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International Cat Day 2017

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Happy International Cat Day! How are your cats celebrating this propitious day with you? According to DaysOfTheYear.com “International Cat Day is a full 24 hours of recognition and veneration of one of humanity’s oldest and most beloved pets. The festivities were put together for the first time in 2002 by IFAW, the International Fund for Animal […]

In Review: Alt Facts and Myths

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Raise your hand if you’re tired of hearing “alt facts”. According to Wikipedia, that phrase was first used by Kellyanne Conway during a Meet the Press interview on January 22, 2017. In an interview with Chuck Todd, when asked to explain why Spicer “utter[ed] a provable falsehood”, Conway stated that Spicer was giving “alternative facts”. Todd responded, […]

Pets and Fireworks Workshop

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Tis the season: fireworks, fun and festivities. But did you know July 5 has been reported as the busiest day for animal shelters? While most people enjoy the sounds and festivities on the 4th of July, this is not true of our animal companions. Animals can’t fathom why their safe and quiet neighborhood has overnight turned into a […]