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Hamsters for a Greener Planet: Hamster Powered Electricity

National Hamster Appreciation Week meets Earth Day (Thursday, April 22). Hamster powered electricity. Why not? Here’s how it works:

Singing for Dogs

In 1975 Aliotta, Haynes and Jeremiah sang about Lake Shore Drive. “Ain’t no road just like it…heading into town….” Today, Skip Haynes is singing for dogs. On my AM-890 WLS Radio show, Steve Dale’s Pet World, this past Saturday, he told said he’s especially an ugly dog fan.

Hamster Coming Out Event, National Hamster Appreciation Week

And they’re off! Hamsters are off and rolling Saturday’s Hamster Derby, April 24, at all Petco stores across the country. On my WLS, AM 890, Radio show, Rich Williams, Petco’s VP Companion Animals offers this hint for success, it’s just like making to Carnegie Hall, “Practice, practice, practice.” Watching how others have done it might…

Why Did the Chameleon Cross the Road?

Rappin’ lizard (a chameleon, though I don’t know the species – I suspect a Parson’s chameleon. Perhaps chameleon experts can chime in) – (post compliments of Facebook Friend, Brad) 

He's Headin' South on Lake Shore Drive with a Pooper Scooper

You are NOT a Chicagoan if you don’t know where this is from: “There’s a road I’d like to tell you about, lives in my home town Lake Shore Drive the road is called and it’ll take you up or down From rags on up to riches fifteen minutes you can fly Pretty blue lights…

How a Cat Says, "Oh My God!"

Actually this could be a flehman response -sort of moving fascinating scents into the vomeronasal organ, also called the Jacobson’s Organ. Getting every possible bit of ‘smell.’ Lots of animals do this. Often a grimace is associated, this isn’t typical. Or maybe the cat just read Kitty Kelly’s book about Oprah.

Check This Out: Chicago Blackhawks Score for Shelter Adoptions

The Chicago Blackhawks recently produced a video starring Tommy Hawk and lots of adoptable pets. Please enjoy this video and share with those who may be interested in adopting a pet, or a hockey player.

Family Day at the Shedd Aquarium

Took the family (mom, sister, brother-in-law, two nieces and wife)  to the John G. Shedd Aquarium, and spent several hours. Totally one of the premiere Aquariums in the country. Still, in case you haven’t been for awhile, check out this fishy gallery. Beware, I make no claims at being a fish expert, and sit at…

Britain's Got Talent, and Also A Canine Fred Astaire

A non-human could win Britian’s Got Talent: Here is Gin a dancing dog…(post compliments of Facebook Fan Pat L.)

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