Sadie #4

Sadie #4

It may look like she’s smiling. She’s not because she never smiled. It’s a yawn. Sexy Sadie, what have you done You made a fool of everyone You made a fool of everyone Sexy Sadie, ooh, what have you done Sexy Sadie, you broke the rules You laid it...
Trapped – Douglas Balmain

Trapped – Douglas Balmain

Trapped -Douglas Balmain To be trapped in a mind that views the trapping of animals as a point of pride— as a way of life to be revered, romanticized, and protected… I wanted my next line to read: Is a reality I cannot imagine. But I can imagine it. I’ve been...
Robert the Cat

Robert the Cat

He’s been around for a few years. I can’t remember when I first saw him. My office is in the basement where I face a ground level window as I work. Over the years, a procession of animals show up, peer at me and I peer back, usually both parties with great...
Raccoon: My Favorite Animal

Raccoon: My Favorite Animal

Here a raccoon rests in comfort after liberating herself from a carrier in the back seat and making her way to a cozy spot on the front seat floor as we drive to the mountains. Recently I read a blog post which referred to raccoons as “trash pandas”. This...

Releasing a Pet from a Trap (Short Version)

Let’s hope the day never comes! But somebody might need a quick diagram like this one. Courtesy of the Reno Gazette-Journal HINTS: Cover animal’s head with blanket, sweater, jacket, whatever is handy, to calm him/her and to prevent bitingCarry tools if...