Category Archives: Animals in the news

Celebrate Less Adoptable Pet Week Sept 17- 23

Last year for PetFinder’s “Adopt a less adoptable pet” campaign,  I shared how Sammi and Raven were not “less adoptable” to us. Being a 10-ish-year old cat with only 3 legs, most people wouldn’t consider adopting Sammi. But that was … Continue reading

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Get well Northstar – horse cruelly burned

Update September 6, 2012 – Northstar is improving and has been taken to Ohio State University for specialized care of his burns. There’s a website for Northstar here http://www.helpnorthstar.com where they’ve posted updates. Our blog is usually fun and lighthearted and occasionally … Continue reading

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Bella a three-legged llama gets a prosthetic leg

Bella, a llama, was recently fitted with a prosthetic leg. She broke her hind leg stepping in a gopher hole, and after two years of trying to get it to heal, she reinjured it. Her owner and vet decided to … Continue reading

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My First Cat Show

I’ve had cats for over 20 years, but I’ve never been to a cat show. There was a show in town and a unique cat was going to be there, so I decided to go. There were many beautiful cats … Continue reading

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Sammi and Raven were not “less adoptable” to us.

In honor of Petfinders “Adopt A Less Adoptable Pet” week (Sept 17-25) , I thought I’d tell the story about how we were chosen by Sammi and Raven. Sammi and Raven would have been considered “less adoptable” pets. Sammi recently … Continue reading

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Mom’s busy day with dogs

Mom went to the Grand Opening of a local pet supply store. She had a 20% off coupon for her entire purchase, but the real reason she went is she saw that  Sacramento County Sheriff K9 Asko was going to … Continue reading

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Adopt a less adoptable pet week Sept 17-25.

Petfinder has designated September 17 – 25 as “Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week. I think everyone has their own idea of what type of pet is “less adoptable” but less adoptable pets are often those who have special needs because of a physical … Continue reading

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