The last thing you need is another thing on your plate, especially around the holidays — but we’d hate for you to forget that it’s time to order your 2017 calendar.
One we really love — because of the great photos, and because its sale benefits shelter pets — is photographer Lynn Terry’s two 2017 calendars: Pits and Police and Cops and Kittens.
For the 2017 calendars, Terry decided to get some animals from the St. Louis County Pet Adoption Center a little extra attention by posing them with real-life officers and professional staff from the St. Louis County Police Department.
“Sadly, most people think of the facility as the county pound and the animals here often get overlooked,” Terry told Shelter Me.
Rhett Nicks from the St. Louis Count Pet Adoption Center worked with Terry to come up with the idea for these calendars — which, Nicks said in a statement, he hopes will reshape the images of the animals and the police officers.
“I wanted people to take a minute and to look at some goofy photos of two things that are often maligned as a whole because of the actions of a few,” he said. “And kittens, always kittens, because they are kittens. “
We know you have a lot of choices, when it comes to your 2017 animal charity calendars. And sure, you could get one or two of those animal charity calendars featuring shirtless hunks holding cute rescue pets. (Meow!)
Or maybe two of them, since it’s really, really hard to choose.
Here’s our suggestion: it’s the holidays. Get them all. Your home has more than one room, right? And you — and the animals — deserve a beautiful 2017.
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