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Pets

by Stephanie Cameron


While many who are not familiar with domestic rats may think of them as dangerous and/or dirty, anyone who has experienced rats as pets will know that they make wonderful additions to the family.

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by Cynthia Chow
& Maggie Pill


Few know that retired Assistant DA Barbara Ann Evans has been staging “Correction Events” in the town of Allport, Michigan. Unable to bear the sight of grammatical errors public and private building signs, Barbara dresses up like a cat burglar to “tag” storefronts with corrected spellings.

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Valley Animal Center: Squishy

IN THE April 14 ISSUE

FROM THE 2018 Articles,
andAnimal Rescue Adventures
SECTIONS

by Joseph Riloquio


Squishy is a five-year-old black and white American Staffy/American Bull Dog mix. Squishy came to the Valley Animal Center the first time a few years ago from Valley Oak SPCA when he was a couple years old.

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by Lupe Gore


On April 20, 2016, Paula of Feral Paws Rescue made yet another trip to the CCSPCA shelter in Fresno to pick up kittens and cats, and as usual, she left there with her truck filled with cat carriers.

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by Kathleen Costa
& Marty Wingate


Weddings always seem to bring out romantic notions and queries about who could be next. However, Julia’s expectation that Michael’s desire to ask her “something” may be a proposal is interrupted when Pammy, Michael’s older sister (“Barely older,” she would say.), shows up asking to send the night.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


This week we are celebrating Earth Day which takes place on April 22. It seemed liked the perfect time to get to know more about the Fresno Wildlife Rehabilitation Service. So we chatted with their Executive Director Cathy Garner.

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by Kathleen Costa


First published in January 2015 with Romeow and Juliet, Kathi Daley’s Whales and Tails Mystery series has garnered a huge fan base receiving an average of 4.55 stars for her fifteen books.

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A Tiny Bundle of Love

IN THE April 7 ISSUE

FROM THE 2018 Articles,
andAnimal Rescue Adventures,
andLee Juslin
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by Lee Juslin


Bambi is a little male Yorkie or Yorkie mix weighing in at only eight pounds. He came into NY/NJ Scottish Terrier Rescue from a New York City shelter. As is the case with many dogs in a city shelter with all the noise and confusion, Bambi was terrified.

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Catnip: A Mystery Short Story

IN THE April 7 ISSUE

FROM THE 2018 Articles,
andMysteryrat's Maze,
andPets,
andTerrific Tales
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by Patricia Della Valle


“Heard you got a cat.”
I was in my bathrobe and dew-soaked slippers trying to retrieve the Sunday newspaper from my very wet lawn.

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by Jackie Dale



Congratulations to Lynea and The Cat House on the Kings on their 26th anniversary! Twenty-six years of saving both canine and feline lives is an amazing life accomplishment. Many thanks to everyone who has and continues to support The Cat House because without you, we would not exist.

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by Diana Hockley


In honor of Easter, this week we are interviewing another Rabbit Rescue, the Colorado House Rabbit Society. We chatted with their manager Nancy La Roche.

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by Lee Juslin


Roselane, an eight-and-a-half-year-old Cairn, was surrendered to Col. Potter Cairn Rescue by her owner. A true princess, Roselane had apparently fought with another dog in the home.

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by Lupe Gore


This month’s article is about three very special black cats who were pulled by Feral Paws Rescue from the CCSPCA in Fresno, California.

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by Dorothy Wills-Raftery


According to PurpleDay.org, “One in 100 people” or 1%, have Epilepsy. Did you know that animals could also have Epilepsy? The North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s (NCSU-CVM) Companion Animal Epilepsy site estimates that up to one percent of the general dog population has Epilepsy, and two percent of the cat population.

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