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On our Facebook page, we recently asked people for the wackiest pet names that they’ve heard. Here are a few of my personal favorites, along with adoptable pets from animal welfare groups that I’ve run across with those zany names.   A few people mentioned it, but Bree M. first …

Last week saw the launch of The Shelter Pet Project, a joint venture between the Ad Council (the people who brought you “This is your brain on drugs”), the Humane Society of the United States and Maddie’s Fund. Its mission: to encourage adoption through humorous radio and TV ads like …

All better now: Read Grace’s story in her adoptive mom’s own words. The tiny kitten had been abandoned by his mother and hand fed until he was seven weeks old. Now he was getting a second chance. Lisa Driscoll had seen the kitten on Petfinder and contacted the rescue group, …

It didn’t take long for Robin Cappelletti of Issaquah, Wash., to know what her new house was missing: a cat. And she knew just where to go to find one to adopt: Petfinder.com. With more than 144,000 adoptable cats listed on Petfinder at any one time, it took Robin only …

When you think of malls in December, you probably think of presents, crowds and traffic. But at one mall in New York State, shoppers will also be thinking about pet adoption. The SPCA Serving Erie County in Buffalo, NY, has a mall storefront at Buffalo’s Walden Galleria Mall though the …

Black cats are hard to find homes for. So are pairs of cats. Also, adolescent cats. What happens when all three of those are combined? You get some very long-time fosters. Friends of Homeless Animals in Hawthorne, NJ (where I found my special-needs cat, Gretel), has been fostering best friends …