One might assume by the title of this blog, I'm referencing the political implications of this country. Yes politicians have been chastised as "animals," but that topic is better addressed by political organizations.
It took Taylor Swift over 10 years to be come the pop star she is today. She currently has a whopping net worth of $320 million stemming from her record sales and concert performances. However every success story faces bumps in the road.
Downton Abbey is coming to the big screen, and the cast is pretty much all in tact. That is except those that had passed away. Throughout the television series that ran 10 years, Lord Grantham's love of dogs was evident, particularly one breed.
Clara Barton's experiences during the Civil War taught us the necessity for providing housing and nursing care and emotional support during national disasters. Chella Phillips did something similar in sheltering 97 canines during the horrendous onslaught of Hurricane Dorian that hit the Bahamas on September 1.
When humans lose their parents, they can grieve for weeks on end. Even when the grieving subsides, the loss creates an emptiness in many of us. It's a hole that can't be filled easily, and sometimes it never is. But what about wildlife?