Eli, a gorgeous 2-year-old, long-haired tuxedo cat is looking for a new home. He is a very calm and quite cat who likes to find a great perch from which he can watch the world go by. His favorite position is to be laying next to you to receive bully rubs and brushing. At the PetSmart cat center, he enjoys the attention of volunteers by sitting with them and occasionally playing with toys. When in the mood, he plays like a kitten. He is good with other quiet cats and maybe dogs.
Hidey is a very beautiful 8-year-old snowshoe Siamese cat with a shy but very loving demeanor. She was given her name by her previous owner because when he first took her home, she liked to hide. Unfortunately her owner passed away last year. She will require a calm home where she can socialize, given plenty of tender, loving care and slowly introduced to her new surroundings. She is good with other cats and maybe dogs.
Hidey is a very beautiful 8-year-old Snowshoe Siamese cat with a shy but very loving demeanor. She was given her name by her previous owner because when he first took her home, she liked to hide. Unfortunately her owner passed away last year, and we were able to take Hidey and her other siblings into the rescue. She will require a calm home where she can be socialized, given plenty of tender loving care, and slowly be introduced to her new surroundings. She is good with other cats and maybe dogs. Can you give her a second chance at a new life?
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.
Alex was left outside of a PetSmart store with a note that said that his family could no longer care for him. He is a sweet, gorgeous orange and white 7-year-old cat who enjoys hanging out on a cat tree or window. He is not too fond of other cats but will tolerate them while in his space. He enjoys human companionship and will require a quiet introduction to his new environment.
On Wednesday, in the Bass Pro Shops at the Mesa Riverview Shopping Center, the Phillips family gathered with distant relatives in a meeting room upstairs. They had been told that a family member had won a raffle — lunch, a shopping spree and the opportunity to meet an unspecified celebrity, perhaps a country music star.
Just a few points prevented Nila Dhinaker from attaining her goal of reaching the top 40 in the nation’s most prestigious spelling bee last month. That leaves her a year to take a second shot at a more favorable outcome.
Teaching Chinese can be forced or presented in an unnatural way. We found a method of teaching behaviors, building upon a child’s natural curiosity, using hands on materials, teaching through multiple senses, and other fantastic philosophies in a pedagogy called Montessori. However, we couldn’t find an effective educational program in Arizona that teaches Mandarin Chinese. So Ling obtained a job at an International Montessori School in Hong Kong and we packed our bags and moved to Hong Kong.
In January, an official for the Arizona Diamondbacks heard the Valley Christian High School Chorale group singing the National Anthem on KOOL FM as part of the Fulton Homes Noon Salute program. Valley Christian’s talented singers won the hearts and ears of the Diamondbacks so much that the group was invited to sing the patriotic song before a game.
Nella is a 5-month-old black kitten with a shy but very loving and playful demeanor. She will require a calm home where she can be socialized, given plenty of tender loving care, and slowly introduced to her new surroundings. She is good with other cats and maybe dogs. She was born with a deformed tail and had to have it surgically removed because it kept getting in her way. Her cute little nub does not require any special care; it just gives her more character. Can you give her a second chance at a new life?
Mother’s Day has been an official U.S. holiday since 1914. It was originally started here in the U.S. by Anna Jarvis in 1908. Mother’s Day celebrations honoring mothers can be traced back to festivals in honor of the mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele, by ancient Greeks and Romans. Early roots include the Christian festival known as “Mothering Sunday.”
Ha Ha Kitty, a beautiful 2-year-old Calico is a very sweet and loving cat. As unique as her name, she is the perfect combination of affectionate and independent. Being a Calico with a very quiet, very well mannered, very unassuming personality, she is the essence of what cat lovers say about an adorable Calico cat. For entertainment, she loves to find the perfect spot where she can climb high and take long naps between surveys of her surroundings. When she is awake, she loves looking out the window in her cat room and playing with toys. Can you give her a second chance at a new life?
I had my suspicions about this and now I know that I was correct. By living here in the desert where we have had a particularly nice winter, we miss some of seasonal symbolism of Easter. I visited my old homeland in Indiana last week where rebirth was evident. Although I had the coldest day of my winter there, family and friends I visited were speaking in cheerful, optimistic tones about the end of winter finally coming and the joy of warm spring days.
A tour of Michael Pollack’s three museums show a man who revels in a past that started well before his entry into the world. One is loaded with memorabilia from bygone days, things that used to linger behind the glass panes on department storefronts to convert window shoppers into spenders. A couple other pieces have a “one of these things is not like the others” ring to it given their relative modernity, like the mini statue of Sonic the Hedgehog.
Vinna “Lee” Brimmer, 70, was chosen to receive the honor of Arizona’s 2014 Outstanding Senior Volunteer as part of the Salute to Senior Service program. Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care, the program celebrates the many contributions senior volunteers make in local communities across the United States.
This beautiful, long-haired 5-year-old tuxedo cat is a loving, vocal, loyal sweetheart. His family lost their home to foreclosure and moved on, but no one thought to let him know, so he stayed in the front yard trying to get into the house whenever a real estate agent showed it. Unfortunately, he was waiting for his family to return. More than six weeks later he was rescued and has turned out to be extremely friendly, playful and loving to other cats and humans, and maybe dogs. One of his favorite activities is to sit on your lap to be brushed, which is definitely a priority due to his beautiful long fur. He also enjoys lounging on a cat tree or just sitting in a windowsill to watch birds. Lost our Home promised LB that we would find him a great forever home and that he would never be left behind again. Can you give LB a second chance at a new life?
Daniel is a 7-month-old black cat with gorgeous gold eyes. He was recently rescued with his brother, Jack, from a backyard while looking for food. The brothers look identical and are very bonded so the “Jack and Daniel boys” will need to be adopted together. Both are extremely playful and affectionate kittens looking for their forever home. They are great around other cats, kids, and maybe dogs. They love to run around chasing toys, running up cat trees, hanging out in a window to watch birds, and sitting on your lap to enjoy some human companionship.
Bud and Dud are 11-month-old orange and white cats who are known to be two peas in a pod. These brothers were facing possible euthanasia because they had ringworm as young kittens. Fortunately, Lost Our Home Pet Foundation was able to rescue and medically treat them — now they are looking for their forever home. Both cats are extremely friendly to humans and cats, love to play with toys while chasing each other up and down a cat tree, and like to sit on your lap. Can you give them a chance at a new life?