Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Another chance.(Final)

Byline: Isabel Sanchez Journal Staff Writer

ANIMAL RESCUE

Victims -- from a blind cat to starving horses -- nursed to health

Jack and Tommy had one of those sweeping-violins moments when they first met, when they knew they wanted to be together forever.

Anyone who wants to adopt one of these black thoroughbreds will have to take the other.

"It's got to be a really good home," Marguerite Bowers says. "These guys are so special."

Bowers is director of BoMar Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation in Valencia County, specializing in the victims of animal cruelty. She and her husband, Bob, have more than 30 horses -- six are in protective custody, three in rehab from cruelty cases. Some are their own, often former victims.

BoMar has rescued, fostered and sheltered rabbits, goats, llamas, pigs, around 500 cats and dogs and chickens. …

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