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  1. Karen F

     /  October 3, 2015

    Noise is a huge problem for me, and I believe the level of noise in our society is harmful, both mentally and physically, to all of us, including our pets. So I was really glad to see this story about an interesting nonprofit that collects donations of soothing music, then in turn donates them (along with equipment to play them) to shelters, where an improved soundscape calms the animals.

    http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2015/09/30/hush-puppies-vet-says-music-cuts-shelter-barking-stress/

    http://rescueanimalmp3.org/

    There’s an acre of testimonials and they’re very interesting to read:

    http://rescueanimalmp3.org/testimonials/

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  2. As some of you may have seen on the news, it’s raining heavily here in SC. Not on the news, but very important: There are muddy paw prints on my sheets. Round up the usual suspects.

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  3. KateH

     /  October 3, 2015

    OMGosh – that’s a wombat, isn’t it? I must click to see…..

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  4. Mary

     /  October 4, 2015

    Puppy and Whippet Sentenced to DEATH by Port St. Lucie Animal Control for BARKING

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    • KateH

       /  October 4, 2015

      What the FUCK?! How can we help with this BULLSHIT ‘case’ against – oh, I see the site name of LostPetFoundPet.BigCartel.com to help.

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  5. KateH

     /  October 4, 2015

    Actually, looking at the site, which I can only reach by going through Youtube I’m a bit nervous about donating – if there is a way to get more info, such as the lawyer’s contact info to possibly donate directly to expenses, then maybe… I am truly sorry to pull back, since there’s obviously some heavy-handed bullshit going on from animal control and some dickhead neighbors, resulting in 2 lovely dogs being taken from their family by what has to be some egomaniac moron aco who seems too stupid to be allowed to work with animals. Is she related to Kim Davis or something? Anyway, can we get more info on this case?

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  6. Arlene

     /  October 6, 2015

    How can anyone allow this to happen. Especially after they have already lost a lawsuit for pretty much the same treatment or lack thereof of the pets in their care! This is absolutely disgusting!

    http://www.examiner.com/article/outrageous-2-year-old-boxer-dies-agony-at-orange-county-shelter

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  7. Clarice

     /  October 8, 2015

    A bill introduced in Michigan eliminates stray hold times for cats without ID.

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  8. db

     /  October 8, 2015

    This is just horrible. I’m guessing that Michigan Humane did a lot of lobbying to get this passed, too. Hope Michigan folks will let their legislators know how they feel.

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  9. Eucritta

     /  October 9, 2015

    Shelter cats’ health and welfare improved significantly when people cuddled, groomed & played with them: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/shelter-cats-petting_5612ba9fe4b076812702c797?utm_hp_ref=cats

    Abstract of study: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167587715002640

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