Scraps and Treats

November 1, 2009 by Tails Magazine in November 2009 with 0 Comments

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Cat Looking At Computer

Do you have any old computers, cell phones, and other electronics lying around? Why not recycle them and help the Humane Society of the United States?

Visit HSUS.MyBoneyard.com to get started.

Did you know?

Cat and Dog

There’s a good chance that dogs and cats were on the Mayflower! The earliest mention of dogs in the New World comes from a 17th-century journal called Mourt’s Relation. According to this account, John Goodman brought two dogs, an English Springer Spaniel and a Mastiff, who were involved in the first explorations of Cape Cod. Cats were also likely brought aboard the Mayflower to help control the rodent population.

What we’re reading

Ask The Animals Cover

Ask the Animals: A Vet’s-Eye View of Pets and the People They Love
By Dr. Bruce R. Coston
(Thomas Dunne Books)

Get a glimpse into the life of a veterinarian with Dr. Coston’s new memoir. In it he shares warm, funny, and poignant stories from his veterinary practice, including Phantom, the dog with a BB lodged in his chest, and Cy, the stray one-eyed cat who becomes the office’s mascot.

Simon's Cat Cover

Simon’s Cat
By Simon Tofield
(Grand Central Publishing)

Known for his millions of fans on YouTube, Simon’s cat is back in his very own book. Tofield’s illustrations depict and exaggerate the hilarious relationship between a man and his cat, at which even people without cats can laugh.

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