Howie is truly wonderful

Categories: Adoption Stories

My partner and I adopted Howie on May 8, 2016. I just wanted to let you know that he is doing fine! Although he is a senior dog, he runs and plays with our other two doggies just fine, and snuggles with me on the couch and we watch TV together. He is truly wonderful! …

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The bunny who thinks she’s a kitten

Categories: Adoption Stories

For the past 20 years our family has adopted many pets from the Pasadena Humane Society, including three of our resident cats, and our resident Pitbull, Ginger. In May of 2017, my daughters and I also became volunteers in the PHS foster kitten program and to date, have had almost 30 kittens come through our …

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The stray cat population is shrinking, here’s why

Categories: PHS Blog

The first thing I do on Monday mornings is walk around the shelter to see how many animals we have in the building, who got adopted over the weekend and who needs extra support. During my tour this week, I was struck by the fact that we don’t have a lot of cats available for adoption. We have …

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Adopt black cats!

Categories: Adoption Stories

Our family adopted Shadow on April 21. He is an amazing 8-year-old cat and a big boy. Almost 20 pounds! He had been turned into the shelter, adopted, and then returned to the shelter. So sad. We wanted to adopt a kitten, but adult black cats are less easily adopted. He has been a great …

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