Raise the Roof!

The Sarvey Wildlife Center in Arlington, Washington desperately needs new roofs on some of their buildings. Their September newsletter said: RAISE THE ROOF Raftors for Raptors (or Raccoons, Rabbits, Rock Doves, Robins…. Take your pick) Many of you already generously give monthly or annually to help with the medical or supportive needs of our patients. […]

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Pets in Hot Cars

Given KOMO’s story today about the person lacking empathy who left their dog and pet pig (who was wearing sweatpants!) in a hot car, http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Police-Man-leaves-pig-wearing-sweatpants-trapped-in-hot-car-214035651.html, I feel compelled to post this. It’s been hot (over 90 yesterday) in the Seattle area, yet I’m still seeing people leave their pets in their cars. Just the other night […]

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Help Taylor Bridge Fire Victims

It’s no secret that the human victims of the Taylor Bridge Fire near Cle Elum, Washington need help. What isn’t as well known is just how many animals need your assistance as well. This week I was shocked to learn that hundreds of animals are temporarily being housed at the fairgrounds, local vet offices, and foster […]

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March 15th

More than 320,000 pets are waiting for homes on Petfinder.com. Help Petfinder Adopt the Internet today and find forever homes for as many as possible!

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The Animal Foundation

One rainy Saturday night last month I received a text that turned my blood to ice. A beloved family pet that was supposed to be shipped over 700 miles to her new home had instead been dumped off at the local shelter, and was days from being euthanized. Her owner had to go ahead of […]

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Missing Cat Info.

This article is from Kat Albrecht’s website. It is a reminder to look for missing kitties inside before simply assuming that they’re outside. Remember, cats can’t just walk up to you and say, “hey, I need a doctor.” Cats with urinary tract infections or cystitis will urinate outside of their litter box, for example. That’s […]

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Pet Rescues

There have been a number of dramatic animal rescues in the news this year. A couple of days ago in Oregon, Moses the camel was rescued from a sinkhole by local firefighters. This story’s happy ending was welcome encouragement for his owners, who are battling unemployment and cancer.

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Somebody hold me back. Seriously. Never am I more tempted to get medieval than when I see helpless children and animals getting hurt. I wouldn’t do that unless I was directly intervening to stop abuse, but I am tempted. Today in the news I was horrified to see pictures of an 8 week-old kitten whose […]

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