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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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A Reprieve for Elon [Now RIP Elon]
Aug 28, 2014 8:55 pm
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Good news to report today about Elon, the stray dog at our shelter who needed to be rescued by today 8/28 to avoid being put down. See my ... More
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
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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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
Two Days to Save This Dog?
Aug 26, 2014 9:50 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 1,850

A dog named Elon is slated to be put to death soon at our Palo Alto animal shelter, unless someone does something... More
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