#FeelGoodFriday: Rescue dog turned search and rescue dog retires

Pip was just your average shelter puppy when Carolyn Vane adopted him from a shelter in Oakland, CA. Vane adopted Pip with the intention of training him to become a search and rescue canine with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue unit. She has volunteered with them for close to three decades. She… Learn More

#FeelGoodFriday: Shelter raises money with photography fundraiser

Talk about a simple way to raise some money. Lauren Kennedy, President of the Board of Directors at the Humane Society Waterville Area, decided to hold a fundraiser by taking photos of dogs and cats. She wanted to pay tribute to one of her own cats, who she lost suddenly in a tragic accident. For… Learn More

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#FeelGoodFriday: Rescue pug fosters another kitten

Hamilton Pug is back at it again. The rescue pug is sharing the story of his foster kitten, Oasis. Oasis was a scared and hissy kitten when Hamilton and Rufus (with the help of their humans) fostered her last summer. After a little bit of patience and supervised introductions, Oasis was smitten with Ham. (Rufus… Learn More

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#FeelGoodFriday: Pop-up kitten café comes to D.C.

A temporary kitten café recently opened in Washington, D.C. with the goal of providing relief to animal shelters during kitten season. The Kitten Lounge was created by Kanchan Singh, who also owns Crumbs & Whiskers, a cat café in Los Angeles and D.C. “Once we opened our cat café, people were asking us for kittens… Learn More

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#FeelGoodFriday: Kitten and pitbull are the best of friends

Bubba and Rue make quite the team. Bubba, a golden pitbull, has always been obsessed with kittens, small animals and cats according to his owner, Rebecca Pizzello. So, she decided to get him his very own kitten. Rue took to Bubba immediately, and Bubba did the same. While Bubba is very mellow with her, they… Learn More

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#FeelGoodFriday: 12-year-old girl fosters 39 kittens in just over 1 year

After learning that many kittens do not fare well in a shelter, Keely Thomas asked her mom if they could foster. Her mom said no. But Thomas was not deterred. She had a plan. Using stuffed cats, she filmed educational videos about caring for kittens. After seeing how dedicated her daughter was, her mom decided… Learn More

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#FeelGoodFriday: Camp Fire cat reunited with her family

The stories that have come out of the wildfires in California have been both heartbreaking and heartwarming. This one is no exception. A month to the day that the Northern California Camp Fire started, Timber the cat was found. According to The Dodo, Courtney Werblow and her parents were escorted back to her parent’s destroyed home… Learn More

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#FeelGoodFriday: Make way for the puppy cart!

What’s cuter than five floppy-eared puppies? How about five floppy-eared puppies being wheeled around in a cart? Nebraska Humane Society found a way to keep their puppies safe, work more efficiently and provide joy with an impromptu puppy parade, just by creating the puppy cart. Now, the puppies can be brought to different areas in… Learn More