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No Unwanted Litters

The St. Louis Petlover Coalition is supporting a new campaign, asking pet owners to take the pledge to spay/neuter their pets.

Rescue Organization Seeks New Legislation to End Stray Pet Overpopulation in East St. Louis

Gateway Pet Guardians push public to sign petition for HB 240
Saint Louis, MO, February 6, 2011 – Gateways Pet Guardians’ mission is simple-rescue as many dogs and cats as possible and try to help control the stray problem in the St. Louis area, specifically in East St. Louis. But currently no person, including rescue organizations, can capture a stray dog or cat for the purposes of spayed…

As the Rest of St. Louis Waits Out the Winter Storm, Gateway Pet Guardians’ Mission Continues

Saint Louis, MO, February 2, 2011 – Neither snow, nor rain, nor BLIZZARD shall keep her from her appointed rounds.  No, she’s not the U.S. Postal Service, she’s P.J. Hightower, and even as St. Louis faces blizzard-like conditions, it’s business as usual for her.  While everyone else in the city is hunkered down in the comfort of their warm homes, P.J. makes the trek across the river to…

The Capture of “Casey The Cat”

Yeah!  Casey finally made it off of the streets but now he has yet another journey.  He tested FIV positive. While this is not a death sentence by any means, he is going to need to find parents that aren’t freaked out by this.  Often someone won’t know their cat is FIV until he is old and getting tested for something else.  This can affect their immune systems.  They can…

Nigel, Nina, & Nigella

Sunday morning listening to the howling wind and seeing there is a HIGH of 18 degrees tomorrow. We really don’t know if Nigel, Nina, and Nigella will be able to survive another brutal winter.Last Thursday the “Gateway Girls” went on the feeding route with P.J.The video below is of Nigel and Nigella taken on that morning. Do you have a garage, a basement, or some room in your home to foster on…

Karmic Treats and Abounding Spirits.

Tonight is your chance to meet P.J. and all the other stars of Gateway Pet Guardians.
Karmic Treats and Abounding Spirits.
Amazing Guitarist, John McClelland.

Drag your introverted friends out. Even your friends who insist they don’t like people.
Eat, Drink, and hang with the dogs.
What else is…

The Making Of “Gateway Guardians” II

Part II of chatting with Rebecca Ormond. Goddess of Film. I found it pretty interesting even though I know nothing about film. Below, the finished product!It was great to hear that the Gandhi quote “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way in which its animals are treated”. Mahatma Gandhi practiced “ahimsa” which is the action of “non-harming”. If you read u…

Questions with filmmaker Rebecca Ormond

In September I had the great opportunity of seeing “Gateway Guardians” at Winnie Moore Theatre in Webster and hearing the filmmaker, Rebecca Ormond, answer some questions from Mike Steinberg. This is Part 1. We are so grateful to Rebecca of Matriarch Motion Pictures for sharing her love with us! As you know, our big Soiree is THIS THURSDAY, November, 18, 2010 6:30-10:00 p.m. during t…

Gateway Guardians: A Documentary Selected For St. Louis International Film Festival

Saint Louis, MO, November 9, 2010 – Four months after receiving the Humanitarian Award during the Cinema St. Louis Film Festival, Gateway Guardians: A Documentary will advance to the St. Louis International Film Festival on November 18th.

The documentary tells the story of the many homeless dogs that roam the streets in East St. Louis, and the volunteers who spend their time feeding,…

A Hero, From A Dog’s Eye View

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Local Animal Rescue Volunteer, Documentary Star to be Honored at Film Premier Gala
Saint Louis, MO, November 8, 2010– The homeless dogs of East St. Louis have a friend in P.J. Hightower. In many cases, she is the only person they’ve ever known. They congregate on the streets across the river and patiently await her car to appear from around the corner, as it has every morning for the last…

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