The year’s 2nd month is winding down. But the opportunities for celebrations & observations aren’t slowing down one bit. Monthly celebrations include guinea pigs and caffeine. And ideas! But not just having ideas. Doing something with your ideas. This week we also have food days, animal days, and disease awareness days. Plus anti-bullying, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Can you believe February will be 1/2-way done in just a couple of days?! Don’t despair, we’ve found plenty of holidays to keep the blues at bay. (But not the snow … To those of you in the eastern 1/2 of the US: Sorry. 😕 ) From bunnies to birds, and ETs to gumdrops. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The first full week of February arrives with a mix of serious and fun topics. On the serious side, we’re reminded to be aware of burn hazards and protect children’s mental health. Also spay and neuter our pets, and help protect the Western Monarch butterfly, among other things. On the fun side we […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Can you believe January’s coming to an end?! But the chances to celebrate don’t end! Close out January with meat, iceworms, bubble wrap, and croissants, among other things. Then ring in February with more meat and iceworms. Along with birds, serpents, hedgehogs, and ice cream (for breakfast!). Or choose your own combination of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
You love your furry babies, and you want them to stay happy and healthy. But they do get sick. And we do whatever we can to help them. It’s hard to think about, but pets can get cancer too. Pet Cancer Awareness Month shines a light on this sad reality. It also helps […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Although cats no doubt think this should be every day, October 29 is National Cat Day. It’s a day to celebrate all things feline. To recognize the loving little creatures cats are. And to help more of them find their very own furever homes. Because each and every one deserves it. Colleen Paige created […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Every October 16 we help raise awareness about feral cats with National Feral Cat Day. As of 2017, the day’s name has changed to Global Cat Day. This was done to recognize that community cats exist everywhere. There are probably feral cats in your neighborhood. But feral cats are the subject of very passionate […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
In October we celebrate another endangered animal, the African penguin. African Penguin Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of these birds and the threats to their survival. The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) started the day. This organization works tirelessly to try to save all threatened shorebirds, not just […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
So, traditionally the second Monday in October is Columbus Day. But in recent years Columbus’ reputation has taken a hit (not undeserved). So some communities have decided to have other celebrations on this day. Many of these celebrations honor the people who had already discovered North America when Columbus showed up to claim […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today we celebrate porridge, that rather mushy dish made by boiling grains or other starchy plant materials in water or milk. No, that’s actually not quite right. We’re not celebrating porridge. Rather World Porridge Day raises awareness of how porridge can help provide nutrition to desperately poor children. Specifically, the important role of porridge in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.