Kiwi is a lovable 16 month old bangle tabby mix who came to the rescue at just 4 months old. Kiwi is shy at first meeting, but once she comes out of her shell, she is very affectionate and loves being with her person. Kiwi will make a wonderful companion for some lucky family.


Brody is a 3 month old Pugapoo (Pug/Poodle mix), who is a total goofball. He is very playful and an attention seeker. Brody may be a little guy but he has a huge personality. This little guy will keep you on your toes and will bring joy to your day. He had a rough start, but he has proven he is resilient and adaptable. If you are looking for unconditional love, Brody is your guy!

Please visit our website at to learn more about these and other available puppies and kitties.

Spark Rescue is an all-volunteer, foster based, non-profit 501C3 rescue. Spark Rescue places each rescued animal in a safe, loving home as they await adoption. Each animal receives vaccinations, testing, veterinary care, and are spayed/neutered and chipped before adoption. Spark Rescue commits to helping animals in danger of euthanasia and homelessness find stable loving homes.

To donate, please visit For more information about Spark Rescue or becoming a foster, please visit our website at or email us at or Spark Rescue Santa Barbara, PO Box 8445, Goleta, CA 93118

Spark Animal Rescue is in need of foster homes! Apply online:


Middleton is a 9-year-old domestic shorthair female cat. Initially taken in as a quiet, shy stray, Middleton has become a total lovebug. When she’s not purring, sound asleep on her foster’s lap, she can be found right next to her on the couch.

All of our cats are neutered or spayed, treated for fleas, vaccinated, and microchipped. Check out our website for adoptable cats, adoption applications, and to learn more about fostering and volunteer opportunities. You can also email or call us at 805-683-3368.


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