Holiday Heroes Interviews: Bark And Roll Rescue Companions 🐢

Happy holidays to everyone! I’m happy to share a project that has come full circle. And just in time for the holidays! You may recall my Quilting For Rescue Pets blog about my small kennel quilts to fit pet carriers for cats and small dogs.

This year, I sent quilts to several animal rescue groups that save the lives of pets in disaster areas. To celebrate the holidays, I decided to conduct interviews with some of the rescue groups.

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Dr. Pet Mom’s Cat Oscar Needs Your Help! πŸ†˜

Our beloved cat Oscar, is in need of surgery for bladder stones. We are asking pet lovers from Dr. Pet Mom’s pet parenting community to chip in and help.

Here is a chronology of Oscar’s health care crisis:

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Pets For Life in Pet Service Deserts 🐱 🐢 πŸ‡ 🦜

Have you ever heard of a pet service desert? It’s a community where services for pets are not available or affordable. Families in pet service deserts live in low-income areas. But the Humane Society of the US (HSUS) Pets For Life (PFL) program is working to close the gap in pet wellness services.

Poverty creates barriers in access to health care, quality food and veterinary care. One source noted and that the “extreme lack of access to pet resources is a national crisis” that is often ignored.

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Is Your Cat Psychic? Try This Fun Experiment! 🐱

I bet lots of cat moms and dads know this story:

  • You are sitting on the couch and your cat is sitting on the floor nearby.
  • Kitty is looking at you like she wants to jump up on the couch to join you.
  • You tap on the sofa to encourage her to jump up, and say “C’mon kitty! Jump!”
  • Your cat looks at you and just sits there.
  • You give up.
  • Two minutes later, your kitty jumps up onto the couch.
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Celebrating Adopt A Senior Pet Month πŸ₯³

The holiday season is a time of celebration. I’m happy to celebrate Adopt A Senior Pet Month in November to help senior pets find their new families.

“To create a pet parent community to encourage adoption of rescue and shelter animals. We want to help pets find their forever homes.”

My mission statement keeps me focused on helping animals. Many shelter and rescue animals are senior pets and they’re all looking for a furrever home.

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Freaky Fridays: US Navy Backpedals on UFOs? πŸ€”

Earlier this year the US Navy admitted:

In official statements, the US Navy has for the first time officially stated that the three UFO videos made public by former Blink-182 singer Tom DeLonge’s UFO research organization are footage of real β€œunknown” objects violating American airspace.

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November Pet Awareness Days πŸ—“οΈ

The month of November is the middle of the holiday season. It’s a month to honor our military veterans, give thanks, and promote animal awareness events.

November animal events celebrate shelter animals, senior pets, and pet awareness.

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Pets Of Twitter 11/8/19 🐱 🐢 πŸ‡ 🦜

I spend most of my social media time on Twitter. Thankfully, I find lots of pet lovers out there!

For something different, I’d like to share some nice pet pics I found on Twitter…

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Writing For Pets: How Am I Doing? πŸ€”

Animals are Mother Nature’s gift to the world. Animals bring us joy, make us laugh, cry, and feel human. They help us survive – giving is in their DNA.

For many reasons, I’m happy to discover my alter ego, Dr. Pet Mom. Behind the scenes, I’m reticent about my life. But when it comes to animals, I come out of the shadows.

My face lights up with an easy smile. It’s my natural reaction to animals. Coming out of the shadows also means writing a book to help animals. So how am I doing?

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How To Change Bad Habits To Good Ones ☯

We all have our inner demons to contend with. Slowly and deliberately, I am working through mine. The latest demon was my bad eating habits.

I’ve been exercising plenty but not shedding any pounds. I knew it was because of my habit of late night snacking.

So I needed to drop the late night snacking. When I stopped, the pounds started coming off.

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