Quin'C gets an ice cream cone

#FeelGoodFriday: Dog with cancer learns he’s getting adopted

This spotted dog had a rough start on life, including an accident that left him injured on the streets. Fortunately, the Maple Woods Veterinary Technician program in Kansas City, MO, took him into their adoption program, where he got all the veterinary care and love he needed. Sadly, he turned out to have cancer with… Learn More

Screen shot of shelter dog with adopter; cartoon

#FeelGoodFriday: For a shelter dog, ‘life’s funny’

Few cartoonists are as beloved among animal lovers as Patrick McDonnell, the artist behind the comic strip, “MUTTS.” This heartwarming PSA for the Shelter Pet Project was animated from McDonnell’s work by award winning animator Paul Fierlinger. It’s narrated by a lovable pooch named Mike, who found himself in a couple of unexpected situations… including… Learn More

Crazy cat person

#FeelGoodFriday: 10 signs you’re a crazy cat person

Do you have more photos of cats on your phone than people? Do you buy lint rollers in bulk? Do you have so many boxes lying around people might confuse your house for a recycling center? Congratulations! You’re probably a crazy cat person! That’s the scoop from Cat Man Chris, better known as the Dad… Learn More

Beige kitten plays on a computer keyboard

A free technology resource guide for your animal organization

Whether you made it to our technology session at Animal Care Expo last month or not, we have great resources to help you save more lives with the power of tech! The session pulled together a panel of experts in animal welfare technology: Dr. Sheila D’Arpino, Director of Research for Maddie’s Fund®; Lars Rabbe, Maddie’s… Learn More

Cassidy's first steps on his own after getting his tiny wheelchair

#FeelGoodFriday: Two-legged miracle kitten gets the tiniest wheelchair

Tiny Cassidy was found at nine weeks old in the forest, with only two legs. He was starving and sick. His story could have ended badly, but it didn’t, thanks to rescuers at Canada’s Tiny Kittens Society and veterinarians at Mountain View Veterinary Hospital. They nursed him to health, and then they decided to reach… Learn More

Shelter dog in armchair

#FeelGoodFriday: Shelter dogs on big, comfy chairs

The only thing better than getting adopted is getting comfy in the meantime! That’s the likely opinion of these shelter dogs who are benefiting from the recent craze of putting armchairs into animal shelters so the pets can chill out in comfort. The chairs make the pets more appealing to adopters, too. It’s a classic… Learn More

Olivia

#FeelGoodFriday: Little girl donates her birthday to animal shelter

So, here’s the thing: Kids are the future of animal welfare. And with kids like Olivia in the world, that future’s looking bright! The little girl decided all she wanted for her birthday was to help homeless animals. So she put out the word to her friends and family to bring pet toys, supplies, and… Learn More

Vinny meets bubble

#FeelGoodFriday: Cats. Bubbles. What more do we need to say?

Stuck for ways to brighten the lives of the cats in your shelter, rescue organization or foster home? Think bubbles! Not only will bubbles make the cats happy, watching the cats play with the bubbles will make you happy, too! Just see what happened when Best Friends Animal Society turned the bubbles loose in their… Learn More

#FeelGoodFriday: 50 boxes. 2 cats. A-MAZE-ing!

We could tell you the reason we’re posting this is to suggest an inexpensive, effective form of enrichment for cats in homes, foster care, or animal shelters. While that’s accurate, it’s also kind of untrue… because the real reason we’re posting this is because it makes us so darn happy just to watch it. And… Learn More

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