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15 Amazing Superpowers That Shelter Pets Have

Did you know that Shelter Pets have awesome superpowers? It's true. But the only way to find out how amazing Shelter Pets really are — is to meet one. Visit and adopt today.

1. If you adopt a shelter pet, they'll give you things you won't regret.

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2. They've got a sense for finding food. It's tricks that'll put them in the mood!

Pat Chambers

3. They're great at scratching lots of songs. So why don't you try and sing along?

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4. Don't worry about your DVR, your super cat is the real star.

Dane Bjorklund

5. Don't worry if the thieves attack, the Colonel here has got your back.

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6. Whenever you need help with Skyping, she'll lend a paw to do some typing.

Jaclyn Terran

7. Do you dislike folding shirts? Towels, socks, and pants and skirts?

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8. Don't fret! Your pet has got a plan. Just nap for as long as you can.

Ashley Baccam

9. Your pets do more than sleep, of course. They tell you how to use the Force.

Rose M. Kory

10. They also help you sleep at night, if closet monsters give you fright.

Melinda Lansing

11. No task too great, no task too tall. They'll fix it in no time at all.

12. You need to exercise today? Just ask your dog. She wants to play!

Anjali Ramasunder

13. If you need taxes done, they can! No problems are too tough for them.

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14. They know how to get the job done. You know with cats, it's way more fun!

Isa D'Aniello

15. So, you see? Shelter pets are great! Get one or five or six or eight!

Ben Rosen

Forget the urge to go and shop. Find a shelter near you, and go adopt!

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The Shelter Pet Project is a public service advertising campaign by the Humane Society of the United States, Maddie’s Fund®, and the Ad Council.