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Legolas, a kitten born with cerebellar hypoplasia, goes home with grad student uniquely qualified to take him in.
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An orphaned kitten gets help at the Best Friends Pet Adoption and Spay/Neuter Center in Los Angeles.
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The goal of Best Friends' cat initiatives is to end the killing by keeping cats safe and out of shelters.
Did you know that a group of tortoises is called a creep?
Katrina survivor relaxes into a happy life in the years since the hurricane.
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Major cities across the US are leading the way to no more homeless pets.
Best Friends helps McSnuggles, a diabetic cat with food-guarding issues.
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Best Friends Animal Society® is focused on stopping the killing of nearly 4 million pets in shelters all across America. Best Friends work, alongside that of countless others, has dramatically reduced the number of animals being killed in shelters each year. Together, we can Save Them All.®
Katrina survivor Wrinkles spends his days welcoming Sanctuary visitors. Read the story here.
Trap/neuter/return opponent pops up D.C., despite the fact that TNR is the only humane way to control community cat populations.
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