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Why we need to stop saying “kill shelters”

Why we need to stop saying “kill shelters”

If you’re reading this post, it means you’ve heard, and possibly use, the term “kill shelter.” It’s thrown around quite a bit by people both inside and outside the rescue world. I’ve heard countless people say, “I would never adopt from a kill shelter,” and […]

What kitten season actually means

What kitten season actually means

Welp, I am not kitten around when I say there are a lot of cats and kittens in need of foster homes right now. Sorry, I had to. Every time I volunteer at Chicago Animal Care & Control, I see new litters and moms pouring […]

How Mutts of the Midway is Making Rescue Fun

How Mutts of the Midway is Making Rescue Fun

Deep breaths. It’s been a hard week for rescue. Dogs and cats just keep flooding into the system. Between flooding across the US, a recent hoarding situation, a puppy mill case, kitten season, and our city shelter, things are rough. It’s hard during these weeks, […]

How Pittie Please Rescue is rewriting histories

How Pittie Please Rescue is rewriting histories

I have been slacking lately. Getting back from a long weekend, a trip to NYC, and my birthday has been a rough shock to the system. But I needed to write this post because you needed to meet some amazing dogs from a new rescue […]