Pet Adoption Stories

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  • Morty: A Senior Sweetheart

    We saw Morty, a 10-year-old Shih Tzu, on your website right before Christmas and fell in love with him! We have a 12-year-old Lhasa Apso named Bijou and a 7-year-old Shih Tzu named Toby, and they are so wonderful.

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  • Kylie’s Choice

    I came to the Dumb Friends League in search of a kitten. My mind was set on a black kitten, no ifs, ands or buts. When I entered the counsel room with two younger, black cats to view, Kylie leaped into my arms before the door was even shut.

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  • Laguna & Nyx

    One day, I found myself browsing the Dumb Friends League website, and before I knew it, my boyfriend and I were at your shelter looking at cats. I met a beautiful tabby named Laguna with no teeth and his tongue hanging freely from his mouth, a tear in his ear and a scab on his back from allergies. He was immediately loving and wanted to cuddle in my arms.

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  • Best Buddy Bentley

    I work the night shift at the hospital and saw Bentley on the Dumb Friends League website during a break in my shift. My plan was to go home and sleep, and if Bentley was still available when I woke up in the afternoon, maybe we were a match meant to be.

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