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Does Santa Bring Puppies and Kittens?

MEOW! My name is June Buggie, and I have something to say! Two years ago I posted a rant entitled, Does Santa Bring Puppies and Kittens? The post is getting a good bit of traffic this year, despite Rumpy adding a disclaimer at the top of the page that we no longer believe what I wrote. … Continue reading

Gift-Giving on the Cheap…. and a Giveaway!

Let’s face it, advertisers have us all convinced that we show how much we love our family and friends by how much we spend on them. Heck, they’ve even convinced us we show the same love to our companion animals! But, the truth is, our companion animals could care less about much of the stuff we buy … Continue reading

The “New Age” of Shock Collars: Are Static Correction Collars Safe?

Recently I received an email touting “research” proclaiming that most people that try static collars are happy with the results. The press release was sent by PetPR.com on behalf of Radio Systems® Corporation (RSC), the maker of PetSafe®,Invisible Fence® and SportDOG™ According to the press release from PetPR.com, “The survey of more than 1,000 pet owners reveals … Continue reading

The ASPCA Rachael Ray 100K Challenge- Did It Do Any Good?

The ASPCA Rachael Ray 100K Challenge recently came to a close. This 5-year challenge was designed to encourage shelters to find creative ways to save the lives of more animals.  I recently talked with Olivia Melikhov, Senior Manager, Social Media, and Susan Furukawa, Program Manager, of the ASPCA to get the inside scoop on how … Continue reading

The Enigma That is Hissy Fit Jones

Hissy Fit Jones. Born to a feral mom, he became quite ill while young, so his mama brought him to us and left him there. Jen doctored him up and got him better, and had him neutered. But he decided he liked us, and hung around. For the longest time, the most of what Jen saw of … Continue reading

Cats in Birthday Hats

   

Wordless Wednesday- DeDe’s All a Blur!

Celebrating Black Cats!

Today is Black Cat Appreciation Day! The day was dreamed up by Wayne Morris (yay, Wayne!) to honor his sister and her beloved black cat. The purpose of the day is to celebrate black cats and to dispel some of the stereotypes of black cats being bad luck. Some cultures believe black cats bring good luck. … Continue reading

Monday Again *sigh*

Monday is here again. *sigh* It seems like only yesterday it was Friday. Where did the weekend go? Now it’s time for humans to trudge their way back to those things they call jobs. And it’s time for us to start counting down the hours until the next weekend. Hurry up Friday! Dogs and cats … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday- Just Chillin’

Oh Dog! It’s hot outside! Here in southern Alabama it’s been rainy, hot and humid. We’ve been staying inside where it’s cool.         Don’t forget to vote today and every day for your favorite blogs among the Dogtime Petties Awards finalists. I am publicly supporting Animal Shelter Volunteer for Best Cause Blog … Continue reading

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