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The dogs of Havana

The dogs of Havana
August 29, 2017

In the bright, worn streets of a tourist-filled Old Havana, a furry canine laid seemingly lifeless on the cobblestone ground. As I walked closer to see if it was still breathing, the dog perked its head...

I lost my mind when my cat left

I lost my mind when my cat left
April 19, 2017

Our indoor family cat Simba, a Tabby mix, had been with us for 13 years when he went missing on March 10. We noticed he was missing in the morning and assumed he escaped from the balcony of our Union City...

Adopt don’t shop: The downside of buying your pets

Adopt don’t shop: The downside of buying your pets
February 15, 2017

During the summer of 2015, I adopted my dog, Gus, a large fluffy ombre brown Chow Chow mix from the Long Beach Animal Shelter. My mom, little sister and I had decided that we wanted a dog. As long as it...

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