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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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A Tiny Bundle of Love

IN THE April 7 ISSUE

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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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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 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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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 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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Feral Paws Rescue: Anyone Want A Cookie?

IN THE February 17 ISSUE

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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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Good Places To Travel With Your Pet

IN THE February 15 ISSUE

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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

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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 Lee Juslin


In Part I of our series on No Cairn Mixes, we talked about two little dogs with no Cairn Terrier in their make-up that had come into Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network.

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A “Tail” Spinning Rescue

IN THE January 27 ISSUE

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by Lee Juslin


Paula, of Great Lakes Westie Rescue (GLWR), received a call last April from a shelter that had a year-and-a-half old Westie. “He has awful skin issues,” the shelter told her. “Will you take him?” Skin issues with Westies are fairly common, so Paula was not put off and agreed to take the young dog.

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by Alyssa Nader


Anastasia and her family started their experience with rats, as many people do, at the pet store. After their much-loved ratties left them way too soon, they were filled with a deep need to fill the rat-shaped hole left in their hearts.

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