Tag Archives: pets

Taking a Break

Just a short post to tell all you lovelies that I won’t be blogging for a while. My husband and I are getting our fixer-upper house ready to put on the market and I just don’t have time to sit … Continue reading

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Mary Had a Little Lamb, and Michelle Had a…

Lamb chop. If you’re an omnivore, I assure you that I didn’t write this post to judge you. Still, when my sister, Michelle, told me she cooked her first ever rack of lamb last night, I decided to lovingly remind … Continue reading

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Cute Cat Photo and Quote of the Day

I’ve been on vacation and have lots to share, but I need a catch up day today. So instead of writing a post, I’m sharing a quote from Do Dogs and Cats Have the Right to Live? It’s short but packs a punch. … Continue reading

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Picture parade fifteen.

Originally posted on Learning from Dogs:
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. The second set of wonderful pictures sent in by John Hurlburt.  If you missed the first set, they are…

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Are Cats and Dogs People, or Toasters? A Primer on Pet Personhood

Originally posted on Animal Blawg:
David Grimm  “Dogs Are People, Too”. So ran the headline of a New York Times op-ed over the weekend. The piece, written by Emory University neuroscientist Gregory Burns, argued that because dogs experience some of…

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Charlie, Too Much Chocolate Cake and a Pity Party

While walking my dog, Mambo, this morning, I ran into a woman with a charming little dog. Our dogs hit it off, so we walked together. The woman told me that she was fostering Charlie and if I was interested, I could … Continue reading

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I Have an Idea to Help Animals

Your new neighbor invited you to his house for dinner. You had a lovely meal and are now reclining in the backyard over a bottle of wine. You notice several dogs in a pen and say, “You don’t have to … Continue reading

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Old Guys, and Old Dogs, Rule!

For as long as I remember, my dad’s been the guy at family gatherings who makes everyone pose for a photograph. And then another one, and then another one and then… Since he retired, it’s not just my family that … Continue reading

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Animals Have…

“…Animals have their own intrinsic value, they do not exist to serve humans, and they are not property to be bought, sold, or traded. Like us, they have the right to control their lives and bodies, avoid pain and suffering, … Continue reading

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The Best Fur Coat…

“The best “fur coat” is that got from couches.” – Emy Wilhelm In my recent post, Mambo & Me, I wrote, “There’s no such thing as hair-free clothes in our house.” Blogger Emy from Fur Out of the Closet responded … Continue reading

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