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By Cathy Kirkman

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About this blog: This blog explores life in Palo Alto with our dogs, cats and other pets, as well as the urban wildlife around us, the title being a reference to Sharon Creech?s lovely story, "Love That Dog." I grew up in Palo Alto surrounded by ...  (More)

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Animal rights: Monkey see, monkey sue?
Dec 4, 2013 10:51 am
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Earlier this week a lawsuit was filed in upstate... More
Basic recipe for a quiet Valentine's Day
Feb 6, 2014 4:01 pm
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Here's an idea for a lovely Valentine's Day, namely a quiet evening spent at home. It's for anyone thinking of staying home for the evening, be it couples, families,... More
About Foss: An unscientific survey of favorite children's books about animals
Nov 29, 2013 8:32 am
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This post is part of an occasional series on animals and pets in art and literature, that I'm calling "About Foss," after
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Holiday time with your dog
Dec 23, 2013 11:16 pm
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Here are a few ways to be extra nice to your dog over the holidays, ascertained from a focus group of dogs that I've been meeting with lately. In general, the consensus... More
Cornell's Great Backyard Bird Count is on this weekend: get involved to gather crucial data
Feb 15, 2014 8:39 am
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If you have time this weekend, you might want to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count. It's a project of the Cornell Lab of... More
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