Overstock.com has everything—even pet adoptions

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This is the saddest URL on the Internet. 

We found it, you guys. The saddest URL on the Internet is—drumroll please—“pets.overstock.com.”

It’s Overstock, but for pets. Apparently Overstock has been in the pet adoption game since March, an announcement we somehow missed.

“At Overstock™, we believe every life is valuable,” says Overstock. (A brave stance.) “That's why we've figured out how to use our technology to help the lives of homeless and abandoned pets.”

Right now on pets.overstock.com, there are 3666 adoptable cats, 2689 adoptable dogs, 16 horses, and nine birds within 100 miles of me. I am in love with all of them, because every life is valuable, but I am especially in love with Luie. Unfortunately (or perhaps fortunately!) there are no adoptable reptiles within 100 miles of my zip code!

“We're providing this as a public service,” Overstock says, “because a world where there are no homeless pets is a better place to be.”

Overstock claims to have facilitated 17,058 adoptions altogether. Looks like you got some competition, Craigslist.

Image via Monica Kaneko/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

This dog is so happy to be adopted that he wags his tail in his sleep
Adoption can do wonders for your pets. Case in point is Frank, who was in terrible shape for the first six months of his life. He lived in closed quarters, never had any vaccinations, and may have gone deaf from an untreated infection. When Rafael Borges adopted him, he was afraid of almost everything.
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