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7 Reasons It Was Awesome to Be a Dog or Cat at the ASPCA in 2013

Tuesday, December 31, 2013 - 12:45pm
Cat hanging out with ASPCA Staffer

We all know 2013 was a banner one for animals on the internet. From Instagram to YouTube, there were tons of places for them to let loose. But this year wasn’t too shabby for cats and dogs at the ASPCA, either. They were the real winners, as always, and their lives just got better and better under our watch. Check out seven reasons why cats and dogs had an epic time of it at the ASPCA in 2013.




7. Free rides!

ASPCA Rescuer carrying two puppies

Puppies are rescued from a dog fighting site in Alabama


6. Dancing with the stars.

Reporter Michelle Beadle playing with kitten

A cat plays with reporter Michelle Beadle at the ASPCA. 


5. Swimming lessons.

dog getting water therapy

Remy the pit gets water therapy to repair her hind legs. 


4. Scratches on the nose and behind the ears.

Potential adopter pets cat

A kitty meets a potential adopter


3. Cat videos, obvs.

Ustream Catdown

Catching the top 10 cat videos of the year


2. Treats, treats and more treats.

HAL Dog of the Year eating a treat

The Dog of the Year at the ASPCA Humane Awards.


1. FREEDOM!

ASPCA Responder removes collar from dog fighting victim

A former fighting dog gets relief from a heavy collar.