Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Odds and Ends

Fifth-graders at the Shore Road Intermediate Center in Bellmore, LI, raised $1,000 to help stop puppy mills.   The money, raised by selling home-made dog biscuits and "Stop the Puppy Mill" lemonade, will go to the Humane Society of the United States and the Angel's Gate Hospice, in Smithtown, LI. 

Thanksgiving is "Turkey Day" for most of the carnivore population, but at Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, NY, turkeys are celebrated, not eaten.   Participants of its  Adopt-A-Turkey project can adopt or sponsor rescued turkeys living at the upstate NY sanctuary. Among the thousands or rescues is Autumn, the mystery turkey recently found roaming the streets of Harlem with her 13 chicken friends.  

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