Dispatches From the Pet Blogosphere: DMX in Deep Trouble, Food Recalls Continue, LolCats Remember

I'm tempted to focus solely on "Why dog fighting is bad" this week, because it's weighing heavy on a lot of minds, including my own. There's a lot more going on in the world of domestic and companion animals that I'd like to share, though, so a round-up is the way to go. That said, dog- or any other kind of animal - fighting IS bad, and the more reports I see on this issue, the more charged up about it I get. There are 52,546 Technorati hits on "Michael Vick" alone as I type this, meaning my eyes are crossing and all synapses simultaneously firing. ...more

because in these cases they're either possessions to amass and pass off on others (so it seems ...more

A new photo toy and a whole lotta cats

"I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn't photograph them." -- Diane Arbus The staid photo slide show is officially dead. With the recent launch of Animoto, the fancy pants way to make a quick music video with your images, all bets are off, baby. ...more

Welcome to the party! I think you'll find our hangout full of surprises ...

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Did I mention its a zoo around here?

Wow!! ...more

I agree, it's important to know which battles to fight when it comes to kids - and teens in ...more

Picture this

I was talking to one of my co-workers the other day and we were talking dogs and she said jokingly “Not a cat lover, huh?” she didn’t know I had a cat! I was horrified. She assumed that Dogger was my only pet! ...more

Here Kitty Kitty

Our neighbors are on vacation and I'm taking care of their house this week. I've been watering the flowers, collecting the mail, and feeding their cat. For those of you who really know me, that last task is my version of torture. I have Ailurophobia. That's a fancy word for "cats scare the poo out of me". ...more

Can Pets Smell Death? Oscar the Cat Just Might

The study that came out last year about the possibility of of dogs smelling cancer in humans received significant news coverage. Now, Tutie Pie aka Shasta was one of many bloggers who pointed out the recent news story of Oscar, the Providence, Rhode Island, nursing home cat who can allegedly smell death. ...more

Laurie, when I saw this post I was immediately reminded of the 2005 more