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Josh and Scout, A Patriot and His Companion Cat 

Josh and Scout, A Patriot and His Companion Cat 

“Josh & Scout” is the fourth film by Mutual Rescue and the third of the series they launched with PetSmart Charities for 2017. Josh was wounded in battle in Iraq when an explosive detonated within feet of him. Multiple concussions sustained from the attack led to constant

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Cats…Or Dogs? It’s an Undying Question

Cats…Or Dogs? It’s an Undying Question

By Shelly Allen here is much ado about which animal makes for a better companion, but the one thing I know for certain is that personality has a lot to do with which animal suits you best. I don’t have the expertise to give you the scientific

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The Big Black Lab

The Big Black Lab They told me the big black Lab’s name was Reggie, as I looked at him lying in his pen. The shelter was clean, no-kill, and the people really friendly. I’d only been in the area for six months, but everywhere I went in

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The Kitten

Dwight Nelson recently told a true story about the pastor of his church who had a kitten that climbed up a tree in his backyard and then was afraid to come down. The pastor coaxed, offered warm milk, etc. The kitty would not come down. The tree

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A Dog’s Purpose

  Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish Wolfhound named Belker. The dog’s owners, Ron, his wife Lisa , and their little boy Shane, were all very attached to Belker, and they were hoping for a miracle. I examined Belker and found

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Don’t Talk To My Parrot

  Wanda’s dishwasher quit working so she called a repairman. Since she had to go to work the next day, she told the repairman, “I’ll leave the key under the mat. Fix the dishwasher, leave the bill on the counter, and I’ll mail you a check. Oh,

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