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Grumpy Cat®, Maru… it seems like you can’t get online these days without seeing another cat rise to internet stardom. While cat pictures and videos provide hours of entertainment for all, one internet celebri-cat is using her fame to help other cats (and dogs!) while they wait to find their forever homes. Meet Princess Monster Truck, a black Persian cat …

There are lots of ways you can help cats for Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month. We’re helping by making shelter cats happier, healthier and more adoptable, in June and every month. Cats like Bianca, at P.U.R.R. West Virginia, will benefit from the grant. Halting the spread of deadly diseases: The Petfinder Foundation just gave $10,000 in grants to six shelters to administer the …

Cats require plenty of fresh, clean water to maintain urinary health and prevent kidney disease. Senior cats especially need to drink generously to pamper their aging kidneys. So in honor of Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month, I’m covering the art of getting your cat to drink more water. Susan’s cat Longfellow finds the fountain fascinating to play with. When my cat Ivan began …

We’re just about to the end of June, Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month, but here’s another story that shows a side of cats that some folks never get to see. Roxy with her “foster” kittens. Read how Kathy Spicer tells Roxy’s story.  Two years ago, the Spicers of North Canton, OH, adopted a kitten they named Pinky Tuscadero. Their oldest cat had died, …

In honor of Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month, we’re giving you a step-by-step guide to make vet trips easier for everyone and ensure cats get the healthcare they need. This week we’re tackling the cat carrier. (Read our past vet tips posts here.) Sadie is a playful and active calico cat at Homeward Trails Animal Rescue, Inc. in Arlington, VA. For cats, seeing …

This weekend the New York Post ran the story of Copper, Angela Lang’s 9-year-old cat who survived a 12-story fall from her New York window, breaking only her paw. Lang’s vet pronounced Copper a “miracle cat” for escaping worse damage. (Read the full story here.) A brown/grey tabby, like Copper, adoptable cat Skeet is at Liberty Humane Society in Jersey …

In January, Petfinder held a live Q&A on Facebook with pet trainers Andrea Arden and Mychelle Blake. We’ve been posting some of our favorite cat-related questions and answers here in honor of Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month. Read all our FurKeeps Q&As here. Thinkstock Q: I have two cats — a 4-year-old male and a 3-year-old female. Both were shelter cats and were …

Here’s another great found-pet reunion story from our partner, HomeAgain — this one in honor of Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month. Learn more about the benefits of registering your cat’s microchip with HomeAgain. Oscar spent nine days in the cold and snow before coming home. Oscar got out, but didn’t go far – from Kelly in Mansfield, MA My indoor cat Oscar accidentally …

June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month! And we’re kicking it off with an adorable video of a mother cat hugging her dreaming kitten. The cats in the video are definitely lovable — as are the more than 145,000 adoptable cats posted on Petfinder right now. If you want to help for Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month, here are just a few things you can do: …

Pepper’s currently in the lead for Best Picture, but will she stay there? It’s the last week of the Whisker Awards! Thousands of people have already voted, but the winner in each category is still anyone’s guess. So vote for your favorite adoptable cats today — then come back every day this week to vote again. Adoption groups with the …

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