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Posts by Jane Harrell

As a foster mom, rescue volunteer and proud mom to a number of four-legged family members, I’m always looking for ways to curb expenses without cutting quality or care. One way I do this is by getting a little creative about cat toys, often making them myself. Judging by a …

Saturdays let us sleep in, cuddle with the critters and otherwise just make us smile. So — to celebrate the weekend — I’ve put together a few adoptable dogs whose smiles are bound to make yours even bigger. Want to return the favor? Adopt one this afternoon!

This winter I installed a bird feeder just outside my window. While I knew my cats would like it, it’s changed their entire routines and helped them get along better as well. Before the feeder, my cats’ days were spent mostly napping or fighting over the most-comfortable pillow (to nap …

Valentine’s Day is today. Are you ready for true love? Or looking to heal a broken heart? We have the perfect match! Check out some of our favorite love-themed adoptable pets, then help them find their true love by sharing their profiles today:  

Petfinder recently celebrated our 20 millionth pet adoption in style with Cake Boss’s very own Buddy Valastro. (Read about the party here, then watch Cake Boss at 10:30/9:30 c tonight to see the cake!) Of course, no Petfinder party would be complete without including our four-legged friends, so along with …

No, not a baby, but in my eyes someone equally as good — an adoptable dog! According to a Radar Online report, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson — Hollywood’s favorite “vampire” couple — are looking for a companion for their adopted dog Bear.  “Just like with Bear, they’re going to scour …

I’m one of the lucky ones in New York City. My house still has power and we didn’t suffer any flood damage. Many other pet-rescuers are in need of help as they deal with the repercussions of the superstorm. Even some pet-passionate people are finding themselves sudden rescuers, like my …

I’m writing this from my New York City apartment as Hurricane Sandy — a.k.a. the Frankenstorm — looms over the East coast. My cat Kura (pictured) has already grown tired of the gusts of wind blowing around the fig tree outside my window. She’s back to ignoring the outside world …

Petfinder staff talk about our pets … a lot. So it wasn’t a big surprise that my recent post about my cat Mojo’s sneaky suitcase sitting turned into a comparison of all the weird places Petfinder cats like to sit. Pretty soon cat-sitting-in-weird-place photos were showing up everywhere. The conversation …

Last night the temperatures dipped and my foster cat Peyton climbed up to the head of the bed to burrow under the covers with me. Peyton slept there all night, curled tightly into my chest. In fact, she’s still under them as I write this. (See the picture to the …