Posts tagged "Animals"

Lincoln Park Zoo: A Chicago Summer Must

This bear at the Lincoln Park Zoo is not sure if his nails are cute enough to be photographed.
Note: ChicagoNow Bloggers are banding together today to give our readers the best of Chicago in the Summer. We will be sharing our favorite places, events, and summer activities all around Chicagoland. Get ready to experience the most comprehensive list of summer hot spots brought to you by true Chicagoans. The Lincoln Park Zoo, my... Read more »

Prep now for National Pet Owner's Day!

Prep now for National Pet Owner's Day!
Next Wednesday is National Pet Owner’s Day. In preparation for this day of recognition, be sure to show your animals some love. Sometimes we take our animals for granted. We know that they will be there for us when we need them, so we forget to be there for them sometimes when life gets a... Read more »

Saying goodbye to Fred: The Gangsta Hamster

A sad morning today in the Horn-Quinn Manor. After almost two years in the family, our beloved Fred passed on today. Upon waking up this morning, I noticed that Fred was not moving. Thinking the worst, I opened his cage to check on him. Unfortunately, it was much worse than I had thought. He was... Read more »
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An event for pets to benefit their best friends!

An event for pets to benefit their best friends!
The American Cancer Society‘s Bark for Life is scheduled for August 19, 2012. The event, taking place at the Sear’s Centre in Hoffman Estates, is a branch of Relay for Life. This year, Kyle and I are serving on the committee for the Northwest Suburban event. In doing so, we have started a team for Nibbler and... Read more »

REVIEW: Loving Care Animal Clinic shows the love!

REVIEW: Loving Care Animal Clinic shows the love!
One of the hardest things to handle while making a huge move is making sure your pets are thoroughly taken care of. Before leaving Arkansas, Kyle and I had to make sure that Nibbler, Zander, and Cleatus were legal to cross state lines. Well to be honest, Kyle and our friend Teresa Medlock handled it.... Read more »

Merry Christmas to you all!

Merry Christmas to you all!
Kyle, Nibbler (photographed), Zander, Cleatus, Fred, and I wish everyone a very blessed Christmas season. I will have tons of stuff to post about soon; however, I wanted to say a very special MERRY CHRISTMAS to you all! I hope everyone gets everything they wished for, and I hope you all take great value in the... Read more »
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Always remember the Canine's 10 Commandments!

Always remember the Canine's 10 Commandments!
Sometimes, we all get too busy to play with our animals. However, we must remember that we are all our pets have. In light of recent news of people abandoning their animals to take a new apartment, I find myself holding my canine friends and hamster a little closer. NOTE: I am not holding the... Read more »

Fred: The Gangsta Hamsta II

Our lovable hamster Fred has been part of our family since the beginning. Fred was a gift to me from Kyle for my birthday last year. My birthday was the day before Kyle and I became an official item. Therefore, Fred has been with us for the long haul. Once our family of two men, two dogs, a cat, and... Read more »

Animal bakery fills the void left by moving to Chicagoland

I blame my neighbor for my addiction to Bentley’s Corner Bakery. Bentley’s is an all natural pet food market. Having a partner who has worked with animals most of his life, he makes sure that our animals are taken care of. This became more difficult when we moved here. We discovered that none of the stores up... Read more »
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My first trip outside of Chicagoland in 8 months, 22 days

I can’t believe I have been in the Chicago area for 8 months and 21 days. It seems like forever; while at the same time feeling like yesterday. I have several posts in the work; however, I just had to explain my absence over the past week. For starters, Fred is doing better. My gangsta... Read more »
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