Do you have the goods? Bartering is making a comeback in Birmingham

Toys for pets and kids seem to be some of the most in-demand items in Birmingham. Photo via Unsplash

While it used to be the foundation of most economies, bartering has become fairly outdated in recent decades, particularly in the states. With many incomes slowing down, the practice is gaining traction. Check out the details + learn how to barter in Bham.

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Do you have Birmingham’s grumpiest cat? You could win $100 for charity.

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Adam (left) is a 1.5-year-old male hanging out with Kitty Kat Haven and Rescue. The equally unimpressed cat on the right is MeowMeow—read on for all the details on her.

Grumpy cats are a favorite in the world of the internet. We found Birmingham’s 7 grumpiest cats—the best news? They’re all adorable and adoptable. Read on to meet them and to find out how you could win $100 to the animal rights nonprofit of your choice!

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Adopt, don’t shop! Rescue pups by breed in Alabama

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Pet adoption puts smiles like this on everyone’s face—human or doggo. Photo via Bama Bully Rescue on Facebook

New year, new pup! If you’re considering bringing a new furry friend into your home, rescuing an animal in Alabama is a wonderful way to do it. One misconception about becoming a rescue dog parent is that you can’t choose that one breed you really love. These breed-specific rescue organizations prove that idea wrong.

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Found! 10 Baby Yoda lookalikes in Birmingham. Share yours and support a local nonprofit

As much as I wish we did, we don’t own the rights to Baby Yoda. All photos via Walt Disney Studios

Want a Baby Yoda of your very own, do you? Today is your lucky day.

Baby Yoda has taken the internet by storm, and we. can’t. get. enough. If you’re in the same boat, check out these 10 adoptable pets in the Birmingham area who bear a resemblance to our favorite little green dude. The best news? They’re all looking for a “furever” home!

BONUS: After you feast your eyes on these babies, share your own. We’re giving $100 in honor of Birmingham’s best. Find out how.

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34 pet-friendly hotels in Birmingham, PLUS meet the Bham Now mascots!

Meet Ginny! She’s the very best chocolate lab you will ever meet and yes, I will argue with you about that. Photo via Beth Cunningham

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and everyone knows that means prime travel time. Whoever you have coming to visit you in Birmingham, tell them to bring their fur babies along! The Magic City is fun for all—even Fido. Check out 34 hotels all over Birmingham that will welcome your pets with open paws.

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7 fall events for dog-lovers in Birmingham, including #MakeADogsDay at Greater Birmingham Humane Society October 22

Photo via Greater Birmingham Humane Society on Facebook

Do you have a special furry four-legged friend in your life? Are you looking for one? Do you just love dogs? If so, these seven events coming up this fall in Birmingham might be for you.

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I’m a new foster mom to fur babies in Birmingham—and you can be, too!

Meet Quinton and Raymond! They try to climb my legs while I get ready and meow until I pick them up and tell them good morning.

Hospitality is a cultural cornerstone in Alabama. However, that doesn’t have to just mean human houseguests! Our furry friends need homes to welcome them in, too. I became a foster parent to some of our fluffier Birmingham citizens—here’s why you should do it, too.

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Boost your luck this Friday the 13th with a magical black cat in Birmingham. Adoption info inside!

Who me? Photo via Patience Itson for Bham Now

The black cat. Demonized for centuries and still regarded by many as unlucky—especially on days like Friday the 13th. Here’s a look at some of the superstitions surrounding these lovable fur balls and where you can adopt your own around Birmingham.

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7 doggy daycares in Birmingham for the pup parent on the go (plus cute dog pics)

Playtime sure can wear you out! Photo via We Talk Dog (number 7!)

Everyone knows there are all kinds of childcare options for the working parent. But what about the parents whose kids are a little-uh-fluffier? Don’t worry, pup parents—you’re important too. Here are 7 options for doggy daycares in Birmingham, AL!

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Meet the Alabama native team behind Slate Barganier – Stunning PHOTOS including Asher the office mascot.

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If you’ve ever found yourself thinking Bham Nowers seem to have the best job ever, you are correct. Hanging out with Asher for the morning is the best start to any day. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now.

The owners of Slate Barganier in Birmingham, Alabama are not your average homebuilders. They had a vision. We got behind the scenes to meet the team and learn what they’re about. The most adorable member? Asher, the fluffy Australian Shepard. Feast your eyes on their designs.

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