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Pets/Animals (Bloggers & Personal)

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  • PETA: Cow’s Milk Is Symbol Of White Supremacy

    10/23/2018 9:53:55 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 32 replies
    The Lid ^ | 10/22/18 | Jeff Dunetz
    When I was a child, my Mom used to make me have a glass of milk before I left for school in the morning, and more at bedtime. At the time she said it was healthy and built strong bones. But according to PETA, she was turning me into a white supremacist. For those of you who just did a Danny Thomas “spit take” of your milk, or who laughed a sip of milk through your nose, allow me to assure you this isn’t an attempt to milk some laughs for the site—it is true. Wait a blooming second! People...
  • People who bag their dog's poop and then leave it sitting on trail in middle of the woods!

    10/20/2018 10:03:53 AM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 59 replies
    Sorry about the poopy and gross subject matter here but I need to get this off my chest. I'll hide this post in "Bloggers & Personal" so the regular news-seeking folk don't have to see it. So it is a somewhat mild autumn day here in New England and thus a perfect day to go on a hike in one of the various state and town forests that abound in this part of Connecticut. During my walk, I saw at least a half dozen little baggies full of dog poop, all neatly tied off and discarded along the side of...
  • How many articles did Khashoggi write for the Washington Post?

    10/16/2018 2:15:26 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 35 replies
    grey matter between my ears ^ | 10/16/18 | Rebelbase
    The crux of the media's eruption over the killing of Kashogi is that he was a WaPo contributing journalist. Does anyone know how many articles he contributed to the WaPo? I can't find anything about it online. The Wikipedia entry for WaPo journalists doesn't even list Kashogi.
  • On the Internet, no one knows you're a cat (Vanity)

    10/12/2018 10:49:18 AM PDT · by KosmicKitty · 15 replies
    KK | October 12, 2018 | KK
    KosmicKitty - Since Oct 12, 2002
  • Melania Trump Loses Footing With Elephant, but Not With Kids

    10/05/2018 12:23:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | October 5, 2018 | Darlene Superville, The Associated Press
    Melania Trump briefly lost her footing when a baby elephant startled her with a sudden move, but she was anything but out of step when children living in an orphanage in Kenya welcomed her to their home with song and dance. Melania Trump briefly lost her footing when a baby elephant startled her with a sudden move, but the first lady was anything but out of step when children at an orphanage welcomed her to their home with African song and dance. It didn't take long for the typically reserved U.S. first lady to dive fully into the moment. Mrs....
  • Dog hide tax starting to bite for North Koreans

    10/05/2018 3:11:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The London Telegraph ^ | October 5, 2018 | Julian Ryall
    North Korea has ordered its citizens to donate dog hides to the regime as part of celebrations marking the 73rd anniversary of the founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea on October 10. The government collects dog hides ahead of the anniversary each year “to raise funds for the party”, the dissident Daily NK website reported, but this year the authorities have raised the amount of money that families who do not keep dogs are required to pay instead. “Although the party is asking for dog hides, there are not many houses that have the luxury of raising a dog...
  • Woman Arrested for Saving Dogs & Cats [semi-satire]

    10/03/2018 10:34:27 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 8 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 30 Sep 2018 | John Semmens
    In North Carolina, Tammie Hedges rescued 27 dogs and cats from drowning when Hurricane Florence hit the state. She provided shelter, food, and medicine to animals fleeing the flooding. After the storm ended she turned the rescued animals over to government authorities who promptly arrested her for “operating a shelter without a license.” She is currently out of jail on a $10,000 bond. North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services spokesman, Henry Hoseman explained that “Ms. Hedges lacked the proper credentials to undertake the actions she took. She may have felt that she was doing the right thing, but...
  • Barbecuing Hot Dogs at an Animal Rights Protest

    10/01/2018 2:04:37 PM PDT · by Norski · 32 replies
    Youtube ^ | September 11, 2018 | Pathetic Millenial
    I tried to have a nice barbecue and a bunch of people showed up to protest it...-.-
  • Man Stops New Mexico Bear Attack with a Glock 10mm

    09/15/2018 6:38:54 AM PDT · by marktwain · 78 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 15 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On morning of 25 July, 2018, Bridger Petrini was keeping his dogs in shape for the upcoming bear season in New Mexico, near the Colorado border. Petrini purchased his professional guide service eight years ago, from his father, who started it in 1985.  The bear season would open in less than three weeks, and the dogs had to be in shape for it.  He had made some important appointments in Raton, the nearest town, for the afternoon. He was within a quarter mile of the house, when the dogs unexpectedly found a bear and took off. He and the...
  • Lobo - Me And You And A Dog Named Boo (1971)

    09/10/2018 5:37:00 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 17 replies
    Lobo's real name was Kent LaVoie. He changed it to Lobo for show business reasons. Can you blame him for that? Anyway, he is still alive today, in fact thriving, at the age of 75 - which is the new 55 or so they say. I don't know much about Kent's (Lobo's) personal life but he seems like a cool guy to hang around with. His very first hit, way back in 1971, is about hitting the open road with a girl and a dog - and a car that runs poorly. It's a forgotten song now but back...
  • New Dove Season and New Dove Hunter in Yuma, Arizona

    09/06/2018 5:47:22 AM PDT · by marktwain · 33 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 6 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Arizona dove season starts on 1 September. This year, 2018, I took a new dove hunter out on on opening day. My policy is to introduce new hunters to hunting as often as I have opportunities presented. Jesse had fired a few shots with a .22 rifle before; but had never fired a shotgun at a moving target. He had to learn nearly everything from scratch. Jesse understood basic gun safety. I reinforced the four basic safety rules.  I told him while actually hunting for dove, to have his finger on the safety of the old Remington 20 gauge...
  • PETA Wants Aretha Franklin’s Fur Coats: “This Would Secure Her Forever As An Angel For Animals”

    08/30/2018 3:41:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    Vibe ^ | August 26, 2018 | Latifah Muhammad
    Aretha Franklin hasn’t been dead for a month and PETA is already reaching out to her estate. The animal rights organization wants Franklin’s family to give her fur collection to PETA’s donation program, which distributes collected items to refugees, homeless and wildlife rehab facilities. “PETA sent a letter asking the late Aretha Franklin’s estate to donate her vast fur coat collection to PETA’s fur donation program which sends furs to people in need in refugee camps and at homeless shelters as well as to wildlife rehabilitation facilities, which turn them into bedding for orphaned wildlife,” the organization announced in a...
  • VA: Black Man with a Gun Saves White Woman during Pit Bull Attack

    08/17/2018 5:16:40 AM PDT · by marktwain · 43 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 17 August, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On 6 August, 2018, Monday afternoon in Suffolk, VA. , a pit bull escaped from its owner. Michaela Clark and Jarret Young, neighbors, attempted to put the dog in a choker collar. The dog attacked Clark, a 20 year old mother.  Young owns a Ruger .45, probably a P345, from the photograph. From wavy.com: Young, an Army veteran, says he couldn't shoot the dog at first because it was too close to Clark. When she moved her body, he says he found an open shot. "I took the shot. The dog stopped biting. It froze and fell over," said...
  • Why Pit Bull Type Dogs Fail as Police Dogs

    08/03/2018 3:36:24 PM PDT · by Norski · 90 replies
    http://banallpitbulls.blogspot.com ^ | June 18, 2017 | Thomas McCartney
    Here is what is happening with pit bulls used by law enforcement. The dogs are cherry picked from shelters by Animal Farm Foundation (extreme pit bull advocacy with unlimited funds). The dogs receive a few weeks of training by a professional paid by AFF, The dogs are then given, free of charge, to cash-strapped police departments. Cities that can afford better, obtain bred-for-task dogs, frequently bred and trained in Europe. The traditional police dog has already been extensively trained before it even gets on the plane and gets another 14 weeks training with the new handler in the United States....
  • New Investments for Vigo County (Two factories in Indiana w/good wages)

    07/25/2018 11:16:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    WTWO-TV ^ | July 26, 2018 | Taylor Williams
    Vigo County, IN - Across Vigo County old industrial buildings sit empty. Wednesday evening the Vigo County Council hoped to fill one of those buildings and help another manufacturing plant expand. By passing taxes abatements for both Saturn Petcare and Taghleef Industries. The abatements will give both companies real and personal property abatements over the next 10 years, gradually allowing them to ease into paying taxes. The potential benefit for the community is significant. "It's a new company into our community, it's a company from a different country and I'm excited about the jobs that it's going to bring here...
  • Roomba and Dog dodo.

    07/24/2018 12:35:36 PM PDT · by Fhios · 38 replies
    7/24/18 | Vanity
    Alright, the title gives it all away but just in case, roomba is a robot vacuum that vacuums you floor every day while you're there or not. Dog dodo is dog crap, a pile of crap. Now my brother in law usually takes his dachshund's when he goes back to D.C for the work week. Since next week is going to be a short week for him he decided to leave the dogs behind at the house. Well, they're not well potty trained and he doesn't crate them. So by the time my sister gets home they've crapped all over...
  • AR15 Clone Used to Rescue Treed Teen Girl from Big Alligator

    07/13/2018 2:51:48 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 13 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Image of 11 foot Alligator from Victoria Advocate, 2009 On Friday afternoon, 29 June, 2018, a 15 year old girl, Jordan Broderick, was floating on a raft in Freek creek in the Ocala National Forest. That section of the creek is in Lake County Florida. Alligators chased her up a tree. Her mother called 911 and reported that alligators had treed her daughter, and were aggressive. From foxnews.com: "My daughter's stuck in a frickin' tree and there's gators surrounding her!" Broderick's mother reportedly told a 911 dispatcher. "Oh my God! Please hurry! Please hurry!" Deputy Mitch Blackmon responded to...
  • UPS, Ball and Chewy are 3 companies bringing 1,200 full-time jobs to Goodyear (Arizona)

    07/07/2018 4:45:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Info Surhoy ^ | July 7, 2018 | Marta Subat
    Three companies in Goodyear will bring more than 1,200 full-time jobs to the West Valley between now and the end of 2019. Ball Corp. is building a manufacturing plant while UPS Inc. and Chewy, Inc. will operate internet fulfillment centers. Chewy opened in June Chewy Inc., an online retailer of pet food and products, opened its regional internet fulfillment facility near Bullard Avenue and Van Buren Street in June. The 800,000-square-foot facility already employs more than 200 people but will recruit another 550 over the next year, a company spokeswoman said. As part of a job development agreement Goodyear signed...
  • They Hunt!

    07/03/2018 2:35:29 PM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 29 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Young Hunter with Canadian Goose and 20 gauge 870 A few years ago, a relative of mine was visiting his sister in a Midwestern college town. The sister and her husband have done well. They have two lovely children and are in the upper middle class. The husband is an entrepreneur and a developer. The sister and kids are athletic. My relative is an accomplished woodsman, hunter, and shooter. He is not above a play on words or a practical joke.  He shares an opinion with Thomas Jefferson. Ball games do not impress him. He followed Jefferson's advise on...
  • Shoot, Shovel, Shut up Backfires, Self Defense Applies on Appeal

    07/03/2018 4:14:18 AM PDT · by marktwain · 48 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 3 July, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Image by Troy Nemitz On May, 11 2014, grizzly bears were harassing Brian Charette's horses near Ronan, Montana, on the Flathead Indian Reservation. Charette killed one of the bears from less than 30 yards away, as it was climbing a fence, coming toward him and his home. He and his friend, to avoid the hassle, tied the bear to a pickup truck, and buried it in a field. Shoot. Shovel. Shut up. From helenair.com: Charette told investigators that three bears had been harassing his horses in a pasture about 30 yards from his home that May. He said he...