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Kim Foster, president, Columbia Second Chance (for animals)
Saturday, May 12, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 6:00 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

Between dogs and cats, I prefer … dogs. I don’t like litter boxes, and I like to go places and do things with my animals.

I got my start loving animals when … I was young. My dad was a conservation agent, so we often had bullfrogs in our bathtub, and my mom always had a baby deer.

If I could have any exotic pet, I’d want … a chimp. They have the ability to communicate with humans and it’s fascinating. It bothers me that they are used for testing.

When I was young, I wanted to be … a mommy with several children. Then later I wanted to be a psychologist. I like to help people, and that spills into the animals.

The first thing I do in the morning is … potty the animals. I have three dogs, three cats and a foster dog.

The best advice I’ve ever gotten … was in a poem about success. It was something along the lines of: Find success in small things, not money. You can’t buy something like a child’s first step. Witnessing a dog’s first step on grass is addictive. To see an animal who has never known love or touch grow to love humans is amazing.

I collect … angels. I especially like the Dreamsicles collection because they’re very simplistic. For Christmas I got one with a puppy over its shoulder.

One thing I wish scientists would invent is … something that tastes good and won’t put poundage on.


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