Entries by Laura Rice

Ask Crystal: Cat Enrichment in a Tiny House

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I saw where small spaces can cause behavioral problems, so I am worried. I am worried about my cat living in a tiny house (144 sq ft + […]

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Meet Biscuits!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Biscuits! No one in their right mind passes on the Biscuits! If you like your kitties southern-fried and sassy, we’ve got the kitty for you. An expert chillax-er, Biscuits can usually be found casually lounging when she’s not busy making her famous…you guessed it 😉  Like any proper lady, Biscuits […]

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Pineapple’s Happy Tail

Today’s Happy Tail Tuesday is Pineapple! Sweet senior Pineapple wasn’t having the best luck. After ending up at a shelter at 9 years old and testing positive for heartworm disease, he was adopted three times and returned for various reasons through no fault of his own. Finally Mark came along, who was determined to turn […]

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Meet Lola!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Lola! Lola house been house hunting for her forever home ever since she arrived at our adoption center but the market right now is INSANE. Some other models are more flashy than she is, some models are newer but we think that Lola checks a lot of boxes for families […]

Ask Crystal: New Cat Won’t Use Litter Box

Welcome to “Ask Crystal,” where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, My new cat keeps having accidents outside of her litter box. I am not sure what is going on with her. Can you help? Sincerely, Frustrated Feline Mom […]

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Meet Smokey!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Smokey! What a great girl Smokey is! This green eyed beauty checks all the right boxes – gentle, laid-back, affectionate, cute as pie. When Smokey first came to us after her owner had to go into hospice, she was pretty shy, mostly hiding in her boxes and emerging only for […]

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Molly’s Happy Tail

Today’s Happy Tail Tuesday is Molly! Molly was a classic case of a wonderful dog having a hard time coping with being in a shelter. A smart, active girl, we imagined that Molly would make a great companion for the right home, but her stress was getting the better of her. Luckily, we had a […]

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Meet Mudd!

Today’s Featured Friday Pet is Mudd! Friends, we will begin with the full and honest disclosure that the author of this post is currently harboring a huge crush on Mudd. If this author were in the position to make Mudd a kept man, you all would be seeing hide nor hair of this dog as […]

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National Kitten Coalition Workshop: April 13

Join the Blue Ridge Humane Society and the National Kitten Coalition for a workshop on kitten care. The workshop will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, 10am-2pm at the Henderson County Animal Services Community Room. This workshop will help anyone who is interested in providing lifesaving care to kittens in need. Topics of the workshop […]