Photographers have often used their art to promote the adoption of shelter dogs. Notable examples are Richard Phipps, who photographed dogs at the Humane Society of New York and created the book Rescue Me; Fred Levy, who started the Black Dogs Project; and Sophie Gamand, who created the series Flower Power, photographing pit bulls in shelters wearing flower crowns.
Here in Hudson, photographer Shannon Greer is using his art to encourage the adoption of cats. Greer takes amazing pictures of the rescued cats at Animalkind . . .
and posts them on the Facebook page for his guest house and inn, The Hudson Milliner, with messages like this: "This cool cat lives at Animalkind in Hudson NY, presently. He could live with you if you're looking for a furry friend to adopt."
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Thanks to Shannon Greer for permission to use the images and tell the story