A Boston Shelter is Looking to Adopt Dog and Cat 'Best Friends' As a Pair

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Some families worry when they introduce a new dog into a home currently being occupied by a cat, or vice versa. One or both can become territorial, jealous, or just plain aloof. But the MSPCA-Angell animal shelter in Boston has the opposite problem: Volunteers are hoping they can find an adoptive family willing to care for an inseparable dog and cat duo.

Leila, a 2-year-old Chihuahua, has lived with a 6-year-old tabby named Kitty since Leila was born. Their household is relocating to a new residence that doesn’t accept pets, so the two were passed on to MSPCA-Angell. According to the adoption center, it was just the second time in four years a dog and cat were brought in together. Sharing the same pet carrier, no less.

The two appear to be dependent on one another, with Kitty getting agitated whenever Leila is removed from his presence and Leila appearing to be calmer with Kitty around. Owing to their bond, the center is unwilling to separate the two and is seeking a household that can accommodate both.

“The only thing they have is each other, and that’s the one thing we can’t take away,” Rob Halpin, MSPCA-Angell’s director of public relations, told Boston.com. “When the shelter team took Leila out for a walk, Kitty sat in his litter box and started meowing loudly because he was really worried about where his friend might be.”

The pair are currently being cared for in a private office area so they can remain together in the shelter. Interested parties can visit the adoption center at 350 South Huntington Avenue in Boston or email adoption@mscpa.org.

[h/t Boston.com]

Amazon's Under-the-Radar Coupon Page Features Deals on Home Goods, Electronics, and Groceries

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Now that Prime Day is over, and with Black Friday and Cyber Monday still a few weeks away, online deals may seem harder to come by. And while it can be a hassle to scour the internet for promo codes, buy-one-get-one deals, and flash sales, Amazon actually has an extensive coupon page you might not know about that features deals to look through every day.

As pointed out by People, the coupon page breaks deals down by categories, like electronics, home & kitchen, and groceries (the coupons even work with SNAP benefits). Since most of the deals revolve around the essentials, it's easy to stock up on items like Cottonelle toilet paper, Tide Pods, Cascade dishwasher detergent, and a 50 pack of surgical masks whenever you're running low.

But the low prices don't just stop at necessities. If you’re looking for the best deal on headphones, all you have to do is go to the electronics coupon page and it will bring up a deal on these COWIN E7 PRO noise-canceling headphones, which are now $80, thanks to a $10 coupon you could have missed.

Alternatively, if you are looking for deals on specific brands, you can search for their coupons from the page. So if you've had your eye on the Homall S-Racer gaming chair, you’ll find there's currently a coupon that saves you 5 percent, thanks to a simple search.

To discover all the deals you have been missing out on, head over to the Amazon Coupons page.

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Treat Your Feline This Holiday Season With Fancy Feast’s Cat Food Advent Calendar

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In anticipation of the holiday season, many children and adults get to unwrap mini presents each of the 24 days leading up to Christmas day, during what's known as Advent. Though Advent itself dates back to the 4th century, the version we know today, complete with the chocolate-filled calendars, was popularized in the early 1900s. And apparently it's no longer just for humans, because Fancy Feast is letting your feline roommate in on the fun with this unique cat food Advent calendar, now available at Chewy for $23.

For the 24 days leading up to Christmas, your cat will get to enjoy a variety of different wet foods, including favorites like grilled salmon, chicken, and more. There is even a unique ornament included with each calendar featuring a cat in the shape of a heart that can go right onto your tree. (Also, don't be surprised to find your actual cat making its way into the middle of your tree; they're known climbers.)

Now while you enjoy your Advent calendars from brands like LEGO, Funko, and more, your cat will be able to join in on the fun as well. To learn more about Fancy Feast's Feastivites Advent Calendar, head on over to Chewy.

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