Can Dogs Count?

I always wondered whether some animals can count. I came to a very unscientific conclusion that mine can. About 14 years ago, my first foster and my first foster failure, Basil Houndini came to live with us.  (I don’t know why the rescue world calls a foster who becomes adopted by the foster family as […]

Kisha Curtis Pleads “Not Guilty”

Kisha Curtis had her day in court today. Outside the courthouse a number of Patrick supporters were peacefully assembling and making speeches supporting stronger laws against those who abuse animals. Animals can’t speak for themselves, but luckily, there are enough individuals who are willing to speak in their behalf. As expected, Ms. Curtis pleaded “not […]

Is AHS Really Looking Out for Patrick’s Welfare?

As a mother, I found that the school system always sent home the bad news that would get parents riled up on Friday afternoon just before a holiday week. As an employee, I found that my bosses would always send the horrible e-mail that would tell us that our hours would be decreased, our benefits […]

Hospice for Animals Turns Out to Be a Nightmarish Facility

According to their own description, Angel’s Gate claims to be a hospice for the critically and terminally ill or physically challenged animals: Welcome to Angel’s Gate, a residential, non-profit, 501 (C) 3 home, our home, for special needs animals. Here, animals many of whom are terminally and/or critically ill or physically challenged, come to live […]