Hello, I’m Fluffy. That is not only my name, but the purrrfect description of me. I’m a gorgeous, spayed female, long haired feline. I have black and white fur, and the cutest pink nose. It’s a good thing that I’m so beautiful to look at [...]

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Hello friends! My name is Hooper. I am a one year old, medium sized, short hair, cat. I have brown tiger fur, and bright yellow eyes. I was brought to the Humane Society by my owners; they lost their home, and moved in to a place that doesn’t allow cats. I [...]

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Hello Turtle lovers! My name is Sarah, and I am a medium sized red, green, and brown turtle. I was brought to the Humane Society because my owners could no longer care for me and my other smaller turtle friend, Littlefoot. Did you know that HSPPR gets reptiles?? They frequently do! I am a very quite pet that loves swimming around and crawling on the rocks. But, I really need a forever home, because the cat next to my aquarium is very loud and she doesn’t like water! My adoption fee is only $10.

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The mobile slaughter unit we profiled in the Septembers edition of Western Skies will be on hand tomorrow at Venetucci Farm for a demonstration of how this kind of small-time processing can connect consumers with the food they eat. Very few people in the US ever get the opportunity to have a literal ranch-to-table experience and we highly recommend this for those who want to have a more complete understanding of how their meat can be processed in a humane and healthy way on the land where it was raised by a person who lives in our community.

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Last Friday, I joined the 4th and 5th grade classes from Buena Vista Elementary School for a field trip to the Fountain Creek Nature Center to see what we could see. And see we saw: butterflies, snakes, snails, birds, bugs, spiders and much more. If you haven’t been to the FCNC of late, or ever, do treat yourself to a couple of hours of and some time at the visitors center at any time of year.

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Blessing of the Furries

On October 6, 2010 By

Every year at around this time, Grace-St. Stephens Episcopal Church holds its Blessing of the Pets in memory of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of pets. Last year was the first time the parish held the event since returning to the church building at 601 N. Tejon after the much publicized split within the congregation in 2007. This year’s blessing will be held today at 5:30 p.m and all are welcome. In case you’re wondering what to expect, we went last year and put together this audio slide show.

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