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157354589-2This section includes two stories. I wrote the first one, The cat’s meow, when I was living in Philadelphia, and interviewed a beloved, compassionate cat vet that went the extra mile for her feline friends.

I felt inspired to write the second story, Implications of a Snoopy-Saturated Society, after Charles Schultz passed away, and everyone was talking about his legacy. I have had beagles throughout my life, and have always had a special fondness for Peanuts’ Snoopy.

The story is loosely based on this famous animated dog, but also speaks to a universal trend for treating our animals like they are people.

Creature Feature Articles

The cat’s meow

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This story is about a Veterinarian Andrea Lerner of Holmes, Pa., who specializes in, you guessed it, cat care.

According to her patient’s owners, she is a welcome addition to the neighborhood. They all agree that Dr. Lerner really cares about her patients, and consistently goes the extra mile for them – even the feral ones. Read more…

Implications of a Snoopy-Saturated Society 

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This article took root around the time Charles Schulz passed away. I was watching a special, and they were talking about how Snoopy paved the way, and liberated other animated animals from their so-called limitations.

It occurred to me that reality was truly imitating art, since so many of us treat our pets like they are people. Read more…