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Callie, a “special” cat in many ways During my life I’ve had many cats. All but one were normal and well-adjusted. But the first was not. It was this one weird cat that prompted my lifelong interest in senior pets. Here is our story. When I was in college I …

Sara’s dog Dexter, adopted in 2003 There are more than a dozen Petfinder member organizations who specialize in rescuing and re-homing senior dogs. Personally, I am grateful to any organization that handles senior pets of all kinds. Exactly four years ago, when I was looking for pictures to use in …

Read about 12-year-old Whitley here In anticipation of Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month, the ASPCA asked members to send in their senior pet adoption stories, and here they are, in their gray-and-white glory, blurry-eyed and creaky, bowed but proud. The joys of owning a senior pet are often overlooked as tiny kittens or …

Slide, adopted from Tabby’s Place I have been lucky enough to have the pleasure of visiting Tabby’s Place in Ringoes, NJ, in person a few times. Therefore, I can attest to the sheer beauty of it — both in aesthetics as well as its mission. Tabby’s Place opened its doors …