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No Puppy For You!

Within the last few weeks, several of Daniel’s friends have gotten new pets. His friend Jeff’s family got a Great Dane puppy. His friend Mateo’s family just got a mastiff puppy. 826 more words


Senior Cat Sunday

There have been many changes taking place at the Toronto Animal Services South location where I volunteer, I will be writing about this in a separate future post, cat adoptions have been on the increase and intake has been on the decrease. 568 more words

Adopt Don't Shop


Pete is quite the character. He’s very vocal. He also know what he likes and, conversely, what he doesn’t like. ;-)

He’s quite the grumpy old man but, at 88 (in human years), I guess he’s entitled. 242 more words

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism simply means the thyroid glands are over-active and producing too much thyroid hormone. The thyroid glands are located in the neck, and control metabolism. Therefore, cats with hyperthyroidism have a faster metabolic rate, and will burn energy more quickly. 660 more words

Pet Advice

I recently shared my story of my beloved cat Sidney, who had hyperthyroidism and later suffered from terminal cancer. I thought I would share what I learned about her over-active thyroid with you in hopes of encouraging people to consider adopting special needs cats and being aware of the signs of hyperthyroidism in your cat. 632 more words


My year with Sidney: a special connection with a senior cat

Sidney, until recently, was my beautiful and beloved senior cat with whom I was lucky to share one very special year. Its taken me some time to be able to write about this because I wish it had been more than a year, because its emotional, close to my heart and a little more personal than I’d like to get on this blog. 1,152 more words


14 Year Old Brother and Sister Cats Leave Shelter for a Home Together!

I’m a big fan of adopting cats instead of kittens. Kittens are cute but they grow up and develop their own personality where as cats – what you see is what you get. 283 more words