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Pets

Rattie Ratz Rescue: Rocket & Science

IN THE March 17 ISSUE

FROM THE 2018 Articles,
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by Valentina Caceres


I was in 7th grade when my neighbor had pet rats. I fell completely in love with them and wanted to get some. My parents refused. Like many people, they believed that rats were mean, dirty and carried diseases. As a compromise, they allowed me to get a mouse.

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by Amber Kingsley


By now, everyone knows that regular exercise is important. In fact, the Department of Health and Human Services suggests that healthy adults get no less than 150 minutes of aerobic activity of the moderate variety or 75 minutes of aerobic activity of the vigorous variety weekly.

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by Elaine Faber


He stood in the dark hallway. The thrill of anticipation plunged down his spine. He’d carefully planned every detail. Kill her, run down the back stairs, drive to the motel and pretend disbelief when he heard of his wife’s unfortunate demise.

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Valley Animal Center: Mona Lisa

IN THE March 10 ISSUE

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by Joseph Riloquio


Mona Lisa is a two-and-a-half year old white and brown female Siberian Husky mix. She came to us at Valley Animal Center a brand new mom, with her litter of seven puppies who were just four-days old. She was rescued by Fresno Humane Animal Services who called us, so we could provide the extended care needed for her and her pups.

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Kilo the Pug & Talent Hounds

IN THE March 10 ISSUE

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by Susan Nation


Kilo is my adorable, mischievous four-year-old little Pug mix. He is one of the ambassadors for our Talent Hounds #RescuesRock Campaign and the host of www.kidspetclub.com, www.facebook.com/kilothepug, and @kilothepug on Instagram.

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by Cynthia Chow
& Sandra Murphy



Here is another fun group of mysteries for your March reading-Dead Calm: A Mattie Winston Mystery By Annelise Ryan, Dipped to Death: Olive Grove Mystery by Kelly Lane, Lethal Licorice: An Amish Candy Shop Mystery by Amanda Flower, & Pawprints and Predicaments: Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery by Bethany Blake.

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by Lee Juslin


Maxwell is a mixed breed but clearly has some Terrier, which is why the New York City shelter called Greater NY/NJ Scottish Terrier Rescue. To the rescue volunteers. he was obviously not even part Scottie but perhaps a Schnauzer/Yorkie mix.

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by Cynthia Chow
& Sandra Murphy



This week we have reviews of 5 fun pet related mysteries-Claws for Concern: A Cat in the Stacks series by Miranda James, The Fast and the Furriest: A Second Chance Cat Mystery by Sofie Ryan, Death by a Whisker: A Cat Rescue Mystery by T.C. LoTempi, The Cat of the Baskervilles: A Sherlock Holmes Bookshop Mystery by Vicki Delany, and Unbridled Murder: A Carson Stables Mystery by Leigh Hearon.

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by Jackie Dale



Our first order of business is to remind everyone about an upcoming fundraiser here in Fresno. The 2nd Annual Poker for Paws is being hosted by Kyle Kirkland and Club One Casino of Fresno.

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Feral Paws Rescue: Anyone Want A Cookie?

IN THE February 17 ISSUE

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andFeral Paws Rescue
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by Lupe Gore


Well, if you do, Feral Paws Rescue has the most delicious Cookie for you! This special Cookie is only six months old and so full of love he will melt your heart. Cookie has the most exquisite markings: a tan body with dark brown and white on his face and head, brown tail and white paws.

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by Stephanie Cameron


In the summer of 2017 a large group of domestic rats were dumped in Tujunga California. Nobody knows why the animals were dumped, but because of the sheer number of rats, it was clear that someone had gotten in way over their head. Unfortunately, instead of being responsible for the situation, they chose to release the rats.

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Good Places To Travel With Your Pet

IN THE February 15 ISSUE

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andPets,
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by staff


Have you ever heard the old saying “there is so much natural beauty in the world, and most of the people will never get to see a fraction of it?” Well, you really could not even imagine the truth behind this saying. Most people put off traveling because they have kids, budget issues, pets, work, or just the wrong timing.

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Valley Animal Center: J.J.

IN THE February 10 ISSUE

FROM THE 2018 Articles,
andAnimal Rescue Adventures
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by Joseph Riloquio


J.J. is a female, nine-month-old domestic shorthair tabby. She was surrendered to Valley Animal Center when she was just three months old. She was found abandoned with her four other littermates and was rescued by a Good Samaritan.
J.J. and her brothers and sisters were nursed back to health by our animal care team.

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by Diana Hockley


KRL believes in supporting animal rescue in its many forms in any way that we can. This week we are interviewing Vivian Bana about her rescue All About Rabbits Rescue in New York.

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