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Calling out a Killer of a Much-Loved Lion

We now know that the hunter who lured Cecil the lion away from Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park using a dead animal tied to a vehicle, put a spotlight on him, shot him with a cross-bow, tracked the injured Cecil for 40 hours, then shot him with a rifle, skinned him, and cut of his head, is none other … Continue reading

As Long as Animals are in Prison, It’s OK. Otherwise, Let’s Kill ’em.

One of my duties as a bitter old crone is to tell you people how fucking stupid you are.  For instance, let me introduce you to Bruiser Bear, an inmate at the animal prison known affectionately as Single Vision, Inc., a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit endangered species educational wildlife facility located in Melrose, Florida. This … Continue reading

Be Our Guest! Be Our Guest! Be Our Guest!

We get some interesting visitors here at Casa Rumpydog y June Buggie. A few mornings ago, this little fella was hanging out near my car. A few mornings ago Rumpy noticed someone had been sitting on our front stoop, so he and I went to investigate and discovered a young opossum sitting atop a fence post. … Continue reading

Life Lessons for Humans, Provided by Birds

I recently read a news story about a pair of bald eagles who are nesting on a cell phone tower in Miami. Birds are amazing creatures, aren’t they? As humans have stolen practically all the earth’s land, birds have found a way to survive in spite of us. And isn’t  it wonderful that they have? In addition … Continue reading

The Ecosystem That is My Backyard

Have you ever stopped and thought about all the animals that share your world with you? Oh sure, you have a companion animal, be it dog, cat, or other animal friend. But what other animals do you share your life with? Do you even notice them? I share the place I live with chipmunks. Squirrels. Toads. A … Continue reading

Des Moines, Iowa Mall: Scene of Animal Welfare Showdown!

Des Moines, Iowa, isn’t exactly known for its great strides in animal welfare. But there is a fight brewing there, thanks to a brave woman by the name of Rita Mason. Mason started the online petition to end the practice of allowing Pella Wildlife Company, a so-called wildlife education program, to set up a portable … Continue reading

Pet Moose? Wildlife Should Remain Wild!

It seems that there’s a problem with people in Alaska wanting to touch baby moose- and even wanting to keep them as pets!   According to the Associated Press, there have been a string of incidents involving people in Alaska trying to do just that. Persons in Willow had a baby moose in their back yard in a … Continue reading

Time to Winterize Your Space for Wildlife!

Cool weather and Saturdays mean humans sleeping in late under warm, toasty blankets and comforters. It means catnip plants comes inside to spend the weekend on the sun porch. Cooler weather also means that animals living outdoors are looking for warm places to stay. So what can you do to help those who will spend … Continue reading

Hisses and Purrs!

Time for this week’s edition of Hisses and Purrs, starring none other than Hissy Fit Jones and June Buggie! Let’s get started with you Hissy. Who has got you riled up this time? Hisses to the owner of a leopard who either escaped or was set free in the area around Charlestown, Indiana. Area residents … Continue reading

Introducing Ellie and Edmond!

Oh Dog! I am so excited! Today I have two wonderful guests- a horse and an elephant! They are fellow bloggers at The Adventures of Ellie and Edmond. Once you get to know them you will absolutely love them! So please help me welcome Ellie and Edmond!  Rumpy: Thanks so much for being my guest … Continue reading

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