Don’t throw out those old shoes! Have a pair or two of shoes in your closet gathering dust? Maybe a pair you bought that didn’t look or fit quite right? A pair of lightly used running shoes that have taken a back seat to the latest style? Perhaps a pair of boots you just never found the right place toRead more
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Dogtown dog park in Cape Girardeau is a local hot spot for dogs and their people. It’s the only park around specifically designed for dogs and is fenced for off-leash play, exercise, and socialization. It’s a popular place.
On Tuesday, Wrecker, a regular visitor to Dogtown, went for a routine run and play with his family. Nothing appeared off during the visit, but within minutes of leaving the park Wrecker became unresponsive and had to be rushed to his veterinarian.
Wrecker died on Wednesday.Read more
President of the Caruthersville Humane Society, Karol Wilcox, frequently audits the books at her shelter and over the past several months she’s noticed a growing trend.
When she compared the number of dogs being reported lost or stolen, to the number of dogs found or returned, she saw a rapidly growing gap in numbers. That gap was in the small dog category.
Wilcox says it’s not just pets being reported to the shelter and local authorities. She frequently monitors lost and found pet pages on Facebook and says the number of small dogs she sees missing , just disappearing and never being seen again has increased incredibly.Read more
Kid friendly videos – all about snakes & bats. (Almost) everything a kid (and their parents) might want to know about snakes. & bats. Link to a whole line of kid-friendly, animal-related videos.Read more
Eggs. The super food. Chock full of easily digestible protein and containing essential fatty and amino acids, they make a perfect snack or meal course for man or beast.
Experts have argued for decades over the pros and cons of an egg rich diet. But after all the roughing around science has determined that this age old staple is indeed good for all of us; in moderation of course.Read more
Memorial service for Melanie Coy will be on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Ford & Sons Funeral Home. 1001 N Mt Auburn Rd, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 | (573) 334-1313Read more
Melanie Coy, 62, of Jackson, Mo. passed away yesterday, Sept, 2, 2018.Read more
This time of year most of my friends would be quick to reply “Great! Fantastic! Cards at a 3-1 victory on Wednesday winning their first sweep at Dodger Stadium since 2006.”
No. Those aren’t the birds I was referring to. But hey, Go Cards!
Does this now make me guilty of click bait?Read more
My third grade teacher once told me, “Never say or do anything that you wouldn’t want to see splashed all over the morning newspaper.” Words to live by.
In this day and age, one would think the same goes with social media. One would also think that this is something a reporter would be privy to.
But not Delta Dunklin Democrat reporter, Laura Ford. It’s likely she’s learning though, since she publicly posted her advertisement of two dogs, in need of a home, on Facebook- if advertisement is what you want to call it.Read more
What do you really know about the animal rescues that you support? Do you really look at the work they do and how they spend all those hard earned dollars that you donate? You certainly want your donations to go where they make the most impact, right?Read more