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  • Run! Cheetah Hunt open at Busch Gardens

    Run! Cheetah Hunt open at Busch Gardens
    The newest roller coaster in Florida isn't a ferocious, man-eating tiger — but it's no pussycat either. Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's Cheetah Hunt, which debuted last week, carries some of its namesake's qualities in the form of speedy bursts and...
  • PASSINGS: Lilian Jackson Braun, Harry Bernstein, Adolfas Mekas

    Lilian Jackson Braun Author of 'The Cat Who…' mystery series Lilian Jackson Braun, 97, an author who wrote 29 books in the "The Cat Who …" mystery series, died of natural causes Saturday at a hospice center in Landrum, S.C. Braun, who...
  • My Pet World: Dog and mom still need each other

    Question: Please help settle a family dispute. My 91-year old mother lives 70 miles away in an independent living facility. Her memory is failing, as she was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Pets are allowed, but residents need to be able to...
  • My Pet World: What would cats and crows talk about?

    Q: Between 8:30 and 9 each morning, there's an unusual rendezvous at my home. At first, I thought it was a coincidence, but this happens every morning unless there's heavy rain. Our indoor-only cat sits on the window ledge. Within minutes, a crow arrives....
  • Start the Presses: Reading too much into the weather

    Start the Presses: Reading too much into the weather
    Last weekend, my wife Donna and I schlepped up and down our street, informing neighbors we didn't know that weather had forced us to postpone a party most weren't aware we were throwing. It was somewhat awkward. Sunday, the scheduled day of the party,...
  • My Pet World: Do our pets need holiday presents, too?

    Q: My husband lost his corporate job six months ago, and his prospects have not improved. I was a stay-at-home mom who went back to work part time. We have three kids (ages 5 to 11) and three dogs (two Labs and a Lab/golden retriever-mix). We've always...
  • Check It Out: Stories for lovers of cats, dogs

    There's nothing like going home after a hard day's work and being greeted at the door by your four-legged friend. Always happy, wagging a tail, and eager to please, a dog is truly man, woman, and child's best friend. Cats, although a little more aloof but...
  • Pet Of The Week: Margery

    Pet Of The Week: Margery
    Where do all the cats go when they get out of the house and don't come back? Many lost cats enter a cat colony (a group of cats living together, as in nature) that is being fed by a neighbor who leaves food out, or a local rescue person who has secret...
  • My Pet World: Can our pets become alcoholics?

    Recently, I celebrated 15 years of answering your questions. Here are some favorites among the thousands I've received: Q: My cat got into my wine glass while I was away from the table. I caught him red-handed with the red wine. I noticed he enjoyed it....
  • Mailbag: Volunteers helped save shelter animals

    Our Laguna Beach Animal Shelter was decimated in the recent rains. We lost nearly everything from electronics to paper clips. And, once again, people have been there to help us. I want to thank as many as I can. The Animal Control officers came in on...
  • "Square Cat" by Elizabeth Schoonmaker

    "Square Cat" by Elizabeth Schoonmaker
    "Square Cat" By Elizabeth Schoonmaker 1st Aladdin, $14.99, ages 4-8 The book is square, because Eula, the star of the show, is. (Draw a square, add ears and a tail with right angles.) "She longed to be a round cat like her friends Patsy and Maude."...