‘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

Adoptable cats are waiting for forever homes at Atlanta’s first cat cafe

Atlanta’s first cat cafe opened for business in March and is already a hit in the cat community. Located at 415 Memorial Drive SE, Suite C, in Grand Park, cat lovers can now mingle with 12 adoptable cats, courtesy of … please continue reading

Thanks to the excellent volunteers who run Facebook shelter pages, forever homes are found in the U.S. and ‘abroad’

Columbus County Animal Control (CCAC) shelter dogs and cats are being adopted VERY far from the facility, with one dog on his way to Italy. Yes-ITALY! As in across the ocean! This rural shelter in Whiteville, North Carolina has made … please continue reading

Kittens found abandoned in Upstate are now ready for a forever home together

Blind cat

Everyone has been asking about the Christmas Eve rescue of two Siamese sisters, one blind, who were found abandoned in a bamboo field in Upstate South Carolina. I’m happy to report they’re ready for a forever home, and they MUST … please continue reading

Casually Adopting a Domestic Cat Can Lead to Failure

Abandoned cat

Adopting a domestic cat is a serious step. It is something that needs to be considered very carefully over a reasonable period of time – let’s say about 6 months to a year. The consideration should include budgetary requirements. It … please continue reading

Adopted cat returned to shelter after three months because she “jumped on things”

This is the story of Avalon, and thankfully it has a happy ending. Avalon was adopted over the weekend. A lot of cats aren’t so fortunate once they end up back at the shelter. Avalon was adopted from Davidson County Animal … please continue reading

Symphony: Even her vet had given up hope-then Foster Paws Rescue and an adoption angel stepped up to save her

Rescue cat

This is the happy ending story of a cat most of the world had given up on. Considered unadoptable by many and possibly a lost cause by the vet who treated her, Symphony is truly a miracle kitty who found … please continue reading

Upstate family seeking to reunite cat they were forced to surrender with their son who has Asperger’s syndrome

Cat companion to Aspergers boy

This is a very sad story because it could easily happen to any of us with a family. It’s doubly heartbreaking because in the process of putting their lives back together a young boy with Asperger syndrome may never again see … please continue reading