The Skinny On Model Shelter: Where The Rubber Meets The Road

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You probably have questions. We keep talking about this Model Shelter thing. What is a Model Shelter? Why are we so proud to be the first Model Shelter in the country? What does this have to do with all the fuzznuggets and snugglemuffins you guys are so used to seeing on our social media?   Aforementioned poopies/snugglemuffins. Relax, friends. We … Read More

A Big Blog: A Rundown On A Big Week And A Big, Big Ask.

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We need to ask you for some favors right now. Before we do, we’ll explain why we need them. Just follow us here for a second. This is Tiffanie. Tiffanie, though you wouldn’t know it to look at her, is having a pretty rough week. I still like cookies, though. So that’s something. On Saturday morning, she was in New … Read More

Looking For The Helpers

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This isn’t our usual kind of blog but this hasn’t been a usual kind of week, either. It seems important, after the news of the past week, to remember how overwhelmingly much good there is out there. So we have some really good news for you today: people are awesome. People are awesome and wonderful in big ways and small … Read More

Test Drive Your Very Own Knucklehead!

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The ever-popular backseat-grinning model. Ladies and gentleman, have we got a deal for you. We’ve got all sorts of knuckleheads in all models, ages and colors for you to take home on lease. And it will cost you nothing! That’s right we said nothing, nada, zip. Totally free! We’ll even provide the food and medical care! Like this one right … Read More

Suns Out, Buns Out!

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We know, you’re not a bunny person. We had to lead with the super sensational headline to get you guys to open this at all. After all, if you never had a rabbit why would you open it? Folks tend to think they know everything there is to know about pet rabbits but as a famous TV show once said… … Read More

Chis Make Great Pets. Cheese, Not So Much.

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We get a lot of chihuahuas and mixes. So many that they even have their own verbal shorthand: chis. Chi generally means anything small, usually tan and having some traits in common with a chihuahua, which constitute the majority of their lineage. As a group, chis and chi mixes dominate shelter populations in California. So we talk about them a … Read More

Kittehs, Like Shoes, Go Better In Pairs.

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Kittens will be kittens. They’re super adorable… Cup o’ kitteh Super playful…. Gimmee.. Super loving… Cuddle puddle! But can also be…. Hooman! I scale you like tree! You WILL play!! Demons. It’s not their fault – they’re just wee little things. With youth comes boundless energy and an insatiable need for attention but it can lead to a conundrum. What … Read More

Unrepentant Booger Cat Seeks Very Special Home.

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Oh Phil. Phil Phil Phil. What are we going to do with you? I have no idea what you’re talking about.  Don’t give us that face. You’re a booger and you know it. Phil is one of those cats that one special person is going to find and be like “I found the coolest, most ridiculous, awesome, hysterical, fantastic cat … Read More

Kitten Bedlam Has Begun

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Have you ever been at the beach and one minute your towel is a good fifty feet from the water…. We all want to be this cat. And then you look up and your toes are soaked? The tide just rolls in so quickly you don’t see it happening? That, in a nutshell, is kitten season. And the tide, dear … Read More