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July 13, 2013 8:00 AM Morning music: ABBA + pet adoption = total awesomeness

By Kathleen Geier

This YouTube has been on the internets for a while now, but it’s well worth sharing again, for those who haven’t seen it yet. For one thing, there is the pure pop bliss that is ABBA — a group that brings to mind one of my favorite quotes, that line from Noel Cowards’s Private Lives: “Extraordinary how potent cheap music is.”

There’s also the video’s PSA message about pet adoption and volunteering at your local animal shelter. As as animal shelter volunteer myself and as the human companion to Hildy and Monty, two of the world’s greatest rescue dogs, that’s a message I couldn’t endorse more strongly. To find an adoptable pet near you, search here. You can find an animal welfare organization near you here.

Kathleen Geier is a writer and public policy researcher who lives in Chicago. She blogs at Inequality Matters. Find her on Twitter: @Kathy_Gee

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