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The Parish of St. Benedict is inviting the Ahwatukee community to its third annual rummage sale.
Mountain Park Senior Living recently donated a bundle of stuffed animals to Phoenix Fire Department Station No. 38 for all the help they’ve given the center over the years.
Charlie is a beautiful, affectionate, energetic 2-year-old kitty. When she’s not directing her energy towards talking to you, snuggling with you, or trying to score a meal from you, she’ll focus her energy on a vigorous playtime! Charlie loves playtime and in particular loves wand toys of all types, be it feather wands, swizzle wands, or some other type of wand.
Expanding a child’s mind and body are the two tenets Connect5 takes to heart.
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Marshall is a wonderful and loving 5-year-old, tri-color Beagle. He is very affectionate and loves lots of attention. He gets along well with other dogs and is very good with children as well. He loves to play with his toys and is always ready to play ball. He is house broken and would be a great fit for almost any household.
Spring is our busiest seasons in real estate. One of the top reasons is because parents often want to buy a new home and move after the kids are out of school and before they start the new school year. A question I hear often is, “How do I make this move easy on the kids?” Moving is stressful enough for adults, add in children who don’t understand the process, the reasons and all they know is it is going to be different, and it can make things a little more challenging. Here are some ways to relieve the stress, and dare I say, get them excited about the move.
It's the dirty work of home life: dusting the shelves, mopping the floors and doing the laundry, load after load. Yet asking kids to help has gotten harder for some parents, caught up in the blur of today's competitive, time-pressed, child-focused world.
I know shopping online is the craze nowadays, but it can be bland. I recall that thrill in trying out the latest gadgets at the local Five & Dime, the intrigue I felt in browsing through that Army Surplus store, the entice in a candy shop, and the joy I had in playing around at the toy store.
Are you looking for a true lap cat? What about an affectionate, eager-to-please cat who is a big-time snuggler and is good with cats and most dogs? Meet Henry, the embodiment of all of those qualities. He is a mature cat who has lived more than seven cat years, but you wouldn’t know it. He is looking for a family who will let him enjoy relaxing around the house while getting a nice belly rub. He may not play with cat toys often, but will always enjoy human companionship and a nice perch by a window to watch the world outside. Can you give Henry a second chance at a new life?
Since last August, Suzy Thorne of Ahwatukee has helped buy new school clothes for almost 900 children in need, coordinating a massive effort that involves eight school districts and dozens of volunteers. She did the same thing the year before.
George Bruck, in all of his 80 years, has never had much. And he’s never asked for much.
Sali is a super sweet, easygoing, 1-year-old Terrier/Dachshund mix with a smile that goes from ear to ear. A word of warning, her smile is contagious – you’ll soon find yourself smiling once in Sali’s presence! Sali’s favorite way to greet you is to employ the stop, flop, and roll maneuver with the full expectation that she will receive belly rubs. Sometimes, she’ll get in a few doggie kisses before she employs the maneuver. Sali loves laps and will sit in yours for hours. Sali also enjoys being held. Some of Sali’s other favorite activities include eating, car rides, and walks. Good thing she likes walks so much considering how fond she is of her food! Sali does well on a leash and is just now discovering the joy of toys!
Many adults complain that today’s youth is dominated by video games and iPads. But no matter how advanced technology becomes, LEGO will always be there to provide the building blocks for good, old-fashion fun. Every LEGO box is a treasure chest of infinite possibilities, allowing us to construct castles, cars, and entire cities. LEGO has fueled our imaginations ever since 1949. Sixty-five years and 560 billion LEGO pieces later, we get “The LEGO Movie.”
Lennox is a great looking boy. He was adopted in 2013, but recently returned because in his adoptive home he exhibited separation anxiety. His separation anxiety though since his return has seemingly been solved with a simple dose of daily medication. Lennox has been living in a foster home and doing wonderful. There he has two dog friends and a cat friend to keep him company. He enjoys walks, playing with other dogs, toys and during his down time a cuddle on the couch is just what he needs. He knows basic commands and is a quick learner. He is very eager to please his humans. Lennox would do best in a home with other dogs and one where a family isn’t gone for long extended amounts of time. Lennox is neutered, microchipped, and current on vaccinations.
Dear Claudia: Every room in my house seems to be an area for clutter. Please share some organizing secrets!
No doubt you have heard of people who buy junk at the swap meet or garage sale and sell it for a fortune on eBay, Craigslist, Amazon or any other of a dozen or so online seller sites. Maybe you are thinking you are a pretty savvy shopper and you cruise the garage sales so why not make it big with some discarded relic of the past that will bring your financial future more in line with your expectations? Before you go out treasure hunting, there are a few things you need to know.
Selena, a beautiful 9-month-old cat was rescued from an abandoned apartment building. Since being rescued, she has been noted as being the sweetest, most lovable, laid-back cat that gets along incredibly well with other cats. Selena, being an adorable orange and white kitty, enjoys playing with toys and her volunteer friends at PetSmart.
Dino plays with anything you give him but bouncy balls and wand toys are among his favorites. Dino views bouncy balls as a great threat to civilization. He will not hesitate to run over, pick it up and carry it around in his mouth while simultaneously hissing and growling at it. Next, Dino takes on the dangers that wand toys pose to society. Dino is an amazing jumper who will give chase until he is victoriously carrying the wand toy in his mouth, simultaneously hissing and growling at it as well. In the blink of an eye, 1-year-old Dino goes from a hard core play session to a super snuggle fest. When the world is safe from bouncy balls and wand toys, Dino is a sweet, affectionate, snuggly guy who loves being petted and loves a warm lap. He returns your love with purrs of contentment and a kitty kiss or two. Dino always has something to say so don’t be surprised if he strikes up a conversation with you. He not only loves people, he also loves the company of other friendly kitties. Dino is so much fun, he will bring lots of laughter and love to the family lucky enough to take him home.
The Ahwatukee Republican Women’s club donated more than $600, plus toys and toiletries to the Child Crisis Center of Phoenix in December following its recent “Caring for Community” Charity Drive. This committee coordinates non-partisan community service projects throughout the year for members.
Jessie, nearly 2 years old, is the typical cool, smart, clever and charming Jack Russell. He absolutely loves toys and will self entertain. He likes other dogs so please bring yours in to meet him. Jessie might even be able to live with a dog savvy cat. He has been neutered and has all his shots. His adoption fee is $175.
It’s no secret that kids love tablets, but the devices also can get them into trouble.
A good come command is one of the most important commands your dog should know. Unfortunately, there are many situations in life that come up and wind up sabotaging your training efforts. In this article we will address ways to handle some of those situations. Please remember that there are many training activities that you can do to train a good recall. The purpose of this article is to address some common pitfalls that sabotage your training efforts. Please contact us for a systematic training protocol for a reliable recall.
Program manager Chris Harris plays with Ozzie while Nala plays with a toy at the new Lost Our Home Pet Foundation shelter in Tempe on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014.
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.