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Pitbull Awareness Day 2011

In honor of Pitbull Awareness Day, I finally decided to publish an article I published on my personal blog in March, 2011: An interesting thing happened last week: I exited the grocery store and found myself facing a soft, handsome, 8-month-old tan and white pit bull. A young man was proudly holding his leash. I waited my turn as the lady in front of me dropped her groceries to give pats and praise, and then I asked if I might say hello to the furry man of the hour. Permission granted, I proceeded to pat and compliment and gush. The dog’s name is “Z”. I complimented the young man on how nice and well-socialized his puppy was. Of course, I...

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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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