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Shelter Pet Photos #RememberMeThursday

In honor of Remember Me Thursday, I thought I’d share some photos I’ve taken of shelter pets. If you’re not aware, Remember Me Thursday is the fourth Thursday of every September, and it’s meant to shine a light on orphan pets in shelters and rescues that are waiting for their forever homes. The goal is to get the whole world talking about shelter pets and pet adoption on social media!

Remember Me Thursday

Will you be shining a light today on shelter pets?

Shelter Cats and Dogs

Here are some of the photos I’ve taken over the years of shelter cats and dogs. I hope by now they’ve all found their forever homes.

And here’s a video of some bottle baby kittens at the shelter!

A Different Kind of Shelter Pet

Remember, not all shelter pets are cats and dogs. There are many other species waiting on a forever home of their own.

Helen Woodward Animal Center

Here are a few photos I took last year while touring the wonderful Helen Woodward Animal Center – the animal rescue group that created Remember Me Thursday.

Thank you for joining me on this photo tour of shelter pets. Let’s get the world talking about pet adoption today (and every day)!

We’re joining the Remember Me Thursday blog hop hosted by our friends at Lola the Rescued Cat. We hope you’ll join, too!

Buh-bye for now!

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  1. It’s hard to look at the pictures of shelter animals without feeling a pang and heart ache. When I’m at the shelter where I volunteer, I usually feel useful, happy, and grateful that there’s always something to do to make the cats more comfortable. I hope more people discover the joys of volunteering. Of course I really wish we didn’t need shelters…

  2. What precious faces all of them so deserving of a forever home full of safety, food, love, shelter – all the things they need to THRIVE. Beautiful photos too – hopefully all of them no matter what “species” – are living their happily ever after now.

    Hugs, Pam

  3. What beautiful photos of ALL the animals! We also wonder, years later, when thinking back of the cats in the cages next to Scout, or Mr. Jack or George – whether they were adopted. I hope they were!

  4. We sure hope all those beautiful animals found their happily ever afters. Thank you for sharing, and for your Remember Me Thursday post.