Adoption

Cat Adoption

Adopting a cat is an exciting event. Cat adoption is a great alternative to purchasing a kitten or cat from a breeder or pet store. There are often lots of cats in shelters and rescue agencies because they were abandoned, abused or unwanted. Adopting a cat gives the cat a chance at having a home with a family who loves and cares for it. When a person is looking to adopt and own a cat they need to consider the following: Expenses There are a number of costs involved in owning a cat. There may be an initial adoption fee to own the cat. It is important that the person adopting the cat knows what the costs entail. Some shelter cats have been spayed or neutered, received vaccinations...

Puppy Adoption

Adopting a puppy from a dog rescue or shelter is a great alternative to buying one from a breeder or pet store. Puppies in rescues and shelters may have been abandoned, mistreated, or let go by their owners because they could no longer take care of them. Therefore, by adopting a puppy you are giving it a second chance. Many dog shelters and rescues are overpopulated, and when dogs aren't adopted they may have to be euthanized. Statistics show that an estimated 2.7 million dogs are euthanized each year. When a puppy is adopted, in addition to receiving a second chance at a loving home, its life is also being saved. When looking to adopt puppies, you should consider:...

Adopting a Rescue Animal

It's always an exciting time bringing a new pet home for the first time. Nearly 5,500 pets are killed every day in shelters across America because there aren't enough people wanting to adopt themselves. Adopting a pet means you can save a life and feel good about having a companion to share life with. You should adopt a pet, rather than buy one, because pets from rescue groups or shelters are spayed/neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated beforehand. Since these services can cost your hundreds of dollars, you can save money while saving a life when you adopt a pet. Every year, nearly 2.7 million pets are euthanized in the United States. This is because there...