More than 11,000 pets find brighter tomorrows through the Connecticut Humane Society and Fox Memorial Clinic each year. Here are some of their happy tails, as told by them and their families.

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brown tiger cat

Flaco and his foster family found each other at the perfect time. Recovery from dental surgery changed their lives.

tan wire haired chihuahua

You can’t help but notice Athena. It might be her pink wardrobe. Or the way she taps you with a paw to be pet.

woman with blonde dog

Lucy had never been treated like family. Then she landed at a shelter. She wasn’t sure if she’d ever find a place to fit in.

brown rabbit with white spot on shoulder

Ophelia was found in a box outside. Lemon Drop came from a litter of baby bunnies. See what they have in common.

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