One of Cole and Marmalade's foster kittens

#FeelGoodFriday: Cole and Marmalade have foster kittens!

There’s no question that fostering orphaned kittens is a good deed. But in addition to the warm feeling of a job well done, there’s one more reward you’ll get if you bring some of these little fur balls into your home for a while. You’ll get to be with kittens. That’s what Internet-famous adopted kitties… Learn More

Sgt Karl Bailey

#FeelGoodFriday: The little animal shelter that could

When Sgt. Karl Bailey of the Seagoville, TX, police department was asked to take over the city’s animal shelter, he balked at first. He’d been a police officer for 22 years; what did he know about animal sheltering? Nothing, that’s what. But he finally agreed to do it under two conditions: It had to become… Learn More

Seizure alert dog

#FeelGoodFriday: Major league pet adoption PSA

So, do you want to have goosebumps to get your weekend off to a good start? Don’t worry, we don’t plan to scare you. We’re just going to show you this beautiful PSA about a major league baseball player, a shelter dog who could detect his adopter’s seizures and ended up saving her life, and… Learn More

dog playing in fountain

#FeelGoodFriday: Good doggo shows us all how to chill

Hot enough for you? Much of the country’s been sweltering, so we thought this dog who has the “chill” thing all figured out would be a helpful role model for us all. Not that we all have access to such a dog-friendly fountain, but asthetics aside, we suspect a good old sprinkler would probably work… Learn More


#FeelGoodFriday: Harvey makes his own dog adoption PSA

Say you’re a dog named Harvey. Say you’re in the shelter. Say you want to grab the attention of adopters. Now, say you totally suspend all disbelief and imagine you’re a dog named Harvey who’s in a shelter and wants to grab the attention of adopters, and so you make your very own adoption promotional… Learn More

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

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