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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.

How people can splurge on their pets — or adopt new ones!

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A veterinary nutritionist explains why your cat isn’t eating and how to increase their appetite.

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The time to foster is now.

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Why adopting two kittens may be easier (and better for them) than adopting one.

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7 tips for acing your inspection and bringing your new pup home.

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With great cuteness comes great responsibility. A vet breaks down everything you need to know when you bring home a new kitten.

Angela Rafuse smiling while holding her rescue cat near a tree outside

Angela Rafuse on how her grandfather’s cat inspired her to start a nonprofit and find new homes for the cats of terminally ill pet parents.

shapo shelter

“With ShapoShelter, we’re going to highlight the stories of these poor animals that can’t tell their own stories in the hopes of finding them new homes.”

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A study found that millennials are choosing pets over kids. Here’s why.

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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The state passed a bill that will end the inhumane breeding and transport process. 

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The Insta-famous cat dad on fostering 40 kittens, changing stereotypes, and everything you need to know about adopting.

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A rundown of the most common cat expenses of 2022.

The Wildest's cover star Hannah Shaw smiling at the camera behind a cat tower with two kittens sitting on top of it

The lion-hearted animal advocate on rescuing her first kitten in a tree, designing an orphaned animal nursery, and becoming an Instagram sensation.

A kitten laying on a persons lap with their paws in the air.

Ready to make a difference in a kitten’s life?

A larger cat holding a baby kitten.

Age isn’t always just a number.