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The dog house at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Congratulations, once again, to the Obama family! They have welcomed a second ‘First Dog’ into their home.

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Orlando Sentinel publishes instructions on how to kill a cat

In a major American city newspaper, the editor-at-large for the Audubon Magazine told the world how to commit a felony by killing cats. Please read this and take action to tell them to demote this guy.

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Westminster snobs snub shelter dogs

It was the only redeeming feature of the show that pushes the commercial dog-breeding industry. Now, Pedigree is no longer part of the show.

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The will of the people

In case you haven’t noticed all the politicians and pundits cramming the airwaves, 2012 is an election year. The top-line issues are clear: jobs and the economy. It’s pretty hard to argue that moving the country out of the economic doldrums should not be the top priority for whomever gets elected in the fall. It […]

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The Paranoiacs’ Handbook

A short, alarmist tract seems to have escaped from the basement of the ASPCA giving the impression that the organization has a black-ops counter-insurgency team engaged in a covert war against the no-kill movement.

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Jane Goodall’s Simple Truths

In fact, there are many similarities between Jane Goodall’s message, methods and her relationship to the traditional schools of thought and the Best Friends philosophy and approach.

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Doublespeak from U.S. Fish and Wildlife on Feral Cats

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Sad to say, that we have now closed comments on this post. We love to have thoughtful, civil discourse on issues surrounding animal issues. What we will not allow is repeated violations of our very clear comment policy. When that is broken, we generally warn those who have broken it, and either delete […]

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Funny talk

There is something about the relationship we have with our pets that brings out this completely different mode of communication in us.

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Think different: Here’s to the crazy ones

The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius.

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Uniquely mysterious

It’s not even known definitively how cats purr. It may be through their vocal chords, or it may be through vibrations of some configuration of bones.

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