To be surrounded by a litter of bouncing, playful kittens is my joy! My husband and I say all the time, “nothing is cuter than watching a kitten!”
Yet for many of us in animal welfare, the word “kitten” also brings a sense of dread, because as perfect as they are, there’s something very sad…There are way too many of them.
Which brings me to the subject of “kitten season,”... Read more...
The winter of 2015 is definitely one for the record books — frigid, snowy, windy, and long! Yes, it’s beautiful at times. I love the way the city sparkles in the sunlight on a clear wintery day. But as the sun goes down, I often worry about cats and dogs left outside to fend for themselves in the bitter, freezing cold.
There is so much we can do to make winter safe and fun for the precious pets in our lives, and it all begins with keeping them indoors where... Read more...
When you hear the word “January,” what comes to mind? If you live in the Northeast, you probably think of snow, wind, cold — and the occasional clear, dazzling day like today. Despite the low temperature, it’s a gorgeous, invigorating afternoon, just the kind of day that inspires fresh starts.
Maybe that’s why people invented New Year’s resolutions — to encourage themselves to press their personal reset buttons and develop some new good habits.
One new habit you might consider is adding your local animal shelter to your... Read more...