Heading west to Nickelsville, a homeless shantytown in Seattle, Washington, you'll find smooth black and tan 'Cubby,' and his human, Donna Beavers. The town residents have recently moved back to land owned by the state, and are hoping Seattle's Mayor won't evict them again. Times are tough. Read the troubling story at the West Seattle Herald.
Heading back southeast, meet some little heroes, 'Greta,' left, and 'Patches,' who hail from Goose Creek, South Carolina. While their human was busy weeding the garden, Patches took one for the team by getting bit by a copperhead snake in the face. The vet said that it was lucky he got struck in the face where there is less blood supply. Antivenin was not recommended for Patches, just Benadryl, antibiotics, and some TLC. Read all about it at Lowcountry Paws.
And finally...."Hey bub - get outta my personal space. I've got a 24.5 inch zone all around me that you need to respect, OK?" We're sure this handsome red smooth got over himself as he waited to see the vet at the Gateway Animal Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio's Tremont neighborhood. You can read all about the busy clinic at Cleveland.com.
Have a great Monday!