Friday, November 25, 2011

We won't crop these tales



Some of our favorite bloggers have their dog and cat stories up on Patch today. And some other favorites will have their stories up tomorrow.

When I asked these folks to write a few words for the second annual animal rescue post, most came in with the message, "edit as needed." But taking anything out would have been a crime. So I lobbied to run it for two days.

Hope you drop by.

21 comments:

sonia a. mascaro said...

Hi Karin,
I forgot to say that Flora was rescued by my daughter Sofia at the campus of the University where she studied Ecology, in Rio Claro City, São Paulo State, Brazil. Flora's mother was a stray and abandoned dog.
I am so grateful that Flora lived with our family for so long time.
Thank you for sharing with us dogs and cats inspiring stories up on Patch.

alex said...

cool, cool.

sonia a. mascaro said...

Me again, Karin.
Flora was rescued when a puppy, with approximately two months. Fortunately she lived a long life, almost for fourteen years.
Thanks again.

Banjo52 said...

It's such a good cause. Hope your article does some good.

Susan Campisi said...

Wonderful...

Sonia, I love learning Flora's story.

Petrea Burchard said...

I love love love that picture. They look so sweet together.

altadenahiker said...
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altadenahiker said...

The models in the photo above, by the way, are Petrea's Boz and my Phoebe. They made a great point of ignoring each other that day.

Susan Campisi said...

They make such a handsome couple.

Marjie said...

What a nice tribute to the furry friends of all of your virtual and/or real friends. We have a shelter cat visiting us for a week; he belongs to my oldest son. Not surprisingly, the cat is rather skittish around the 15 to 25 people milling about this week, but we do love Winston the cat. Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, Karin.

CafePasadena said...

A K9 will have my own Dog (and cat) story, with a message, before the year is out.

Ms M said...

Wonderful stories! And such a good cause. Our kitty, Chava, is at my feet right now, wanting a little more food. We rescued her 10 years ago; she was a stray and an old lady had been feeding her part of her Meals On Wheels dinners on her back porch. The lady became ill and had to leave her home, so our office rescued Chava, who had just had 5 kittens. We raised them in our office until they were 8 weeks old, then found homes for all of them, except Chava, who ended up coming home with me.

Katie said...

Such a wonderful Patch piece. I don't have pets but if I could I would definitely find a rescue animal. Great photo of Phoebe and Boz.

altadenahiker said...

They all told a good story, didn't they? And more tomorrow. Because of their words, think I'll go out and do some volunteer work at Boxer Rescue tomorrow morning.

Bellis said...

I'm sorry to admit I can't tell which is Phoebe and which is Boz in that photo. You're doing so much good with this, Karin. I think you'll enjoy communing with the dogs at Boxer Rescue tomorrow.

Ken Mac said...

Yes, digging that new Bergman-esque profile shot. Hubba Hubba!

Petrea Burchard said...

Mr. Pudge takes that as a compliment, Bellis. Phoebe is the svelte supermodel on the right.

Shell Sherree said...

Bless you again for bringing all of these lovely stories together, KB, and continuing to raise the consciousness about rescue animals. {I note Kleenex stocks have spiked again...}

sonia a. mascaro said...

Love the photo of Phoebe and Boz!
Both looks so sweet and adorable!

altadenahiker said...

Yup Bellis, I'm looking forward to it. Can't keep stocking boxers at Pet Smart.

"Mr. Pudge." (Giggle)

I needed some Shell, after a few of these stories.

Sonia, you and Flora are such a peaceful and gentle pair in that photo. So glad you could add to the piece.

(Kenny Mac, that's Virg's work.)

Petrea Burchard said...

Mr. Pudge has lost two pounds on his diet, by the way. He doesn't like the "diet" part but he loves the "exercise" part.