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People Are Sharing The Most Adorable Pics Of Their Adopted Pets After This Teen Tweeted About Shelters

"Got my precious fur baby for $20 off of Craigslist and he's the greatest cat in the world."

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On Monday Cheyenne spoke up for ~what she believes in~ and it HAS GONE MASSIVELY VIRAL.

@cheyhalsey, @FinesseKKing / Via Twitter: @cheyhalsey Twitter: @FinesseKKing

"It was actually really a surprise, the amount of people that knew absolutely nothing about adoption," the teen told BuzzFeed News. "They were so surprised you could get a dog for $60.”

She was also stunned and overwhelmed that her tweet went so viral. "I just kind of freaked out at first," she said.

@TownsendMyers25 @abbyohlson_ @cheyhalsey @malloryeline Can he sit on command?? Not always. Retrieve 2 yards? No. B…

My dog is a $2000 dog from a breeder and just cause she's a breeder dog doesn't mean she deserves less love.

@sheikahfairy @angelpkmn @AbreezyHodges @cheyhalsey @koehlerapril_ I'm just wondering no one yell at me GO ADOPTION…

And apparently inspired someone to look into adoption.

@cheyhalsey If y’all know of a shelter with that low of an adoption fee, Pls direct me that way

But MOSTLY Cheyenne's tweet inspired a ton of people to share some really great pics. Like this one of a blissed-out pup with a "plum-colored nose" rocking some pink flowers.

@hypedmoon @laceyyl0u @cheyhalsey Got my precious fur baby for $20 off of Craigslist and he's the greatest cat in t…

Like Cheyenne, this person seemed to appreciate the pics.

@twerktastic_ @cheyhalsey I have tears in my eyes from all these beautiful rescue pup pics! 😍😭❤️

Remy Smidt is a reporter with BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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