A cat and dog sharing the same pet carrier were surrendered last week to MSPCA-Angell‘s Boston shelter. Now, the “best friends” are looking for a new home together. Kitty, a long-haired brown-and-white tabby, and Leila, a Chihuahua, were brought to MSPCA-Angell on March 14 after their family had to move and couldn’t locate housing that would accomodate pets. Rob Halpin, MSPCA-Angell’s director of public relations, said cat-and-dog friendships are rare. Halpin and his colleagues have only seen a similar situation just once in the last four years, he said. “What was so moving to us was to see this dog and cat peeking out from inside the same carrier that they shared, which really underscored to us the degree to which they were bonded,” Halpin said. Shelter staff created a makeshift room in an office for the two to live in while awaiting adoption. “The only thing they have is each other, and that’s the one thing we can’t … [Read more...] about ‘Best friends’ Kitty and Leila arrived at the shelter in the same carrier. Now they’re looking for a new home together.
Blue skies and spring fashion make for stunning Hats in the Park luncheon at the Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion and McGovern Centennial Gardens By Amber Elliott Updated 5:30 pm CDT, Thursday, March 21, 2019 Valerie Dieterich, from left, Diane Lokey Farb, Karen Payne, Varda Fields and Ceron at the Hermann Park Conservancy's annual Hats in the Park luncheon at Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion at McGovern Centennial Garden. less Valerie Dieterich, from left, Diane Lokey Farb, Karen Payne, Varda Fields and Ceron at the Hermann Park Conservancy's annual Hats in the Park luncheon at Cherie Flores Garden Pavilion at McGovern Centennial ... more Photo: Gary Fountain, Contributor Photo: Gary Fountain, Contributor Image 1 of / 42 Caption Close Image 1 of 42 Valerie Dieterich, from left, … [Read more...] about Ladies who luncheon host “tea with best friends,” raise $400,000 for Hermann Park Conservancy
John Rogers, Associated Press Updated 11:51 am PDT, Friday, March 15, 2019 In this Tuesday, March 12, 2019 photo Puppy raiser for Guide Dogs of America Lexie Dreyfuss and her 6 month old Labrador Retriever Hathi prepare for a demonstration at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. A new exhibit at a Los Angeles museum examines the relationship between dogs and humans and explores why the two species seem to think so much alike and get along so well. "Dogs! A Science Tail” opens Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the California Science Center. less In this Tuesday, March 12, 2019 photo Puppy raiser for Guide Dogs of America Lexie Dreyfuss and her 6 month old Labrador Retriever Hathi prepare for a demonstration at the California Science Center in Los ... more Photo: Richard Vogel, AP Photo: … [Read more...] about Exhibit explores keen senses, abilities of man’s best friend
Mark Wahlberg and Philadelphia 76ers guard/forward Jimmy Butler have known each other for years. However, Butler says his “best friend” isn’t Marky Mark himself, but a younger member of the Dorchester native’s family. In a conversation between Wahlberg and Butler published by Interview Magazine, the actor noted the lengths that Butler has gone in order to befriend Wahlberg’s daughter Grace, 9. “You’ve spent probably five years trying to win over my daughter’s friendship, literally going by yourself to watch her horse-riding competitions,” Wahlberg said. “Now you’ve become friends.” “That’s my best friend in the world, I’m not gonna lie,” Butler responded. “Once she trusts you, she’s on your side.” Butler also revealed that he took a cameo role in the 2016 comedy “Office Christmas Party” at Wahlberg’s suggestion, not realizing that Wahlberg … [Read more...] about Jimmy Butler says Mark Wahlberg’s 9-year-old daughter is his ‘best friend in the world’
Daniel Howes The Detroit News Published 11:45 PM EST Feb 11, 2019 Michigan’s legendary congressman, John D. Dingell, died the same day the “Green New Deal” appeared in Washington. He would not have approved. A driving force behind the Clean Air, Medicare and Affordable Care acts, Dingell was nonetheless suspicious (to put it gently) of what he privately termed “the g-damned enviros” and the anti-manufacturing policies they predictably espouse. The reason is simple: The Dearborn Democrat never forgot who he represented for nearly 60 years in Congress. He knew what industry drove his district's economy, how federal policy could strengthen his beloved automakers and impact their largest union, the United Auto Workers, and its members. Better than most — and certainly more than the coastal types pushing the fanciful Green New Deal — he understood with absolute clarity how idealism disconnected from business reality could … [Read more...] about In Dingell, Detroit automakers lose best friend in Washingon