NBC Boston, NECN and Telemundo Help Clear the Shelters

Shelters across the country, including 47 across New England, are taking part in the one-day adoption drive Saturday, Aug. 19. Last year, more than 53,000 pets were adopted during the event, but millions more are in need of a home.

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Danielle Waugh
It's a good day for Pixie, who just got adopted in Maine. Kisses for her new family!
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Melissa Buja
Cauin, a sable ferret, is up for adoption at the MSPCA Boston.
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Melissa Buja
Baylor is a four-year-old labrador retriever mix at the MSPCA Boston seeking a forever home. She loves going for walks and playing with toys!
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Danielle waugh
This is the face of a happy kitten!
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Katherine Underwood
Spike is in need of a forever home. His owner died and he's waiting to be loved again. He can be found at the NHSPCA.
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Melissa Buja
This beautiful cat is looking for a new forever home. She can be adopted at the MSPCA Boston.
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Melissa Buja
People interested in adopting pets line up at the MSPCA Boston.
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Marie Masses
At the kitty Connection it's hard to tell who is happier, the family or the cat!
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Melissa Buja
Ever consider adopting birds? There are a pair at the MSPCA in need of a caring home.
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Melissa Buja
Rex and Eli, two cats from the MSPCA Boston, have a reason to celebrate!
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Patricia Mock
Smiles all around as this little kitten was adopted from the Guardian Angels Cat Rescue.
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Melissa Buja
Animals like Bippy at the MSPCA Boston need help finding a new family to love.
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Meet Reese, a Guinea pig at the NHSPCA in Stratham, New Hampshire.
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Danielle Waugh
This is Tyrion, named after the Game of Thrones.
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Melissa Buja
Well hello, Fletcher!
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Marie Masses
DeeDee and Dalia have been adopted and are going home!
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Melissa Buja
Ten-year-old BooBoo is one of many animals looking for a home. She can be met at the MSPCA Boston.
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Patricia Mock
Two boys with their two new cats!
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Patricia Mock
Another cat adopted from the Guardian Angels Cat Rescue!
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Marc Fortier
Nap time!
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