So…how successful was the Clear the Shelters event at YOUR local shelter?

As of 8 p.m. EST I’ve only heard back from one shelter on the success of today’s Clear the Shelters event. Columbus County Animal Control in Whiteville, North Carolina shattered their record from 2016 by adopting out 18 dogs and … please continue reading

Canadian cat rescue shelter rejects people who insist on declawing their cat

As a person who detests the declawing of cats I am very pleased to see that the Regina Cat Rescue, Saskatchewan, Canada has decided to refuse adoptions by clients who insist on declawing their cat. For me, this is a … please continue reading

Kitten traded for beer money in Upstate SC is ready for his forever home

Beer money cat

This is the story of Brewski, a beautiful little boy whose former owner decided her beer money was more important than this sweet baby and set off on Facebook to sell him to support her habit. Kristina Leigh fosters cats … 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

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