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The best of friends, 1-year-old Wobbly was born outside and got a virus which affected his brain so that he walks with a wobbly gait. Older Tang, about 5 years old, has adopted him like an older brother and gently plays with and grooms him. Both are quiet and well behaved, but Tang likes high places that Wobbly can’t go. For more information on this pair, email email@example.com or call (480) 628-6226. Also see them on petfinder.com/cactuscatsrescue.
Wednesday Catdams — creatively named after Wednesday Addams from The Addams Family — is a beautiful, all black 4-month-old kitten, until you catch her in the sunlight. That’s when you can see faint tabby stripes on her legs and tail. She has pretty eyes and a fun, energetic personality. She is long and lean, and she loves to play and jump and run. Unfortunately, she doesn’t show well at the PetSmart adoption center and is not happy there; as a result she seems like the fiercest, most unfriendly kitten around, when the opposite is the truth. She is a love bug when she is comfortable with her surroundings, she just needs time to get there. She is slow to accept other cats and kittens too, but when she does, she loves them unconditionally. She loves to play with fingers and toes and is always on guard for the under the sheets toys. She has accepted all of the fosters and older cats in her foster home. When tired, she likes to cuddle with her fellow cat friends or stretch out on a comfy bed or blanket. At night she contentedly lays by her human companions. She has impeccable litter box manners, loves her floor scratchers and scratching posts, carpet and sisal (rope). Can you give Wednesday a second chance at a new life?
I often get asked by my clients whether it is legal to record telephone conversations. Like any good lawyer, I always answer that question by asking them a couple of questions, namely: (1) will at least one participant in the telephone call consent to your recording the call?; and (2) what state(s) will all of the participants in the call be in while the call takes place? The reason these two questions are critical is because Arizona is called a “one-party consent jurisdiction.” What this means is that in Arizona, an individual must have the consent or agreement of at least one party to a conversation to legally intercept or record a wire or electronic communication, including wireless and cellular calls. If one party to the conversation has not consented to your intercepting or recording the telephone call, you will be committing a felony (Arizona Revised Statutes § 13-3005). In addition, using a device to overhear (but not record) a conversation while not present, without the consent of a party to that conversation, is also a felony under Arizona law.
Inspirational sports movies are not uncommon, but the 12-year, 151-game winning streak of the De La Salle High School football team — the longest consecutive winning streak in American team sports history — is extraordinary. That story and the story of Coach Bob Ladouceur comes to the big screen Friday, Aug. 22, in director Thomas Carter’s film “When the Game Stands Tall,” based on Neil Hayes’ book of the same name.
Carmel is a 7-year-old sweet, happy Beagle. She was surrendered to the shelter because her owner could no longer take care of her. She would make a great family pet. Carmel would do well with older children and gets along well with other dogs.
If the prospect of asking your aging parents about the way they handle their household finances — or how they’d feel about moving to a nursing home — fills you with apprehension, you are not alone. However, it’s the kind of conversation you can’t afford to delay indefinitely. As your parents get older, it’s critical to sit down with them and talk about their health and financial well-being — before urgent decisions are forced on you.
A court-approved adoption while a biological parent is appealing his loss of parental rights is illegal and void, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
Roscoe, a handsome buff-colored, long-haired, 2-year-old male has been very fortunate to have found an incredible foster mother who has nurtured him back to good health after being rescued. She reports that he is one of the friendliest and laid back felines she has ever met. He gets along well with other cats and maybe dogs. He is a flexible feline as he can be very independent when you are busy and incredibly snuggly when you want him to be with you. Gentle but playful, Roscoe would be a wonderful addition to any home with a family or just a single parent looking for a friend. The foster mom reports that she has really enjoyed watching Roscoe blossom over the last few weeks. She knows that he will adjust to any situation as long as he is loved and slowly transitioned to his new environment Can you give Roscoe a second chance at a new life in a forever home?
Cactus Cats rescue of Ahwatukee will be at the local Petco, 5011 E. Ray Road, this Saturday, Aug. 2, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with kittens available for adoption. The rescue also features cats and kittens in the Petco store cages during the week and on petfinder.com/cactuscatsrescue. All Cactus Cats rescues are tested, fixed and have all their shots.
Over the weekend, 25 members of the Diamondbacks front office, including several executives, visited Hillsboro, Ore., to complete a two-day community service project. The group, which included the winning team from the D-backs Give Back League and the MVPs of the other eight teams, will participate in various community service projects over the weekend.
In a partnership with 104.7 KISS FM and the Johnjay and Rich Care for Kids Foundation, Barefoot Pools awarded a custom fence to a Valley family. The fence was provided to the couple in order to further their goal of adopting a foster child. In order to qualify for foster care, a family’s house must have a fenced-in pool, and this process brings the couple one step closer to their new addition.
Susan Schmitz is an award-winning photographer, philanthropist, and owner of A Dog’s Life Photography based in Scottsdale. For more than five years, her innovative rescue group photo program has been providing high-impact images of displaced pets for use in animal adoption ads.
Saturday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. marks the biggest canine adoption event in northern Arizona: The Rescue Roundup. This year, the event will be at the Flagstaff City Hall Front Lawn. The purpose of the event is to educate the public about adopting animals from shelters and rescue organizations. More than 40 different rescues, shelters and vendors will be on hand to explain, promote and demonstrate canine care.
Maddie is a super sweet 3-year-old gal with a super strong purr motor. She greets you the minute you walk into the room with a rub along the leg and if you sit down, she’ll follow that up with a jump into your lap for some snuggle time.
I have been a business, real estate and employment litigation attorney in Arizona for over 27 years. Based on my extensive trial experience, I can tell you that it is almost always a poor idea to ignore a threat of litigation or demand for payment. I am not suggesting that you always need to consult with an attorney. In fact, if that matter in dispute is not important it will not set a precedent that may hurt you going forward or involves an insignificant amount of money, you may not need to consult with an attorney. Regardless of whether or not you speak with an attorney you should quickly thoroughly analyze the strengths and weaknesses of your position as well as the potential damages and counterclaims that may exist. My view is typically that you should always consider asserting a counterclaim since “the best defense is a good offense.”
Saying immigrant children being bused to Arizona may be being placed in danger, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery warned federal officials Monday they may be violating state child abuse laws.
Each year in Maricopa County, tens of thousands of animals are euthanized. The shelters fill up, the programs that aid animals with medical and behavioral problems can only take so many cases, and, unfortunately, the whole system can only care for so many.
The Arizona Rattlers announced a major multi-year partnership with the Ak-Chin Indian Community that includes naming rights on the Rattlers home field at US Airways Center.
Gov. Jan Brewer signed groundbreaking legislation Thursday to create and fund a new Department of Child Safety, at least in part to solve problems that she may have helped create.
Rebuffing a bid to add new last-minute string to funding, state senators gave preliminary approval Wednesday to creating a new Department of Child Safety and providing what is now $63 million in new cash to get it started.
Here are two different ideas, which seem mutually exclusive but are both true: 1) This world is a broken place; yet 2) God is good. On the contrary, we might assume that if God is truly good then the world shouldn’t be a broken place.
Here are two different ideas, which seem mutually exclusive but are both true:
Arizonans who take their cars out of state for some period of time won't have to fear losing their insurance coverage.
Valley Dogs Rescue will host their third annual Fore the Dogs Golf Tournament Saturday, May 3 at Foothills Golf Club.
Foster is a 10-year-old male Beagle, who acts much younger. He loves walks and gets along with other small dogs. He loves to cuddle with his foster family and is very easy going. He loves to go on walks and does very well on a leash. Foster is house broken and knows how to use a doggy door. He will even play fetch, but for short periods of time.