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Tag Archives: pet adoption

Don’t judge a book by its cover…or a pet by its color!

October 01, 2015

Today is a special day for a couple of reasons. First of all, it’s my parent’s 62nd wedding anniversary, which is pretty amazing. And second, it’s National Black Dog Day. And believe it or not, there is a tie-in! I grew up in a household where there was always a dog or cat, sometimes both, sometimes multiples. Pet hair was expected, dog slobber accepted, and…  

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Homeless Pets and Pet Overpopulation

August 14, 2015

August 16, 2015, is International Homeless Animals Day. Their aim is to raise awareness about the plight of animals without a loving home, and the literally millions of pets that lose their lives every year due to crowded and underfunded pet shelters. Many sides in the pet overpopulation disagree on the best way to solve the problem – is it through efforts to raise awareness…  

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Matilda’s Charity Party Was the Cat’s Meow

August 07, 2015

Every year Matilda, the resident cat at New York’s landmark Algonquin Hotel, hosts a glittering party which benefits her favorite charity, the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals. It’s an event that draws cat lovers and a barrage of media from around the world. On August 5, Matilda honored members of NYPD’s Animal Cruelty Investigation Squad who, in the line of duty, have worked…  

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Super Smiley on National Mutt Day!

July 31, 2015

July 31 is my favorite holiday of all! I’m Super Smiley, blog dog, and I’m a mutt! Mutts have been among us, protecting people, making them laugh, and giving love for a long, long time. Old Yeller from the classic film “Old Yeller” was a mutt! The original Benji from the movie “Benji” was a mutt! Here are my top 5 reasons to adopt a…  

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