Tag: adoption

It’s Movember – Help Eradicate Prostrate Cancer Help eradicate prostrate cancer with a PLAY bed

It’s Movember – Help Eradicate Prostrate Cancer

Movember is sweeping the nation! The pet lifestyle brand  P.L.A.Y. (Pet Lifestyle and You) is teaming up with  ZERO to support millions of men living with prostate cancer and help eradicate the disease. Purchase P.L.A.Y.’s Mustache Pet Bed during the month of November and 20 percent of the proceeds will benefit ZERO’s mission to advance […]

Are You A Responsible Pet Owner? Are You a responsible dog owner?

Are You A Responsible Pet Owner?

September is designated as Responsible Dog Ownership Month. But responsible pet ownerships is something that should be practiced year-round. For starters, microchipped dogs and cats that get lost and end up in shelters are twice as likely to make it back home than pets that are not chipped. Dr. Gary Michelson founded the Found Animals […]

Best Friends Animal Society Highlights Serious Needs Of Kittens In Kitten Season

Best Friends Animal Society Highlights Serious Needs Of Kittens In Kitten Season

An adorable photo of snuggly wrapped baby kitten  “purritos” on  the Best Friends Animal Society’s Facebook page is helping to spread the word about kitten season. “Sometimes you have to go cute to get serious information out there,” said Best Friends Animal Society’s Holly Sizemore, director of national programs, community programs and services. “We are glad […]

Grrrrreetings !

Grrrrreetings !

We all have reasons and occasions to send greeting cards. Animal lover Jim Barnes has come up with an idea called Second Chance Greetings that designs and sells a variety of greeting cards featuring photographs of pets from animal shelters and recue groups. Fifty cent of all sales go directly to the rescue groups that […]

Cat Depot Uses Their Grant To Clean Up A Homeless Camp

Cat Depot Uses Their Grant To Clean Up A Homeless Camp

Cat Depot, a non-profit, free roaming cat rescue, located in North Sarasota, has had a number of success stories since Florida Animal Friend awarded them with the 2014 grant. Since then, they have been able to spay a feral cat named Fluffball who had several litters of kittens; spay and neuter cats living in an […]

Singles Out Number Married Couples In The US. What Does That Do for Pets?

Singles Out Number Married Couples In The US. What Does That Do for Pets?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics  has been tracking  the numbers of married couples versus singles since 1976. And now, for the first time  there are more single Americans than people who are married. Currently, about 50.2 percent — or 124.6 million American adults — are single. In 1950, that number was about 22 percent. Singles […]