Animal News Vol 6/Issue 30 - Feb 2007 Celebrating 6 years providing a valuable & informative resource for the ANN subscribers!
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Aries - We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives . . ., not looking for flaws, but for potential. - Ellen Goodman
Taurus - And I love that you are the last person I want to talk to before I go to sleep at night. And it's not because I'm lonely, and it's not because it's New Year's Eve. I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible. - Nora Ephron (screenwriter); character Harry Burns, "When Harry Met Sally"
Gemini - Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunder-storm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols. - Thomas Mann
Cancer - Certain opuscules, denominated Christmas Books, with the ostensible intention of swelling the tide of exhilaration, or other expansive emotions, incident upon the exodus of the old and the inauguration of the new year. - William Makepeace Thackeray
Leo - Each age has deemed the new-born year
The fittest time for festal cheer. - Walter Scott
Virgo - Surely, it is much easier to respect a man who has always had respect, than to respect a man who we know was last year no better than ourselves, and will be no better next year. - Samuel Johnson
Libra - No, life has not disappointed me. On the contrary, I find it truer, more desirable and mysterious every year ever since the day when the great liberator came to me: the idea that life could be an experiment of the seeker for knowledge and not a duty, not a calamity, not trickery. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Scorpio - Glory to God in highest heaven,
Who unto man His Son hath given;
While angels sing with tender mirth,
A glad new year to all the earth. - Martin Luther
FDA Approves the First Drug for Obese Dogs The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today is announcing the approval of Slentrol (dirlotapide), a prescription drug for the management of obesity in dogs. Slentrol reduces appetite and fat absorption to produce weight loss. A veterinarian will determine whether the dog should be treated, based on the dog's weight and general health. Read the Full Story
Keeping Your Pet Safe During Air Travel Few pets regularly travel by air, so it can be a frightening experience for both pet and pet parent. The US Department of Transportation makes pet incident information available to the public in a monthly report found at the website http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports. A review of the most recent 6 months revealed that for all US air carriers of pets combined, there were 19 reported deaths, 6 injuries, and 6 pets lost. The total number of pets traveling is not listed, but clearly some airlines have better records than others. Read the Full Story
Cat Diet The natural diet of cats is meat
Cats are meat eaters, designed to thrive on a wide variety of small prey animals, eaten fresh and whole. Their natural diet is high in water and protein, with a moderate amount of fat, and a very low percentage of carbohydrate.
Dry cat food is high in grain
A diet of dry food is high in carbohydrate, between 35 and 50%. “Diet” and “Lite” foods have even more. Dry food contains almost no water.
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Spaying and Neutering
Spaying and neutering can make for a better and more affectionate family pet. It is a medical fact that spaying and neutering can prolong the life of our pets and may reduce the number of health problems in later life. Females can benefit from spaying by reducing the incidence of uterine, mammary, ovarian cancers and uterine infections such as Pyometria. Read the Full Story
Strickly Business is all about animals and business. Articles include how to start your business, ethics, profit and management, business plan development, the bottom line and more! Don't forget to check out related books in our
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Ten Tips for Getting Paid on Time in Your Home-Based Business One of the toughest challenges of being self-employed is getting paid. When you work for someone else, the paycheck typically arrives every two weeks whether you complete the project or not. But when you own your own business, there's no one to cut you a check. For that reason (and others), it's critically important that you collect on your invoices on time. Here are some ways to ensure that you get paid what you're owed, when it's owed.
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Sagittarius - New Year's is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anybody save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls and humbug resolutions... - Mark Twain
Capricorn - Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man. - Benjamin Franklin
Aquarius - New Year's Day is every man's birthday. - Charles Lamb
Pisces - Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear, and with a manly heart. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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