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  1. Cats
    I'm volunteering at Mounds a local pet store that has devoted a room to helping homeless cats and kittens from the Humane Society to find forever homes. I can't have any kitties at home due to my neurotic dog and his aversion to cats, but I get to help socialize and care for homeless cats and...
  2. Dogs
    Over the past years I think I've mentioned both Erin and Daisy for you guys to know who they are. Erin is my daughter and she got Daisy when she was a senior in high school as a present from John (okay, I'll be honest - they were going on the outs and he was going to take her to the humane...
  3. Dogs
    This story was on our local news tonight and I wanted you guys to see this. It is about this puppy store here in our area. Right before we found Jasmine, we went looking around for papillons. We went into this store, and I walked out in tears. All the dogs were sickly and I looked at a dachshund...
  4. General Animal Discussion
    Tests Reveal Dog, Cat Fur Products Are Toxic by Patricia Collier Though condemned by numerous animal rights groups, dog and cat fur is still widely sought and traded throughout the world. Intensive fur farms, in which dogs and cats are bred, raised and slaughtered in horrific conditions...
  5. General Animal Discussion
    Dutch Government Votes To Ban Cat And Dog Fur Trade by Stefanie Henkin-Gunning In early November the Dutch House of Commons accepted by majority a resolution to ban the trade and import of cat and dog fur in the Netherlands. The resolution was proposed by Dutch MP Krista van Velzen...
  6. Guinea Pig Discussion
    I just found out from a friend that there are 2 female piggies at the Humane Society looking for homes right this very minute... I was planning on doing some volunteer work there during this time of "career uncertainty." Wonder if I should just pop in to offer my services today?? Who here...
  7. Dogs
    first of all - sorry about the white rectangle on the right. well, here they are being all spoiled. =) i'd had chaquita for about a month at this point.
  8. Bird Discussion
    They had a segment on 20/20 tonight about the toxicity of Teflon, Stainmaster, etc. products. Apparently when the Teflon skillet gets to a certain temperature (550), it emits toxic chemicals that are deadly to birds. They give no sign of illness, they just keel over dead immediately. You might...
  9. Cats
    For about a week now, Chris has been telling me about an orange and white kitty with a hurt leg in our complex. I had some cat food samples here and told him to try to lure him in but he won't come anywhere near us. I saw him for the first time last night and just felt so bad for him! He...
  10. Dogs
    HERE is Audrey and Greta by the Firewood...
  11. General Animal Discussion
    Cockfight Suppliers Insist On Tax-Exempt Status by Sherry Morse Animal welfare organizations are urging the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to revoke the tax-exempt status of Ohio-based United Gamefowl Breeders Association, arguing that the group's inherent ties to cockfighting mean it...
  12. General Animal Discussion
    NJ Ritual Killing Was Cruelty, Say Animal Groups by Patricia Collier Claiming the recent 'sacrifice' of two red roosters and a lamb in New Jersey was protected as 'a form of religious expression', the attorney for a Santeria priest prepared in advance a motion to dismiss cruelty charges...
  13. General Animal Discussion
    California Wildfires: 7 Ways To Protect Your Pet by by ANC Staff and PETsMART With California's wildfires still raging, PETsMART, America's largest specialty retailer of pet products and services, has issued seven essential tips to help 'pet parents' keep pets safe during the emergency: 1...
  14. General Animal Discussion
    New NY Housing Bill Threatens Pets by Sherry Morse New York City courts have granted landlords the right to enforce a separate no-pet clause for each animal kept by a tenant in a multiple dwelling apartment in the city. Previously if a tenant kept a pet openly for three months or more with...
  15. General Animal Discussion
    New NY Law Protects Vets Who Report Animal Abuse by Sherry Morse On October 6, New York Governor George Pataki signed into law a bill that will provide immunity from liability to veterinarians who disclose companion animal records without the owner's consent to law enforcement and animal...
  16. Animals in the Wild
    The other week... Kevin and I were driving and there was a HUGE raccoon in the middle of the road. He slowed down because it startled him- And it gave me a weird feeling. Right as we were about to straddle (sp?) the truck over him- he throws his little arm up in the air.. we slammed on the...
  17. Dogs
    omg i am so mad! i don't know what to do. maybe someone here can help me. my dog chaquita (chihuahua/skipperke) is about 9 months old. i just got her from a humane society in oklahoma about 1 month ago. for the past 2 weeks or so she has been doing this behavior when i leave sometimes. she...
  18. Animals in Need
    The Marin Humane Society has many guinea pigs who are in need of loving, permanent homes. There are various ages, sexes, and breeds; something to suit everyone. Below are some photos of the guinea pigs who are available for adoption. Guinea pigs are sweet and friendly critters who love the...
  19. Dogs
    There is the cutest little puppy here hanging around my boyfriends house. He had told me about it the other day and I was just outside and I saw it. It is the cutest little thing but he won't let me touch it or give it anything cuz he says its sick!! But I feel soo bad!! I have a few pics of...
  20. Chinchilla Discussion
    Well I always go to this pet store that sells puppies and other animals (that I promise I wont buy from!) I just go there about every week to stop in and play with the puppies in the extra small cages with no toys. I just feel its probly the most socialization they get all week...anyways while I...
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