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35 Adorable Reasons To Adopt Your Next Pet

Rescues are the best breed! The followers of BuzzFeed Animals on Twitter sent in their #rescuepetpic yesterday, and there were some MAJOR cuties.

1. Look at this smile on Ivy!

2. Spencer proves that rescue kittehs are beautiful too.

3. HE’S FUZZY. HE’S LITTLE. HE’S ADORABLE.

4. Rescue dogs make great playmates.

5. They also look fabulous in a bandana.

6. They’ll always find a way to make you laugh.

@BuzzFeedAnimals Harvey :) #rescuepetpic

— Danielle__Q (@Danielle Quagliaro)

7. Rescue dogs can be little and cuddly…

We have Luka! Part dachshund & all gorg! 5mos & ready for #adoption. #NationalMuttDay #dogs #rescuepetpic #shelter

— SCHS_OK (@StephensCountyHS)

8. …OR BIG AND ADORABLE.

#rescuepetpic

— glenns_music (@Glenn S.)

9. They’re all filled with tons of love.

Rescued Nola 4 years ago! @BuzzFeedAnimals #rescuepetpic

— meaghanquinn (@Meaghan Quinn)

10. CHARLY THE COZY CAT IS SIMPLY THE BEST.

@BuzzFeedAnimals We got Charly from a shelter in January 2011 he was 9 month old then #rescuepetpic

— Denise230468 (@Denise Weber ♜ ♫)

11. The only thing better than one rescue dog is…TWO RESCUE DOGS.

.@BuzzFeedAnimals #rescuepetpic Missy and Boomer were rescued together! We've had them almost four years now!

— RandiSaysHello (@Randi)

12. These basset hounds have the cutest, floppiest ears.

@BuzzFeedAnimals We have 2! #rescuepetpic

— claireangel2 (@clarissa natali ☺)

13. This rescue kitteh is a true gentleman.

@BuzzFeedAnimals #rescuepetpic

— YesThatBryan (@Bryan)

14. SO CUTE. SO SMALL. SO HAPPY.

.@BuzzFeedAnimals We adopted Elliot from a shelter in Lille, France almost a year ago. #rescuepetpic

— shannonrh (@Shannon)

15. They’re sweet and lovable.

@BuzzFeedAnimals Ferguson, my newfie/flat-coat retriever mix. Rescued last December! #rescuepetpic

— halfmilekenzie (@Kenzie Leigh)

16. 100% guarantee that they will make any picture cuter, just by being in it.

He rescued me #rescuepetpic

— TankGirlllah (@aryeh.)

17. They’ll try their best to put a smile on your face.

My #rescuepetpic pippa the chiweenie

— happysara89 (@Sara)

18. Rescue dogs and rescue cats can be besties.

@BuzzFeedAnimals We got two! Henry the cat and Millie the dog. BFFs #rescuepetpic

— stephaniemar (@Stephaniemar)

19. They take adorable selfies.

@BuzzFeedAnimals #rescuepetpic

— bhops15 (@Brooke)

20. Rescue pups can have wondrous facial hair.

#rescuepetpic @BuzzFeedAnimals Rescued from a puppy mill 7 yrs ago. She only looks solemn. It's the beard.

— mdabski (@Maryann Dabski)

21. They’re always down to cuddle on the couch.

My #rescuepetpic pippa. Yes, she has her own weenie love pillow.

— happysara89 (@Sara)

22. You can even adopt a (really cute) Triceratops.

@BuzzFeedAnimals #rescuepetpic

— allison_od (@Allison O'Donnell)

23. They look adorable in cozy sweaters.

My Ginger #rescuepetpic @BuzzFeedAnimals @AnimalLeague

— bishboobye (@...)

24. How could anyone resist this sunbathing cutie??

@BuzzFeedAnimals #rescuepetpic chillaxing on my sofa. xxx Sookie - 3 legged rescue cat.

— huffybus (@MJ)

25. They have adorable, squishy faces…

@BuzzFeedAnimals #rescuepetpic Garfield is my very silly and happy rescue kitty. He still thinks he's a kitten!

— janna_lagomorph (@ChesterSmooshyFace)

26. …and the sweetest, prettiest eyes.

You wanna go for a walk? #rescuepetpic

— WherestheFunkat (@Ceara Chatwood)

27. When you get a rescue dog, you might have a little less room in your bed (but it will totally be worth it).

It doesn't get any sweeter than this. #rescuepetpic #blacklabrador #BoomerSooner

— BrittanyCole25 (@Brittany Cole)

28. MOST KISSABLE FACE EVER.

Somebody's had a long day of lying around chewing his toenails, and eating bacon treats. #exhausted #rescuepetpic

— limeemergency (@michael adams)

29. Rescue cats are the most handsome.

Tamarind spent last winter out in the brutal cold, but today he has a warm, loving #foreverhome! #rescuepetpic

— PACatRescue (@Purrfect Angels)

30. The cuteness of rescue kittens is unbeatable.

@BuzzFeedAnimals #rescuepetpic

— jansi_june (@Jansi)

31. THEY ARE JUST TOO ADORABLE.

This is Booger...he likes to meow in mommy's face late at night and play with her fingers #rescuepetpic

— janelledundin (@Janelle ♔)

32. The face of a rescue dog might be too sweet to handle (but if you persevere you’ll get tons of puppy kisses).

Shakespeare Dragoo awesome #dog #rescuepetpic

— GreenGlamLady (@DebraGindhartDragoo)

33. Look at this lil guy and his magnificent ears.

My beautiful rescue dogs! #rescuedogs #rescuepetpic #pupaid #rspca #bullbreeds #deafdogs

— karengeeswl (@Karen Gee)

34. They make great snuggle buddies.

@BuzzFeedAnimals #rescuepetpic

— aliaccarino (@Ali Accarino)

35. You can rescue any kind of animal, but no matter what…their unconditional love and unstoppable cuteness will always prevail.

If you’re ready to adopt your new best friend, start your search for adoptable animals at Shelter Pet Project, Pet Finder or Adopt A Pet.

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