Shelter Animals Wait To Be Adopted In Comfort The Knox County Humane Society No Kill Shelter in Galesburg, Ill., is giving its dogs and cats some comfort by furnishing their kennels with old armchairs and recliners donated by the public.
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Shelter Animals Wait To Be Adopted In Comfort

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Shelter Animals Wait To Be Adopted In Comfort

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The Knox County Humane Society No Kill Shelter in Galesburg, Ill., is giving its dogs and cats some comfort by furnishing their kennels with old armchairs and recliners donated by the public.

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. You know those commercials with pictures of sad puppies and kittens aimed at getting people to adopt them from shelters? I know. They make me tear up, too. But the Knox County Humane Society in Galesburg, Ill., has a different marketing style. Their puppies get to lounge in their own recliners while they wait to be adopted. The recliner initiative started after a pit bull named Buster jumped into a donated office chair and refused to get out. It's MORNING EDITION.

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