Adopt-a-Pet: Rebel

Pets | May 13th, 2016 | Leave a comment

  Rebel is a 7-year-old black and white tuxedo cat with the cutest white mittens. Just one look of those baby eyes, and they can tell you 1,000 stories of both hope and hardship. This little lady was adopted but due to unknown household stress, she was returned to the shelter. Rebel has had great […]

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Adopt-a-Pet: Sam

Pets | April 29th, 2016 | Leave a comment

Sam is a contemplative and handsome young male who was born on the streets in Mt. Airy. He’s not the partying type and would prefer a quiet home with a cool cat person. He is totally vetted. Contact 215-872-1636 or

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Heartbroken Mt. Airy resident sues for return of pet

Pets | April 1st, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Selma Williams, a resident of West Mt. Airy, was the happy owner of Prince, a beautiful three-year-old Japanese Akita dog, a relatively rare breed in North America, until last Nov. 28, when he jumped over her backyard fence and ran away for an unknown reason. “I looked for him everywhere in the […]

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‘Therapy’ at Hill Lodge like nothing you’ve seen be-fur

Pets | April 1st, 2016 | 1 Comment

by Len Lear In several scientific studies in recent years, it has been established beyond any doubt that pet therapy can actually lower blood pressure, improve cardiovascular health, release endorphins (oxytocin) that have a calming effect, diminish overall physical pain, reduce the amount of medication some people need, lift spirits and lessen depression, increase socialization, […]

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Coffee, tea or meow? Furry therapy now at Le Cat Café

Pets | March 24th, 2016 | 2 Comments

by Stacia Friedman Anyone who has lost a furry companion, be it a cat, dog or hirsute husband, knows that it’s never simply a matter of getting another one. Every four-legged (and two-legged) loved one has his/her own unique personality, intelligence and temperament. Sometimes you are better off with a creature that is nothing like […]

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