Cockatoo and Pomegranate at Night by Ohara Koson (1877 - 1945) Gorgeous painting by Maud Earl from the book The Power of the Dog by Arthur Croxton Smith, 1910 or 1911 Illustration by Alex Ries from a project called Imaginary Ornithology A Stag with its Pack by Carl Henrik Bøgh (1827 - 1893) From the … Continue reading Animals in Art: White/Christmas
(Stock image via Pexels) In my inbox this morning, a press release promoting a holiday adoption drive in which the shelter in Charlotte, North Carolina is participating: Bissell Pet Foundation is bringing hope to homeless pets across the country this holiday season with its “Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope” event, December 6 - 20, 2021. … Continue reading Adopting a Shelter Pet during the Holidays
Are you making a special meal for your animals? Table scraps? Any recipes you'd like to share? I made some pumpkin biscuits for the dogs but might make something else too, if I ever get out of my pajamas and get moving. Whatever you are doing today, I hope you are doing it happily and … Continue reading What Are Your Pets Eating Today?
Celebrating the human-animal bond with photos and captions submitted by readers: Thank you to everyone who sent in these truly lovely photos for this post. And thank you to all my readers for sharing part of your day here all year long. I appreciate you and everything you do to help animals in need. Pets … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
We passed by a few Halloween displays set up at the park today:
Pets make great gifts and I'm glad to see many shelters are finally coming around to that view, even if some only embrace the concept once a year. Christmas deliveries of adopted shelter pets to their new families has grown in popularity and along with it, some long overdue myth-busting. Staff from the New Hampshire Society … Continue reading Knock, Knock: Santa’s at the Door and He’s Got a Puppy
Celebrating the human-animal bond with photos and captions submitted by readers: Thank you to everyone who sent in photos for this post. It was a pleasure putting these pictures together. Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, I hope everyone is having a happy day celebrating the bond we share with our animals. Pets are family.
This is just for fun and the only rule is: no researching. Looking for actual names here, not the type of animal like we usually do. Post your best guesses in the comments. Reading other people's answers before posting your own gets you coal in your stocking is optional. Answers will be posted later today.