There’s hardly any better feeling than rescuing a pet in need, bringing it to its forever home, and giving it all of your love so it can live its best life. Well, get ready to go ‘aww’ and have your heart melt because Bored Panda has collected this month’s most wholesome adopted pet photos.

The silent heroes helping people rescue adorable pets in need are animal welfare organizations and shelters. So we reached out to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to talk about pet adoption, as well as how animal shelters are rising to the challenge presented by the coronavirus pandemic. Adoptions Promotions Manager at the ASPCA, Kelly DiCicco, told Bored Panda all about the immense strain that American animal shelters are under right now.

Scroll down for the full interview, upvote your fave pics, and share photos of your own rescue pets in the comment section below. And if you’re having a particularly tough day at school or at work, then we’ve got some great news: you can overload yourself with cuteness with our earlier blessed rescue pet photos from June, May, April, March, February, and January.

Warning: Top-tier cuteness below!

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We Adopted This Cute Boy And For The Past Couple Weeks He Has Been Super Shy. Today For The First Time He Plopped In My Lap An Did This.

We Adopted This Cute Boy And For The Past Couple Weeks He Has Been Super Shy. Today For The First Time He Plopped In My Lap An Did This.

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Scagsy
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1 month ago

The courage it must have taken the blessed little soul to do it.

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I Adopted This Cat When He Was 18, Thinking We Would Have A Few Months To Give Him A Good Retirement. He’s Going Strong At 20.

I Adopted This Cat When He Was 18, Thinking We Would Have A Few Months To Give Him A Good Retirement. He’s Going Strong At 20.

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Sue Hubbard
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1 month ago

I adore older cats.

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I Adopted The Saddest Looking Cat At The Shelter Three Years Ago.

I Adopted The Saddest Looking Cat At The Shelter Three Years Ago.

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

You turned a sad cat into a happy cat. Good job!

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Unfortunately, there are a lot of unwanted animals all over the world. In the United States alone, around 6.5 million companion animals enter the country’s shelters every single year. Roughly half of these are dogs while cats make up the other half. Though this is grim news, the situation has actually gotten better: the number has dropped from 7.2 million in 2011.

We spoke to DiCicco from the ASPCA about the biggest issues that people tend to have when considering pet adoption and what can be done to alleviate any worries.

“It should be expected that you’ll experience lifestyle changes over the course of the pet’s life, such as moving, having children or getting a new job, so it's important to consider how you will care for your pet during those changes before you add that pet to your family; many shelters offer various forms of support to answer questions you might have before you adopt, or afterward,” DiCicco explained.

#4

When We Got Them The Shelter Said They *had* To Be Adopted Together. They Demonstrate Why On A Daily Basis

When We Got Them The Shelter Said They *had* To Be Adopted Together. They Demonstrate Why On A Daily Basis

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ƒιѕн
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1 month ago

I adopted my two cats from the local shelter as kittens, they are sisters and I could not even think about splitting them up. No regrets.

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#5

Adopted A One Eyed Cat Today. Everyone Say Hi To Nick Furry

Adopted A One Eyed Cat Today. Everyone Say Hi To Nick Furry

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Hi, Nick Furry!

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#6

First Time Being Carried After Being Rescued

First Time Being Carried After Being Rescued

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ƒιѕн
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1 month ago (edited)

Love the look on the pups face, so sweet.

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“While each shelter is different, pets are generally assessed and then introduced to potential adopters based on the likelihood of compatibility. Every animal is an individual—even those within a specific species or breed—and shelter staff are experts at making matches that work. If you ultimately determine that now is not the best time to adopt, fostering can allow you to change an animal's life for the better and is a rewarding experience for those who choose to become caregivers.”

She continued: “We always encourage adopters to keep an open mind and heart when visiting a shelter or rescue; as you may walk out with a pet you'd never considered before, like a senior animal or an animal who looks nothing like what you originally had in mind. Adopting an animal from a shelter or local rescue organization saves more than one life by freeing up space and resources for another animal in need.”

#7

I Adopted Her When I Was 15 And Living In California. We Loved Traveling Together, Even Living In A Campervan. Now I'm 25 And She's 11, And We're Still Adventuring. Now Living In Europe. People Say, "It's Awesome That You Brought Your Dog When You Moved!"...but Not Bringing Her Was Never An Option.

I Adopted Her When I Was 15 And Living In California. We Loved Traveling Together, Even Living In A Campervan. Now I'm 25 And She's 11, And We're Still Adventuring. Now Living In Europe. People Say, "It's Awesome That You Brought Your Dog When You Moved!"...but Not Bringing Her Was Never An Option.

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Scagsy
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1 month ago

What sort of a douche leaves their dog when they move?

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#8

My Dog The Night We Adopted Him.

My Dog The Night We Adopted Him.

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varwenea
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1 month ago

Poor doggie looks like he's still worried.

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My Cat Was In A Shelter With A 84% Kill Rate, & Was Denied Transport To A No-Kill Rescue Bc He Was "Too Ugly". He Was So Sad And Just Wanted Love. His Story Was Posted To Fb & He Was Saved! I Adopted Him A Month Later (In 2018). He Is So Loving And Such A Sweetheart. Every Life Is Worth Saving!!

My Cat Was In A Shelter With A 84% Kill Rate, & Was Denied Transport To A No-Kill Rescue Bc He Was "Too Ugly". He Was So Sad And Just Wanted Love. His Story Was Posted To Fb & He Was Saved! I Adopted Him A Month Later (In 2018). He Is So Loving And Such A Sweetheart. Every Life Is Worth Saving!!

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

What do you mean he was considered too ugly? He's beautiful!

Laugh or not
Community Member
1 month ago

No animal is too ugly to live. Except some Humans, apparently. Inside ugliness.

Two Silly Pups
Community Member
1 month ago

What f@*!er could say he is ugly?? He's the sweetest cat!! And not saving a cat because I think it is ugly is a logic I will never understand... some people...!

Candice Ravel
Community Member
1 month ago

There's no such thing as an ugly cat.

Cthulhu
Community Member
1 month ago

This really upsets me. To think that there are "shelters" out there that are willingly killing innocent animals for such f***** up reasons like being too ugly. Maybe it's time for the people running these shelters to be put down for being such heartless pieces of dog shit.

R L
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1 month ago

I had the same thought.

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Tara Stevens
Community Member
1 month ago

This right here is why I have only ever worked at non-destruct rescues...I'd hurt somebody if they stated an animal had to die because it wasn't (in my opinion, the true vilest C word) cute! My blood is boiling just thinking about it!

Jude Bennett
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1 month ago

He is not ugly. Ugly is the people who said that.

Sue Clifford
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1 month ago

Exactly!!

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Tài Trần
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1 month ago

A Shelter With A 84% Kill Rate ??? HOW? Like, they kill 84% of the rescued pets???

Evil Little Thing
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1 month ago

Too many animals, not enough people adopting them.

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Lea Springstead
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1 month ago

Things like this make me hate humans

Cedric Goossens
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1 month ago

ACAB: All cats are beautiful!

Paizleypie
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1 month ago

Kitty sez : How do ya like me now?

MarTD
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1 month ago

What if we discarded humans because someone believed we were too ugly?

Hańka
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1 month ago

There is no such a thing like "too ugly cat"!

Leo Domitrix
Community Member
1 month ago

No such thing as too ugly, only ugly human minds.

Erdot
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1 month ago

Yo momma is too ugly. The cat is gorgeous.

Eva Bryson
Community Member
1 month ago

Preaching to the choir - get your animals spayed or neutered!

Laura Jones
Community Member
1 month ago

ugly is one thing he is not he is gorgeous

CincyReds
Community Member
1 month ago

I don't even understand "the too ugly to transport'? Who decides this? They should not be allowed to make such decisions.

Courtney Christelle
Community Member
1 month ago

Too ugly for transport? What dumb-sh*t human made that call?

SaraFromHell
Community Member
1 month ago

Too ugly!? No way! Too sad, yes...they know.😥

Sue Knerl
Community Member
1 month ago

To Ugly! That's bullshit! What a bunch of heartless people at that shelter.

pusheen buttercup
Community Member
1 month ago

how in the fuck is "ugliness" a basis for denying transfer...!!

Geoff411
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1 month ago

The moggy looks gorgeous! All he needs is a caring human.

Cecilia Cheung
Community Member
1 month ago

The only 'ugly' animals are the ones who judged this poor cat and considered him too ugly. Seriously, they must be blind or something

Kiss Army
Community Member
1 month ago

The thought of an animal being "too ugly" to save legit makes my soul hurt and makes me doubt my faith in humanity. Glad there are people like you to rescue the "undesirables"!

Granny
Community Member
1 month ago

Well he sure looks darling now..sweet thing

Diane Dorton
Community Member
2 days ago

Beauty inside and out!!

Mary Dellenbusch
Community Member
1 month ago

Animals will NEVER be ugly! Humans are the only species.

Tina Harbour
Community Member
1 month ago

What a horrible classifying system! Too ugly?!? Makes my blood boil!!😡😡😡all animals deserve to be given the chance to live😥

Bonnie North
Community Member
1 month ago

He's not ugly at all! And I'll bet he has a very good heart.

Ralph Burton
Community Member
1 month ago

What a beauty.

Jan Moore
Community Member
1 month ago

Bless you!

Sue Clifford
Community Member
1 month ago

There is no such thing as an ugly cat, at least not in my eyes.

Karen Morana
Community Member
1 month ago

There are no ugly animals.

Lisa Pockat Bork
Community Member
1 month ago

Bless you for rescuing this sweet kitty. He's so handsome!

Cindy Goode
Community Member
1 month ago

Thank you so much for adopting this sweetie!

Evripidou Maria
Community Member
1 month ago

trying to find the ugly

Sharon Hahn
Community Member
1 month ago

No such thing as an ugly cat!

Sarah Melville
Community Member
1 month ago

How could anyone call him ugly? He is and was gorgeous.

Daniele Ribolla
Community Member
1 month ago

CATS ARE AMAZING!!

Repelsteeltje1
Community Member
1 month ago

That really breaks my heart, 'too ugly'.... , come on 😪

Bobbi de Haan
Community Member
1 month ago

How in the world could he be called ugly?

Donna Mayotte
Community Member
1 month ago

adorable

Eric Forster
Community Member
1 month ago

Who's a pretty kitty?

Francie Traschen
Community Member
1 month ago

too ugly? i'd love to see the people who said that. no cat is ugly. all are beautiful souls.

Brenda Johnson
Community Member
1 month ago

Poor baby. He had a rough spell before someone finally saw his beauty.

Lynn Pearse
Community Member
1 month ago

Why would some one ever say he was ugly? I think he is so so beautiful!!!!

Amanda Hunter
Community Member
1 month ago

You're right, thank you. I've adopted cats that had things wrong with them and they've been such great characters.

Heather Hayllar
Community Member
1 month ago

How could anyone call this sweet heart "ugly"? How ridiculous!

Phillis Rosenthal
Community Member
1 month ago

What a handsome guy! Who would ever think he was ugly?

Michelle Carr
Community Member
1 month ago

He is beautiful.

Rebekah
Community Member
1 month ago

You throw me in jail, I'd be pretty damn ugly too. He's so handsome~

Betsy Gee
Community Member
1 month ago

He is so handsome. He just needed love. We just took in a cat that needed love, got her shots updated, and an injection antibiotic to help with the sores she has. Her other owners didn’t take very good care of her. She’s already improving after 6 days with us.

Evil Little Thing
Community Member
1 month ago

His nose was bald from pushing it against the bars of his cage.

Dee Cope
Community Member
1 month ago

What a handsome boy

Justin Seagull
Community Member
1 month ago

If I remember correctly when people say an animal is "ugly" in this situation, it usually means the animal isn't purebred, which is totally unfair because all animals should be loved.

Michelle McMullin
Community Member
1 month ago

No such thing as an ugly cat or dog. That's a disgusting reason to try to kill this baby. Glad he was saved.

LangiStudios
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1 month ago

Yea.....I'm not seeing the ugly part.

Pretty Pangolin
Community Member
1 month ago

He's gorgeous! Some people just really shouldn't be in the shelter business.

Tori Bishop
Community Member
1 month ago

I don't see anything ugly about him!

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
1 month ago

The way he looked, he had a terrible start in life, you gave love, and food, doesn't take much, how many enter a shelter, and looking for beauty, so sad, thanks for the rescue, Bless you !!!

Christina Uhlir
Community Member
1 month ago

Only cruel people are ugly. Anyone who has no feelings for animals has a dead heart.

Jessica
Community Member
1 month ago

UGLY?!?!! Whoever labeled this cat ugly is the real swamp monster

JLaw
Community Member
1 month ago

He's certainly handsome now. Wouldn't we all be a bit rough around the edges if we lived in a human equivalent of a shelter, with low mood, and not feeling any love? A good home and love can do amazing things.

Lana Porter
Community Member
1 month ago

There is no such thing as an ugly animal. Only ugly minded people!

Wilma Sliwiak
Community Member
1 month ago

Certainly not ugly

Dawn Soehren
Community Member
1 month ago

You mean they were too ugly to try and save a soul. Thank goodness his story was posted on FB.

Steve Cruz
Community Member
1 month ago

Does the shelter allow ugly humans to adopt beautiful pets?

Jo Ellen Washburn
Community Member
1 month ago

Look what love did to that sweetheart!

Patzpie
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1 month ago

❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Emyo Jennifer Nakayama
Community Member
1 month ago

He looks so much like my oldest boy!

Nadine
Community Member
1 month ago

Look at him now!

Oliver
Community Member
1 month ago

So happy for him. My cat looked like he had been in a bad fight when I adopted him. One month later and he looks completely different. They all deserve life.

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Meanwhile, the coronavirus pandemic has affected lots of American animal shelters. “Since it began, COVID-19 has put an immense amount of strain on animal shelters across the country. Because this is an ever-changing situation, each shelter is facing unique challenges specific to its community,” DiCicco explained to Bored Panda.

“Many shelters have reduced staffing due to social distancing requirements, which has meant reductions or limits to the number and types of services offered to the public. Additionally, shelters have felt the financial impacts of the pandemic, with reduced donations and an inability to host in-person fundraising events, which often play a key role in annual fundraising efforts,” she said.

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Had To Say Goodbye To Becker. Adopted Him At 18 Because He Needed A Final Home And He Surprised Us By Being The Most Loving Cat That Ever Lived. Never Missed An Opportunity To Get Pets And Would Always Greet You At The Door. I Don't Think He Ever Stopped Purring. #adoptdontshop

Had To Say Goodbye To Becker. Adopted Him At 18 Because He Needed A Final Home And He Surprised Us By Being The Most Loving Cat That Ever Lived. Never Missed An Opportunity To Get Pets And Would Always Greet You At The Door. I Don't Think He Ever Stopped Purring. #adoptdontshop

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Scagsy
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1 month ago

That's so beautiful and sad at once. Typing with tears. Thank-you for giving him his best life

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#11

She Was Somehow The Last Of Her Litter To Be Adopted

She Was Somehow The Last Of Her Litter To Be Adopted

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ƒιѕн
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1 month ago

Adorable, I would take her in an instant.

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#12

My Rescue Cat Just Had Six Kittens On My Six Month Sober Anniversary. I Am Taking This As A Sign That I Will Be Able To Do This.

My Rescue Cat Just Had Six Kittens On My Six Month Sober Anniversary. I Am Taking This As A Sign That I Will Be Able To Do This.

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Alyson Alegre
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1 month ago

You can do it!!

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The coronavirus crisis has created lots of problems. However, shelters are rising to the challenge and are using modern technology to overcome them and to help animals find their new forever homes.

“With hundreds of thousands of animals across the country currently in shelters, with rescue groups and in foster care, animal welfare organizations are implementing innovative solutions, including virtual or socially-distanced adoptions, online meet-and-greets using video chat, and minimal-contact drop-offs or pickups to help these animals find adoptive homes.”

#13

After Rescuing A Puppy From Across The Country, We Found Out That One Of His Brothers Also Got Adopted Near Us. We Set Up A Play Date For The Two, Here's A Picture Of Them Together.

After Rescuing A Puppy From Across The Country, We Found Out That One Of His Brothers Also Got Adopted Near Us. We Set Up A Play Date For The Two, Here's A Picture Of Them Together.

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Scagsy
Community Member
1 month ago

Love the 'Dogs Only - No Children Allowed' sign. And the pups of course!

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#14

Meet The Newest Member Of The Family, Dutch!

Meet The Newest Member Of The Family, Dutch!

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Lady Phoenixx
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1 month ago

I love the videos of Arnold feeding his donkey in the kitchen from his own plate

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#15

Today I Adopted A Stray Kitten. Meet Astrid

Today I Adopted A Stray Kitten. Meet Astrid

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Oh, my God, Astrid is gorgeous! She has the cutest markings.

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Bored Panda wanted to find out how the adoption rate in 2020 compares to 2019. According to ASPCA’s very own DiCicco, there are some positive trends despite all of the difficulties.

“Adoption and foster rates vary throughout the year, depending on [various] factors, including the population of animals in an organization’s care and whether or not it’s feline breeding season when shelters see an influx of kittens.”

She continued: “The ASPCA did see an initial spike in adoptions in early March, although overall, we saw a decrease in adoptions amid the COVID-19 crisis. This is partly due to the fact that out of an abundance of caution related to the effects of COVID-19 across New York City, we have temporarily closed the ASPCA Adoption Center to the public. More recently, the ASPCA has been leaning on technology to place animals in loving homes safely using video conferencing, and our adoption process has shifted to meet the needs of pets and potential adopters in alignment with the CDC’s guidelines around social distancing.”

#16

The Local Shelter Only Lets You Adopt Kittens In Pairs. I'm Starting To See Why

The Local Shelter Only Lets You Adopt Kittens In Pairs. I'm Starting To See Why

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Sue Hubbard
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1 month ago

Kitties are definitely better in two's.

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#17

Buddy The Sable Is A Smiley Pet That Was Rescued From A Fur Farm (Sable Is A Close Relative Of Pine Marten)

Buddy The Sable Is A Smiley Pet That Was Rescued From A Fur Farm (Sable Is A Close Relative Of Pine Marten)

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Granny
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1 month ago

What a sweet thing..Who could harm this darling

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#18

I Always Thought I Adopted A Stray Cat, But From Time To Time She Just Looks Like A Little Bunny

I Always Thought I Adopted A Stray Cat, But From Time To Time She Just Looks Like A Little Bunny

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pei meow
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1 month ago (edited)

She's adorable! (*^ω^*)

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DiCicco said that the first few weeks of the stay-at-home orders across the US brought out the best in Americans. “We saw a heartwarming and heroic response from people looking to temporarily foster animals, including a nearly 70 percent increase in animals going into foster care through our NYC and Los Angeles foster programs, compared to the same period in 2019,” she said.

“As the pandemic stretches on, we continue to see growing interest from the public to temporarily foster animals in need. Those looking to foster or adopt should contact their local animal shelters to see what their specific needs are and how they can best help.”

So if you want an adorable rescue pet of your own or simply want to lend a helping hand, give your local animal shelter a ring or send them an email, dear Pandas.

#19

We Adopted A Friend For Our Parrot Today And They Already Love Each Other

We Adopted A Friend For Our Parrot Today And They Already Love Each Other

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pei meow
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1 month ago

Best friends for life

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#20

Got A New Kitten And My Daughter Thinks Its Her Baby.

Got A New Kitten And My Daughter Thinks Its Her Baby.

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Erdot
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1 month ago

Well it is.

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#21

I Just Adopted This 8 Years Old Beauty In Petco

I Just Adopted This 8 Years Old Beauty In Petco

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1 month ago (edited)

It is a beauty. I thought that the bowl behind it was a crown. How befitting, I mused.

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#22

Always Wanted A Cat Growing Up But Wasn’t Allowed. Today At 30 I Adopted This 4 Year Old Kitty Named Draco!

Always Wanted A Cat Growing Up But Wasn’t Allowed. Today At 30 I Adopted This 4 Year Old Kitty Named Draco!

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Sue Hubbard
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1 month ago

My first cat adopted me when I was 36! Xxx

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#23

I Can Finally Adopt A Cat, It's One Of The Happiest Days Of My Life. Welcome Home Apolo

I Can Finally Adopt A Cat, It's One Of The Happiest Days Of My Life. Welcome Home Apolo

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

Apolo makes me very happy too. Congratulations!

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#24

I Named Him Rorschach. My Kids Call Him Rori. He’s A Rescue.

I Named Him Rorschach. My Kids Call Him Rori. He’s A Rescue.

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ƒιѕн
Community Member
1 month ago

Rori is a little blue eyed cutie.

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#25

Adopted This Lil Guy A Few Weeks Ago, He Was The Last Of His Litter Adopted Because He Was So Shy. Now He Won’t Leave Me Alone!

Adopted This Lil Guy A Few Weeks Ago, He Was The Last Of His Litter Adopted Because He Was So Shy. Now He Won’t Leave Me Alone!

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zims
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1 month ago

He loves you, you can see it in his eyes

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#26

Last Week I Decided To Adopt A Kitten... There I Learned The Kitten I Was Adopting Had Been Found In The Woods Curled Up In A Log With Her Sister And They Had Been Inseparable Ever Since... Needless To Say I Ended Up Adopting 2 Kittens... Meet Ash And Ember...

Last Week I Decided To Adopt A Kitten... There I Learned The Kitten I Was Adopting Had Been Found In The Woods Curled Up In A Log With Her Sister And They Had Been Inseparable Ever Since... Needless To Say I Ended Up Adopting 2 Kittens... Meet Ash And Ember...

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Sczoo
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1 month ago

That's awesome

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#27

I Was Told You All May Be Interested In Meeting My Little Prince Oakie. He's A Super Senior! 20 And Going Strong :) (Adopted At Age 18 By Me)

I Was Told You All May Be Interested In Meeting My Little Prince Oakie. He's A Super Senior! 20 And Going Strong :) (Adopted At Age 18 By Me)

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Candice Ravel
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1 month ago

Seniors are THE BEST!! Thank you for adopting him :)

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#28

Juno, The Scottish Rescue Dog.

Juno, The Scottish Rescue Dog.

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Scagsy
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1 month ago

What a stunning pic. You should get that framed. And a top dog starring in it of course.

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#29

We're Adopting My Friend's Senior Dog Who's Not Allowed On Their Couch. I Think He's Going To Like Laying On Ours.

We're Adopting My Friend's Senior Dog Who's Not Allowed On Their Couch. I Think He's Going To Like Laying On Ours.

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CaliCoast
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1 month ago

Dogs belong on couches and people beds.

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#30

Meet My Absolutely Wonderful Dad With His Two Adopted Children Mephisto And Sophie.

Meet My Absolutely Wonderful Dad With His Two Adopted Children Mephisto And Sophie.

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MrTree1779
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1 month ago

Hooray for black cats!

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#31

I Was Worried How My Cat Would React If I Adopted Another Kitten. I Think They'll Be Ok.

I Was Worried How My Cat Would React If I Adopted Another Kitten. I Think They'll Be Ok.

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Erdot
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1 month ago

well it depends, which one is the newcomer.

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#32

Just Adopted This Chonker. 100% Going On A Diet Today

Just Adopted This Chonker. 100% Going On A Diet Today

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pei meow
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1 month ago

Chonk!

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#33

Dad Had Always Said No Pets, Until My Sister Adopted One Behind His Back. This Was Their First Encounter.

Dad Had Always Said No Pets, Until My Sister Adopted One Behind His Back. This Was Their First Encounter.

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ƒιѕн
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1 month ago

This is how it went with me when the kids snuck home a kitten once. That kitten changed my entire outlook on pets.

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#34

Rescued This Boy After He’d Been Dumped In A Petsmart Parking Lot. He’s Been Much Happier Since Coming To His New Home With Me!

Rescued This Boy After He’d Been Dumped In A Petsmart Parking Lot. He’s Been Much Happier Since Coming To His New Home With Me!

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Sue Hubbard
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1 month ago

How humans can just dump living beings is beyond my comprehension. Thank YOU. XX

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#35

This Is Jethro! We Recently Rescued Him From Alabama, And He Is Very Good At Falling Asleep With His Tongue Hanging Out.

This Is Jethro! We Recently Rescued Him From Alabama, And He Is Very Good At Falling Asleep With His Tongue Hanging Out.

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CaliCoast
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1 month ago

Forehead scars. Bait dog? So sad. Bless you for adopting him!

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#36

A Friend Of Mine Who Is A Veterinarian Contacted Me Today And Told Me If I Wanted To Adopt This Little Guy. I Said Yes And As Of Today He Is My New Puppy

A Friend Of Mine Who Is A Veterinarian Contacted Me Today And Told Me If I Wanted To Adopt This Little Guy. I Said Yes And As Of Today He Is My New Puppy

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KEARA MALONE
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1 month ago

such a cute little pupper!

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#37

Adopted This Nugget A Day Before She Was Going To Be Put Down For Being "Too Anxious". She Was Just Gassy From Bad Food.

Adopted This Nugget A Day Before She Was Going To Be Put Down For Being "Too Anxious". She Was Just Gassy From Bad Food.

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Two Silly Pups
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1 month ago

OMG, what a beauty!! Those eyes ❤😍

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#38

This Is Bear. We Adopted Him On Saturday. This Photo, Taken Yesterday By My 4 Year Old Nephew, Was The First Time He Was Willing To Look At The Camera.

This Is Bear. We Adopted Him On Saturday. This Photo, Taken Yesterday By My 4 Year Old Nephew, Was The First Time He Was Willing To Look At The Camera.

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CaliCoast
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1 month ago

And he smiled! First of many ❤

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#39

Just Adopted This 10 Year Old Floofy Boi Cooper

Just Adopted This 10 Year Old Floofy Boi Cooper

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Sana Pre
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1 month ago

Oh my god, he is ADORABLE.

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#40

My Parents Adopted Hoagie When She Was 14, And They Got Her A Hat.

My Parents Adopted Hoagie When She Was 14, And They Got Her A Hat.

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Candice Ravel
Community Member
1 month ago

Your parents are awesome!

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#41

The Day After We Rescued Our Puppy, Zelda. She Thought Her Big Sister, Chloe, Was Her Momma For Several Weeks.

The Day After We Rescued Our Puppy, Zelda. She Thought Her Big Sister, Chloe, Was Her Momma For Several Weeks.

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Sczoo
Community Member
1 month ago

How sweet

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#42

My 7 Week Barn Rescue, Ashby

My 7 Week Barn Rescue, Ashby

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ƒιѕн
Community Member
1 month ago

A floofy little kitty with pretty eyes.

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#43

Drove Six Hours To Rescue This Pitsky Pup Today - Totally Worth It

Drove Six Hours To Rescue This Pitsky Pup Today - Totally Worth It

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ImaDerp
Community Member
1 month ago

So worth it! I would drive ten hours to adopt this good little boiii

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#44

Our New Yet To Be Named Baby. Rescued From A Potato Farm

Our New Yet To Be Named Baby. Rescued From A Potato Farm

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deanna woods
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1 month ago

Why not name them Potato.

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#45

My Grandmother Adopted This 14 Year Old Angel That Howls At The Top Of Her Tiny Lungs And Wears Dresses Made From T-Shirt Sleeves

My Grandmother Adopted This 14 Year Old Angel That Howls At The Top Of Her Tiny Lungs And Wears Dresses Made From T-Shirt Sleeves

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CaliCoast
Community Member
1 month ago

Senior rescues rock!

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#46

This Isn’t A Fancy Video Or Anything Really Cool, Just My Newly Adopted Ex-Racing Greyhound Rescue Max.

This Isn’t A Fancy Video Or Anything Really Cool, Just My Newly Adopted Ex-Racing Greyhound Rescue Max.

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R L
Community Member
1 month ago

I recall seeing a photo, many years ago, of a pile of bodies of greyhounds that were killed after their useful racing life had run it's course. The ad was for the Greyhound Trust and was encouraging adopting retired hounds. That people who do such atrocities live amongst us horrifies me.

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#47

I Adopted My Sweet Girl From A Kill Shelter In Atlanta, Georgia. She’s Living Her Best Life In Halifax, Nova Scotia!

I Adopted My Sweet Girl From A Kill Shelter In Atlanta, Georgia. She’s Living Her Best Life In Halifax, Nova Scotia!

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Tara Stevens
Community Member
1 month ago

Terrifying how close she got! Brought a tear to my eye to see her happy and loved now.

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#48

Just Adopted This Gorgeous Lady. She Rode Like This The Whole Way Home

Just Adopted This Gorgeous Lady. She Rode Like This The Whole Way Home

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ƒιѕн
Community Member
1 month ago

You mean she adopted you, and you are now her Uber driver.

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#49

Adopted Her Last Week, She Seemed To Enjoy Her First Trip To The Dog Park

Adopted Her Last Week, She Seemed To Enjoy Her First Trip To The Dog Park

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Scagsy
Community Member
1 month ago

Pure joy! Right there, she's the happiest doggy in the world

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#50

This Is Digit. I Adopted Him This Morning, And He’s My New Best Friend

This Is Digit. I Adopted Him This Morning, And He’s My New Best Friend

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KEARA MALONE
Community Member
1 month ago

friedns for life

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