Pet Calendar: Aug. 26 and beyond

Posted August 25th, 2012 by administrator

Pet Calendar: Aug. 26 and beyond
News from San Jose Mercury News:

Events

EAST BAY

Pet First Aid Day: Join East Bay Animal Rescue & Refuge for a day of classes on pet first aid and CPR. Classes: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Aug. 26. Sports Basement, 881 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek. $ 15 in advance, $ 20 at event. 925-429-2785, www.ebarr.org.

Beehive Exhibit: Lindsay Wildlife Museum’s new exhibit Hive Alive! offers a spectacular view of life inside a honeybee hive. The custom plexiglass enclosure houses honeycomb frames and bees while allowing a 360 degree view of hive activities. A tunnel to the outdoors allows worker bees to enter and exit the hive, while traveling to and from the museum’s garden. The hive can be seen during regular museum hours: Noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $ 7 adults; $ 6 seniors and students; $ 5 ages 2-17; free to members and children under 2. www.wildlife-museum.org.

Adopt-a-thon: The Safe Cat Foundation is lowering adoption fees for cats 1 year and older ($ 25) and kittens ($ 50) during its Labor of Love Adopt-a-thon. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 1-2. Locations: Martinez and Dublin Petco and Martinez Petsmart. www.safecatfoundati…………… continues on San Jose Mercury News

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Are you and your pets prepared as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches Tampa Bay?
News from Examiner.com:

Today marked the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. On August 24, 1992, Hurricane Andrew ripped through Florida causing unexpected, devastating damage.

In its wake, it left more than 1,000 abandoned pets that had to be euthanized due to there being nothing in place to shelter and care for them.

In 1999, Hurricane Floyd caused over three million farm and domestic animals to lose their lives.

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina pounded the gulf coast as the world witnessed thousands of abandoned pets stranded on roofs, trapped in flooded hou…………… continues on Examiner.com

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