Posted September 21, 2017 by Laurie Kay Olson

Cats are known for being able to land on their feet and this fact is certainly true of Hemingway's Cats. Well, figuratively that is. The colony of six-toed cats still live in the home-turned-museum in Key West, Florida. The 50-plus felines weathered the tempest that was Irma with all paws intact -- and maybe just a bit of ruffled fur and a few twitched whiskers..

Posted September 19, 2017 by Rebecca West

From wild wolves to today's domesticated canine, one genetic factor seems to have influenced breeding practices as far back as 15,000 years ago in our quest for the perfect companion.

Posted September 18, 2017 by Ron Callari

While most of Beaufort County, South Carolina sustained high winds and flooding – in contrast to what was originally forecasted for Hurricane Irma – the town escaped the level of havoc incurred by Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Unfortunately, this was not the case for the beach on Hunting Island.

Posted September 16, 2017 by Ron Callari

There are two major issues facing the livelihood of racing greyhounds today - namely hurricanes and doping.

Posted September 4, 2017 by Ron Callari

More and more dog breeders and pet owners are showing interest in ‘hybrid pups.’ Whether they are cross-bred purposely or found at a rescue shelter, the genetic blending of different breeds of dogs are becoming more popular than pedigrees.

Posted September 3, 2017 by Ron Callari

There are probably no carnivores in this world who will tell you they don't like bacon! From strips alongside your favorite egg dish, in tandem with tomato, lettuce, toast and mayonnaise, to being smothered in chocolate — there’s no denying our love for a piece of that savory smoked cured pork.

Posted August 31, 2017 by Ron Callari

Hunting Island, South Carolina is home to the Loggerhead Turtle. But what about the Green Turtle?

Posted August 28, 2017 by Ron Callari

In most cities throughout the U.S., there have been two distinct type of homeless shelters — those for pet owners and those for their dogs. Most traditional shelters will not allow 'man and beast' to reside together. For those who choose not to be separated from their 'best friends — many are forced to consider the less desirable accommodations of tent encampments.