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Conway couple grows family through foster care, adoption – Log Cabin Democrat

Joe and Lindsey Synder knew from the get-go that adopting a child was something they wanted to do. Lindsey said those conversations started when they began dating. She said adoption was something shed always been familiar with, as her mother was raised in foster care and aged out of the system, her brother and aunt both fostering and her uncle adopting.

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Will Someone Please Adopt This ‘Utter Bastard Of A Cat’? – NPR

"I have been ordered to say that Lord Bigglesworth believes he was put on this earth to be decorative and be worshipped by his human slaves," writes Gina Brett of Cat People of Melbourne. Rachel Nagy/Courtesy of Cat People of Melbourne hide caption "I have been ordered to say that Lord Bigglesworth believes he was put on this earth to be decorative and be worshipped by his human slaves," writes Gina Brett of Cat People of Melbourne. Looking for a rescued cat to take home?

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Adoption Investigator: Kids Sometimes Placed In ‘Least Bad of All the Bad’ Situations – whotv.com

whotv.com Adoption Investigator: Kids Sometimes Placed In 'Least Bad of All the Bad' Situations whotv.com DES MOINES, Iowa -- Those with a passion for adoption and foster care services are disgusted. "Obviously something needs to be done because kids are dying." Bill Pearce, adoption investigator and board member of Iowans for Adoption , says the majority ...

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Former Tennessee DL Malik Jackson pays 181 Jacksonville adoption fees – Saturday Down South

Malik Jackson must really love pets. The Jaguars lineman proved that recently by paying the adoption fees of 181 animals from the Jacksonville area during a two-day span earlier this month. His donation helped clear out the capacity shelters in the area

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These Animals are Up for Adoption at Sunday’s Union Square Adoptapalooza – DNAinfo

Mary, left, is a Tennessee Tree Hound mix and Gretal, right, is a pit-hound mix. Both are awaiting adoption at this weekend's Adoptapalooza event in Union Square. View Full Caption Adoptapalooza UNION SQUARE If you're looking to adopt a furry friend, you'll have your chance this weekend in Union Square.

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‘The Fosters’ Highlights the Importance of Foster Care & Adoption … – Human Rights Campaign (blog)

In honor of National Foster Care Month, HRC is highlighting a television show that has done more to bring awareness to the issues of LGBTQ youth, same-sex couplesand the importance of adoption and foster care than most other shows in recent memory. Freeforms The Fosters is an American family drama that follows the lives of a San Diego foster family led by mixed-race lesbian couple Stef Adams-Foster (Teri Polo) and Lena Adams-Foster (Sherri Saum) who have one biological child and four children by adoption -- including one who happens to be a gay teen

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Animal Shelter Writes Badass Adoption Memo For ‘Utter Bastard Of … – HuffPost

This is Mr. Biggles, and according to the adoption agency wanting to find him a home, he is a terror. PetRescue Pet adoption agency Cats of Melbourne, located in Melbourne, Australia,posted a darkly hilarious memo about Mr

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Adopted teen finds she is not U.S Citizen when trying to get her … – WXYZ

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Jenna Sipple and her parents look through childhood photos of the now 16-year-old. On the day we stopped by their Clawson home, there was a celebration to be had. However, not the achievement they ever planned

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Malik Jackson pays adoption fees for 181 homeless pets in Jacksonville – Yahoo Sports

Malik Jackson paid the adoption fees for 181 homeless pets in Jacksonville. (AP) More The Jacksonville Jaguars gave defensive lineman Malik Jackson a fortune in free agency last year, and Jackson is giving back to his new home.

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Tech Adoption Climbs Among Older Adults – Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project

Roughly two-thirds of those age 65 and older go online and a record share now own smartphones although many seniors remain relatively divorced from digital life A record 46 million seniors live in the United States today, and older Americans those age 65 and older now account for 15% of the overall U.S.

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Gov. Bevin makes adoption straight again – Louisville Eccentric Observer

Nice work if you can get it, eh? If you mean being forced to endure your excruciating chatter twice a month, its not nice work

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Dog’s unplanned pregnancy leads to litter up for adoption – Good4Utah

This cute little fuzzball came to Utah Valley Animal Rescue with his litter mates. The owners needed help after an 'unplanned' pregnancy.

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SAFE Haven cat shelter having a ‘kitten crisis’ – News & Observer

News & Observer SAFE Haven cat shelter having a 'kitten crisis' News & Observer Once at SAFE Haven, the cats hit the shelter cat lottery, receiving additional medical care and attention to get them ready for adoption .

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Happy pup up for adoption – Stephenville Empire-Tribune

By Autumn Owensaowens@empiretribune.com The E-T was met by a truly happy pup named Woo Woo who is up for adoption at the Erath County Humane Society. Woo Woo is a two-year-old male terrier mix who loves to play and run around. He was adopted out of here several months ago but was left alone a lot and barked.

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100+ Puppies, Kittens, Cats & Dogs Up For Adoption In Gold Coast On Sunday – DNAinfo

PAWS Chicago, the largest no-kill animal shelter in the city, and other rescuesarehosting the20th annual Angels With Tails event. View Full Caption Shutterstock CHICAGO You'll be able to see and even adopt more than 100puppies, kittens, dogs andcats if you're in the Gold Coast this weekend.

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Dogs back up for adoption after quarantine – WCJB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After three weeks of runny noses and quiet kennels, dogs at Alachua County Animal Services are back up for adoption. The shelter has been closed for the last three weeks, as veterinarians treated these plagued pups for a minor upper respiratory infection.

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Judge’s ouster sought after he refuses to hear gay adoption cases – USA TODAY

USA Today Network Andrew Wolfson, The (Louisville) Courier-Journal 11:25 p.m.

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Accelerating Adoption And Diffusion Of Innovations In Care Delivery – Health Affairs (blog)

When I come here, they know me, says Mary Febus, a severe chronic asthma patient, of the Family Physicians Group in Kissimmee, Florida. For years, Febus was a victim of inadequate, poorly coordinated, and unnecessarily expensive care for her uncontrolled asthma and other complex health conditions. More than a dozen hospitalizations per year for many days at a time took her away from her young son, who was himself a patient with complex needs.

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Kentucky Governor Appoints Seminary Official to Overhaul Foster Care, Adoption Services – Christian News Network

FRANKFORT, Ky. The Republican governor of Kentucky has appointed a seminary official and former pastor to overhaul the states struggling foster care and adoption servicesprogram.

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Local animal shelter waives fees for adoption – WLWT Cincinnati

MELBOURNE, Ky. The Campbell County Animal Shelter has too many animals and not enough space.

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In Theory: Proposed law would allow Texas adoption agencies to deny prospective parents based on religion – Los Angeles Times

Texas is considering a law that would protect faith-based adoption agencies for refusing to place children with parents or households based on religious objections. Five states have similar laws, but Texas would extend its rule to state-funded agencies. The bill aims to protect religious freedom for adoption agencies and foster care providers, according to the Republican sponsors of the bill.

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Connecticut Boxer Rescue ADOPTIONS RescueMe.Org

(Sorted by Zip Code.)Hartford County - Granby 06035 Salmon Brook Veterinary Hospital 860-653-7238 Tolland County - Tolland 06084 Kitty Angels 860-875-1808 Hartford County - Newington, Connecticut 06111 Connecticut Humane Society 860-667-8545 Middlesex County - Westbrook, Connecticut 06498 Tait's Every Animal Matters 888-367-8326 New Haven County - New Haven, Connecticut 06506 Greater New Haven Cat Project 203-782-2287 New Haven County - New Haven, Connecticut 06512 The Hope Alliance 203-466-2185 New Haven County - Seymour, CT 06512 Rehab-A-Cat 203-888-2279 New Haven County - New Haven, Connecticut 06515 Rehab-A-Cat 203-787-5532 New Haven County - Hamden, CT 06518 Creature Kindness 203-389-2242 Litchfield County - Torrington, Connecticut 06790 Statewide Veterinary Clinic 888-613-2034 Fairfield County - Danbury, CT 06810 Help for Pets 203-792-1477 Fairfield County - Danbury 06813 The Danbury Animal Welfare Society, Inc.

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International adoption sparks creative fundraising efforts | News … – Times Daily

TUSCUMBIA When Timmy and Maggie Bea Ray decided to adopt a child from a foreign country, they knew it would involve travel, learning about a new culture and, above all, money. They began the lengthy process in 2013.

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King supports controversial adoption bill – Weatherford Democrat

Parker Countys State Rep. Phil King voiced his support for a bill that would protect adoption providers from discrimination... for exercising their deeply held religious beliefs, though critics of the bill say it harms foster children and discriminates against prospective parents who are not Christian, are single or are part of the LGBTQ community

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Couple raising money for adoption – IllinoisHomePage.net

SAVOY -- Adoption is a cherished tradition in the Schmidt family, and one local business plus community members are helping them continue. This Mother's Day one woman is thanking those who are helping her dream come true. MariAnne Schmidt was adopted 30-years ago.

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