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Archive for the "Cats" Category

“You mean they kill animals in this country?”

As the United States becomes more and more pet-friendly, shifts in public values lead to the social change needed to Save Them All.

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Will declawing be outlawed in New York?

Animal-friendly legislation is introduced that could make New York the first state in the U.S. to make declawing of domestic cats illegal.

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Why we shouldn’t sugarcoat the deaths of thousands of shelter pets every day

Most animals who die in America’s shelters are killed, not euthanized. The difference matters.

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The best is yet to come

With the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, National Conference, Strut Your Mutt, and many positive trends, 2015 looks to be a great year for animals.

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160,000 animals saved during 2014: Best Friends’ 30th anniversary year

As 2014 and Best Friends’ 30 year anniversary draws to a close, Bela’s arrival is just the latest among many year-end highlights in our effort to Save Them All.

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Million cat challenge

New collaborative shelter-based campaign provides initiatives to keep cats out of animal shelters and produce a positive outcome for those who do.

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The fix For Black Friday mall madness stress? Adopt a pet!

Best Friends pet adoption centers in Salt Lake City and Los Angeles are hosting Black Friday reduced-fee pet adoption promotions.

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How the U.S. shelter system is failing cats

With a feline return-to-owner rate of only two percent, we need to modernize animal sheltering for cats to reflect present-day humane expectations.

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Chalk up another win for community cats

Best Friends and partner PetSmart Charities® expand our Community Cats Project to Prima County, Arizona, to reduce cat euthanasia and shelter intake.

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Best Friends staff members get involved locally to Save them All

The commitment to Save Them All extends beyond the 9-5 workday for many remote Best Friends employees who advocate for animals in their own communities.

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