Monthly Archives: September 2011

(A) Black (Cat) Is Beautiful

Humans aren’t the only creatures impaled by the cruelty of stereotypes. According to a September 23, 2011, article in the Sun-Times Media, black shelter cats are paying the price for myths and superstitions that surround them. In shelters and humane … Continue reading

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September 2011 Animal News — 2: Cat and Dog Sales Restricted

According to National Public Radio, the selling of cats and dogs has been banned by Toronto’s City Council unless they come from the Humane Society, shelters or rescue groups. More than 500 dogs were seized from a Quebec puppy mill … Continue reading

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Jane Goodall’s 10 Trusts + My 4 Wishes

*1.   Rejoice that we are part of the Animal Kingdom. *2.   Respect all life. *3.   Open our minds, in humility, to animals and learn from them. *4.   Teach our children to respect and love nature. *5. … Continue reading

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September 2011 Animal News — 1: West Hollywood Clothing Bans

West Hollywood moved a step closer to being fur-free Tuesday when the City Council tentatively approved an ordinance that would ban the sale of apparel made in whole or part from the pelt or skin of an animal with hair, … Continue reading

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Tribute and Memorial to the Search and Rescue Dogs of 9-11: Words and Images

They had come to work. To get down to the business they were trained for. They represented many states. They represented local and federal agencies. They traveled and arrived with their family persons and their handlers. They were very small, … Continue reading

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Dog Missing for Year After Car Crash Heading Home

(08-10) 13:41 PDT Tucumcari, N.M (AP) — A Maltese dog named Caesar who disappeared more than a year ago after a car crash that killed two members of its owning family in eastern New Mexico is on his way home … Continue reading

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