cat2000mi-lgCheryl Walls of Anderson, South Carolina never thought she’d see her cat Kevin again after he went missing more than a year ago. She was shocked when she received a call from an animal shelter in California that Kevin had been found – 2,000 miles away!

According to KESQ-TV, a woman driving a U-Haul cross-country was stopped at the Arizona –California border for a routine food and agriculture inspection.

The inspector heard meowing and discovered a skinny cat making a ruckus in the back. The driver of the van was as surprised as the inspector was that a cat had secretly hitched a ride with her.

The friendly cat was taken to the Coachella Valley Animal Campus, where workers were able to trace him to Walls, thanks to his microchip. Shelter employee Emily Huffman has been caring for Kevin since he arrived.

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Friday Funny: Five-Second Rule

I’d say TWO seconds is even pushing it at my house. Happy weekend! Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Dog Blog

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Dental Health : How to Treat Pericoronitis

Pericoronitis can be treated by a dentist or at home with special care in getting rid of bacteria through brushing the teeth. Treat pericoronitis with tips from a licensed dental assistant…
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Canker sores come from stress and they can be treated by rinsing with hydrogen peroxide. Treat canker sores with tips from a licensed dental assistant in this free video series on dental health…

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Why babies have big eyes

I asked my son several years ago if he knew why babies have big eyes. “To keep their parents from killing them.” Not exactly the answer I had in mind, but not a wrong answer either. Adults are hard wired to be loving and protective toward creatures we perceive as cute, no matter how self-centered and demanding they are or how sleep deprived they make us. Cute is a round head, tiny nose, rosebud lips…
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The sky is falling, the wolf is coming and other predictions from 1970

These are some of the predictions made on Earth Day, 45 years ago by the highly respected scientists of the day. “It is already too late to avoid mass starvation.” • Denis Hayes, chief organizer for Earth Day “The world has been chilling sharply for about twenty years. If present trends continue, the world will be about four degrees colder for the global mean temperature in 1990, but eleven degrees colder in the year 2000….
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Dentist Pulls Patient's Teeth To Cure Erectile Dysfunction, Schizophrenia

Dentist Pulls Patient's Teeth To Cure Erectile Dysfunction, Schizophrenia
The dentist, however, who apparently does boast of being a recognized healer, claims he removed his patient's teeth because the man was suffering from inflammation of the bone and that he was allergic to the fillings in his teeth. According to the
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Mother's mouth is left like a 'bombsite' after botched dental treatment – and
She also suffered 50 per cent bone loss because of untreated gum disease, wrongly placed implants, and teeth that had fractured in half. She says the treatment even led to other health problems, with constant hip pain, splitting headaches and mobility …
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Hi Inderific. We agree that the graphic is shockin…

Hi Inderific. We agree that the graphic is shocking and almost unbelievable. Zillow currently has 480 homes in Oakland listed as foreclosure sale or auction as of today (April 20, 2015). You can Google that info from any city by pulling up 'Zillow + Foreclosures + Name/City'

What the 'blue dots' can't show you is the full number homes that are bank owned by not on the market right now. Banks have been forced to release just a portion of foreclosure homes at a time in order to control the market some (the pricing, actually)

Here's the link to the Oakland sales:,pf_pt/13072_rid/days_sort/37.835276,-122.159986,37.747236,-122.303495_rect/12_zm/

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Jerky Problems AGAIN: an infographic

Are you kidding me? After years of pressure, people finally get pet stores to agree to stop carrying treats from China only to have a new crop of cases of illness emerge in pets who ate jerky with a “Made in the USA” label.

Is it sourcing? Is it weird contamination from aliens? Who cares! Just don’t buy it. It’s not worth the risk. Feed your pet an apple, or some of their regular food, or follow the link to where I show you how to make it yourself.

Or watch the video:

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Pawcurious: With Veterinarian and Author Dr. V

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Meeting Lucca – A Military Service Dog | Video

Lucca, a military service dog, served in the United States Marine Corps for 6 years. Her service included two deployments to Iraq and one to Afghanistan. She led over 400 patrols, which resulted in no injuries.

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TropiClean Launches Fresh Breath For All Life Stages

Wentzville, MO (PRWEB) December 03, 2014

According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, periodontal disease is the number one disease among dogs and cats. In 2010, TropiClean launched their Fresh Breath line of dental products that required no brushing and used all natural ingredients. Now TropiClean has launched their new Puppy line and Advanced Whitening with 3DMicroGuard? for all life stages of the pet.

?We know that starting good oral care habits young is one of the most effective ways to create lasting oral health for our dogs,? Derrik Kassebaum, VP of Sales, TropiClean. ?We all have pets in different life stages with different needs. Our hope is to provide the best products for every pet in whatever stage of life they are in. That?s why we created our new Puppy products and Advanced Whitening with 3DMicroGuard?,? said Kassebaum.

TropiClean says their new puppy line features products specifically formulated for this stage of your dogs? life including ingredients that help ?sooth minor gum irritation and address plaque and tartar before it starts?. The Advanced Whitening with 3DMicroGuard? works on the toughest cases, often found with senior pets. The products are set to hit shelves in late December and early January.

TropiClean has been innovating natural products in the pet industry for over 20 years. For information on TropiClean and the natural products they offer visit or find them on Facebook and Twitter.

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