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Puppy Mills in North Carolina

This was forwarded to me on the AAMC mailing list.   This is a picture of a puppy currently residing in a puppy mill in North Carolina. Under present state law, because she has “food, water and shelter” she cannot be rescued. Only when she is dead will she probably get out of this cage. …

Piles of stuff to do

This has been a busy week.  On Thursday, I took a friend to UNC in Chapel Hill for surgery and spent most of the day there. UNC is an impressive facility.  I used to spend a lot of time at UNC when that was my home base for treatment.  It’s not a terrible place to …

Planning For Your Pets/Animals in a Disaster

On Saturday, August 22nd , beginning at 2pm, at the Owens Auditorium at the Sandhills Community College, the County Animal Response Team (CART) will be hosting an invaluable event for those owning or caring for pets and/or domesticated animals in Moore County. A free showing of the award-winning documentary, “Katrina Tails,” will be followed by …

Kittenocity

Kittens are the cutest things on the planet, there’s no doubt.  I could watch them for hours.  There are times when their kittenish antics make me laugh out loud. The kittens’ mothers are getting a little tired of their offspring though.  They want to be let out of their room to roam the house, and …

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe – No Eggs – No Cooking

I copied a friend’s recipe to spread around for people who’re making ice cream for the 4th of July. Deb’s House Concerts This is the easiest recipe I found. It uses no eggs. It requires no cooking. It’s super-easy! :) That’s what I like for my “Cooking for the Motivationally Challenged” posts. :) And, that’s …

It’s cold!

The temperature is dropping for us here. It was nice enough to be out without a jacket today, but the thermostat has been turned up tonight.

Cancer survival rates impact type of Web communities used by patients

By Corrie Feldkamp UMHS Public Relations Online support communities for high survival rate cancers contain a greater amount of emotional support content than online support communities for cancers with low survival rates, according to a new study from the U-M Health System (UMHS) and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. The researchers also found that …