Red Heel Monkey Shelter

The Red Heel Monkey Shelter in Asheville, North Carolina, is a privately run facility that takes in homeless and abandoned sock monkeys. Founded in 1996, the current population is over 200, many of whom are featured in the book Sock Monkey Dreams (Penguin/Studio ISBN: 0670038083) by Whitney Shroyer and Letitia Walker with photography by Michael Traister.