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It’s the best day of the week!

“It’s the best day of the week!”, long-time volunteer, Priscilla, stated when asked about her experience as a cat caregiver at Animal Advocates. Priscilla joined the organization soon after she retired over 15 years ago and arrives every Tuesday morning to provide care to cats housed at Animal Advocates’ HQ.

Thrift Shop ’til you drop!

If you haven’t visited the Animal Advocates Thrift Shop lately or ever, you must stop by. The shop has undergone a facelift over the past three years thanks to grant funding and hard-working volunteers. Fresh paint, new flooring, and revamped displays – plus the creative contributions of volunteers – have transformed the shop into a bright, eclectic space.

Success is measured in more than happy endings

The stories of Rooney, Blu, Duchess and Clyde and Zoe reflect the commitment and dedication of Animal Advocates to the “rescue, rehabilitate, rehome” framework, and all of the animals entrusted in the organization’s collective care.

Many Paws, One Heart Support Animal Advocates’ Mission of Love

November 2021 – Animal Advocates Newsletter Tis’ the season of giving and love! This time of year, possibly the best thing you can gift is your support to Animal Advocates. There are many ways to support our mission of love and help animals in need.  Outlined below are upcoming events, donation drives and other exciting…
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Tight-knit Fire Cats Mama and Pepper are Shy, Loyal and Loving

September / October 2021 – Animal Advocates Newsletter Long time Animal Advocates supporters may remember the story of our “Fire Cats” who survived a house fire, and the subsequent success stories of Peggy, Oreo, Scarlett and others. We’d like to introduce you to Mama and Pepper, our two remaining Fire Cats. It’s been almost three…
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Senior Siblings Zoe and Clyde Seek a Retirement Home

August 2021 – Animal Advocates Newsletter Brother and Sister Zoe and Clyde are seeking a foster or forever “retirement” home! The cats are littermates and have been together for their entire 17 years as the faithful companions to a woman who recently passed away. Clyde and Zoe still have a lot of love to give! They…
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Fourth of July and Summer Tips for Pet Owners

July 2021 – Animal Advocates Newsletter We’re all looking forward to the 4th of July this year, and probably more than usual based on the past year’s events. But remember that your big holiday barbecue may not be the best place for your best friends. Here are some tips and reminders from the ASPCA that will…
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Are your Pets Prepared for Flea and Tick Season?

June 2021 – Animal Advocates Newsletter As the weather gets warmer and Summer begins peeking around the corner, many people like to get outside and bring their furry friends along with them. However, some not-so-friendly foes, otherwise known as fleas and ticks, tend to have the same idea. The ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center has…
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Shy but Sweet Lucy is looking for a New Job – Are you Hiring?

May 2021 – Animal Advocates Newsletter Meet Lucy! Lucy has been the best “co-worker,” living at a local business in the West End neighborhood of Pittsburgh, keeping the employees entertained with her feline antics! Since the business has been recently sold, Lucy is on the market to find new “employment” – could it be at…
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Two Playful Pit Bulls and a Tiny Terrier Need your Help

April 2021 – Animal Advocates Newsletter Sadie is a beautiful, loving and playful 4 year old female Pit Bull. She is spayed and up-to-date on vaccinations. Sadie comes to us from a caring family, but is now in need of a new home due to a divorce, moving, and new jobs. Sadie loves people of all…
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