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Charlie Baxter

Categories: Adoption Stories

I adopted Charlie at the end of my second year of law school. I was living alone and I was so stressed out from all the studying I had to do, so I thought having a dog would help me. I went to Pasadena Humane Society not knowing what kind of dog I wanted or …

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Basket Bike Rides and Daily Beach Walks

Categories: Adoption Stories

We just want to share our sorry of little Louie. She’s the cutest little scruffer ever. Her Racoon eyeliner, black and grey hair and floppy ears melts all who come across her. A true diamond in the rough. When I first met Lu she was just hours into her brief stay at Pasadena Humane Society. …

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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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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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