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Humane Society of Indianapolis

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Meow Or Never: Deborah Paul On Cat Adoption

In her later years, my mother hung two dog portraits on her wall, of a Scottie and a Westie. Looking at these one-dimensional creatures was as close to having pets in her home as she could get. Actually, Wire Fox Terriers were her favorites—those cheeks!—but whenever we, her children, suggested she get an actual dog, […]

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Not Right Meow: Deborah Paul on Pet Adoption

The truth is, I need them as much as they need me, which is why the search continues.

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Feline Blue: Life After Cats

It was then I realized how lonely I was without a pet. For the first time in my 60-plus years, there was no dog or cat to greet me at the door and warm my lap, no adoring creature to nurture and feed, no nonjudgmental soul to whom I could pour out my heart.

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Simon Pagenaud Finds Puppy Love at the Speedway

Fostering works out well for the driver, since his busy schedule makes it hard to own a dog longterm. But Pagenaud, who lives in Indianapolis, admits it can be tough giving the pooch up for adoption after he forges a bond.