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About Animals Are Feeling Beings Too

I am an animal lover and advocate! My mission in life is to help animals get the respect and care they deserve and God intended for them. I also do Web Design.

Sunday Pause (Paws): For Family

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax and spend some time with family.

For this post, I have included pictures of just a few of my family members. They are photos I have taken recently while spending time with them. (Note: The photos of my parents didn’t have the greatest quality, so I did a lot of playing around with them and decided to turn them into more of “artwork” type photos. That is why they look as they do.)

My mom and I recently had the most enjoyable time going for a walk by a man-made body of water. We found a swing to sit on and we just kicked back, relaxed, and enjoyed the view while sipping on a Chai Latte from Starbucks (my favorite and I mean FAVORITE drink).

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Mom relaxing on a swing sipping a cup of latte.

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This Tuesday’s Tale: Pete & Buster

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The Tale Of A Man Who Just Wanted His Dog Back

This is a story from 2014, but I have only seen it recently. It’s about a man named Pete and a dog named Buster. Sadly, when Buster was nine years old, Pete ran into financial trouble and lost his house. He knew it wasn’t good for Buster to live out on the streets, so he did what he felt was best for him.

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Sunday Pause (Paws): Hello

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and take a break from the busyness of the week.

Cino wanted to start today with a little hello. (Turn up the volume)

The friendly word hello. We say hello when we answer the phone, when we meet someone, and as we pass by someone.

When you pass by someone in a hallway or on the street, do you think you should say hello? Continue reading

This Tuesday’s Tale: Jack

Today we take a look back at Jack. Jack is a little dog that was found in a dumpster by a little boy. Sadly, this happens more than you think. Honestly, how can people be so cruel?

I wrote a tale about Jack back in October. Kathy, Jack’s pet parent, recently shared some new photos of Jack. I decided to share them with you and give you a link to Jack’s tale.

Below is Jack happy to have tummy time. 🙂

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Walk Away Or Fight Back?

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Dakota

The cat in the photo above is my cousin’s cat, Dakota. She captioned this particular photo “The Mighty Hunter.” This seemed perfect for this unplanned post.

Dakota is watching a bird in a bush but wasn’t putting a lot of effort into trying to go after it. When my cat, Cino, sees a bird her posture immediately changes to what looks like “attack” mode. There is a choice they have to make, attack or sit back and let it go.

Which choice do you make when you encounter a rude person? Do you attack and fight back or do you calmly sit back and let it go? Continue reading

Sunday Pause (Paws): Just A Rose

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful things in life such as a picture of an adorable dog holding a rose in his mouth and a good poem. I happen to have both of these for you today.

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Sammy

The poem is actually not mine. It is from Colin Chappell’s new book of poetry called “Just Thinking.” It’s called “Just a Rose” and in the video below you will hear Colin reading it. I love his accent! Continue reading

No Bake Chia Energy Bites

Hello all!

Last night while I was unpacking my groceries I realized I forgot to get the protein bars I usually get. Since I do not eat meat, I try to get protein in other foods. These protein bars are one way and it helps that they are really good! Just when I was thinking I would need to go back to the store I remembered a recipe I had that would be a good replacement.

Since I post recipes every now & then, I thought this would be a good one to share. It’s also very easy to put together.

NO BAKE CHIA ENERGY BITES

Ingredients:

1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons shredded coconut
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
raisins or chocolate chips

Steps:

Mix all the ingredients together until fully combined.

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