Posted February 4, 2017 by Ron Callari

Each year in advance of the Super Bowl, there’s another ‘Bowl’ that catches the imagination of thousands of fans. Now, into its 8th year on Animal Planet, the Puppy Bowl has become ‘ruff-er and ruff-er’ to come up with funny quips to describe this momentous event.

Posted February 3, 2017 by Ron Callari

As the pet market scales exponentially, celebrities have been cashing in on the trend for over a decade. And while big box stores and chains like Macy’s are going out of fashion for humans, PetSmart is leading the pack in ‘all things pets.’ This chain — considered by most the largest to serve the pet specialty market — is expanding as we speak. Last year alone they opened 60 stores. This year they plan to exceed that number.

Posted February 3, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Hi! It's National Wear Red Day and today I am wearing red because it is Chinese New year. How handy is that?

Posted February 2, 2017 by Ron Callari

Refugees from foreign countries are of topical interest in the United States these days, particularly with the recent ‘travel ban’ imposed by the president. Generally speaking, a refugee is defined as a displaced person who has been forced to cross national boundaries and is unable to return to his or her home of origin. Wildlife that are captured and sent to zoos, circuses and other forms of captivity can be considered refugees as well, when they attempt escape.

Posted January 31, 2017 by Creature Features

A “lovely” tuxedo cat from Holland and her comparatively “heartless” sister have parleyed their natural gifts into an impressive social media presence.

Posted January 31, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Today is Inspire Your Heart with Art Day. What better inspiration for art that a cute cat?

Posted January 30, 2017 by Creature Features

What's better than being a kid locked in a candy store? How about being a cat who found seventh heaven among a display of catnip-filled cat toys in a Dutch pet store.

Posted January 30, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Today would have been my mother's birthday. To that end I am once again posting a photo from an old children's book that we both loved.