Clear the Shelters – Hundreds of animals across East Tennessee are looking for a forever home. Many NBC and Telemundo owned stations are partnering with local animal shelters to host Clear the Shelters, a nationwide push to encourage pet adoption. #CleartheShelters
One such local NBC Stations is 10News (WBIR) – Knoxville, TN.
This will be the fifth annual adoption drive will raise awareness about the importance of pet adoption, and the overcrowding issues that local animal shelters typically experience in the summer because of spring litters.
World Lion Day – A Day to honor the “Big Cat” feline the Lion. #LionDay #WorldLionDay #Lions
Not World Lyin’ Day! Just saying … Roar!
World Lion Day
This day is held annually on August 10. It has been celebrated since 2013 by Rae Kokeš and David Youldon from the African Lion & Environmental Research Trust (ALERT).
Maybe take the family and go to the zoo and see some Lions, the King of the Jungle.
“I was not the lion, but it fell upon me to give the lion’s roar”
Winston Churchill, politician, 1874-1965
World Lion Day was created to act as an awareness-building vehicle. The campaign aims to highlight the plight of African and Asiatic lion whilst also demonstrating our shared global heritage of the species. The lion plays a significant role biologically, culturally, symbolically, economically and more. It is hoped that the recognition of the species’ worldwide importance will result in more active conservation worldwide also.1
Did you know there are lions in the Bible? One example is Daniel and the Lion’s Den. Check out Daniel 6.
International Cat Day – Every August 8th is a day for us cats! This cat holiday was created in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). It may also be known as World Cat Day. This day is a day to raise awareness for us cats and ways to help us.
Why not use the Japanese Waving Lucky Cat as an image. Thank you Miguel Á. Padriñán on Pexels.com
79-year-old Ohio woman sentenced to 10 days in jail for feeding stray cats – In Garfield Heights, OH, yes Garfield, like the cat, it is illegal to feed stray animals such as stray cats or stray dogs, according to ordinance 505.23. That is where Nancy Segula, 79 year old woman lives. She was sentenced to 10 days in jail for feeding stray cats.
Where she has been feeding stray cats for some two years now, as she received her first citation in 2017. Total she’s has received a total of four citations—with the latest one requiring her to appear before a magistrate last week. He sentenced her to 10 days in the Cuyahoga County Jail.
“I couldn’t believe what my mother was telling me. She gets 10 days in the county jail, I couldn’t believe it, I’m sure people hear about the things that happen downtown in that jail. And they are going to let my 79-year-old mother go there?”
Dave Pawlowski, Segula’s son
She is expected to report to the jail on August 11, 2019.
Muncie Police Department (MPD) thinking outside of the Litter Box for fines. In Muncie, IN if you got a parking ticket, the city was trying a new way to pay your fine by thinking outside of the litter box. Donate Cat Food or Cat Litter.
The Muncie Police Department (MPD) decided in lue of paying the $25 fine, you could donate up to $25 worth of cat food and cat litter to pay your fine. However, it did not include handicap parking violations or any violation that would have to run through the court system or state, according to the Facebook post.