Yearly Archives: 2010

Tru Hero Holiday Promotion Finalists

“Tru Hero” Finalists We received over 100 entries for the Tru Hero promotion and enjoyed reading each and every one of them! Some stories made us laugh, some made us cry, and we had a very difficult time deciding on … Continue reading

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Tru Hero Finalist – Buddy

You never won a race, You never saved a life, You never won a dog show, You weren’t great at ‘fetch’… And, you certainly weren’t the most obedient. But you had a heart of gold… and the sweetest nature. You … Continue reading

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Tru Hero Finalist – My Southern Souvenirs

My story starts in a small rural section of the South, very rural. I had just left my Aunt’s House on a nice, chilly October day. She had fallen and broken her hip and I went down to see if … Continue reading

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Tru Hero Finalist – Karen

Nine years ago in the middle of July at 6:00 p.m. in the evening outside of Austin, Texas I found a litter of four puppies beside the country road we lived off of.  The temperature was still close to 100 … Continue reading

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Tru Hero Finalist – Duke

He was found cold and wet, wandering the lakeside, a torn garbage bag hung loosely around his neck, evidence of the horrors he had to go through to survive the past few days. Unfortunately an all to common occurrence, with … Continue reading

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Tru Hero Finalist – Julia

We are Tru heroes to our cat Julia and she is a Tru hero to us.  We adopted Julia at the age of 15.  Her prior owners of 15 years were afraid she would smother their newborn baby and brought … Continue reading

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Tru Hero Finalist – Rascal

My cat is my hero.  One evening, an ex-roommate of mine came home really late, felt a little hungry, and decided to make some mac and cheese.  Unfortunately, he was so tired, he fell asleep on the couch as the … Continue reading

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Tru Hero Finalist – Lucky the Cat

Once upon a time there was a white Persian cat.  He had gold eyes, and grey spots around his crown, tail and one front arm.  Because his owner did not know how to groom him, or know the positive reasons … Continue reading

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Tru Hero Finalist – Gobi

At 4 months old I brought Gobi to our family.  One look at Gobi’s one floppy ear and under bite would win anyone over, even my mom who did NOT want a dog (now he is her favorite child).  One … Continue reading

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Tru Hero Finalist – TomCat

My husband and I have four male cats and they are all heroes to us in some fashion.  Each has his own story, his own personality, and claim on our hearts.   One of our cats though is in the middle … Continue reading

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