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Cool And Sassy 25 Pounds Cat Has Finally Been Adopted After Becoming a Viral Sensation

Let's start with the good news- Bruno, the chubby cat, is off the market, after being adopted few days ago. Here is Bruno's amazing story starting at the Wright Way rescue shelter until he found his new loving home.   

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This Groomer Gives Free Haircuts To Help Shelter Dogs Get Adopted

Mark "The Dog Guy" works as an animal groomer in New York City, but his job entails more than just making pets look good on the outside. For the dogs that need his services most, a bath and a haircut can do wonders for their mood and potentially change their lives. That's why when Imhof isn't primping pets for his business, he's offering his services for free to shelter dogs who are looking to get adopted. 

The idea to start grooming rescue dogs struck him when he adopted his first pit bull Cleo with his fiancée. "She was so utterly defeated when we brought her home," he told Mental Floss. "A simple shower just lifted her spirits and we thought, wouldn't it be great if someone could go groom shelter animals? And it became me."

Since then and during the two last two years, he has done pro bono work for dozens of adoptable pups in the New York City area, many of whom have gone home to loving families. Here are some of the before and after images from his Instagram below.

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It's so cold outside so here's how you can keep some feral/stray kitties warm this winter! :) There's so many different options when it comes to building an outdoor shelter for cats, this is the simplest and easiest out there.  

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Amazing Comic Shows The Importance of Giving Adult Cats a Chance

Kittens. When they are up for adoption they are usually the first ones to go. So many want a kitten or a puppy. What what about the other "adult" animals at the shelter? And when we say adult we mean from ages 1-onward. Sometimes they get looked over. We know, we are choking on our tears too! But, this comic allows people to consider the adoption of an adult pet. You just have to read it! 

The artist Brittney created this comic script because it is a cause that is so dear to her heart, and will be to yours too. "All I want people to do is be open to the idea of having a "different" pet in their lives. Choose the pet that you fall in love with, but at least give all of them a fair shot at winning your heart."

Via: 8bitrevolver

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Pet Shelter Gets $150K Fabulous Makeover That You Have to See!

Everyone loves a well-deserved and fabulous makeover! And what's better than seeing animals being the ones to benefit! Animal Planet returns with a new show, called Pet Nation Renovation, a special dedicated to giving one deserving animal shelter a top-to-bottom overhaul.

In the premiere episode, animal expert and home renovation enthusiast Dave Salmoni hosts and introduces the $150K makeover treatment to the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society (SGVHS) in California. And here are the amazing before and after photos from the renovations.

a story about a animal pet shelter getting a very pretty cool renovation
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A Woman Converted Her Garage to Make a Cat Rescue Shelter Organization

We are so used to hearing about rescue animal shelters and their facilities. But here's one we don't think you've ever heard of. A cat and kitten rescue shelter organization... out of someone's garage! And it's all thanks to Marilyn Harely from Maine who decided to do something… a bit unconventional.

Harley recently gave an open house tour of the newly remodeled Another Chance Rescue facility right out of her garage! The facility is located in Sanford, Maine and lets' just say, many were enthusiastic about the upgraded cat rescue center that once used to be a garage. A place where she once used to park her car,  Harely decided that cats and kittens were in need of warmth and shelter. Now, you might think that she finds kittens and cats homeless on the streets and takes them in, but actually Another Chance Rescue takes in surrendered cats and those from kills shelters in other states. The cats receive veterinary care and then are put up for adoption. Some get adopted quickly while others stay for a little while longer. But one thing is for certain, this is a no-kill facility!

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Army Veteran Voluntarily Flies Dogs To New Homes

It's Up, Up and to forever homes for these animals! All thanks to army veteran Paul Steklenski. Steklenski, Schwenlesville, Pennsylvania is your average joe. The army vet, now and in IT, had spent most of the 90's as leading officer training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. In 2013, he decided to take up and hobby. He decided he wanted to learn to fly. And because of this hobby, Paul was later on to do something he was passionate about... rescue animals. 

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