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Shelter Dog Has No Idea His New Family Is Waiting Outside
Offbeat  (tags: adoption )

- 63 days ago -
He lay on his comfy pillow, curled up in a nap, just like he had so many times in the past 6 to 7 months. He could not possibly have known that this afternoon would be different and that his new parents were waiting right outside to meet him.
They Got Her Out of Shelter, Now She Has a Constant Smile on Her Face
Offbeat  (tags: cats, shelters, adoption )

- 140 days ago -
Ever since they took this fluffy kitten out of the shelter, sheâEUR(TM)s been smiling and purring in her forever home :).
After 261 Days at Shelter, 15 Year Old Half Bind Cat Found What SheâEUR(TM)d Been Waiting for
Offbeat  (tags: cats, shelters, adoption )

- 140 days ago -
Cleopatra went through quite a journey before she finally found her forever home. At 15 years old, this Siamese cat had stayed in the shelter for almost 9 months.
George Clooney Rescues Crippled Pup No One Else Wanted
Offbeat  (tags: adoption )

- 149 days ago -
Some people saw a dog with a limp. The Hollywood heavyweight saw the perfect match.
Fluffy Himalayan Cat Was Sick and Isolated in Shelter But His Forever Home Healed Him!
Offbeat  (tags: cats, rescued, shelters, adoption, forever home )

- 160 days ago -
This beautiful fluffy Himalayan was rescued as a stray and brought to the shelter where he stayed for a long time in an isolated room, waiting for someone to take him home. The moment a couple found him, he stood up and begged to be adopted.
Shelter Said Cat Was Unadoptable, a Man Proved Them Wrong
Offbeat  (tags: cats, men, adoption )

- 168 days ago -
The shelter said he was âEUR~unadoptableâEUR(TM) due to having just one eye, but a man proved them wrong.
From Cages to Cuddles, How Adoption Changed Everything for a Rescue Kitten (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: kitten, adoption, rescued )

- 174 days ago -
Meet Lola the kitten. She was adopted by Imgur user laurenigo45, who so graciously shared these photos of her feline companion settling into her new home. We donâEUR(TM)t know much about LolaâEUR(TM)s full story, but we do know that one of the best things possible
Woman Adopts Senior Cat, Comes Back to Shelter for His Old Friend
Offbeat  (tags: cats, adoption, forever homes )

- 178 days ago -
A woman adopted a senior cat from the shelter and came back for his old friend who was waiting for his forever home.
Three Months After Shelter, Love Grows!
Offbeat  (tags: kitten, shelter, adoption )

- 185 days ago -
It was the end of August when Willow first met her human.
Help Save 30 Adoptable Cats When Famous Hollywood Junkyard Closes
Offbeat  (tags: cats, adoption, junkyard closing )

- 210 days ago -
A very famous junkyard in Sun Valley is closing on Dec 31st and 30 cats will suddenly lose the only home they have probably ever known, just before El Niño hits.
This Photo of Shelter Kittens Hugging Each Other Shows Exactly Why You Should Adopt
Offbeat  (tags: cats, shelters, adoption )

- 212 days ago -
Having a friend in the shelter can make all the difference, especially in the case of tiny kittens and puppies. After all, learning to snuggle and play with others is a huge thing for little ones who are waiting for their forever homes âEUR¦ from the looks
LA Photographer Puts the Spotlight on Black Cats in Shelters to Find Them Homes
Offbeat  (tags: black cats, shelters, adoption )

- 246 days ago -
Casey Christopher, a 31-year-old video editor and photographer, is making it her mission to help black cats in need of homes by taking professional-grade photos of them.
6 Year Old Shelter Cat Waited for His Forever Humans. Now 8 Months Later...
Offbeat  (tags: cats, adoption, shelters )

- 254 days ago -
A couple went to the shelter several times and fell in love with this 6 year old cat every time. Despite his health issues, they decided to take him home and help him get a quality life he deserves.
Kitten Rescued From Under the Hood of the Car, Makes It Into Driver's Heart
Offbeat  (tags: kitten, rescue, professor, car hood, adoption )

- 268 days ago -
He figured he was imagining it when he thought he heard mewing at a stop light!
Woman Who Lost Eye In Shooting Adopts Puppy Who Lost Eye After Dog Attack
Offbeat  (tags: adoption, puppy )

- 282 days ago -
In late June, Maria Williamson was shot in the face during as she sat in her car, at a red light. Exactly two months later to the day, Williamson adopted a tiny puppy who had lost an eye of his own, after being attacked by a bigger dog.

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