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13 of the cutest reasons to adopt a shelter pet

By Best Friends staff

April 30 is Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. And we can think of 5,500 reasons to do that every single day. Here are just 13 of them.

Because snuggling is not a spectator sport.
1) Because snuggling is not a spectator sport.

 

Because you need a playmate.
2) Because you need a playmate.

 

Because taking a hike is more fun with a friend.
3) Because taking a hike is more fun with a friend.

 

Because these are the most adoring eyes you'll ever have set on you.
4) Because these are the most adoring eyes you'll ever have set on you.

 

Because inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes.
5) Because inspiration comes in all shapes and sizes.

 

Because purring reduces blood pressure. (Hey, we read it somewhere! We think.)
6) Because purring reduces blood pressure. (Hey, we read it somewhere! We think.)

 

Because your bed has too much room in it.
7) Because your bed has too much room in it.

 

Because we know you want to throw that ball.
8) Because we know you want to throw that ball.

 

And that ball too!
9. And that ball too!

 

Because there's no charge here for listening to your problems.
10) Because there's no charge here for listening to your problems.

 

Because you can't play Frisbee all by yourself.
11) Because you can't play Frisbee all by yourself.

 

Because there's no such thing as too much love.
12) Because there's no such thing as too much love.

 

Because you were meant to save a life. Adopt a shelter pet today!
13) Because you were meant to save a life. Adopt a shelter pet today!

Photos by Best Friends staff

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