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Pets

Questions For Kitty

Kitty cat kitty cat how do you live? Do you catch snakes and bring them proudly in the house? Lie down in the red wheelbarrow? Take one step down? Sleep away the sunny afternoon and get crazy at dusk? Do you like snow? Do you walk in the woods crouching at birdsong? Do you like… Keep Reading

Pets

Snapshot: Mickey

Hi. My name is Mickey. I’m a sixteen-year-old kitty at the Sunshine Coast S.P.C.A. I’m a big black hunk who loves a lap. Having a tough day? Let me purr it all away. Don’t let my appearance fool you. I’m going to be around for a while. I could really use a new set of… Keep Reading

People/Pets

Snapshot: Walking With Betty

I was walking in the park with my son’s dog, Betty. I let her off the leash on the east side of the park where there are usually no people and no dogs. She’s a bit funny, a sweetie pie with humans and dogs she knows. If she meets a biggish dog she doesn’t know,… Keep Reading

Mental Health/Pets

What Our Pets Can Teach Us

Humans are too good at thinking. We decide on emotional choices based on what seems rational; what makes sense; what is statistically likely. Sometimes we think ourselves into loops, or to places our hearts tell us are not quite right. This causes us to mistrust what our feelings tell us – to ignore good advice… Keep Reading

Business/Pets

Pet Store Madness

Do we need a new Costco-style pet mart on the Coast? Pet Valu is a monster chain of pet stores that is apparently coming to Gibsons, having already opened its barn doors in Sechelt. We have a handful of independent pet supply stores on the Coast that could well be wiped out by another monster… Keep Reading

Health/Pets

Pet sounds

Humans are too good at thinking. We decide on emotional choices based on what seems rational; what makes sense; what is statistically likely. Sometimes we think ourselves into loops, or to places our hearts tell us are not quite right. This causes us to mistrust what our feelings tell us – to ignore good advice… Keep Reading

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