Photo by Christopher Briscoe
For those who have loved and lost a companion animal, Mutual Rescue created two timeless messages from the spirits of a dog (“Still Yours”) and cat (“Silent Paws”). Through photography, poetry, and music, these memorial montages illustrate the enduring bonds between companion animals and their people.
Mutual Rescue Moments trailer: “Seniors Saving Seniors” series
CLICK TO WATCH the trailer (0:45). Introducing Mutual Rescue Moments—a series of very short thematic films with new episodes every three weeks from January though March 2023, starting with the theme “Seniors Saving Seniors.” Episodes: “We're All Pack Animals,” “Another Level of Awareness,” “A Sense of Purpose,” “Universal Joy,” and “Great Medicine.”
By Gabriel Spera
Gabriel Spera’s poem from the perspective of a cat spirit comforting people in mourning, for Mutual Rescue’s memorial montage “Silent Paws.”
“Kimo & Jazz” and “Jade & Trubs” in the news
Mutual Rescue films “Kimo & Jazz” and “Jade & Trubs” were screened at the 2022 NY Dog & Cat Film Festivals and mentioned in a review by The New York Times.
Mutual Rescue’s “Kimo & Jazz” awarded 2022 Sharecare Emmy
“I believe activism in health care is deeply important.”
—Montel Williams, presenting the 2022 Sharecare Emmy in the Health Activism category to Mutual Rescue’s Carol Novello, for “Kimo & Jazz.”
Mutual Rescue’s “Kimo & Jazz” is a 2022 Sharecare Awards finalist
In association with the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter, the Sharecare Awards announced that Mutual Rescue’s most recent film, “Kimo & Jazz,” is a finalist in four categories this year: Caregiving, Health Activism, Men’s Health, and Pet Health. The 2022 Sharecare Emmy recipients will be announced in the fall.
Scott & Crackle
By Scott A.
I made my way to the little blue “cat house” in Chicago’s Bowmanville neighborhood. As I walked in, a couple of dozen cats came racing to the door to greet me. One of these cats was Crackle. Little did I know this sweet little boy would become my best friend in time.