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Home Sweet Home for the Holidays

Posted by on December 18, 2015

Sometimes it seems that every one of my permanent residents and foster kittens all want the exact same thing at precisely the same moment: my lap!

I realize that part of my “incredible attraction” is plain old body heat, but I also believe there’s something more than just warmth involved in this phenomenon. Whenever Howard and I are still — whether we’re reading, listening to music, meditating, or just talking — the nuggets always find us. And when they do, it’s as if they’ve come home. In fact, it’s as if we’ve all... Read more...

Giving Thanks for Thankfulness

Posted by on November 16, 2015

Sometimes the world makes it hard to feel grateful.

The terrible events that occurred in Beirut and Paris earlier this month — a month we traditionally dedicate to gratitude — were so disheartening that it was easy to forget that life is still beautiful.

The greatest gift my miraculous fosters give me day after day is an affirmation of this fact. The light from their innocent eyes, their playfulness, and their willingness to trust and be present in the moment — everything they do teaches me how to accept love and give it in return — even when... Read more...

Getting Our Rescue On! Together!

Posted by on October 20, 2015

In early September, I joined my colleagues at North Shore Animal League America to launch one of the most exciting rescue awareness campaigns ever. As I’m sure you’ve heard, it’s called Get Your Rescue On®, and already hundreds of people from all walks of life have donated to get their rescue cuffs, taken a selfie with their beloved rescue pet, and posted it to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, using the hashtag #GetYourRescueOn.


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