Don't most events in our lives happen by chance? I hope to share with you the chance observations and experiences of my travels. And I offer a chance for you to comment as well. Add to that my fond affection for my late cat, Chance, who was afflicted with feline leukemia and died of cancer, and you will see why "chance" has a special meaning in my life. By chance, the adventure continues and can be shared...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Spay or neuter!
This is Disaster. She didn't look too great when she showed up on our porch last spring -- hence the name. She was thin, her fur was missing in patches. But she was a love, we took her in, had her spayed and today she is a sweet love bug with a very soft coat.
She is just one of our kitties, each of whom has found us over the years. And all of whom are spayed or neutered. Today is World Spay Day, and I hope everyone takes seriously the absolute need to care for our pets -- and to be sure to have them spayed or neutered. I also hope that instead of heading to that pet shop or seeking out one of those "designer" pets, you will seek out a local rescue group like Stray Cat Blues or SPCA and offer a forever home to these deserving creatures. It was back in 1995 that Spay Day USA was founded by the Doris Day Animal League and Doris Day Animal Foundation. Now there are scores of groups that participate and events such as low and no-cost spay/neuter clinics, fundraisers and educational projects are held. Be sure to do your part. Take a friend or two into your home, keep them healthy and spay or neuter. These critters add so much to our lives, ask so little and offer unconditional love.