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New Home for the Holidays-Injured and Neglected Horse Receives Tender Loving Care

12-07-2011 10:53 AM CET | Energy & Environment

Press release from: Hooves & Paws Animal Rescue

The Tiny Tim of Horses - Papelbon

The Tiny Tim of Horses - Papelbon

Papelbon, an injured horse is rescued in California by Hooves & Paws Animal Shelter
December 5, 2011 – Hooves & Paws Animal Shelter, a nonprofit animal rescue shelter, is helping a horse in California who was badly injured with a severe laceration on his chest, along with a permanent deformity of one of his hind legs. With no idea where he came from, Papelbon the horse, is being cared for by the Hooves & Paws Animal Shelter.
“We are pleased to welcome a new animal this holiday season to our rescue in California. Papelbon is making great strides in the healing process and the deformity does not hinder him very much.” said Michele Padilla, founder of Hooves & Paws Animal Rescue. “He reminds us of Tiny Tim with his deformity and sweet disposition. We are truly blessed to have the facilities to take care of him this winter."
To learn more about Papelbon, or other horses at the rescue in California, please contact Hooves and Paws Animal Rescue directly by visiting There you can learn how to adopt, volunteer, and donate to the nonprofit organization focused on the needs of many animals.

About Hooves & Paws Animal Rescue
Hooves & Paws Animal Rescue is a non-profit, no kill animal shelter and rescue organization dedicated to widening the circle of compassion to include all animals. We are staffed entirely by volunteers and our ability to continue our pet rescue and adoption efforts depends entirely upon the support of our members. Hooves & Paws Animal Rescue was created in order to provide rescue and refuge for neglected, abused, and homeless animals. For more information visit

Hooves & Paws Animal Rescue
PO Box 1469
Littlerock, CA 93543

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