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2014-08-13 23:00:51

In fiscal year 2014, Best Friends Animal Society (http://www.bestfriends.org) has given its No More Homeless Pets Network Partners nearly $503,000 in grants to support 3,190 adoptions, 9,416 spay/neuter surgeries and a kitten nursery program to save the lives of 1,200 newborn kittens. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Best Friends doesn’t just talk about saving lives, the Utah-based organization puts their money where their snout is. In fiscal year 2014, Best Friends...

2014-03-07 08:23:13

Over 60 Schools and Libraries Across the Country Will Host Grassroots Events and Fundraisers to Support North Shore Animal League America's Rescue and Adoption Mission BURBANK, Calif., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal shelters nationwide are preparing to host the world's largest mobile cooperative adoption event as North Shore Animal League America, the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization gets ready for its 14th annual Tour For Life. Beginning March 12...

2013-09-24 23:32:45

Animal Support cofounders Dr. Michael Omidi, Julian Omidi, and Maria Abaca are new supporters of the rescue efforts and animal welfare programs of MuttNation Foundation. (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The charity Animal Support and its cofounding trio Dr. Michael Omidi, Julian Omidi, and Maria Abaca are new supporters of the animal rescue organization, MuttNation. The like-minded charities are excited to assist shelters and animal assistance organizations by providing spay and neuter...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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