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Local Animals Are Begging ‘GIMME SHELTER’

Tweaking the lyrics of Gimme Shelter, 'Yeah, a storm is threatening their very lives today - If they don't get some shelter, Lord they're gonna fade away.'

The "storm" is a real life problem facing C.A.R.E., the local no-kill animal habitat.

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Avondale Pattillo UMC,flickr

Local Blessing of Animals and Pets

Last weekend, the traditional Blessing of the Fleet attracted a large crowd to the Working Waterfront Festival.

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Multiple Record-Breaking Alligators Caught in Mississippi

On September 1, the record for the largest alligator ever caught in Mississippi was 697.5 pounds. That record was broken not once but twice on Sunday, the first day of the state's alligator-hunting season.

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FDA/Proctor & Gamble

Iams and Eukanuba Pet Food Face Recall, Again

If you use either Iams or Eukanuba pet food, you may want to take part in a voluntary recall on both dog and cat dry food, to avoid possible salmonella poisoning. 

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Running of Bulls Coming to U.S.

Boston based, The Great Bull Run, LLC, is already banking money from an American version of Pamplona, Spain's San Fermin running of the bulls, taking place south of Richmond, VA on August 24.

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Study: Dolphins Can Problem Solve Like Humans

A dog may be man's best friend, but dolphins can imitate human actions, and even how they solve problems.

A recent study shows that when a dolphin has one of its senses blocked, it can use other senses to mimic a human's movements

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Bossy Cat Drags Dog Away [VIDEO]

In this video, notice the hopeless look in the puppy's eyes, as a very headstrong cat has other plans for the dog, who just wants to hang with his buddies!

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David Overhalt,flickr

Dog Is Woman’s Best Friend Too

We live in a violent society where every week we hear about innocent women being raped and/or murdered. Some MA legislators are now looking at ways to make pepper spray and mace more easily accessible.

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Peace for Ponies [AUDIO]

Kendra Bond of the organization Peace for Ponies joined Tim Weisberg on Saturday morning to discuss her group's efforts to find new homes for rescued miniature horses. Give it a listen and find out how you can help.

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Dogs Edging Out Cats In Latest Pet Popularity Poll

Dog owners are in the majority in the U.S.  According to the latest "American Pets Poll," 52% prefer pups as pets, while just 21% would rather have a cat. 

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