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For twenty years, my wife and I have lived in the desert, in a hilly region north of Tucson, with an abundance of wildlife surrounding us. Due to my wife’s allergies to dogs and cats, we had never sought to be pet owners, but one day, that decision was made …

Ten years ago, in a dream, a huge fuzzy cat stared at Aileen Rabagliati. She wasn’t sure where she was, but she sensed that it was an apartment of her own. She asked the cat who he was, and he replied, “I’m Steve, your cat.” It was one of those …

It didn’t seem quite right to Patti Cecchino to adopt another pet so soon after the death of the family’s beloved Snowshoe cat. Nevertheless, the house felt very empty without her, so the Valencia, CA, woman began browsing on the web to see if there was a Snowshoe cat rescue …

“Who would have ever thought you’d find a pet online?” Ginger Niles asks. It surprises many people, but when Ginger was looking for a buddy for her older cat, Zach, she learned about Petfinder and found that, indeed, you can find a pet on the web. What really surprised her …

Many pet adoptions hinge on a common feeling: love at first sight. When Kelly Fisher saw Buttercup on Petfinder, it happened to her. She contacted Adopt-A-Pet, Inc. in Fenton, MI, and arranged to meet the kitty the very next day. Read Buttercup’s adoption story in Kelly’s own words. “When they …

Amber Whitaker and her son had just moved, so his world had changed. A pet, she thought, would give him stability in his life. “I wanted to give him a pet to grow up with, someone to talk to and snuggle with that wasn’t just me,” she says. Read Simon’s …

For four years, the two cats, Cooper and James, stayed in the care of Stray Pets In Need (SPIN) in Wellesley, MA. Their shyness kept them from being chosen when people were searching for cats to adopt. Read James and Cooper’s story in their “mom” Katie’s own words. During their …

Kylie Payeur didn’t even have to hold the pretty black-and-white cat in her arms to know that she was the one for her. “Just one look in her eyes, and I knew she would be mine forever,” Kylie, a resident of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, says. Read the story of …

When Samantha Meehan of Cedar Rapids, IA, lost her cat to sudden kidney failure in October, she was devastated. She’d had Shadow since she was eight years old. Now 10 1/2 years later, her good pal was gone. Read Destiny’s story in her proud “mom’s” own words. “I went into …

Donna Demster is a cat lover, so when one of her pets passed away, she decided to visit Petfinder and adopt another. The Trimble, MO, woman had adopted from KattyShack, located in Smithville, MO, in the past, so that was her first destination on Petfinder. She wanted to see what …