My friend Anne is heavily involved in helping rescue animals and each year she makes a calendar of people with their adopted pets to give as a “thank-you” to anyone who donates at least $40 to Team Wheaton to help fund the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA.
This year I’m in the calendar. And more importantly, Ferris Mewler, Hunter S. Thomcat, Beyonce and Copernicus are in it. (Plus actual famous people and their adopted pets. See the video.)
Here’s what it looks like:
If you want one, just donate $40 here. It’s 100% tax deductible.
Hunter was fairly relaxed and okay with being held during the shoot at my house. Ferris, on the other hand, bit me. Like, literally, he bit me on the other hand. Go to the 1:08 mark for proof. He also kept jumping out of the shot so Victor hid behind the chair and petted him to keep him from running. It was a team effort that ended up with minor blood-shed.
But it made for a good shot.
So go make a donation if you can. Or go to your local shelter and snuggle the cats, or volunteer to take the dogs for walks, or drop off all of your old towels and blankets for them. And then fall in love with these little faces and let them rescue you like you’ve rescued them.
PS. Below are just a few pets up for adoption at one of my favorite no-kill shelters (Austin Pets Alive). If you adopt any of the ones pictured below I’ll pay the adoption fee myself.