Pets

Rats are Awesome
When I was younger I had a pet rat named Ned. He was given to me by my brother, much to my mother’s chagrin. He was a sweet little albino rat. I used to put him in the hood of my sweatshirt and go for walks. He was very sweet.
Should Your Dog Wear a Yellow Ribbon?
In past years yellow ribbons were used to commemorate soldiers away at war and could be seen on almost every street. They were tied to trees, fences, mailboxes and even cars. However, today that yellow ribbon has a new meaning. Yes, thanks to The Yellow Dog Project, you can now see yellow ribbons ti…
National Pet Adoption Event Comes to Missoula
If you are thinking of adding a fluffy little kitty or a cuddly little puppy to your family, then you need to visit Petsmart this weekend for their annual adoption event. Not only will the Missoula Animal Control have pets available for adoption, but you will also see animals from numerous area shel…
Do Pets Make Kids Smarter?
If you have or are thinking of having kids, it might be a good idea to also add a pet to the equation. That’s because last month a study found that babies who grow up in households with pets are healthier than their pet-less counterparts. And now a survey of children suggests that having a fur…
Texas Dog Fetches Guinness Record for Largest Eyes
While most of our pets make us go “awww” with their innocent eyes, this dog on the other hand may freak you out a bit. Meet four-year-old Boston Terrier, Bruschi, who has just been given the Guinness World Record for “dog with the largest eyes” — an eye-popping 1.1 inch…
Let’s Get Missy Adopted
Lora O'Conner the director of the Humane Society of Western Montana shared this story with me.
This is Missy. She has been at the shelter for over a year now. She has her own Facebook page (Let's Get Missy Adopted).
The staff at the Humane Society even wear shirts each Friday with a picture…

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