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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 …

Karim Alex Talbot is “racing to spread the word of Petfinder.com and all the pet rescue and shelter organizations” – literally. Earlier in September the Streamwood, IL, amateur racer won the top honor in his class at the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) Championships at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The …

We are thrilled to be featured in a special advertising section in this week’s TIME magazine (the Sept. 5 issue with Gaddafi on the cover). The section, which you can view as a PDF here, talks about Petfinder’s history and the recent, incredible post-tornado adoption event in Joplin, MO — …

Elvis has his own stamp, and now adoptable pets do too! On April 30 the U.S. Postal Service will begin selling Animal Rescue: Adopt a Shelter Pet stamps. The 44-cent stamps each feature a portrait of a rescue pet (read the pets’ bios here). The stamps, and the campaign behind …

The new iPhone ad begins with the words we at Petfinder love to hear: “We’ve been wanting a dog for a while — so we searched local shelters …” Even better, the ad features our new iPhone app (learn more about our app or download it for free on iTunes)! …

iStockphoto This past weekend I attended Blog Paws, a first-of-its-kind conference for pet bloggers. Not only were there tons of wonderful, inspiring pet lovers there, I was lucky enough to moderate a panel about helping homeless pets called “Be the Change You Want to See.” The panel included Lynn Haigh, …

Since 1995, Petfinder.com has found homes for approximately 15 million animals. Unfortunately, many adopted pets end up right back where they started, in shelters. In an effort to decrease the number of surrendered pets across the country, on March 8 we launched FurKeeps, a first-of-its-kind initiative designed to arm potential …

iStockphoto Anyone who’s experienced, or even thought about, the death of a pet has wondered: What happens after my pet passes away? Do pets have souls? In a new story, “Do Pets Go to Heaven?“ Discovery News surveyed major religions’ stances on the issue. Here’s some of what they found …

Some questions in The Shelter Pet Project’s Pet Personals Our new FurKeeps section includes a link to The Shelter Pet Project‘s Pet Personals, a quiz that matches users with Petfinder pets who suit their lifestyle. Just for fun, I took the quiz to see what everyone at Petfinder has been …

Do you bring your pets everywhere you go? (photo: The Bride’s Guide) MarthaStuart.com blog The Bride’s Guide is asking readers: “Do you intend to honeymoon with your pet? If so, where are you going and how do you plan to get there?” Blogger Jennifer Miranda even gives Petfinder a nice …

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