Enormous Tabby Crashes Shelter Website with His Cuteness

The Morris Animal Refuge in Philadelphia has an extremely large and popular cat in their care. Based on the response of potential adopters, he won’t be a resident at the refuge for very long. His name is Mr. B and he is 26 pounds of cuddly love. Not only is his large stature entirely appealing, he has the cutest puffy mouth that appears to be pursed lips and green eyes that seem very serious. In short, he is large, adorable, … Read more

Clear the Shelters: 5th Annual Nationwide Adoption Event this Saturday

This Saturday, August 17 is a huge day for shelter animals coast to coast. For the 5th year running, Clear the Shelters will take place at over 1400 shelters and rescue organizations. For those in need of being adopted, this Saturday could be their big break! For 250,000 lucky pets, that is exactly what has happened since the first Clear the Shelters in 2015. What is Clear the Shelters? Organizations participating in the event offer special incentives, such as waived … Read more

Cat Clings To Woman Who Can’t Take Him Home, So She Helps Him Find The Purrfect Family

A tabby cat was waiting to be adopted, but a comfortable cat condo inside a small pet shop couldn’t make up for what he missed most—having a home. The big cat loved to cuddle, and when a couple of cat lovers stopped to give him attention, he took full advantage of the opportunity. Andy Brumagen and his fiance Jessica Parken couldn’t walk past the adoptable cat without saying hello, but they never expected to make an instant connection. As soon … Read more

Mom Lets Son Pick Any Pet In The Shelter, His Choice Will Warm Your Heart

Children love animals, and given the chance to select the pet of their choice, most opt for a puppy or kitten. But young Easton is not most children! When his mother gave him free reign to select the family’s next pet from Exploits Valley SPCA in Newfoundland, Canada, Easton chose an obese senior cat named Tiny.   Back in 2014, when Easton was just a toddler, his mother Elizabeth adopted a three-year-old cat named Oscar from a local shelter. Oscar … Read more

Obese 35 lb Cat Needs A Healthy Home To Continue His Weight Loss Journey

Update: Symba has found his forever home! The Humane Rescue Alliance wrote on Facebook: We were overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and well wishes for sweet Symba. We are even more thrilled that we were able to help Symba find a loving, new home today! Symba’s new adopters are dedicated to getting him healthy by continuing on his current diet and exercise plan, and most importantly giving him the love and care he deserves so he can thrive long … Read more

The Purrfect Mother’s Day Gift Saves A Stray Mama Cat And Her Kittens

Flowers, chocolate, and jewelry are what you’d expect from Mother’s Day, but one lucky mom got a little something extra. Renee, the Feline Care Manager at Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters in Atlanta, Georgia, was in a difficult situation. She found a sick mother cat with a litter of kittens struggling to survive in Jasper County. Posted by Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters on Monday, May 15, 2017   Extremely dehydrated, the new mama was unable to care for her defenseless … Read more

Abandoned Black Cat Delights Rescuers When She Births 6 Look-Alike Kittens

A simple act of kindness has made a world of difference for one stray cat – and the 6 little stowaways she happened to be carrying in her belly! Belle was abandoned to survive a cold Canadian winter when her owner moved away. Luckily, a neighbor was kind enough to give her shelter, but soon noticed that the little cat looked a bit…pregnant. Wanting the best for the kitty and her soon-to-be family, the good Samaritan decided to entrust their … Read more

Shelter Cats Have A Festive Photo Shoot To Help Them Find Homes For The Holidays

The staff and volunteers at Maryland’s Anne Arundel County Animal Control shelter know that the kitties in their care want just one thing this holiday season – loving homes. That’s why they dolled them up in their most festive feline finery for an adorable photo shoot. As if that weren’t enough, they are also offering FREE cat adoptions this month! Just yesterday, a precious big-eared tabby by the name of Bert became the one thousandth cat adopted from the shelter during … Read more

Myths About Black Cats: The Good, The Bad & The Silly

Over the years and across many cultures several myths have developed about black cats. Some are positive, others are downright silly, and a few actually put these beautiful animals at risk of abuse and death. Sadly, many archaic beliefs about the evil powers of black cats still exist. They spend more time in shelters than other cats and some rescues even restrict their adoption around Halloween in order to protect them. The following myths are among the most well known, … Read more