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10 Lucky Black Cats Who Need a Home (Photos)

It's almost Halloween ... so it's a great time of year to explore the reasons why black cats have more difficulty in getting adopted from shelters. If you're seeking a new animal companion, maybe you …

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10 Small Furry Animals Who Need a Home (Photos)

We love our dogs and cats, of course, but what about our rats, hedgehogs, and ferrets? In animal shelters around the country, there are thousands of small mammals up for adoption. These domesticate…

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10 Sweet Senior Dogs Who Need a Home (Photos)

In animal shelters, senior dogs are often passed up for adoption in favor of younger, sprightlier dogs. However, if you've ever spent time around an amiable senior dog, then you know that this is not …

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10 Lovable Senior Cats Who Need a Home (Photos)

If given the choice between a fluffy, bright-eyed kitten and a slow-paced, toothless old cat, which would you choose? While many of our readers might embrace the senior cats, this is unfortunately …

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10 Beautiful Pit Bulls Who Need a Home (Photos)

It would be an understatement to say that pit bulls have a bit of a bad reputation. Parts of the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and other countries have enacted breed-specific legislation (…

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10 Cute Calicos Who Need a Home (Photos)

Calico cats have a coat that is mostly white, with patches of two other colors whether they're long-haired or short-haired, and single-breed or mixed-breed. "Tortoiseshell" refers to a similar appea…

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