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Pets up for adoption in Macy's window display in Union Square in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF SPCA Sets Record For Holiday Adoptions With Help From Macy’s Window

The San Francisco SPCA has set a record for animal adoptions this past holiday season, a spokeswoman said.



Animal Update: What Is Kitten Season?

A look at kitten season, a time when many shelters are overflowing with newborns.


A kitten awaits adoption at an East Bay animal shelter. (CBS)

Bay Area Animal Shelters Report A ‘Crisis’ Of Unclaimed Kittens

Because of a late kitty season, many shelters and rescue agencies are inundated with cats and their kittens.


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32-Year-Old SF Native Being Adopted After Years Of Separation From Foster Family

Maurice Griffin, who now lives in San Diego, was put up for adoption at age three and was placed into the care of Harris family. Nearly 30 years later, he is going to be adopted.


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Bay Area Families In Limbo After Russia Enacts Adoption Ban

Bay Area adoption agencies are scrambling to help families caught in the middle of a new Russian policy banning adoptions to the United States.


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Community Corner: San Francisco Comedy Show Celebrates Adoptees

A Bay Area based nonprofit is partnering with Punch Line Comedy Club in San Francisco for a Benefit Comedy Show where all the performers have one thing in common: they are all adopted.


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A Look Back: The Most Heartwarming Bay Area Pet Stories Of 2011

As the winter days start to bring a chill, cuddle up with your furry best friend to share these heartwarming stories of 2011. Stacy Cortez and her puppy Lady Stacy Cortez is a first-time home buyer […]


One of 6 abandoned puppies put up for adoption in Monterey County. (SPCA)

Abandoned Monterey County Puppies Go Up For Adoption

Six puppies that were found abandoned at a Monterey County recycling plant last month are now up for adoption, according to the SPCA for Monterey County.



Pet Food Chain Helps Out San Francisco Animal Shelter

Dogs, cats, and other family pets have been hit especially hard by the economy with more people forced to give up their pets when household money runs out. A pet food chain store is helping one Bay Area shelter find home for abandoned cats and kittens.



Animal Update: Kittens, Kittens, And More Kittens

KCBS’ Jeff Bell talks to Dr. Jack Aldridge, Director of Veterinary Services at The San Francisco SPCA, about kitten season and what potential owners should remember.





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