Main Content

Tag Archives: I Am A Cat Parent

Earlier this week, I found it impossible to concentrate on one of my conference calls as I was so distracted by Petfinder’s fabulous new Live Adoptable Kitten Cam!  In partnership with iPet Companion, we’ve launched this great feature where you can play with real adoptable cats at eight Petfinder member …

This April we have been highlighting all the different types of cat parents and now we’re celebrating with a live expert Q&A on our Facebook page! If you or someone you know is adding a new cat to your home, join us Tuesday, April 30th from 12-1 p.m. ET for Bringing …

The Daily Fetch

The eyes have it

by Melissa, shelter outreach specialist • Apr 25 , 2013

Working in shelter outreach for Petfinder, I see a lot of adoptable animals on a daily basis. But sometimes there is just something about a particular animal that you can’t get their image out of your head. Morgan is one of those animals for me. Her eyes are so striking …

When asked to submit any cat guys I know to a new Petfinder gallery, my husband, Wheeler, was a natural choice.  After all, he married the director of shelter outreach for Petfinder and therefore we share our home with a small menagerie of animals, including three cats.  Ensuring he was …

It’s not uncommon: A female cat is abandoned when she becomes pregnant. Such was the case of Riley’s mom. Fortunately a woman took the pregnant mom in and took care of her until the kittens, including Riley, were born. When the kittens were old enough, the woman took them to …

Being a cat parent and a lady, I’ve gotten asked more than a few times whether I’ve let my cat have a say in who I date. It’s a cliche and sounds silly, I know, but my cat definitely played a part in my boyfriend and I getting together — …

Anna Green needed a knitting assistant, and nothing fills that role like a cat. The Grand Rapids, MI, woman had recently lost her feline companion, Daisy, to a heart attack. Without her to lie on the pillow next to Anna’s head and sprinkle kitty kisses on Anna’s face each morning …

It was a crisp September morning, just after dawn, as I ran down the stairs of my Bronx apartment to make the 7am train to work. Just as I was about to run out of the door, I heard a purring sound coming from behind me. I let my curiosity …

Someone found poor Buddy roaming the streets on a freezing day in Michigan. The Good Samaritan took him to VCA Beech Road Animal Hospital in Redford, MI, where the staff nursed him back to health. The animal hospital is a member of Petfinder and lists adoptables that come into their …

You’ve heard that the internet is made of cats? (No? Watch the video, we’ll wait.) Well, today we’re showing that there are millions of proud cat parents behind all those cats – and it’s all to save lives! We’re breaking down stereotypes about cats and the people who love them. …