kitten and baby

Baby meets a kitten his age, cuteness ensues

By Ana Merkulova on April 27, 2021

The photos alone score a 100/10 on the adorable scale, but this kitten and baby friendship is off the charts

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three kittens lounging

Three little kittens, one big happy family

By Nicole Hamilton on March 30, 2021

After fostering three kitten siblings with various challenges, a family decides to keep the little family together and adopts all three

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volunteer with dog

Volunteer’s tech-savvy skills help pets during pandemic

By Nicole Hamilton on January 25, 2021

When Best Friends in New York switched to virtual adoptions during the pandemic, technology teacher Randi Schey helped make the transition a success

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fern the cat

Fluffy cat Fern adjusts to life in the great indoors

By Nicole Hamilton on January 11, 2021

After healing from a broken jaw, a senior cat named Fern got a lift to New York City and is now loving life with his senior adopter

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ebenezer with his new mom

Ebenezer the cat brings joy to his family in a bah-humbug kind of year

By Nicole Hamilton on December 30, 2020

As many of us bid an enthusiastic adieu to 2020 on New Year’s Eve, Ebenezer will be purring the night away in his new home

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foster holds her foster dog

Fostering a big dog in the Big Apple equals big fun

By Nicole Hamilton on December 3, 2020

Wentworth may be a big, energetic puppy, but he did just fine in a New York City foster home, thanks to a little planning and a good pair of gym shoes

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senior dog snuggles on a couch

How a senior Chihuahua from Miami found love in New York City

By Nicole Hamilton on November 30, 2020

Pepito, a senior Chihuahua with a heart murmur, ended up in Miami shelter before getting a ride to Best Friends in New York and finding a wonderful home

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Magnolia the dog snuggling into Matt's arms while inside a car

Texas dog gets a lift to New York and a new life

By Jess Roper on October 7, 2020

Magnolia’s life could have ended after she was surrendered to a busy shelter in south Texas, but she’s now bringing joy to her new family in the Northeast

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Tiggs, the brindle and white dog, out on a walk on a leash and harness

Rambunctious pup lands her dream home in NYC

By Drew Schott on September 4, 2020

Matthew and Ry decided to stop postponing joy and adopt the dog they’d been dreaming of since the day they met her

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Charlie and Roxy the kittens adopted together, snuggled on a blue blanket

Two kittens plus three boys equal a house full of love

By Drew Schott on August 12, 2020

Kitten siblings Charlie and Roxy landed a new home with a New York family that included a dad who never before had cats and three young boys who think the world of them

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