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Nearly 20,000 Animals Across the US Find Homes as Shelters Offer FREE Adoptions
Offbeat  (tags: Adoptions, homes, shelters, USA )

- 11 days ago -
Over 17,000 animals have already found homes this weekend, as more than 400 animal shelters in the U.S. and Puerto Rico take part in a televised campaign to find homes for abandoned pets.
13 Year Old Kitty Paws at Glass When Someone Walks By at Shelter. She Misses Having a Home!
Offbeat  (tags: cats, shelters )

- 57 days ago -
A 13 year old black and white cat will greet and dance for you when you visit the TabbyâEUR(TM)s Place these days. Her name is Sienna. Just read on and you will fall in love with this sweet gal.
Sigmund the Shelter Cat Has Odd Tactics to Find His New Humans!
Offbeat  (tags: cats, adoption, shelters )

- 64 days ago -
Sigmund the three year old cat has come up with new ways to get adopted! This handsome boy wants to be the center of attention!.
5 Tips to Being the Best Possible Cat-Shelter Volunteer
Offbeat  (tags: cats, shelters, volunteers )

- 91 days ago -
If you're inspired to help cats, consider these things for an effective volunteer experience.
Shelter Cat Sisters Share Parenting Duties For All 12 Of Their Kittens
Offbeat  (tags: cats, shelters, kittens, sisters )

- 120 days ago -
These rescue cat sisters know that when it comes to parenting newborns, it always helps to have an extra set of paws around.
Amazing Nurse Cat Comforts Other Sick Animals in Polish Animal Shelter (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: cats, shelters, nurse cat )

- 130 days ago -
Radamenes the cat is living proof that compassion is contagious.
SHEBA Random Acts of Kindness Donation   video
Offbeat  (tags: cats, shelters, donations, acts of kindness )

- 187 days ago -
SHEBA donated 2 million cans of food to cats in shelters nationwide for Random Acts of Kindness Day, and it really shook things up! Want to help donate up to 1 million more? Watch to find out how.
Emily Uckele Stole 16 Cats From a Shelter -- And Now She Won't Give Them Back
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cats, shelters )

- 824 days ago -
Was it a case of crazypants, greed, or misguided advocacy? We hope it's not something worse.
"ChipIn" Shutting Down
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, rescues, shelters )

- 925 days ago -
ChipIn, a resource that been used extensively for years, especially by the rescue/shelter community, is shutting down as of March 7, 2013. ChipIn has been used to raise funds to save, vet and care for countless animals as well as many other uses and
I Can't Adopt a Dog, So I'M Volunteering at a Shelter
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, shelters )

- 938 days ago -
My dad ended my dream of taking home Fiona the Weimaraner. But I kept thinking about the shelter.
I Volunteer at a Shelter -- and Three Cats Stole My Heart
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, shelters )

- 941 days ago -
Rusty, Dennis, and Cutie brighten my days at Whiskers Animal Benevolent League. I wish I could take them all home!
Abuse Photos Released; San Bernardino Shelter Under Fire
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, pets, protection, shelters, abuse )

- 952 days ago -
The nonprofit Companion Animal Protection Society starts an investigation of the facility
Over Half Of Quake Survivors Still Living In Shelters
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Tohoku Kanto Earthquake, Great East Japan Earthquake, survivors, shelters, more than half, poll, health, illness )

- 1535 days ago -
More than half those affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake are still living in shelters, with many having no prospects of earning a living, a Mainichi Shimbun poll has shown.
Medical Institutions, Shelters Reluctant to Accept Those Evacuated From Near Nuke Plant
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, radiation, fear, refused, shelters, medical institutions, shock, Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, evacuated, treatment, concern )

- 1611 days ago -
Some medical institutions are refusing to treat patients who have been evacuated from areas near a quake- and tsunami-hit nuclear power plant unless they show certificates that they have not been exposed to radiation.
Keeping Ferals Warm and Fed This Winter
Offbeat  (tags: stray cats, survival, helping, shelters, food, courageous, kindness )

- 1718 days ago -
Our feral friends have become fairly skilled at finding shelter and food, but you can help make things easier for them by providing insulated shelters and consistent feeding times. Below we will discuss some of the things you can do to help assure

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