Animal shelter policy change: ‘No admittance…only Whitfield County personnel beyond this door’

A lot of animal advocates are under the impression that animal shelters are required to open their entire facility to the public in order to show they’re not being secretive in their actions. While this would be ideal, it’s not … please continue reading

Recent shelter article states “to boldly go where their discomfort level for change has never gone before”

Greenville county animal care

This link was sent to me about the new procedures taking place at Greenville County Animal Care in Upstate South Carolina. Please read over the information before continuing here. “To boldly go where their discomfort level for change has never … please continue reading

In lieu of flowers, family of murder victim asks for donations to be made to local kill shelter

This is a very tragic story about an animal lover who was recently found murdered in Upstate South Carolina. It’s a story of sacrifice because through their grief, the family is thinking of the animals at a local kill shelter. They’re … please continue reading

Viral video shows shelter cats enjoying doll beds donated by local business

Ikea cat beds

Thanks to a generous donation by IKEA Canada (the Etobicoke location), cats at Etobicoke Humane Society are probably sleeping like angels after being given adorable doll beds. Their video has gone viral with more than 100,000 views since it was … please continue reading

‘Handsomest cat ever’ senior at Oregon Humane Society gets a ‘love letter’ from an allergic admirer

A handsome long-timer at the Oregon Humane Society in Portland recently received a beautiful letter from an allergic admirer. Meet Simba, an 11-year-old  cat whose story is going viral, thanks to the U.S. Postal Service and social media. According to a … please continue reading

What does it mean when a rescue is asked to sign an Animal Welfare Agreement?

What does it mean when a rescue is asked to sign an Animal Welfare Agreement between their rescue and an animal shelter they “pull” (save cats and dogs) from? This question has come up since Greenville County Animal Care Services … please continue reading

Mother of 4 newborn kittens takes on 2 orphans found cold and alone on a California sidewalk

This is Jody, a beautiful new mother currently in the care of Nine Lives Foundation in Redwood City, California. Jody recently gave birth to four kittens and has just taken in two more orphaned babies on Wednesday. The dark gray … please continue reading