Monthly Archives: August 2007

Here’s To the Good Life

(ARA) — With more than 350 million pets in the United States, according to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, a record number of people and their pets are experiencing the benefits of sharing time together. Cats, dogs and owners … Continue reading

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Vote in the Knock Out Animal Fighting Video Contest

The Humane Society of the United States has chosen three stand-out submissions from an impressive pool of responses to its Knock Out Animal Fighting Video Contest. Now it’s your turn to help them choose a winner! Voting ends at midnight … Continue reading

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Judge accepts Vick dogfighting guilty plea

From Associated Press: Michael Vick pleaded guilty Monday to a federal dogfighting charge and awaited a Dec. 10 sentencing date that could send the NFL star to prison. The plea by the suspended Atlanta Falcons quarterback was accepted by U.S. … Continue reading

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A bath or a drink?

Millie Noaker took this photo of Miss Kitty, who is approximately 21 years old, drinking from the birdbath at her Codorus Township home. Noaker said Miss Kitty often drinks from either the birdbath or the fountain.

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Can I have some more?

A visiting raccoon seems to be asking ‘Can I have some more?’ after eating the leftovers from Miss Kitty’s food on the porch of Millie Noaker’s Codorus Township home.

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Parting With Pets

From Poynter Online (by Al Tompkins): I had never heard of pet hospice until I read about it in The Denver Post. The paper reports: America is undergoing a cultural sea change in how we say goodbye to our pets. … Continue reading

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Pet foods voluntarily recalled

The ASPCA recommends that pet parents immediately discontinue the use of the following products that were recalled earlier this week: Krasdale Gravy Dry Dog Food (recalled by Mars Petcare US Inc.) Import-Pingyang Pet Product Co. Chicken Jerky Strips (pulled from … Continue reading

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Anti-Vick sells, shelters benefit

From Associated Press: Since Vick was indicted on federal dogfighting charges last month, former fans have donated Vick jerseys to dog shelters, while others have tried to cash in by selling Vick T-shirts and chew toys for dogs. Vick said … Continue reading

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On eBay: ‘Slightly used’ Michael Vick trading cards

From Associated Press: Take some trading cards picturing a disgraced NFL superstar. Add some dog slobber and teethmarks. What do you get? The most valuable Michael Vick cards — by far — on eBay, that’s what. Collector Rochelle Steffen of … Continue reading

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Dogs fight back!

I LOVE this photo that was on

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