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November 13, 2008 by Karin
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Esther shoots the camera a sassy look as if to say; "You say I'm a Bitch like it's a bad thing".

Hand silkscreened, 100% cotton muscle tank by ruff ruff & Meow, $19.95. ruffruffandmeow.com

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When darkness falls, the shadows come alive with prowlers creeping through back alleys and deserted parking lots.  They travel only by night, and avoid encountering authority figures.

These people aren’t thieves or predators, although they are renegades of a sort. And the items they seek to capture aren’t inanimate objects. They are stray cats, and the trappers who catch them for spaying and neutering work tirelessly and without thanks to break an endless cycle of suffering.

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There are those days when all the heartache and frustration feels worth it. The animals are snuggled in and content, and their calm becomes my serenity.
Just watching them curled up together brought a smile to my face. I hope it does the same for you.
November 12, 2008 by Karin
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We remember... Modern Dog Kaya bundles up to join us for the Remembrance Day ceremony.

ModDog cozy fleece scARF, $25. www.moddog.ca

November 11, 2008 by Karin
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Mr. Big impersonates a snugglebunny in his cutsey eared hoodie from Louisdog.

Available in Rose Tea, louisdog.com and Green Tea, $58 at barkingbabies.com

November 8, 2008 by Karin
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Rose makes her last stand in politics:

For President: Lassie. 

Wagwear football tee. wagwear.com

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I was cruising through a quiet residential neighborhood today when I happened upon an animal potentially headed for trouble.

A Dachshund was frolicking at the side of the street, sniffing around and enjoying her explorations. She hadn’t yet ventured from between the parked cars, but given her small stature and short legs, it would be hard for her to escape a vehicle traveling swiftly, or a car driven by a distracted driver talking or texting.

I swung my car close to

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November 7, 2008 by Connie Wilson

With record breaking numbers turning out at the polls Tuesday, Americans signified they were ready for a change by voting in their very first African American president. Watching news coverage of this historic event, I could see I was not the only one feeling overwhelmed by emotion, vicariously sharing the love, joy, pride, hope, and excitement I could see shining in the faces of so many men, women, and children. With the current economic turmoil and grim reports on climate change, Obama is

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November 7, 2008 by Karin
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Kaya sees red, white... and blue!

Tie on an i see spot "Patriotic Pooch" scarf and stand proud. $11, iseespot.com

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Way to go, California!

America’s most populous state made a resounding statement against cruelty on election day, with 62 percent of voters coming out in landslide support of Proposition 2. Animal lovers around the nation were jubilant as they took heart in the hard-won victory.

The ballot initiative takes aim at the inhumane confinement of animals on factory farms by banning gestation crates, veal crates and battery cages. Used to confine breeding pigs, veal

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