Pet Welfare and Pet Tails by Myra Per Lee

I love not man the less, but Animals more.  I love their willingness to  adjust to our presence in their universe. And I love that some animals are so  willing to be a part of our most un-natural of worlds, and when they are willing, we adopt them as Pets. I write about what we learn about animals, what we learn from them, and the crazy things they let us do to them.

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Posted on January 25, 2012

A convicted felon, made famous by CNBC's feature American Greed,
was re-arrested on January 24, 2012 while he was on supervised release
for his original conviction, investment fraud.  The charges this time,

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Posted on December 8, 2010

Raising expectations for a time in the not-so-distant future that same
sex human couples may be able to have their own genetic children,
reproductive specialists at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center at the

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Posted on October 26, 2010

A physics grad student at Georgia Tech, Andrew Dickerson, conducted an
interesting animal experiment in the hopes of it leading to a new design
for a washing machine or something, perhaps, that had not been invented

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Posted on August 16, 2010

Perhaps all the stories that dogs and cats could sniff out cancers and
other serious illnesses in their owners left cancer researchers feeling
like they missed the boat somewhere....

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Posted on July 22, 2009

While dogs are being cloned for drug-sniffing jobs in South Korea, a kind of mechanical dog is being built in Spain to biomimic the dog's sensitivity to human skin vapors. The developers are calling it the "electronic nose."

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Posted on March 12, 2009

A young designer from the Royal College of Art in London, Revital
Cohen, described a world in which animals might replace the machines
and medical devices keeping many humans alive. She spoke to an