Tiger Times

The unending circle of buying or rescuing kill pen horses.

Adopt or shop

Story by Sophie Spakes, managing editor December 9, 2020

As all of my friends know, I love animals. If I was given a choice to adopt or shop and had the resources and money to do both then I would. I would adopt because I want to be able to help the animals...

How to save a life

How to save a life

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor March 8, 2020

Dogs and cats sit behind bars, morning and night. More strays are brought in day after day, with not enough people looking to adopt. These animals are deprived of having a home of their own, so if you’re...

Dog sits in isolation waiting  to be adopted at the Texarkana Animal Shelter. Only dogs with good temperament can be moved to the adoption floor of the shelter.

Adopt, don’t shop

Story by Phoebe Neff, staff writer September 10, 2019

Animals unwanted, dumped on the side of the road. Animals abused, pitted against each other in cruel gambling rings. Animals displaced, ripped from their families by tragic natural disasters. Countless...

Removed and Renewed

Removed and Renewed

Story by Katherine Stoeckl, staff writer January 25, 2016

As the days got hotter, nights got longer. The abuse suffered at home was getting unbearable and made her dreams of summer more like nightmares. Luckily for her, a great friend was there to support her. Senior...

Joni Stephenson poses for a picture with her daughter, Maria. Stephen fostered Maria for two years until she was finally able to adopt her in November.

Building the bond

Story by Anna Cannon, feature editor January 12, 2016

A child’s first words are usually the same: ‘mama’ or ‘dada’ coaxed out by enthusiastic parents who want the best for their baby. But sometimes, ‘mama’ is someone new. Sometimes, paperwork...

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