Help Mr. Lucky, so far very unlucky, live up to his name

Pets | December 9th, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Marianne Iaquinto Meet Lucky, (shelter name Jiro), a two-year-old Lab mix who in May of this year was on the kill-list at a Georgia shelter. Just two short hours before his scheduled euthanasia, Linda, a Pottstown, resident, saw his photo online and fell in love, and with the help of a Georgia rescue, saved […]

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Pawsome pet portraits by tail-ented Pastorius Park neighbor

Pets | November 24th, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Stacia Friedman Luna, an 11-year-old Golden Retriever, died last May, but her owner John Ingersoll continues to see her smiling face whenever he stands behind the counter of his Evergreen Cheese Shop. “Cassie (Catherine) Frazer came to me two years ago and showed me an oil painting she had done of Bonnie, her Golden. […]

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Adopt-a-Pet: Papalote

Pets | October 28th, 2016 | Leave a comment

Papalote is a 10-15 year old chihuahua mix who lost his home when his owners grew tired of him. The little guy is sweet and has a calm demeanor yet loves to play. He is good with cats and children and would love to live inside a home rather than a kennel. Papalote is vaccinated […]

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St. Martin’s rector blesses ‘Gifts from God’ on Hill

Pets | October 13th, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf At the local commemoration of St. Francis Day’s Blessing of the Animals last Sunday, the good-natured Rev. Jarrett Kerbel, Rector at Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Chestnut Hill, shared his experiences at two separate events. “I was peed on by a dog at Pastorius Park and slobbered on by horses outside of […]

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