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Cat Declawing may be outlawed in New York State

A proposal to ban the declawing cats, except when medically necessary, is being introduced in the New York State Assembly. In this controversial procedure, the cat is anesthetized, and, often at the same time as it is neutered, the claw and its nail bed are cut off of each toe, usually just of the front paws, sometimes all four. 609 more words

The Million Dollar Cairn

Mom’s calling me Maya, the million dollar cairn because every time she takes me to the vet it escalates into a major financial investment. Take yesterday’s teeth cleaning as an example. 710 more words


Farewell Ginger

Dear Nougat (a.k.a. Ginger),

You’ve had a hard two months. Likely the hardest in your short little life. You lost your home, your cat sibling, your three human siblings, and your human parents. 546 more words

Paradise lost

My friend Noodle has been feeling a bit under the weather lately (you can read all about this on his blog noodle4president), and he had to visit the veterinarian to get his blood works done. 614 more words


Dr. Alison Waples

Dr. Alison Waples was born and raised in Nebraska (Go Big Red!). She received her Bachelor of Science from Nebraska Wesleyan University and then attended Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. 65 more words


Animal Shelter Seeking Answers After Woman Who Reported Dognapping Disappeared

CHICAGO (CBS) – A Minnesota animal rescue group was hoping to get some answers Thursday, two days after a woman claimed a dog she adopted was stolen in Chicago, and then she cut off all contact. 217 more words


Animal Abuse connected to Domestic Violence - Pay Attention

I’ve decided to focus on the above public service announcement for this week’s blog post. This is the first time I’ve seen an announcement trying to stop animal abuse connect itselt to domestic violence. 452 more words