That special night is almost here, and that means the annual journey of everyone's favorite jolly old man in the red suit! But he couldn't do it without nine special reindeer! So let's sing the song, and let some kitties put on the show (and one actual reindeer)!
It recent times, the holiday season has become the Gadget Gifts Season – the hotter the tech the better, and gifts for pets and their people have not been left behind in that trend. These are some of the most popular gizmos for 2011, as listed by Fox News and Amazon.com. If you order online right away with express shipping or find them in ...Read More
Give the Gift of Hope, Even When Times Are Hard
This time of year brings out the best in us – the goodwill and happiness, the joy of giving, and the desire to share the blessings we enjoy with those who may not be so fortunate. The holiday season is the number one time of year for charity and giving love and warmth to those who have no ...Read More
Who says only humans get to enjoy the holiday season? There's plenty for Fluffy and Fido to celbrate as well -- treats and guests, paper and ribbons, new toys and the extra cheer of their people. Of course they're going to want to dress up and get in on the fun! (Actually, we're not just talking pups and kitties here! Santas helper...Read More
Keep your furbabies safe in ice and snow season!
It might feel more like spring in many parts of the US, but recent storms remind us that it really is that most wonderful time of the year – the season of freezing cold, ice and snow! It’s beautiful, and for those of us who enjoy outdoor sports, it’s a blast. All of that doesn...Read More
In November, shelters and adoption organizations across the country are educating and advocating for the pets most often overlooked when families are seeking a furry or feathered new member: senior pets. Kittens and puppies are always first to find forever homes – everybody loves a cute, fuzzy baby. Unfortunately that means that there are ...Read More
Veteran’s Day has just passed, and with it, increased discussion and education about the injuries, both visible and undetectable, that soldiers receive in service to our country. Modern veterans face unique challenges that soldiers in generations before them may not have experienced – or were called something else, like “shell ...Read More
Who says adopting a giant, bear-like dog has no payoff besides love and companionship? At about 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 11, the Littler family brought 135 pound St. Bernard Hercules home from the Highland County Dog Pound in Hillsboro, OH. They feared he would be euthanized, so they adopted him thinking they could nurse him to full health ...Read More
Sadly, while there was much hope in Jack’s case when he was found seven weeks after he was lost by American Airlines in their JFK baggage area, veterinarians were forced to euthanize him due to the severity of his injuries.
Jack’s saga started on August 25, when he and his person were flying cross country for a job relocation. The...Read More
HAFowler's Benevolent Overlords, Charlotte & Elsie, to whom she gives homage today. Mother and daughter adopted her in 2008.
In 2005, Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate Colleen Paige created National Cat Day to help educate and urge the public into action in regard to the number of cats that need to find lovi...Read More
Everybody has had to deal with the inconvenience of lost luggage – it can put a real damper on any trip when you don’t have your stuff on vacation, or especially if it vanishes forever. But how would you feel if that luggage contained something as precious and irreplaceable as your pet? The guilt and loss would be unbearable, and wou...Read More
A yarn store called Skeinz in Napier, New Zealand, is requesting some help from the knitting experts of the world: please knit some tiny sweaters! No, they’re not trying to clothe the fairy population, they are assisting wildlife treatment experts in saving the area’s penguin inhabitants from the dangerous aftermath of a terrible oil...Read More
Rocky Mountains, Colorado, 2006 – a beloved calico cat named Willow was frightened by the chaos and noise of the renovations taking place in her family’s home. She took advantage of the comings and goings of the workers to run away. Flash forward to September, 2011, when a New York City animal shelter received this sweet kitty, only ...Read More
If you’ve never heard of Luna the Fashion Kitty, your fuzzy pet bed must be under a rock somewhere! This furr-tastic fashionista (dress fur impress) and meow-cat for Purrsian Rescue is always full of a fiery attitude and wearing the trendiest clothes this side of the feline aisle! Her website, Facebook page, and cartoons are the mrrrow of ...Read More
While not a pet in any conventional sense, people around the world came to love Pete the Moose, the Vermont ungulate who received a gubernatorial pardon when he became the center of a swirling controversy over the treatment of wild animals in domestic situations in 2009.
Pete the Moose was mauled by dogs when he was only five days old. Badly ...Read More
The best part of Halloween (besides the treats, of course) are the costumes! It's so much fun seeing our super-cute pets dressed up while the little children are running around dressed as witches and mummies, fairies and ghouls... Enjoy the following fun photos we compiled from flickr.Read More
The American Humane Association has declared October Adopt-A-Dog month, a chance to educate and celebrate the role that our rescued canine friends play in our lives. It’s also a unique chance for those of us with more room in our hearts to bring home a pup that desperately needs one.
There are so many reasons to bring a new dog friend i...Read More
In a world where chaos rules, and darkness seems to be the norm, the people are desperate for something to shed some light. Someone to bring us some hope.
Thankfully, we have… ANIMAL HEROES! Defenders of the treats! Enemies to squirrels and mice everywhere! They bring smiles and wonder, light and laughter to the darkest days!
Here a...Read More
The holiday season is coming up fast, and it’s time to start thinking about great gifts for our friends and family. Of course, that includes our furry family too! It’s fun to buy our pet something fun and special for the holidays, so they get to feel part of the celebration (even if they’re more interested in wrapping paper, de...Read More
Halloween is an awesome part of the year, when everybody gets to have fun pretending to be whomever or whatever they want, show off their creativity, and gather with friends for a spooky good time. This is not even to mention the treat of seeing little kids and pets dressed up… and the candy! Who can forget the candy?
While the ce...Read More