Ever wonder why most of the photos of Rumpy are taken inside? Simple: I suck at outdoor photography. Of course, it would help if I had a better camera, but I don’t. So this is what happens when I take photos outside.
When I began writing about animal welfare issues, I naively thought that what was missing in the community was a lack of focused leadership, and that if only more people knew the truth about the plight of many animals around the world, we could join together and make positive changes. Oh, what a fool I … Continue reading
TINY DANCER HAS BEEN FOUND AND IS SAFE AT HOME! We need your help, Seattle! This is Tiny Dancer. She is missing from a foster home for Whisker City, a cat rescue in the Seattle area. She went missing last Friday from an enclosed back yard. We’ll save the lectures about why cats, especially those … Continue reading
Yesterday was annual shots day for several of the gang, including Hissy Fit Jones. As you would expect, it didn’t go well. Thank goodness that only happens once a year!
Originally posted on Rumpydog:
Have you heard of the study conducted by Cheryl A. Lohr & Christopher A. Lepczyk of the University of Hawaii where they asked Hawaiian residents what to do about unowned cats? It was published this past April in Conservation Biology. Well, let me fill you in. Seems Lohr and Lepczyk have determined that, at…
Have you heard of the study conducted by Cheryl A. Lohr & Christopher A. Lepczyk of the University of Hawaii where they asked Hawaiian residents what to do about unowned cats? It was published this past April in Conservation Biology. Well, let me fill you in. Seems Lohr and Lepczyk have determined that, at least according to rural … Continue reading
Voting for the DogTime Petties has now ended. *whew* The winners will be announced sometime in September. So, for now, we’ll bask in the glow of knowing we were a finalist. A heartfelt thank you goes out to those of you who have supported us throughout this contest, and, indeed, throughout the life of this blog. It’s … Continue reading
Yesterday I ran across the 2013 People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals’ Animal Wellbeing Report. This report looks at the state of pet care in the United Kingdom. PDSA annually surveys companion animal caregivers, children aged 10-16, and veterinary professionals, to measure the well-being of cats, dogs, and rabbits. The UK’s Animal Welfare Act 2006 spelled out 5 … Continue reading
We’re nearing the end! Last day of voting for the DogTime Petties Awards is this Thursday. I need your help! Will you please vote for me each of these last three days? If you don’t, I’m going to send Little Girl over to give you the Stink Eye! Remember, you can vote … Continue reading
(With apologies to William Wordsworth) . Did you have problems voting yesterday? I did too. But apparently they’ve fixed that. Voting ends August 7th, so please vote every day!