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2011-08-19 11:42:00

POMONA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent partnership of the Inland Valley Humane Society & S.P.C.A. between Pet Connections Inc. proves successful with August 17, 2011, launch of The Big Meow, a no-cost spay and neuter program. This program was offered to the community as a start to finding a solution for cat overpopulation. Yesterday, 151 cats were spayed and neutered at the Inland Valley Humane Society & S.P.C.A, exceeding their expectations for The...

2011-08-03 00:00:30

SF SPCA exceeded their goal of fixing 9,000 cats and dogs in a one-year period. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 The San Francisco SPCA is proud to announce that they surpassed the goal of 9,000 spay and neuter surgeries on cats and dogs between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011, the SF SPCA fiscal year. It was an ambitious goal and one which required the SF SPCA Spay/Neuter Clinic to operate seven days a week, 52 weeks of the year, with at least one surgeon and six support staff...

2011-08-01 09:00:00

POMONA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inland Valley Humane Society & S.P.C.A. has partnered with Pet Connections Inc. to be among the first animal shelters in the nation to host The Big Meow on August 17, a no-cost spay and neuter day for owned, outdoor cats, enabling responsible pet owners to be a part of an unprecedented program to reduce cat overpopulation in their community and free of charge. Known as the "Home Away From Home" for countless animals in the Inland Empire,...

2011-04-23 00:00:31

SF SPCA to provide free spay and neuter procedures for Chihuahuas and Chihuahua mixes throughout May. The organization is also extending its $100 adoption offer for dogs under 20 pounds. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 22, 2011 The San Francisco SPCA has announced that it will offer free spay and neuter procedures for Chihuahuas and Chihuahua mixes for the entire month of May in an effort to curb overpopulation and abandonment of these adorable dogs. To kick-off the month-long...

2011-03-16 09:05:00

SARASOTA, Fla., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfectpetfinder.com is a unique online service dedicated to matching people who are looking for a particular breed of dog or cat with an adoptable rescue. Members of the animal kingdom bring laughs, love and joy into the lives of their human companions, but finding the right pet with which to share your life can be a confusing, frustrating and time-consuming endeavor. Perfectpetfinder.com (http://www.perfectpetfinder.com) simplifies the...


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humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'