Animals/Pets

Who Knew Pet Strollers Were So Popular?
So, I've recently started walking the neighborhood, as my local gym hasn't re-opened yet. Every time the front or back door opens Koko Kitty jumps to her feet.  Sometimes she's waiting.   can tell she's curious and wants to explore the outdoors...
BF-Fair Cares Fund to Help Non-Profits
I've always looked forward to the county fair.  As a child, I was grateful to visit the Dakota County Fair yearly, into my teens in Farmington, MN.  Even better, was the State Fair.  When I left home, I often re-visited to attend the State Fair with my father...
Confirmed! Murder Hornet Trapped.
It's a done deal.  We've been hearing about murder hornets.  I had pretty much dismissed the stories as "Fake News."  I've altered my way of thinking.
Now, the first Asian giant hornet has indeed, been trapped. More than 13-hundred traps were set u…
Friday is National Mutt Day
Friday is National Mutt Day.  And, I don't have a dog.  My co-worker, Rik, has three of them.  I admire his passion in spending time with them.  His eyes light up when he shares stories of how each of them has their own personality.
Growing up in Minnesota, all my friends had…
Caring for Our Pets in the Heatwave
It's HOT for us.  Imagine how dangerous this can be for pets who may be living out in the elements.  A heat advisory is in effect for the lower Columbia Basin and Oregon through Thursday evening.  Triple digit heat is expected with temperatures rising as high as high as 110 degre…
Does Koko Need A Friend?
If you know me, then you know that I am a pet lover.  Some would say I am "that cat-lady."  Over the years, I've rescued a few felines, with my husband, Jeff.  Just recently, we lost our girl Stacy, a lovely calico, who we gave a home to back in 2004...

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