He's one of the quiet observers-from-a-distance of our local music scene. He knows local people both big and small, but judges no one.
He's sick and tired of all the name jokes, and wisecracks about being eaten on a Lee Harvey's burger. He's the ultimate barfly, and wise observer of all things that ... More >>
Good news first: the kittens have their own room now. Bad news: most of those kittens are still going to die.
Every few months, the Animal Shelter Commission gets together for a progress report from shelter manager Jody Jones and director of Code Compliance Jimmy Martin. It's always a mixture of a ... More >>
Patrick MichelsThree cats, one box.Most humans would probably be grateful if someone would come by a couple times a day and tidy up after them. Feral cats likely feel differently. They're often brought to Dallas Animal Services scared and stressed out, and their sparse cages offer nowhere to hide ... More >>
Keyboard Cat is too easy! Try Cat Garth Brooks, instead.So, Halloween's closing in, and you have to choose a costume. It's tough, isn't it? The clock is ticking--and if you don't choose something remarkable then the night is a big suck pile.Then, there's your pet. Do you dress it up for the occas ... More >>
You know how I feel about squirrels, but ...
When I was a kid - thankfully I only have a vague memory of the experience - I underwent this allergy test. A bunch of razor-blade nicks in my bare back to see how I reacted to chemicals and whatnot.
Result: I am allergic to Penicillin. The r ... More >>
Speaking of aquariums ... If you're looking for something to do with the kiddos on Friday, and you're particularly fond of the free stuffed animal, may I recommend a trip to the Dallas World Aquarium? At noon on Friday, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will be in front of the Griffin S ... More >>
When you're pouring out Fluffy's daily ration of Meow Mix, have you ever been tempted to try a bite?
If the fancy does strike you, you'll be happy to know that Popular Science declares cat food safe for human consumption, though not exactly the basis for a nutritious diet. The ingredients--meat by ... More >>