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Homer was turned into my local animal shelter, St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, in December 2010 when he was a six-week-old kitten.He had been living under a family’s deck with his mother and sister. It was initially believed that Homer just had a severe eye infection, until they cleaned him up and realized he was actually born without eyes.  The …

My very vocal, very large and very blind cat, Homer, manages to sense the changing of the seasons before I do. To minimize imagination use (and for your viewing pleasure) here is typical Homer: Handsome, eh? So, I managed to go all day Sunday without noticing the time change, aside from being confused by the clock on the microwave telling …

September 17 through 23 is Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week, giving me a perfect opportunity to tell you about some very special staffers here at Petfinder. They, like many of you, have soft spots in their hearts for special-needs pets. Sara, director of shelter outreach, has a feral cat colony in her backyard, and Gerald just showed up one day. When she took …