Posts by Jane Harrell

I love my job, and my cats are certainly appreciative that I rescued them. But Mojo seems to have a slight problem with my travel schedule for Petfinder… This is her the last time I started packing for the Cat Writer’s Association conference. Perhaps she was hoping I wouldn’t notice …

It’s almost Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month, so we caught up with proud adopted-dog dad, The All-American Rejects‘ guitarist Nick Wheeler. Check out how he and his adopted dog Dex enjoy a day off from their busy tour schedules in the video above. (Read Nick and Dex’s adoption story.) You can help Nick …

Confession: I have a terrible sense of smell. I have most of my life. An unexpected side effect to my under-performing olfactory system is that I’m extra vigilant about keeping my cat’s litter boxes clean. Tactics for reducing litter box odor are my best friends, honest. I even go so …

Ever since I showed up to class years and years ago — and saw my neighbor dressed and talking like a pirate — I’ve loved Talk Like a Pirate Day. So nothing made me happier than seeing that several of our “less-adoptable” pets are celebrating it along with Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week! …

August 18-25 is Take Your Cat to the Vet Week, a week where we talk about cat’s needs for preventative care and share expert tips to make your vet trips a breeze. Help us celebrate! On Tuesday, August 21, join us from 12-2 p.m. ET for our live Facebook Q&A, …

Here’s another great lost-dog reunion story from our partner HomeAgain. You can help lost pets get home again: Sign up to receive lost pet alerts when a dog or cat goes missing in your area. Bindy is an adoptable Border Collie mix in Burbank, CA. A woman loses her best …

Did you know more pets go missing on the Fourth of July than any other day of the year? (Thank you to HomeAgain for that fast fact!) So this week we’re getting ready for Independence Day with a live expert Q&A on pet-loss prevention and how to find lost pets! …

Tomorrow, a new movie about the bond between a family and its dog premieres. But the star of I Heart Shakey isn’t your typical Hollywood fare. In fact, she’s a mixed-breed mutt named Ebony from Albuquerque Animal Welfare, the city’s animal care and control facility. Ebony is a former shelter …

Here’s another great lost-cat reunion story from our partner HomeAgain. You can help lost pets get home again: Sign up to receive lost pet alerts when a dog or cat goes missing in your area. Murphy was taking a walk on his leash when something spooked him and he wiggled …

June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month and we’re celebrating with a live expert Q&A on our Facebook page! If you or someone you know is adding a new cat to your home, join us Thursday, June 14 from 12-2 p.m. ET for Bringing Kitty Home: Adoption and Care Advice for New Cat …