Special rescues help ailing owners find pets' next home

Special rescues help ailing owners find pets' next home

While providing pet care or adoption services often isn't top of mind for social workers or nurses, it's a huge emotional driving force for patients and loved ones living far away, McGill said.

Meet, 'rent' or adopt a dog through Zoom meetings

Meet, 'rent' or adopt a dog through Zoom meetings

Pedigree's Dogs on Zoom campaign helps shelters like Nashville Humane Association host virtual meet-and-greets with adoptable dogs, and sponsors adoption fees for pets adopted through the program.Michigan Animal Rescue League launched a videoconferencing fundraiser in which people can "rent" an adoptable dog, cat or kitten to appear in Zoom meetings.

Meet Izzy and Twitch, 2 kittens with wobbly cat syndrome who were just adopted

Meet Izzy and Twitch, 2 kittens with wobbly cat syndrome who were just adopted

Three-month-old kittens Izzy and Twitch have cerebellar hypoplasia, sometimes referred to as wobbly cat syndrome. With four rescue cats already living with the couple and their daughter, Jennifer Ferguson was reluctant to expand their feline family yet again.

Snapchat introduces new filters for cats

Snapchat introduces new filters for cats

Snapchat has introduced filters specifically for cats, meaning you can now make it look like your pet is wearing glasses. Try them meow,” the company wrote on Twitter, alongside clips of the new filters, which include devil wings, glasses, unicorn horns, flower crowns and animal ears.