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Dear Parrot Enthusiast,
Robin Shewokis, enrichment guru and owner of The Leather Elves (www.TheLeatherElves.com) and I are now hosting a pod cast.
Griffin will have his TV debut on July 4th on Animal Planet. I am also including the other show dates that will be in the Extraordinary Animals series.
June 2, 2008
Cookie eating Birthday cake
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Brookfield Zoo’s Oldest Resident, Cookie Cockatoo, Celebrates 75th Birthday
Brookfield, IL—The oldest resident at Brookfield Zoo—Cookie, a Major Mitchell’s cockatoo—is turning 75, and the Chicago Zoological Society (CZS) invites bird lovers of all ages to come celebrate his special day in high-flying style on Saturday, June 28.
July 30, 2008
The Chicago, IL, mandatory spay/neuter ordinance vote was postponed due to unexpected opposition! Bob Barker mentions the San Antonio and Dallas, TX, ordinances in the same breath as the Los Angeles, CA, ordinance in the article -- something Texas certainly isn't proud of! (Go to the URL below for the entire article.)
"When we come to this wall which is seemingly impossible to get over, the only answer is legislation. .It's the obvious answer. .The movement for spay and neuter legislation is sweeping across this country. It's been compared to a tsunami," Barker said, noting that Los Angeles, Dallas and San Antonio have passed similar mandates.
To read the article, go to:
http://www.suntimes .com/news/ metro/1079813, pets072908. article
Dear Member Society:
With World Animal Week (October 4th-10th) right around the corner, we wanted to invite you to join us in celebrating animals by participating in our "Animals Matter to Me" campaign - the biggest ever global animal welfare initiative linking the entire animal welfare movement under one strategic goal - global recognition that animals are sentient beings, capable of feeling pain and suffering.