Posted August 24, 2016 by Ron Callari

With this political season surmounting an all-time high on the absurdity meter, might there be something afoot that’s causing this black comedy of irrationality to be played out right before our non-believing eyes? It certainly would help us understand why both candidates on the right and the left are in many instances not always acting like they have their wits about them. While we’ve learned we can’t believe everything that comes out of a politician's mouth these days, this year’s crop of contenders seem a bit more brain-dead than usual in their persistent attempts to brainwash us.

Posted August 22, 2016 by Ron Callari

The Rio Olympics 2016 have come and gone, but are certainly not forgotten. Reflecting on the two animal avatars created for the event, many of us probably mistook them as Pokémon Go characters let loose in Rio de Janeiro [even despite a Brazilian ban in place.]

Posted August 17, 2016 by Ron Callari

Recovering from potential extinction involves a lot of effort, money and a strong species unwilling to go the way of the dinosaur. Such species do exist. The one highlighted today is the miniature island foxes who are indigenous to California’s Channel Islands.

Posted July 12, 2016 by Ron Callari

Summer is the perfect time to get your ‘read’ on! Whether you’re off to a lazy day at the beach, a picnic or just lounging at the pool, there’s nothing better than having a good book to past the time. For animal lovers, there’s a extra special treat when that book is about some of your favorite pets and animals.

Posted July 6, 2016 by Ron Callari

While lawmakers, right wingers and isolationists might all be applauding
their decision to leave the European Union, it’s possible that
traveling to and from the EU with their pets may grow cumbersome in the
very foreseeable future. Among all the macro-level economic theories
pertaining to the effects of Britain’s decision to vacate the European
premises, from a micro-level perspective, Brexit will be felt in smaller ways that may not work out all that well for pets and their pet owners.

Posted June 21, 2016 by Ron Callari

Zimbabwe currently faces a moral dilemma that doesn’t seem to have an
easy solution. On the one hand, the natives face the most devastating
drought their region has incurred in years. It places million of lives
(both humans and wildlife) at critical risk. Rainfall is not expected in
the country any time soon and President Rober Mugabe has declared a “state of disaster.” But on the other hand . . .

Posted May 12, 2016 by Ron Callari

I know the title of this editorial is a bold question to ask,
particularly from a blogger and cartoonist who has no political clout to
make it happen. Nonetheless, in the name of animal advocacy, I would
like to give voice to the voice-less — particularly where Donald Trump
is concerned.

Posted May 9, 2016 by Ron Callari

For those who’ve been following the horrific inferno that erupted in
Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, there appears to be some good news on
the horizon. Canadian officials are actually reporting a turning point
in the battle to contain the wildfire, noting that a melding of cooler
temps and rain is tempering the situation.