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Visiting NOLA...6 years later

From Katie    I posted this on my personal blog last year after visiting the lower 9th ward in New Orleans and finding the address where Calvin was found. Some of you have asked to see it here. Enjoy!   (April 2010) I cannot believe that it has been almost six years since Katrina barged in on the southern coast. You would never think it had been that long if you saw most of the lower ninth ward today:  the few houses still standing are for the most part abandoned. Boards over windows and doors, spray paint noting the details of what was left behind. Most houses are gone entirely. Our Calvin was picked up on November 13th 2005 by...

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A Dog's Last Will and Testament: Your open arms and loving heart for a deserving rescue

Feral Cats - Part II: Building shelters and feeding stations for feral cats

 Update: Here is a helpful video tutorial to go along with Anna's post:  Winter Cat Shelter Instructions from Anna: By Anna Santillian Our friend Anna (pictured here with her beautiful orange boy, Shaman) is truly a champion for all animals. She has generously agreed to share her tips on building effective and lifesaving winter shelters for feral cats. Thank you Anna! You can visit Anna's Facebook page, Auntie's Cat Connection , for more information, photos and to share your ideas. Building The Shelters As winter is on our heels, our outdoor kitties will need our help more and more.  You can make them shelters and feeding stations out of materials you may have around the house or get for free from...

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Feral Cats: Part I

  Breaking News: Shocking!  Family moves ~ leaves feline   family member to fend for herself!   Oh wouldn’t it be great if this kind of behavior were newsworthy and seen as scandalous?   What if abandoning furry family members was truly a punishable offense? Sadly, the reason we don’t see this kind of headline is because this sort of behavior in humans is all too common.  When discarded like this, family pets have no choice but to try and make it on their own.  If they do not meet an untimely end, the majorities of these pets become feral or are scooped up by animal control.  Very few find themselves swept off their paws fairy-tale style and find themselves in...

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Honoring Sarge

Sarge has become an angel. Officially, at least. He was an angel on earth until yesterday, when he passed away at the age of 16. He has now officially begun his work as Doggie Angel, Elderbull Extrordinaire. In honor of Sarge, we are sharing this delightful video today. Sarge's family would be grateful if each person who watches it would share it with just one other person. ELDERBULLS: The Movie (2011) from Animal Farm on Vimeo.   If you don't already know about the famous Sarge the Elderbull, we urge you to visit his blog page at http://www.elderbulls.blogspot.com/.  In short, Sarge, along with over 30 other dogs) was rescued at age 14 from an abusive home in PA. He was...

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