People.com Lifestyle Pets Street Scenes: Best of Adoptapalooza PEOPLEPets.com had a blast at New York City's premier adoption event By People Staff Published on September 16, 2010 03:01 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 27 ADOPT ME Martha Thorneloe It might have been a rainy day on Sept. 12, but Adoptapalooza was a hit thanks to everyone who stopped by. 02 of 27 PET FINDER Martha Thorneloe 75 percent of the pets at Adoptapalooza were adopted through the Mayor’s Alliance and the 10 rescue organizations that participated. 03 of 27 LIL BLUE EYES Martha Thorneloe Mobile adoption units came with hundreds of different homeless animals, including this gorgeous feline. 04 of 27 CITY SLICKERS Martha Thorneloe Pooches wearing “Adopt Me” vests went through Washington Square Park to visit with friends. 05 of 27 EYE LEVEL Martha Thorneloe People with pets of their own stopped by the PEOPLEPets.com booth to pose for pictures! 06 of 27 FAMILY OF FOUR Martha Thorneloe This mother and daughter pair came to Adoptapalooza with printouts – and were very excited to meet these two pooches. 07 of 27 KHAKI QUEEN Martha Thorneloe Somebody came dressed for the fashion show! 08 of 27 BEST BEHAVIOR Martha Thorneloe Dog trainer Kate Perry brought her own furball to her demonstration of training tips. 09 of 27 ROLE MODEL Martha Thorneloe Trainer Robert Haussmann stood in the rain to give his advice for improving dog behavior. 10 of 27 CAT WALK Martha Thorneloe This feline knows the first rule of high fashion modeling: Show indifference to the audience! 11 of 27 STYLE STARS Martha Thorneloe Like mother, like daughters – Dara Foster, host of the fashion show, brought her two young ladies! 12 of 27 PUPARAZZI Martha Thorneloe This pup knows that when you look this good, people can’t help but stare. 13 of 27 CHEEK TO CHEEK Martha Thorneloe It’s Chico, one of our friends from the PEOPLEPets.com community! 14 of 27 SITTING TALL Martha Thorneloe Tuffy (of Tuffy, Munchy and Lola fame) also stopped by. 15 of 27 CITY FIELD Martha Thorneloe Shea, one of our featured adoptable pets, made the rounds and met lots of fans –but sadly, wasn’t adopted. She’s still looking for her forever home! 16 of 27 CAT IN THE BOX Martha Thorneloe This little gray kitten has no idea what to do with all the love. 17 of 27 BAG OF TRICKS Martha Thorneloe And this big guy has no idea what to do with all the wonderful items in the new cat starter kit! 18 of 27 STARRY EYED Martha Thorneloe A seat in the director’s chair? She’ll take it! 19 of 27 CUDDLE BUGS Martha Thorneloe See this body language? They were meant to be together. 20 of 27 LEAD THE WAY Martha Thorneloe He’s definitely not camera shy. 21 of 27 PRETTY IN PLAID Martha Thorneloe Neither are these two, though they prefer not to look directly into the lens (not their best angle). 22 of 27 TO THE MOON Martha Thorneloe Bandit came dressed as a robot in a spacesuit. His amazing costume was constructed the night before the event! 23 of 27 HAVE A SEAT Martha Thorneloe They color-coordinated on purpose, actually. 24 of 27 PRETTY WOMEN Martha Thorneloe They say New York City has beautiful people – but it also has beautiful dogs! 25 of 27 FAMILY PORTRAIT Martha Thorneloe Brother, sister and fur sibling – they make a handsome trio! 26 of 27 SNAP HAPPY Martha Thorneloe If only we’d had a smiling contest, we would have had an instant winner. 27 of 27 STARE DOWN Martha Thorneloe You lookin’ at me?