Second Chance: Toxoplasmosis

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin No Comments

Do you need to give up your cat just because you’re pregnant? According to the Humane Society of the United States, the answer is an emphatic no.   The worry […]

Second Chance: Better Than a Birthday Party

Posted on: November 8th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin No Comments

My people here at Second Chance just celebrated my first birthday. Thing is, like most homeless pets, true birth dates are typically unknown. Does that bother me? Nah, I would […]

Second Chance: Social (or Not) Life of a Cats, Part 2

Posted on: November 1st, 2017 by Kelly Goodin No Comments

A short while ago my friend Savannah wrote about the social needs (or non-needs) of cats. She hogged the whole Pet Column talking about how some adult cats thrive more […]

Second Chance: Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month

Posted on: October 18th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

I love October. Not because it brings pumpkins, Halloween costumes (not my favorite mode of dress!), or crunchie leaves to roll around in (love that!). It is because, for millions […]

Second Chance: The Social (or Not) Life of a Cat

Posted on: October 11th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Dear Pet Column, One of my cats passed away a few weeks ago and my remaining cat appears to be sad and lonely. Should I get another cat to cheer […]

Second Chance: Puerto Rico Pets

Posted on: October 4th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Dear Pet Column, I have not heard any word on animal rescue efforts in Puerto Rico. I know communication channels to the island have been devastated, but do you have […]

Second Chance: Proper Petiquette

Posted on: September 27th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Dear Pet Column, Lately I have been annoyed by other people’s pets behaving badly, although the reality is it is the pet’s people who are behaving badly. I wonder if more people […]

Second Chance: The Sacred Secret

Posted on: September 20th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Dear Pet Column, I have a confession. My best friend is a dog. I know the old saying: “Dog is man’s best friend” should not be taken literally but I […]

Second Chance: The Luna Storm

Posted on: September 15th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

I am Luna, which means moon.  I am not sure why I got named after that celestial body, but I really like my handle. Once I met a dog named Booger; I am certainly glad I did not get […]

Second Chance: Helping Harvey Victims

Posted on: September 6th, 2017 by Kelly Goodin

Dear Pet Column, I have been seeing images of all too many animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey. What can I do to help? I would be willing to drive to Houston […]