Which “Animal” Will Take The GOT Throne?

Now into its eighth and final HBO season, the Game of Thrones, which debuted on April 14, 2019, we’re finally going to find out the ultimate fate of Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen [aka Khaleesi], Tyrion Lannister and the remaining cast of characters that populate this widely popular fictional series. As they clashed, slashed, trashed and…

Wolf Spiders Find Mustard Repellent, Have No Opinions On Ketchup

Researchers have found that wolf spiders don’t want prey with good taste, they want prey that tastes good – and mustard is NOT their preferred condiment.   “Pardon me, do you have any Grey Poupon?,” said no Wolf Spider ever. Never mind the fact that spiders can’t talk… at least we know they’re not fans…

Velvet, The Black Lab Mix Hero Mountaineer

For a group of experienced mountain climbers, their one critical error, a failure to heed the weather forecast, almost cost them their lives, and very well might have but for the actions of a Black Lab mix named Velvet. Velvet Is A Hero A few years ago, on  a warm and pleasant Presidents’ Day weekend,…

Monkey Sees, Monkey Does! Monkeys Becoming More Human?

It’s been a conundrum to humans, why monkeys are not more human? But recent research indicates there are more similarities than one thinks. Scientists have sequenced the genome of the chimpanzee and found that humans are 96 percent similar to the great ape species. In fact, when Darwin said we descended from apes, he didn’t…

What you should know about Grains in your pet’s food – Truth about Pet Food

Grains in pet foods come with risks; a different set of risks than the current grain-free pet food potential risk to heart disease. The FDA alerted pet owners to a current investigation into the “Potential Connection Between Diet and Canine Heart Disease” in July 2018. Though no scientific reason for the link has been released,…

Vatican Kitties: Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, Cat Lover

His Holiness Benedict XVI Pope Emeritus, formerly Pope Benedict XVI, was known for his love of cats though due to tradition he was not allowed to keep one at his apartment in Vatican City’s Apostolic Palace.  It’s not clear when the rule forbidding pets in the papal apartments was instituted and spokesmen for The Holy…

“FDA must issue…” – But They Never Did – Truth about Pet Food

A government website proves FDA pretended to abide by law year after year, when they actually NEVER did. Signed into law in September 2007, Ensuring the Safety of Pet Food was supposed to improve pet food safety protecting our pets. The first notice of FDA’s federal law pet food responsibility was posted in the spring…