Shelter Me: Community Matters (Episode 7)

Shelter Me: Community Matters (Episode 7)

Last May, I shared with you Episode 6 from the “Shelter Me” series. And recently, I was given the opportunity to watch the latest episode of the national PBS show “Shelter Me: Community Matters”. Created by filmmaker Steven Latham, hosted by animal welfare icon Dr. Jane Goodall, and presented by the Petco Foundation, the latest installment…

Animal Authors Unite: A Day at the OC Children’s Book Festival (and giveaway!)

Animal Authors Unite: A Day at the OC Children’s Book Festival (and giveaway!)

On a picture-perfect, clear blue sky day, with the aroma of kettle corn filling the air, a young child runs up to a book display, pointing at the book cover and shouting back to her parent in tow – “A kitty, a kitty!” This scene played out numerous times this past weekend, where I had…

Shelter Me: Hearts & Paws (Episode 6)

Shelter Me: Hearts & Paws (Episode 6)

I was recently given the opportunity to watch the upcoming national PBS show “Shelter Me: Hearts & Paws” that premieres on May 22nd. Filmmaker Steven Latham created the “Shelter Me” series because he wants communities to get involved with their local animal shelters by adopting, fostering, donating, volunteering and/or by networking shelter pets through social media. I was…

CAAATS! (by Matt Gross)

CAAATS! What is it? A fun weekly web comic featuring the crazy antics of two cats, Olive and Hazel. I stumbled upon this site while looking for urls for my very own blog. While “caaats” was already taken, I certainly didn’t mind because I fell in love with Olive and Hazel, two real life cats that…