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adoption & fostering

New pet parent (or still thinking about fostering or adopting a pet)? Get all the advice you need: how to find the right pet for you, how to introduce them to other pets and kids, and how to bond with your new family member.

Two small black kittens at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe in Brooklyn, NY.

NYC’s only nonprofit cat cafe is almost too good to be real. Catch their Feline Film Festival this Saturday, June 10.

The Biden administration’s plan is in SCOTUS’s hands now, and the repayment freeze will end in August. Here’s how pets could benefit from federal debt relief.

A larger cat holding a baby kitten.

Age isn’t always just a number.

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From medical history to adoption fees to litter preferences, here is everything you need to know.

Curly afro woman stroking her bonded cats on the couch in living room

Some besties are inseparable, and that’s not always a bad thing.

Blonde woman with hand tattoo kissing her gray kitten

From where to begin looking to what the adoption process entails to how to prepare your home for your new pet.

a small kitten outside beside a shopping cart

Brooklyn pets and parents can expect their new neighbor to arrive this summer.

Bowie's Law

This potential legislation could save the lives of countless shelter dogs. Here’s how you can help.

Group of young people pet a brown dog with a jacket on outside.

In volunteers’ Instagram videos, you’ll see both the joy and the fatigue behind finding these deserving pets homes.

Have a pet? Here’s what to do.

Let’s be real. Caring for your pet can be both a magical time and a total nightmare. Whether you’re a new pet parent or need to brush up on the basics, we’re here to help with our pet parent to-dos.

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two people bonding and smiling over a dog

Per the US Surgeon General, loneliness is as dangerous for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Here are ways pets can solve that.

shelter kittens playing with a round blue plastic toy with balls

Seriously, you can donate to shelters just by shopping!

a person with short blonde hair and glasses hugs three rescue puppies and kisses one on the head

This is the Paula Cole parody that rescue orgs are singing as they struggle to find people to foster pets.

Dog wearing Smartless dog jacket

Hosts Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, and Sean Hayes are putting their money where their mics are. 

Photoshopped crop of a cat edited on top of actor Pedro Pascal’s body, next to actor Bella Ramsey in “The Last of Us”

How a rescue cat named Pedro Pspspscal went viral and found a new home.

A hand holding a kitten with a cat tattooed at the hand.

Hannah Shaw, a.k.a. Kitten Lady, on how you can help with the springtime arrival of orphaned kittens.