RIP Charlotte

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That's her picture at the top. No more blogging today

Charlotte Is Going to Get You!

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The old cat with the collapsed lung is as ornery as ever! What is she planning now

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New Year, Old Cat

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So, Charlotte the Cat Queen is an ongoing saga. Tags: Charlotte In 2007, she was diagnosed with pyothorax and was hospitalized for almost a week. Then in April 2008, we were told she had terminal cancer. So we waited for her to die for about 8 months. In December, she had serious trouble breathing so we rushed her to the emergency vet again. They determined that she was not terminal because 1) she was still alive and 2) she had no weight loss.

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Thanks to Everyone

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Thanks to everyone who has sent us condolences about Her Majesty Charlotte the cranky cat who has returned to the circle of life. I can honestly say that if it weren't for Charlotte, there would be no Critter News and I would still be eating the big burger at Kid Valley. She was one hell of a cat


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From, THE CRITTER NEWS TEAM (aka Anna, Patrick, Charlotte, Sonia, Jennie, Cleo, Chay, Doris, Heidi, and Lou Many wishes for a joyful, successful and animal-friendly 2009!

Preparing for the End

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I read this when I thought Charlotte's time was short. This is a really good web page about what happens when your cat is reaching the end of their days. Very informative.

1,200+ Canines Don Tiaras & ‘Tails’ This Week for Doggy Proms

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It’s prom season for teens everywhere — and that includes the canine kind! More than 600 doggy couples – decked out in bow ties and boas, tiaras and tails — will attend one of 38 Doggy Proms hosted by Best Friends Pet Care at its doggy day camp centers across the country.

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How Much is Your Animal Worth?

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I measure our cat Charlotte (pictured above in the masthead) in 42" HDTV's. Here is an article about the high cost of vet care and the ethical questions of how much do you spend. She's at about 3 at the moment. Maybe 4 with all the meds and followup visits. Do you ask the vet to euthanize the animal? Do you pay for the cat's medical treatment? If you decide to treat the cat, how much are you willing to pay? 5,000? Whatever it takes? No more HDTV's for her

Chimpanzees Mourn Their Dead?

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Heck, even my cats visibly missed old Charlotte who died last August. A couple of studies imply that chimpanzees may mourn their dead. I believe they do. I believe that great apes do have that capacity. I've read of the mountain gorillas in Virunga grieving over the loss of a silverback. If you jump to the comments at the bottom, people took issue with the implication at the end of the article that Jane Goodall would somehow question this grieving behavior.

Scotch Fur Fighter

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As a long-time pet owner, I understand the frustration of constantly cleaning fur off the floor,” said Charlotte Reed, pet trend and lifestyle expert. Attention pet owners with pets that shed! You have found your new best friend!

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Dublin Dog Foundation Update

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. The 2009 Let Freedom Bark charity ride from Charlotte, N.C. Founded in 2007 in Charlotte, N.C., What an awesome update to find in our email box today! The Dublin Dog Foundation Successfully Completes 2009 Let Freedom Bark Ride; Exceeds Fundraising Goals. The Dublin Dog Foundation Awards Funds to Canine Assistants. to sponsor a service dog for North Carolina Cerebral Palsy Patient.

Dublin Dog Foundation (giveaway)

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Kicking off on the 4th of July, the 2009 Let Freedom Bark Ride will be a 24 hour-a-day, 400 mile charity ride on the official Dublin Dog Dream Bike and Sidecar from Charlotte, N.C., Founded in 2007 in Charlotte, N.C., The Dublin Dog Foundation, the non-profit branch of Dublin Dog Co.,

Pet Paradise Resort to donate ALL pet hair clippings

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Pet Paradise was formed in 2002 and currently has 13 facilities in operation of which nine are located throughout Florida; two are in Houston, and one each in New Orleans and Charlotte. We sure love to share great press releases like this one! Did you know that pet hair clippings (and human hair too) can be used to help clean up oil? Read on to learn what Pet Paradise is going to do to help with the massive oil spill.

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The Emotional Lives of Animals

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A lost pit bull mutt broke up an attempted mugging of a woman leaving a playground with her son in Port Charlotte, Florida. Grief, friendship, gratitude, wonder, and other things we animals experience. by Marc Bekoff.