It’s been such a busy few months that your volunteer photographer can’t keep up with all the dogs and cats (and don’t forget the pigs!) who have left for their forever homes. All the animals from the last quarter of 2017–October, November, and December–are featured in this post by month.

The first week of October, these were our lucky travelers.

1. Mickey; Whirly; Wallace; Lola; Floyd 2. Gertie; Peggy Sue; Rosita; Benedict; Brandon 3. Fallah; Cookie; Ben; Newton; Vicky 4. Duncan; Keats; Auden; Otis; Orville 5.Lola; Lyla; Shelley; Julius; Raelynn 6. Gleason; Carney; Culver; Blanche; Dalyn 7. Leroy; Windy; Wishes; Allan; Daisy Fay 8. Nels; Abbott; Costello; Mackie; Channing 9. Ryan; Ferris, Trident; Pixy; Sunkist
1. Ashton; Zelda; Zia; Britt; Wendy 2. Browning; Wordsworth; Rossetti; Stewie; Homer 3. Oreo; Shrody; Otis; Hamlet; Loretta 4. Biscuit; Fonzi; Frank; Bacon; Rodeo 5. Binky; Griffin; Lola; Polo; Batman 6. Cooper; Sylvia; Leah; Major;Olaf 7. Caroline; Kenzie; Kenzie’s puppies Brownie, Bruce, Oscar, Midnight, Luna, Karma, and Tigger; Pria; Pria’s puppies Klyden, Yaphit, Isaac, Grayson, Bortus, Alara, Malloy, Mercer, and Finn 8. Sylvia’s puppies Sistine, Syndi, Satin, Sheena, Suzie, Sly, Scooter; Drake; Dessie; Dessie’s puppies Downey, Delta, Dori, Derna, Deering, Dudley, Dilly, and Daska; Bertie 9. Beppa; Bella; Bella’s kittens and Stephanie; Smores; Flash
1. Santana, Artie, Puck, and Finn; Johnny; Henry and Michelle; Minnie and Mickey 2. Jen; Jackie and Jeannie; Cottonball, Princess, and Sparkle; Casper, Selena, and Cheese

These are the dogs and cats who left on the second transport of October.

1. Jasime; Jinny; Julie; Jessie; Drew 2. Sophie Do; Coco; Fidget; Foxy; Stuart 3. Josie; Betty Anne; Luke; Dottie; Hamill 4. Hatcher; Bonita; Brutis; Lexie; Zeus 5. Isadora; Jaclyn; Milo; Clementine; Max 6. Marley; Nokosi; Huey; Roman; Rubble 7. Olivia; Duncan; Joey; Maria; Atlas 8. Frisco; Cookie; Tiana; Abby; Verity 9. Juicy; Tony; Patricia; Sydney; Havana
1. Mia; Mia’s puppies Oscar, Olive, Ophelia, Opal, and Otis; Joey 2. Irma; Jose; Penelope; Ike; Katrina 3. Skylar; Betty; Karen; Rosario; Muffet 4. Sheila; Lucy; Dapper and Dabby; Dacie; Bowman 5. Reggie; Pricilla; Kadia, Kallen, and Keddy; Kathy and Kirby; Misty Lee 6. Sage; Drew; Flynn; Cow; Oleta 7. Greta; Bolt; Harpo; Harlie; Olive 8. Lady; Dolly; Sherry; Tyson; Zulu 9. Lindsey; Carmela; Samson; Max; Jeannie
1. Zach; Zena; Zara, Zane, and Zoey; Zion and Zeke; Zander 2. Zaharra; Sasha; Malia; Whiskey; Darla 3. Olive; Darla’s puppies Dimity, Deiter, Delphi, Dirk, Deedee, and Dawber; Ishmael; Isabeau; Impala 4. Bando; Felix and Fae; Fiona, Ferris, and Felicity; Blinky and Pinky; Inky and Clyde 5. Gabe and Echo; Garnett and her kittens; Magnolia; Magnolia’s black kittens; Magnolia’s red kittens 6. Josie; Chip, Murphy, Tabitha, and JJ; Joey, Jake, and Jeremiah; Elouise

The next week, these great looking dogs and cats boarded the vans for their forever homes!

1. Foxy; Bundy; Lava; Jamie; Nolan 2. Khloe; Kaylee; Charlie Brown; Dulce; Lacie 3. Russel; Blue; Lucy; Todd; Jack 4. Layla; Tizzy; Teegan; Carson; JR 5. Old Man Wally; Carlene; Penelope; Penelope’s puppies Patterson, Pocket, Pepper; Pico, Poppy, Pope, Porkie, Polly, Patty Cake, Pita, and Pecan; Hermione 6. Harry; Coleridge; Coral; Lennie; Lulu 7. Joshua; Rufus; Nick; Carissa; Wiley 8. Cyan; Wilma; Russ; Rizzo; Wilbur 9. Luke; Gidget; Sally; Cosette; Moose
1. Rossy; Cloyce; Otis; Georgia; Kyle 2. Jacob; Gator; Genie; Stella; Cash 3. Neville; Lilly; Kovu; Dwight; Harvey 4. Suzette; Sinatra; Isaiah; Duke; Mary 5. Springsteen; Luna; Char; Gigi; Elwood 6. Norman; Boomer; Archer; Adele; Mickey 7. Flora; Frankie; Jacob; Daphne; Athena 8. Autumn; Gordo; Easton; Blue; Copper 9. Patrick; Cleo; Dee Dee; Nelson; Shelly
1. Nikki; Jennie Annie; Oreo; Zima; Zeus 2. Brownie; Prissy; Chandra; Carla; Brittany Ears 3. Fleayonce; Hairy Underwood; Drool Barkymore; Cara; Kevin 4. Rachel; Marcel; Miracle; Jolene; Josie 5. Jeremy; Lynelle; Lady and her kittens; Samantha; more of Lady’s kittens 6. Sasha and her kittens; more of Sasha’s kittens; Prudence, Piper, and Phoebe; Jove

These are the dogs and cats who traveled the last week of October.

1. Gonzalez; Baxter; Lilibet; Tango; Hadley 2. Oakie; Odette; Ossie; Orloff; Gunter 3. Regina; Ripcord; Oso; Rigley; Jill 4. Opal; Oren; Gabsy; Garbo; Lana 5. Neck Feathers; Whitey; Lilee; Ozzy; Rhonda 6. Bobo; Jaxon; Joy; Juno; Bear 7. Abiline; Reba; Ally; Maggie; Mauricio 8. Dustin; Fiona; Henry; Misty; Momma Bear 9. Brady; Paulette; Custard; Caliope; Connie
1. Belinda; Leila; Lady; Lucy; JoJo 2. Jet; Jazzy; Lily; Whoopee; Heidi 3. Renny; Manila; Chino; Shepard; Beckett 4. Baylie; Baxter; Cici; Lillith and her kittens; Lucy and her kittens 5. Clarissa, Petey, and Brandi; Cameron and Christian; Sushi; Lizzy; Precious 6. Ruby; Lord Aaryn aka Orange Julius; Autumn; Pretty Mama aka Marble Rye; Simone LeBone 7. Gale Pawthorne; Jewels; Sapphire; Donny and Marie; Snazzy 8. Shadow; Remi and River; Munchkin; Frankie; Mindy

November provided beautiful weather for our first transport of the month. These dogs caught their ride on a van to Chicago with one of our rescue partners.

1. Dudley; Horatio; Bella; Belle; Kat 2. Fifi aka Pumpkin; Claudius; Ginger; Douglas; Rupert 3. Scruffy; Juno; Foxy aka Fifi; Bishop; Luna

These were the rest of our lucky travelers that day.

1. Boots; Sophia; Shallowater Leia; Susan; Oscar 2. Beowulf; Shafter Lake Luke; Henry; Melissa; Telewink 3. Balu; Satin Lucy; Shady Shores Sam; Cassie; Addie 4. Carin; Moxie; Barca; Bonnie; Shelvyville Angel 5. Sheridan Blonde; Lincoln; LazyBoy; Jalapeno; Samson 6. Hunter; Blueberry; Asher; Korus; Oliver 7. Happy; Jackson; Bozeman; Rickie; Matlock 8. Marcus; Seneca; Sienna; Sybil; Ellis 9. Pippi; Pizzaz; Pasha; Katy Hairy; Louie
1. Hyson; Asia; Alec; Aubree; Albert 2. Aubie; Alfie; Abby Wambark; Twyla; Cora 3. Mugsy; Maui; Holly; Dakota; Bella 4. Miles; Casey; Ralphie; Milton; Poppy 5. Celia; Olive; Alexis; Maya; Josesito 6. Betito; Annabelle; Roberto; Jeremy; Billy 7. Tilly; Monty; September; Sage; Azul 8. Doby Gillis; Maynard Krebs; Christopher; Lulu; Beauty 9. Andy; Raggedy Ann; Chacho; Astro the Pig; Tracker
1. Fabian; Fletch; Stella; Dexter 2. Lucy; Pearl; Agnes, Edith, and Margo; Olive, Juno, and Macy 3. Buttercup and Wesley; Jamison; Tristan, Beth, and Maria; Rita and Bama; Dezzie and Zee 4. Nala and Pumba; Ines, one Ines kitten, and Riggs; Ines’s other kittens; Torchy and Tommy 5. Veronica and Valerie; Nimzie; Orabelle, Bobbin and Velcro; Vivi, Vinnie, and Vance

Here are the pets who traveled on the second transport of November.

1. Saltillo; Nemo; Seyla; Nina; Scout 2. Briley; Grantham; Felicia; Samuel; Trinity 3. Foxy; Sally; Tyson; Astro; Blaze 4. Sierra; Galahad; Fabrice; Skye; Max 5. Moochie; Izzie; Patty Duke; Barney Fife; Luna 6. Randall; Buddy; Beans; Billy; Lala 7. Stella; Bear; Jasmine; Oreo; Laurel 8. Emma; Chico; Marcie; Tess; Kiara 9. Deidre; Pierre; Delma; Ian; Sookie
1. Fancy; Fancy’s puppies Fido, Fenway, Falcon, Finn, Flap, and Furbie; Garry; Organza; Organdy 2. Tyson; some of Daisy’s pups Doozy, Dahlia, Dainty, Decan, Decker, Dino, Damon, Drayco. Dove, and Damsel; Katerina; Austin; Ameryn 3. Orbit; Holster; Oracle; Tommy; Reptar 4. Tristan; Leila; Leila’s puppies Leta, Langley, and Lizbeth; No-No; Olive’s puppies Spinach, Popeye, Wimpy, Sailor, Olive Oyle, IC Biggy, Sweet Pea, Bluto, and Brutus 5. Olive’s puppies continued; Olive; Maisie; Donnie; Wellington 6. Whitney; Watkins; some of Daisy’s pups Doozy, Dahlia, Dainty, Decan, Decker, Dino, Damon, Drayco. Dove, and Damsel; Daisy; Gwen’s kittens 7. Gwen; more of Gwen’s kittens; Cici, Celia, and Casie; Ben and Jerry; Rowan, Ripley, Rae, and Ralph 8. Ginger and Holly; Daisy’s kittens; Daisy; Cupcake; Cupcake’s kittens Mini Cupcake, Goldie, Chocolate, and Lucky 9. Sasha; Carly; Treasure; Kana; some of Daisy’s pups Doozy, Dahlia, Dainty, Decan, Decker, Dino, Damon, Drayco. Dove, and Damsel

These dogs and cats went to Colorado on the third transport of November.

1. Cathy Zeta-Bones; Roxy; Blahnik; Axle; Bruno 2. Natasha; Nomi; Anya; Bandit; Jonah 3. Earl; Gaby; Remi; Toby; Azul 4. Ronin; Bogie; Frank; Bacall; Molly 5. Bonita; Remy; Lexi; Daphne; Oreo 6. Snow; Boris; Linus; Halcyon; Brownie 7. Horatio; Flora; Flurrie; Jamie; Tippy 8. Nala; Downy; Gallagher; Juliet; Tunchi 9. Zeus; Jakie; Waggo; Liza; Puffin
1. Pekoe; Bri; Pupkin Spice; Wednesday; Ava 2. Rosemary; Boss; Sansa; Wilbury; Petty 3. Orbison; Harrison; Marlie; Carrie; Maple 4. Maple’s puppies Emory, Sylvan, Aspen, Magnolia, Rowan, Olive, Banyan, Acacia, and Juniper; Wyatt; Lenny; Caryl; Clarke 5. Theo; Cash; Christa; Elaine; Elaine with her pups George, Delores, Sue Ellen, and Kramer 6. Samantha; Lucy; Meadow’s kittens; Windy and her kittens; Astro and Bolt 7. Owen; Abby and Tony; Marshmallow, Marzipan, Meringue, and Macaron; Roux; Belle and Dottie 8. Meadow; Laverne and Shirley; Starfire and Leela; Reisling and Syrah

These lucky dogs and cats traveled in time to have their Thanksgiving dinners in Colorado.

1. Jensen; Jimbo; Jazzy; Ginger; Misty 2. Climber; Bessie; Baby; Brennan; Cristyl 3. Dobby; Crissie; Bobby; Cassie; Cargo 4. Casino; Cadet; Caper; Beethoven; Mr. T 5. Phat Boy; Baby Girl; Cosgrove; Elena; Chablis 6. Chanel; Stubs; Singer; Chase; Lillie 7. Dixon; Sally Mae; Sissy and Sonia; Stanley; Starchy and Suzy 8. Miah; Meyer; Marla and Melina; Maudie; Cecily
1. August; Hazel; Flo, Fall; Kermit 2. Tiff; Tess; Lavender; Fanny; Chanel 3. Chanel’s puppies Chana, Charlize, Chayla, Chaz, and Cheryl; Cindy Lou; Benny; Jason 4. Gaffer; Carrie; Sonic; Ariel; Otis 5. Rose; Sally and June; Corey and Cara; saying goodbye; Jacy gets last kisses from Christy

Our last transport of November was a big one, with lots of dogs and cats riding into their futures. And the three “little” pigs caught a ride to new homes, too!

1. Malcolm; Janko; Jessamy; Cyrus; James 2. Asia; Bunny; Starsky; Mac; Cameo 3. Bradley; Emily; Hulk; Coach; Zorro 4. Tom; King; Moon; Keith; Jason 5. Millie; Sonny; Darling; Zip; Zane 6. Colby; Nadia; Sam; Gretta; Astro 7. Swan; Scrappy; Mickey; Merlin; Bandit 8. Lexie; Buck; Delta; Chloe; Lexi 9. Daisy; Astro; Millie; Bella; Frank
1. Chacho; Crystal; Josie; Pablo; Olivia 2. Quinn; Fitz; Mellie; Howler; Babe 3. Haylee; Danny Boy; Kristen; Maddie; Popy the Pig 4. Monty; Paisley; Merlin; Annie; Charles 5. Rhia; Alex; Bart; Poppa; Malu 6. Lipton; Reno; Mimi; Winona; Wilhelm 7. Beau; Bina; Sonja; Jeremy; Cosmo 8. Kirby; Rider; Townshend; Winter; Willa 9. Opal; Entwistle; Mallory; Bear; Daltrey
1. Cressida; Ernie; Marie; Patches; Maxene 2. Pumpkin; Frank; Spencer; Elvis; Plato 3. Polly; Mikey; Milo; Tyson; Gorda 4. Archie; Kate; Maggie; Fiona; Squeaks and Squish 5. Stewart and Sia; Sprout, Sunny, and Smudge; Samantha; Didi; Digby, Dizzie, Doc, Dodger, and Doodle 6. Mom; Megan, Madison, Mason, Mya, Milo, and Marcus; Raquel; Samantha and Hershey; Lillian, Liliah, and Lilly 7. Butterscotch, Sapphire, and Jasmine; Acorn, Hawkbit, Speedwell, and Pipkin; Snow Kat; Peggy and Pippin; Sandra and Sebby
1. Dallie, Miles, and Sparks; Charlie and Quentin; Mama Kat/Tigger; Sam and Dean 2. Lucy; Hocus; Ruby; Kaylee; Daisy and her kittens 3. Ruby’s pups Rex, Ria, Rio, Rogan, and Rover; Pickle and Pepper; Erica Goldie Hawn 4. Tinkerbell; Sammy; Zam and Valentine; Timmy and Penelope; Bosley 5. Moon, Jupiter, and Pluto; Brittney and her kittens; Wee Pig; Beavis the Pig

Then it was December! It was a rainy day, but we kept these dogs and cats warm and dry as they were loaded on the first transport of the month.

1. Sitka; Foxy; Poppy; Cody; Jen and her pups Jimbo, Jana, Jake, and Jan 2. Iceland; Gretchen; Gretel; Gavin and Garnet 3. Gwendy, Glenda, and Gomez; Beau; Gwen; Blake; Rose 4. Edith Ann; Everly; Estella; Gail; Brutus 5. Apollo; Trooper; Dalton; Guinness, Gabby, and Gambit (Gayle not pictured); Gabby 6. Barry and Maurice; Leslie; Kiki and Keno (mama Kaylee skipped the photo table); Gretchen; Penny 7. Sheldon; Iggie; Pookie and Pluto; Pinky and Perla; Garrett 8. Sherman; Jinx; Dinah; Kilo; Cubby 9. Roxy; Tasha; Tasha’s puppies Justin, Lance, Destiny, Jose, and George; Lily; Dora
1. Matilda; Enzo; Josephine; Sultan, Max 2. Goldie; Duke; Dolly; Darlene and Dodger; Julius 3. Doug and Dory; Boris; Olivia; Olivia’s puppies Oliver, Odie, Omar, Orion, Oscar, Odyssius, and Ophelia; Dexter 4. Dallas; Domino; Stella; Max; David 5. Nobel; Pooska; Casey; Buddy; Pumpkin 6. Odessa; Odessa’s puppies Onyx, Oriana, Orlando, Osborn, and Otto; Balto; Genesis; Judas 7. Kim; Catalina; Catalina’s puppies Cecil, Cecily, Char, and Charade; Chip, Collin, and Will
1. Ferdinand, Eliot, and Vesper; Luna, Ron, and Hermione; Tina, Tommy, and Tristan; Fred and Harry 2. Smokey and Sue; Sherman, Herman, Stripey, and Spot; Sox and Emaiee; Matilda; Holiday’s kittens 3. Lottie and Alex; Stacey; Holiday and kittens; Sarah

These are the dogs and cats who transported the second week of December.

1. Hobbs; Hazel; Melissa; Tony; Russell 2. Tucker; Johnny; Bessie; Kadia; Nicolas 3. Tank; Greenlee; Toto; Cabot; Kenzo 4. Ziggy; Kyle; Cloud; Ramona; Nova 5. Hershey; Princess; River Dog; Kimberly; Vivette 6. Sally; Peony; Kevin; Cocoa; Oliie, Oakie, Olette, and Ozzie 7. Pinky; Jason; Rowdy; Kasey; Presto and Portia 8. Paolo; Parker; Robin; Chance; Mikhail 9. Hope’s puppies; Liv and Lizzy; Roll; Tootsie
1. Cory; Anna; Cici; Gordo; Jenna 2. Vena; Babette; Billy; Lita; Krackle 3. Lisa; Gable; Jai; Flor; Ingrid and Sloan 4. Serena and her kittens; Sweets; MooMoo; Seymour; Sammy Hagar 5. Penelope; Boo and Kelso; Faye; Lyndsey; Right Turn, Odell, and Bear
Jupiter also caught his ride to Colorado!

Christmas came early for these dogs and cats who traveed toward their forever homes on the third transport of December.

1. Amelia; Elaine; Spike; Boots; Yukon 2. Hope; Sasha; Baxter; Mora; Hooch 3. Chili; Chong; Cheech; Georgia; Lea 4. Fantine; Jodie; Jodie’s puppies Jack, Jackie, Jake, and Jed; Miranda; Cidra 5. Carolina; Lefty; Pauline; Carly; Dorado 6. Manchu; Jo-Jo; Daisy; Dixie; Tipitina 7. Jessie; Taurus; Teddy; Chopper, Chelsey, Chipster, Chicklet, and Cherri; Muffin 8. Chloe; Esperanza; Esperanza’s puppies Comet, Cupid, Dancer, Dasher, Donner, Prancer, and Vixen; Zeke; Coco 9. Bear; Lindy; Tuffy; Lizzie; Clarissa
1. Midge; Barbie; Rocky; Casha and Caisy, and Caldo; Casper and Caine 2. Hannah; Chickpea; Zeke; Jeff; Gigi 3. Calina; Candra; Cantor; Simon; Aspen 4. Duke; Luna; Phillip; Molly; Cimmaron 5. Fig; Pancho; Molly’s puppies Maggie, Marlo, Marty, May, and Milo; Lefty; India 6. Jax; Rita; River; Raven; Rags and Ruffles 7. Christine; Cameron; Danny; Danno; Kobi 8. Kiwi; Glen; Daisy; Sissa; Sassy 9. Sissy; Taz; Cynthia; Lulu; Mama
1. Mambo; Korie; Noel; Cami; Ava and her kittens Ace, Addy, and Ari 2. Clint; Ella, Angel, and Valentina; Chillie and Breezy; Nya Belle; Lucas 3. Molly; Bella; Samantha; Oliver

These are the dogs and cats whose journey finished December and a great fourth quarter for RPM.

1. Kandy; Gator; Gatsby; Busy Bee; Holly 2. King; Calla; Swiss; Bette, Bingley, and Bethy; Peppa 3. Tanya; Dodi; Diamond; Jack; Steven 4. Thor; Anaise; Raven; Shadow; Pumpkin 5. Elvira; Mike; Maggie; Edward; Robin 6. Candy; Coco; Sugar Plum; Twinkle; Max 7. Baxter; Manchas; Balboa; Molly; Lilly 8. Skellington; Cleo; Feery and Freddy; Rayburn; Fiona 9. Augustus; Fanta; Fifi; Samson; Fenmore and Filene
1. Apollo; Brylie; Macie; Missy; Merry 2. Gloria; Buddy; Luke; Violet; Daisy aka Peluda 3. Jaxon; Chiquita; Henry; Victoria; Bella 4. Lola; Sophia; Brimley; Kilo; Colby 5. Della; Willow; Dawn; Violet and Velvet; Babsie 6. Babka; Pop; Sonic; Dane; Fiona 7. Karma; Kelsi; Felix; Melody; Hudson 8. Marvin; Wade; Patti; Allison; Chrissy
1. Georgia, Taco, and Pico; Penelope; Willie, Winnie, and Weenie; Misty; Dash, Dancer, Cupid, Comet, and Vixen 2. Vader; Jack, Maggie, and Isabel; Taco, Tamale, and Queso; Holly and Berry; Bobby

These are some of the people who helped organize the transports for the entire last quarter. They couldn’t do it without our donors, fosters, transporters, volunteers, and shelter and medical partners. Thank you, everyone!