11, 2015 _
     Within just a few days of posting my pet turtle, Glen, on the site, I received multiple inquires. He is now happily on his way to a new home an hour away with a pond and a turtle friend! Thank you so much, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Karen Jundt     Date: April 7, 2015 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me, for your services. I was able to find a home for my son's turtles in just a few days!


Sender: Amy Cizanskas     Date: April 6, 2015 _
     Thank you for providing this service for pets that need to find new homes. It took some time, but we found a wonderful home for our Res. Thank you, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Helen Cleaveland     Date: March 29, 2015 _
     Thank you so much for the service you provide. I was becoming desperate to find a home for turtles we could no longer care for. Thanks to Rescue Me, I was able to find a good home for not only the two I posted, but for more than several of our other turtles. It's hard to give up our family of turtles, but because they were getting too large for their tanks, it's reassuring to know they are going to homes with plenty of room to grow and will be so much better off.


Sender: Mickey Marston     Date: March 16, 2015 _
     I love this website! It helps so many unwanted animals find homes! I can't stress enough that these animals are often given a second chance due to Rescue Me! I found my beautiful bearded dragon named Khaleesi on here. I fell in love with her! We spend so much time together and she loves all the attention along with her new home! She is a perfect match to me! She is going to have a great impact on my life. I've loved lizards before, but she really has my heart. I got my iguana (Slasher) off this site and I never thought I'd fall in love like I did, but Slasher has now passed away. His memory lives on and Khaleesi is picking up where he left off. I had a great experience getting to know Khaleesi and that wouldn't be possible without this website.


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Sender: Izzy Martinez     Date: March 11, 2015 _
     My beautiful female iguana was recently adopted to a super great home. She went to a person who drove six hours to come get her. He is a great person who formally adopted a couple other animals like a 300 pound tortoise and another iguana. I miss my iguana a lot, but I know she is in great hands. She has a big tropical area with a very nice pond and waterfall and has everything she needs as well as thermostat for humidity and temperature. Thanks so much, Rescue Me.


Sender: Casey Olynick     Date: March 9, 2015 _
     Thank you, Rescue Me. I found a home for my sick gecko!


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Sender: Alicia Derrah     Date: February 28, 2015 _
     Thank you for this service! I've been trying for over a year to find a new home for a red eared slider. Thanks to your site, Dan found my post and has taken in our turtle. Thank you, Dan and thank you Rescue Me.


Sender: Emily Larson     Date: February 21, 2015 _
     I put my seven year old boa up for adoption on Rescue Me and found a highly qualified adoptee in my local area within one week! So grateful for this resource!


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Sender: Brenda Huggins     Date: February 12, 2015 _
     I was looking at the pictures of the two puppies we will be fostering, and decided to look at the reptiles. We have a bearded dragon (loved by myself and our three granddaughters), and when I saw Puff, I knew he would be just as loved. The girls were at our house when their previous family delivered him, and I didn't tell the girls he was coming. They were SO excited when they saw him. Now there are only a few fights over who gets to hold which Beardie. LOL. I want to thank the family that allowed us to adopt Puff. He is loved. PS: We also have a dog we adopted from Rescue Me.


Sender: Mohammed Aldajani     Date: January 28, 2015 _
     My experience with Rescue Me was so great. Within only two days, I had a call from a nice guy who adopted my lovely turtles.


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Sender: Mariah Smith     Date: January 17, 2015 _
     I can't say enough how happy I am that I was able to find a good home for my snake through Rescue Me. I posted her and, within a week, I had two interested parties. One was a young man who has had years of experience with snakes the other was a Reptile Education center. I've been looking for a home for her for two years now and have been unsuccessful in finding someone who would take her in her senior years. The young man she went to not only was prepared to care for her, but was happy to take her in her senior years and with the aggression she shows since she can't see well - she startles easily. It scared off a lot of people, but he was experienced and looking forward to spending time with her. Thank you Rescue Me for this site!


Sender: Marc Plauche     Date: December 14, 2014 _
     This sweet little chameleon was adopted by a wonderful woman who rehabilitates all kinds of animals. I know she is in capable hands. Through Rescue Me, she was able to be adopted. Thank you for that!


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Sender: M Figueroa     Date: December 10, 2014 _
     Great experience! My (now) RES is in her own pond and happy as a lark. I had to travel far to get her but it was worth every mile and back!!! Thank you, Rescue Me.


Sender: Staci German     Date: December 7, 2014 _
     We struggled for a long time to find the right home for our Bearded. We wanted to make sure she would find a home that would continue to care and love her as we did. After a single post it only took us a matter of days to find a great adoptive family that was close to our home. We connected and the following weekend our bearded was in a new home with young children who were excited for their new family member. What we appreciated most about the site was that all the inquiries came from people who were experienced about reptile ownership and had truly cared for them. Thanks, Rescue Me.


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Sender: Greg Sabin     Date: December 6, 2014 _
     We took in scar about five years ago. After loosing Anna, it became very hard for me to run the refuge center by myself. The worst part was not just my loss of her, but Scar, she really loved him and took him out everyday to hold him and you could tell she really loved her as well. His name is Scar due to the scar he has from being abused in the past and sometimes he was a bit nippy. But he really liked the young lady and her mom that came to meet him today and they him as well. He was very friendly and acted very happy, they also said they really liked him after meeting him and would be happy to give him a loving home. Which was great, my main concern was finding people would really like him and want to work with him due to his partial blindness and how he can be nippy at times. The first animal from our shelter [reptile & amphibian refuge center] to be adopted here on Rescue Me.


Sender: Leslie Parker     Date: November 30, 2014 _
     My experience with Rescue Me was great! It is terrific, and I am so grateful for it! Thank you for helping Mr. T. and me to find him a new home.


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Sender: Sarah Krabill     Date: November 22, 2014 _
     I had no idea how to find a new home for our turtle. I happened to find Rescue Me. One day after posting this he was adopted!


Sender: Jennifer Lovett     Date: November 7, 2014 _
     We made a very easy and quick connection to a young man who offered a loving home to our bearded dragon, BD Wong. After a few conversations online, it became clear that this was going to be the best possible transition for BD. He moved with his original cage and his new family seems to be in love with him. BD was always well-cared for but is now enjoying the attention and stimulation that he deserves and has apparently bonded with his new family. This was a real success story and I want to thank Rescue Me for allowing our little guy to find his new family.


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Sender: Yousef Algahtani     Date: October 29, 2014 _
     It did not take long to find my ball python a home with Rescue Me. I was worried that I would have trouble, but it was only a matter of days before a collector contacted me and drove almost an hour to pick him up. Thanks for the help, great website.


Sender: Larry Mossey     Date: October 18, 2014 _
     My beardie, Mr. French, found a wonderful home with a nice couple who have many other lizards and a great social environment for him. It wouldn't have happened without this website. I can rest easy. Thank you, Rescue Me!


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Sender: Nicole Falconer     Date: October 16, 2014 _
     Rescue Me was absolutely the best way to adopt out a dearly loved pet! It is my belief that all the creatures on the planet are threatened by our human nonsense so it is our duty to steward and protect every creature on the planet and insure the balance of nature now more than ever. Rescue Me was the answer to our prayers. Our little box turtle found a wonderful home with a really loving family and we made new friends. Of course, everyone must be discriminating in finding the best match for their pet and we did.


Sender: Roxane Kruger     Date: September 21, 2014 _
     What a great site! We listed our turtle and found a very good home for him. I'm confident he will enjoy his new home and receive excellent care. Thank you for the opportunity to offer my turtle on Rescue Me. Within hours, I received several inquiries and was able to place him within days!!!


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Sender: Eric Kneller     Date: September 19, 2014 _
     Rescue Me helped us. Within two days of posting, I started to receive correspondence from someone in my state who turned out to be the perfect taker for our animals. He was able to take in both snakes as well as the large cage that I had built for them. I would recommend your site and service to anyone that is looking for an adopter of pets or looking to adopt themselves. Thanks again!


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