National Foster Care Month: 6 things Heart Gallery of Alabama wants you to know

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Heart Gallery Alabama takes professional photos of children in the foster care system.
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Did you know that May is National Foster Care Month? Heart Gallery Alabama is an organization in Birmingham working to place children living in foster care in forever families.

Below are 6 things they want you to know about foster care, plus ways you can change the life of a child in the foster care system.

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Learn all about international adoption on Sept. 22 with Children’s of Alabama

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The UAB International Adoption Clinic at Children’s of Alabama (IAC) helps families during and after their adoption process with medical, developmental and emotional/attachment education and support. While their primary focus is on international adoption, the IAC serves the domestic adoption population, as well. Photo via No Hands But Ours

If you’re interested in international adoption, but you are unsure about where to begin, Children’s of Alabama wants you to know that you and your family are never alone. Here’s how the UAB International Adoption Clinic at Children’s of Alabama guides you through the (sometimes complicated) process.

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Christmas Kitty Miracle – Babycat’s Story (Part 1 of 2)

Beth Roberts, a cat foster parent, was heading into the Greater Birmingham Humane Society Tuesday morning to have her current litter of kittens immunized.  But the sight she encountered at the desk stopped her in her tracks. A grieving woman was sobbing, telling her cat goodbye.

“This woman was hurting, and it made me hurt.  I was so sad to see this, and felt tears filling my eyes. I walked over to her and gave her a hug.”

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How to help find forever homes for the furries!

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Photo by MomaKat Rescue

If you’re looking for a new puppy dog or kitty pal this holiday season, whether for yourself or as a gift for a loved one, be sure to give our local animals a chance to come home with you!

The Birmingham metro area and beyond is home to a handful of animal adoption options that are full of friends looking for their forever homes.

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