Tag Archives: The Humane Society

Talk To The Animals

I keep hearing Rex Harrison as Dr. Doolittle crooning in my ears charming me even now.  What is it about the four-legged that always hits a grand slam in the heart department. I’ve been sad lately over many different things, … Continue reading

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Teacher’s Pet

Animals are our greatest teachers by far, simply because they live in the moment. They prompt us to be more present by taking in our surroundings…to be kinder to ourselves as well as others and grateful for life’s many blessings. When … Continue reading

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Four Legged Revival

I write a lot about animals, and don’t know what I’d do without their warmth and comfort. It’s one of the few things one can count on. If I couldn’t pet, stroke or nuzzle a cat or dog throughout the … Continue reading

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Bad Breeding

A guy I worked with showed me pictures of his new puppy named Teddy. “Is he a rescue?” Always my first question. “No, got him from a breeder.” To my credit I didn’t pull his larynx out with the tweezers … Continue reading

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Another Dog Tail

You hear so many horror stories when it comes to animals that when you do hear one that’s sweet, you want to tell the world. There’s a woman I know who lives in a beautiful home in Park Slope, Brooklyn. … Continue reading

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I’m Rusty

I met Susannah today in the park when she asked my dad if she could pet me. She said, almost apologetically, she needed a doggie fix, bad. My dad, who loves this kinda thing, said sure, go ahead…so I trotted … Continue reading

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Take Shelter

There’s nothing like a rescued animal to pry open your heart. I see proof of this all the time whenever I ask an owner if their pet was adopted. The animal has more spring in their step along with an … Continue reading

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Mitt

I’ve been hearing an awful lot about Mitt Romney these days. I’m not very politically minded so for me to be tuning in there’s definitely something in the air. Let’s start with his name… why Mitt?          Was his father a … Continue reading

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P.T. and Me

In my post, Playing In The Minors, I told a historical anecdote toward the end concerning circus elephants. That said, I was highly reprimanded by an acquaintance for advocating elephant abuse. I take great umbrage in this since that is … Continue reading

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It’s Just a Hat Godammit

The other day I mentioned that I bought myself a new hat that has fake fur inside. I received an email from someone who, because I’m so well mannered will remain nameless, claimed rather passionately that I should be ashamed … Continue reading

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