Websites to Inspire Animal Stewardship
|Tiny Toes Rat Rescue of New Mexico
A remarkable rescue organization for one of the most maligned animals in the world. These caring people have adoption workshops, volunteer opportunities, and a delightful website with photographs of all the rats needing good homes. These are not wild rats, but domesticated rats, some call them pedigreed or fancy rats. They have wonderful personalities, and are friendly and have good dispositions.They make excellent pets, are very intelligent and love social interaction with humans. They come in lots of colors, white, white hooded, black, mink, light grey, pale blue, blue-grey and brown shades. There are rat lovers all over the world and they have rat shows just like dog or cat shows. There are thousands of websites where people show off or showcase their pats.
|VIDEO: Darling rat taking her bath
|15 rat tricks to music
|More amazing rat tricks
|Straight from the Horse's Heart; A Spiritual Ride through Love, Loss and Hope
Our intent, here at Straight from the Horse’s Heart, is not simply to promote the book by the same name (whose profits go to Habitat for Horses) but to give a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves. Author and Wild Horse Advocate R.T. Fitch speaking with Ginger Kathrens at a Protest Press Conference March/2011 ~ photo by Barb Rider, Amongst these pages of posts you will find good news and a whole lot of “not so good news” for our equine companions. News stories on the plight of our native wild horses, rescue, horse slaughter, neglect and politics as they relate to horses will be posted, along with stories and “op-eds.”
|National Council for Aging Care's guide on Pets for Seniors
Are you wondering how you are going to care for your pet as you age in place? Are you wondering if you should adopt a pet as you age in place? This guide will help you decide on the best choice for you. Studies have shown that owning a pet can be physically and mentally beneficial for people of all ages.