Category: adoption

hats for shelter cats

Shaina Fishman and her fashion stylist friend Ryen Blascheke collaborated on a project which aims to bring attention to shelter cats and increase their adoption. Cats In Hats is a light hearted series featuring rescued cats and kittens from Brooklyn…

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if shelter dogs could talk

Don’t be disappointed that Bart may not have the voice of John Mulaney when you meet him!

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the hug that saved their lives

It seems social media is a great way to draw attention to pets in need of a home. Case in point, Kala and Keira were hours from being euthanised from a high kill shelter when the picture of them hugging…

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terminally ill dog welcomed into loving family

We post incredible stories of shelter pets finding forever homes all the time; whether they have difficulty due to their colour or special needs, kind and generous people around the world have embraced them with open arms. But would you…

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downward cat

Cats exude calmness and relaxation, the same energy required for yoga, so a no-kill pet shelter – Homeward Bound combined the two at Yoga at Connie’s to benefit both people and cats. Six adoptable adult cats attended the yoga class,…

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pet shop experiment

What happens when shelter pets are placed in pet shops? Brazilian animal rights group Associação Quatro Patinhas conducted an experiment to see whether shelter pets were considered more desirable if they appeared to have a price tag. This video showed…

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looking for you

An innovative campaign using RFID Tags for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home came to life at London’s Westfield Stratford shopping centre. Barley, a former Battersea dog appears to follow people around the centre, being adorable and subtly suggesting that their…

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mama cat’s new kittens

Mikey is an 8-months-old cat adopted by Hillary. Mistaken to be a boy, Mikey was taken to the vet to get neutered when they realised he was actually a she and she was pregnant with kittens. Unfortunately, Mikey’s kittens were…

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wings of rescue

Wings of Rescue is a nonprofit organisation based in California, dedicated to flying dogs from overcrowded shelters to other parts of the United States where they can find forever homes. Shelters in California, Georgia and South Carolina are often overcrowded…

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