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Celebrating 10 Years~Helping our pets & all those we can't adopt!

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The Blessing of the Animals

October 17, 2015

I was fortunate enough to be invited to a blessing of the animals at a friend’s church, a few years ago. Though a lifelong Christian, I had never even heard of this ceremony, which in itself is wonderfully simple.

It’s conducted in memory of St. Francis of Assisi’s love for all creatures. This saint had a legendary reputation for preaching to the birds, and once taming a wolf using only his w…

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Helping Just One Pet?

June 12, 2015

I’m going to admit something right up front. I’m not proud of it, but I often size people up based on their reaction to Comfort for Critters. When I meet someone new, after they ask the mandatory “do you have kids?”, they usually ask “what do you do?” I’m often tempted to answer “not enough”, but they probably wouldn’t get it.

When I tell them about Comfort for Critters, the…

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