#FeelGoodFriday: Happy birthday to our dear Maddie on April 26th!

Today, we celebrate Maddie’s birthday! Her birthday is technically Sunday, April 26th, but we’re kicking off the celebration early since it’s #FeelGoodFriday. The little lady that started it all continues to positively impact millions of animals throughout the country. Maddie was part of Dave and Cheryl Duffield’s family for 10 years, and they founded Maddie’s… Learn More

#FeelGoodFriday: Positive animal shelter stories of coronavirus

During these uncertain times, we’d like to share a little positive news. If there is one good thing coming out of the COVID-19 crisis, it’s that more people and animal shelters are getting involved in foster care. Here are a few of those happy stories. When Norfolk Animal Care Center learned they would have to… Learn More

#FeelGoodFriday: Swipe right for adoptable pets at a mall near you

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, adoptable dogs and cats will try their luck at the mall. The Shelter Pet Project‘s #AdoptPureLove campaign is coming to a mall near you in the form of in-mall displays. Similar to dating apps that require you to “swipe-right” for a match, mall patrons will have the opportunity to… Learn More

Orphaned kitten now living the good life in the Virgin Islands 

Mike Usher was doing work on his uncle’s home on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands when he heard the tiny mews. The tiny tabby was all by herself, stuck in a wall when Mike found her. And well, you know how this story goes…  Five-week-old Gracie got herself a new cat dad.   She loves… Learn More

#FeelGoodFriday: Teen makes statement in animal shelter t-shirts

Back-to-school shopping will be one less thing Jayson Kimberly has to worry about this year. He has over 200 t-shirts from animal shelters and organizations making up his wardrobe and he plans to wear a different one every day. By wearing a new shirt every day, he hopes to show his classmates how many shelters… Learn More

Lana

#FeelGoodFriday: Dog helps grieving couple

“Grief is just love with nowhere to go,” said Brian, in a story filmed by Mutual Rescue. Brian and his wife Kim lost their infant shortly after she was born. Stricken with grief, Kim sought out a counselor and wrote about her experience, but Brian didn’t have the same outlets. While scrolling through social media… Learn More

Bachelor spoof

#FeelGoodFriday: Shelter dog goes on Bachelor-style dates

Front Street Animal Shelter put their creative caps on and came up with this fun spoof of the tv show, The Bachelor, called, The Adopter. Colton, the eligible bachelor, met four adopters, one of who “was there for the right reasons” and another who was just there for her “Instagram modeling career.” “I threw the… Learn More

polydactyl kitten

#FeelGoodFriday: Kitten with 24 toes gets adopted in Texas

Titus Pullo was found hanging around a barn. But he was a little different than your average black and white kitten. This little guy had extra toes on all four of his feet. (Which makes him a bit of an overachiever since most polydactyl cats have extra toes on their front paws only.) Most cats… Learn More

Roman and Migo

#FeelGoodFriday: Little boy makes videos to get dogs adopted

When Roman was just four years old, he got bit by the rescue bug. He collected donations for a rescue that was outside of Petsmart on the weekends. But he wanted to do more. According to The Dodo, he and his mom go to the shelter to make videos with the dogs that are waiting… Learn More

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