Comforting cats

November 2021 Posted in Arts, Culture & History, People, Pets | Comments Off on Comforting cats

[caption id="attachment_10663" align="alignright" width="225"] Author Donna Hues’ new essay is published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Clever, Curious, Caring Cat.[/caption] By Melissa Wagoner When Donna Hues learned that her short story, “Guard Cat,” was among the top 300 contenders for a spot ...

Cotton’s rescue: Silverton neighborhood livened up with animal antics

July 2021 Posted in Community, People, Pets | Comments Off on Cotton’s rescue: Silverton neighborhood livened up with animal antics

By Melissa Wagoner [caption id="attachment_10235" align="alignright" width="225"] Nicole Serrano with Cotton[/caption] [caption id="attachment_10234" align="alignright" width="225"] A hungry Cotton gets a much needed meal and a drink after his rescue from Elsie Brown's horse barn.[/caption] When 22-year-old Nicole Serrano moved to Silverton with her ...

Something Fun: Pet Parade update – 2021 event a definite maybe

May 2021 Posted in Community, People, Pets | Comments Off on Something Fun: Pet Parade update – 2021 event a definite maybe

By Melissa Wagoner "The Pet Parade is scheduled for May 15 at 10 a.m., as normal,” Randal Thomas – a member of the Kiwanis Club of Silverton and chairman of the parade – said, adding it will go on as long ...