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EMC SPCA Pet of the Week-4

AHWAHNEE—Hi, I’m Poppy. I am so handsome that I wear my tuxedo all the time. Don’t you agree? I am only 5 months old, so we have lots of time to grow old together and HAVE FUN. I’d fit nicely in your lap—or your heart. I’m being taken care of well at my temporary residence, the Animal Care and Adoption ...

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EMC SPCA Pet of the Week

AHWAHNEE—Hi, I’m Pebbles, and I’m really cute. Don’t you think so, too? I’d be your best friend forever if you supply me with lots and lots of toys that have squeakers, ’cause I love to hear myself make lots of noise. I’m just a young pup, in the prime of my life, at about 28 months old and 50 pounds. ...

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EMC SPCA Pet of the Week—ADOPTED!

EXCITING NEWS! Buddy and Claudia Long adopted Butch on February 14 (Valentine’s Day!) as a result of his posting as Pet of the Week on SNO! We are so happy for you, Butch. Enjoy your new family. AHWAHNEE—Hi, I’m Butch! I’m 15 months old, and I’m looking for a best friend. Could that be you? I’m really cute, if I ...

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EMC SPCA Pet of the Week—ADOPTED

We’re two for two so far, folks. Ken and Sheila Otteson scooped up our first Pet of the Week, Betty White, and have taken her home. OAKHURST—My name is BETTY WHITE. Wait, what? You thought Betty White was WHAT? Oh, that’s the OTHER Betty White. I’m very much alive and raring to go home with you. I am one year ...

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New Home Pet Euthanasia Service

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES–Owning a pet comes with benefits and challenges. An animal provides comfort and companionship to those who live alone; they are workers for those who have livestock. They offer support to those with medical conditions and are all-around fun to have in a household. Saying Goodbye The hardest part of being a companion to an animal is the goodbye. ...

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VYMC Debuts Recreate Responsibly Activity & Coloring Book

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OAKHURST — Since its inception, the Welcoming Committee has grown from seven to ten members, and in 2021 they began educating visitors on how to Recreate Responsibly in the outdoors and protect the home of local wildlife. The wild cast of characters have appeared in YouTube videos, in a printable activity kit, at select local restaurants on coloring placemats, around ...

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The Nature of Wildworks to Host “Wild About Spring”

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COARSEGOLD — Join the animals for a fun-filled family event at The Nature of Wildworks in Coarsegold. First, they’ll bring the animals out to you for an incredible spring-themed show. Afterwards, there will be an animal meet-and-greet, plus lots of fun spring-themed crafts and activities. And if you still have your Easter baskets, be sure to bring them for an ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Something is Eating My Tomatoes!

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By Helen Willoughby-Peck, UC Master Gardener, Mariposa County Walking in your garden every day is good for you and good for your plants. Observing your plants on a regular basis helps control pests that may be enjoying your tomatoes before you can. When caught early they are usually easy to control without insecticides or other drastic action. You can get ...

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EMCSPCA to Hold President’s Day Pet Adoption Event

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AHWAHNEE — It’s that time of year again, everyone! It’s Presidents Day, and that can only mean one thing: time to adopt a new dog or cat! Fortunately for you, the EMCSPCA is having a Presidents Day Adoption Event. Hooray! Date & Time: February 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To view pets currently available for adoption, please click ...

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Collect Trading Cards From Visit Yosemite Madera County

Image of the trading cards from Visit Yosemite's Welcoming Committee.

MADERA COUNTY —  Great news, everyone! You can now collect trading cards from your animal friends at Visit Yosemite Madera County’s Welcoming Committee. These awesome cards can be found at various locations around Madera County. Mr. Mead the Saber Toothed Cat MR. MEAD can be found at Fossil Discovery Center, located at 19450 Ave. 21 1/2, Chowchilla, CA. Saber-toothed cats, also known ...

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