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ARL Assists Winchendon ACO Reunite 22-Year-Old Cat with Owners
March 20, 2020
This week, the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s (ARL) Law Enforcement Department had the pleasure of assisting Winchendon, MA, Animal Control in a heart-warming reunion between a curious 22-year-old cat, and her family. This reunion may not have been possible if the family had not filed a missing pet report. Earlier in the week, the cat, named Tips, was found along a main road in the town that borders New Hampshire, and taken into the care of Winchendon Animal Control Officer Suzie Kowaleski, who then contacted ARL for assistance. ARL brought Tips to its Boston Animal Care and Adoption Center,
Keeping Pets Occupied While Working Remotely
March 18, 2020
For many us, our schedules have been rearranged in recent days, and that means working remotely whenever possible. You’re following the guidelines for working from home – showering, getting dressed, having a dedicated work space, avoiding temptations like a Netflix binge-a-thon – but what about your pets? We’ve all seen the cute pictures online – a cat sprawled across a keyboard, walking all over a desk or table, or curled up in a person’s lap These images are cute, but they don’t necessarily correlate to you being productive. Our furry friends are attuned to our human habits, and once they
Cleaning Products and Our Pets
March 18, 2020
Typically this is the time of year for spring cleaning. We organize the garage, donate old clothing, and move furniture to get into all the nooks and crannies we tend to neglect. However, amidst the outbreak of COVID-19, cleaning has become more important than ever. But, before you pick up the duster, industrial vacuum, and bottles of solvents and cleaners – keep in mind that not all cleaning agents are pet-friendly. The ingredients to avoid in household cleaners are phenols – a parent compound used as a disinfectant. If the label says “disinfectant”, “antibacterial”, or “sanitizer”, chances are it contains
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