Pets For Vets DC has placed our first kitten. We had the honor of serving veteran Taneisha by matching her with orphaned kitten Minx (Formerly Mia). A very special thank you to...
Lenny, a Veteran of the Korean War who suffers from PTSD, reached out to the DC chapter of Pets for Vets to help him find an animal companion that would ease his loneliness.
The chapter recently matched Vickie Hart, a U.S. Army Sergeant Veteran, and her new companion, a cat named Sydney. The Veteran wanted a calm, affectionate indoor cat to cuddle.
Casey describes his bond with Jazzy as being “incredible” and a “gift”. “When I come home from work she’s always there at the door waiting for me, when I open the door I feel like I just got home from a deployment and I’m home to see my family and it’s just a great feeling.
Staff Sergeant Jose Pila returned from tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom suffering from PTSD, TBI and physical injuries. He came to Pets for Vets plagued by nightmares, high anxiety and hyper vigilance.