I built this blog post for my niece. Who is heading off to boarding school in the UK. Needless to say, she was not a happy camper.
As the internet has definitively proven, a photo of a kitten or a puppy is irresistible, and animal rescue organisations are using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Imgur to exploit our addiction for good news. Also, social media posters help to amplify this effort by aggregating pet photos and stories around from around the world.