"Harley's disability did not scare Jill away, and, in fact, it was something that made her feel especially connected to him," Forndran says. "She felt that she understood exactly what it was that Harley needed, and would be able to provide all of that, and more."
And his mother Simona? The sanctuary's founders - Danielle Eden and Rob Scheinberg - fell so in hard for her this ultimate survivor, they decided to adopt her themselves.
Simona got to watch both of her babies leap into their new lives in Canada - even if one had to hold on to hope just a little bit longer.