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Lindy

My name is “Lindy”.  I would like to think that I am Lucky Lindy to be adopted by someone soon.  I am a lab mix about five years old. I am a sweet, calm girl and I walk very well on a leash.  The ladies here think I am housetrained.  I came in with fleas, but they are treating me …

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Out and About – Week of September 9th

On this date in 1962, the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps, Inc. was formed. I’m curious as to how many of you were aware of this. Our lives are filled with so many memorable events that it’s difficult to keep up with all of them. Eighteen years ago tomorrow, September 11, the United States of America was attacked by terrorists. …

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Jerry

I am sweet Jerry.  The ladies here say I am good on a leash, that I like cats and am housetrained.  I am current on my vaccinations.  If you look at me you can see that I have a bob tail and of mixed breeding.  I am about six years old.  Please take me to your home.My docket number is …

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Out and About – Week of September 2nd

Summer vacation is over for the school children. Where did the summer go? With students back in the classroom, we all must be aware of the activity in and around the many school zones. One never knows when a child is going to dart out into the street from between parked cars. School buses are now busy picking up or …

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Out and About – Week of August 26th

Cell phones kill. They kill much like guns kill, but in a somewhat different manner. The cell phone and a gun are inanimate objects, so they do not kill on their own, but serve as a tool for killing. Please allow me to explain. A gun is used for killing and is also used in the sport of target shooting, …

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Frittata

Well here I am, they call me “Frittata”, the last kitten from the breakfast club.  All my brothers and sisters have been adopted.  I am sweet, active, and playful.  I am a thirteen week old, female, gray and black tabby.  I am litterbox trained and due for my spay surgery.  You should see me play.  I hope you come and …

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Out and About – Week of August 19th

In last week’s column, I gave some interesting facts about Canada, our neighbors to the north. Lo and behold, someone complained and said that I should give equal to the our home-state of Michigan. So as not to ruffle any more feathers, here are some things you might not know about “Pure Michigan”: Michigan is first in the United States …

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Out and About – Week of August 12th

I’ve mentioned this before, but feel it bears repeating. I’ve heard that if you see a tank truck dropping gasoline at your local gas station, it might be advisable to wait several hours before you fill your tank at that station. It’s rumored that as a tanker fills the gas tanks, the gasoline already in the tanks gets stirred up. …

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Ernie

I don’t think I am quite one year old yet.  I lost my way and have been here for awhile.  I have housetraining and am a male, I am sweet and would like some training.  The ladies here tell me I am very sweet.  My docket number is 46498, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located at 652 E. …

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Out and About – Week of August 5th

Here we are already five days into the month of August. To me, this will be a summer to remember. April and early May are normally the months when we receive our share of rain, yet I can’t remember a day in June when I didn’t need an umbrella. Building an ark did not seem like a bad idea. July …

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