# Animal shelters
The Cat That Started It All
Nonee came into our lives on velvet paws.Free-Images.Com. If you're on the fence about adopting a needy animal, the following might encourage you to take that leap. When my husband and I lived in the Chicago neighborhood known as Rogers Park, we frequented a bar called Cunneen’s. In fact, that’s how I met my husband-to-be. He tended bar, there.
This Texas resident is petitioning for more animal shelters across the state, says current ones require more funding
A resident in Texas has launched a petition to get the state to fund more shelters aimed at aiding domesticated animals that are sick or badly injured. Injured animals are a high priority response for Animal Control Officers in Texas, however, they are bound to get sick or injured, especially when they are stray animals.
Jim Acosta's Duke
Recently CNN's Jim Acosta announced he has adopted a dog, Duke, and thanked Best Friends the largest no-kill sanctuary in the US for bringing Duke into his life. Duke is one pup among the 18 pets found in an abandoned house in Arkansas. In his tweet, Jim Acosta mentioned that all the other dogs have been successfully placed with foster families.
Is The No-Kill Movement Realistic?
Advocates of the no-kill movement believe that healthy animals should never be euthanized inside animal shelters due to lack of space. While this is a beautiful and noble concept, how does a concept fare when faced with reality?