I gave this blog some minor refreshing over the holidays – adjusted the colours a bit, updated the About page, and streamlined the Recipes page for easier reading. Be sure to check them out if you haven’t in a while.
Believe it or not, my goal when I started this blog was to post short, concise pieces on various topics around animal suffering. HA! So far, my shortest piece was 337 words and it was my very first post. Since then my average posts are around 800 words, with my longest one being 2,663 words. Whoops! Granted, some topics require more in-depth writing, especially when I’m quoting other people but nevertheless, I would like to try to challenge myself to say more with less. Starting now!
Last week there was a news story about a woman in Prince Edward Island who took her dog, Caper, for a walk on Boxing Day in nearby woods and her dog got caught in a baited snare trap and died. The trap had been baited with pig’s feet and Caper’s owner was understandably horrified to find her dog killed in this way. She is now calling for signs to be posted in areas where traps are set. Continue reading