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Jonathan Van Ness Says His Life Is ‘So Much Better’ Because of His Pets: ‘I Just Love Adopting’

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When it comes to adopting animals, Jonathan Van Ness only has one response: Yasss!

The Queer Eye star, who’s a proud pet parent to dog Pablo and four cats, Harry Larry, Liza, Matilda, and Genevieve, tells PEOPLE that he “loves adopting pets” as they have been such an integral part of his life.

The 33-year-old, who had only been a cat owner before adopting Pablo from an Austin, Texas shelter earlier this summer, says that cats especially have changed his life for the better.

“They’ve been such a huge part of my recovery and finding my way through my

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Thinking About Adopting the Neighborhood Stray Cat? We Asked a Vet For Advice!

British Shorthair cat lying on the gray chair. Copy-space
British Shorthair cat lying on the gray chair. Copy-space

As someone who has taken in five stray cats over the last decade, I’m aware of how deeply rewarding the process can be. Although adopting a wayward kitty might seem like a tall order at first, people are often surprised at just how quickly they assimilate in their new surroundings. Currently, approximately 3.2 million cats in the United States need forever homes, which means there’s no shortage of four-legged friends to love.

Obviously, families who are considering taking in the neighborhood stray should be certain it’s not someone else’s pet first.

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Adopting A Dog Amid COVID-19 Near San Ramon

SAN RAMON, CA — Aug. 26 is National Dog Day, and an increasing number of people in San Ramon and other U.S. cities are turning to new four-legged friends to fend off loneliness and the abundance of time spent in isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.

In fact, some shelters are seeing a surge in demand for dog adoptions, according to Sarah Brasky, the founder and executive director of Foster Dogs Inc., a New York-based nonprofit that helps get dogs out of shelters and into foster homes.

“Shelter dogs are really winning in this entire coronavirus experience,” Brasky told The Associated

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Adopting A Dog Amid COVID-19 Near Albany

ALBANY, CA — Aug. 26 is National Dog Day, and an increasing number of people in Albany and other U.S. cities are turning to new four-legged friends to fend off loneliness and the abundance of time spent in isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.

In fact, some shelters are seeing a surge in demand for dog adoptions, according to Sarah Brasky, the founder and executive director of Foster Dogs Inc., a New York-based nonprofit that helps get dogs out of shelters and into foster homes.

“Shelter dogs are really winning in this entire coronavirus experience,” Brasky told The Associated Press. “It’s

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Adopting A Dog Amid COVID-19

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Aug. 26 marks National Dog Day, and an increasing number of people are turning to new four-legged friends to fend off loneliness and the abundance of time spent in isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.

In fact, shelters like the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter in Alexandria are seeing a surge in demand for dog adoptions. According to Audrey Alessi, a spokesperson for the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, the shelter was full of dogs for last year’s National Dog Day. This year, dogs are being adopted quickly, that there were just seven dogs available on Wednesday to meet

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