Monday, September 13, 2010

Monday Pet Roundup

Hi and Welcome to Monday Pet Roundup!

* I saw these birds while on a walk downtown Saturday. They were perched so cute on an office building window sill.

* I'm so excited because today I'm announcing the contest winners of A Dog's Purpose book and a pet-friendly Frisbee. Thank you so much for all the great and thoughtful responses. Here are some of the wonderful endings to the sentence: A dog's purpose is-
to love us
to show us what a best friend is
to make us happy
to teach us
to protect us
to help us discover our inner dog.

* $100, $700 or even $1,000..Ark Animals blog explores why buying a pet can be expensive. Are you willing to pay? And do you think a shelter pet should cost less than other pets?

* With pets so expensive, little shock that they are sometimes the object of illegal practices. Thieves stole several rare birds from a pet shop in the Chicago are. One suspect was seen on surveillance camera taking a parrot out of its cage and putting it in her purse. Good news: the birds have all been safely returned.

* Is this place for real?! You may have seen the pictures going around the web of hundreds of cats and teeny tiny replica houses. From, find out more about the man who built Caboodle, a cat village--complete with little houses, a church and Wal-Mart--for homeless cats.

And now, the contest winners! Thank you so much to everyone for entering, I wish you all could have won. I'm delighted to announce the winners, CONGRATULATIONS! Please send your mailing address to me at peggyfrezon (at) gmail (dot) com and I will get your prizes right out to you.

For the first place drawing, A Dog's Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron, the winner is:

The second place winner, a dog-friendly Frisbee, goes to:
Benny and Lily


  1. Is the first place winner, Gloria, me??? Wowee if it is!

  2. As always, I love your Monday Pet Roundup, and this one was extra exciting because you announced the winners of your contest. I am glad you used the random generator to choose your winners because it is best way to do so.
    To answer your question, I think shelter dogs need to adopted at a fair price because I think some shelters (and rescue agencies) have overly high adoption rates which means that many animals are still in shelters and foster homes today.
    Who is Gloria by the way? I know Benny and Lilly but...

  3. You made our day lady!! We won... We are so excited. A dogs purpose... We like all the endings
    merci..thank you
    Benny & Lily

    This was fun!!! and.. this was a wonderful post BTW!!!

  5. Congratulations to the winners. That is terrific. I wish there was some way to lower the prices of the dogs and cats in the shelters. But I know it is expensive to keep them in the shelters.
    Have a great evening.

  6. Congratulations Gloria and Benny and Lily!

  7. Yay fur da winners! Miss wants to know where you lives cuz we tinks it is very close to us. So if youz don't mind send me a pmail and let us know...'kay?

    Woofs and Licks,
    Maggie Mae

  8. I saw the pictures of the cat village. That place was totally crazy! I don't think that I've ever seen so many cats in one place.

  9. Congrats to the winners!


  10. Congratulations Gloria and Benny and Lily!


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