Fostering or adopting a pet is a wonderful way for children to help care for animals who need a home. It can teach children responsibility, compassion, and respect for other living creatures. Plus the whole family benefits from the joy a pet can bring to a home, from stress relief and exercise to a soft, loyal friend. I’ve always said a purring cat on my lap can get me out of just about any funk.
Head on over and read happy stories about rescued pets and their owners. Send in your own pet’s story! You might even see this fine fellow featured there one of these days.