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Kitten Found! - 07/14/14

Hello all- Last Thursday night my fiancee stopped to get gas on his way home from work in Antioch and there was a poor little kitten abandoned at the gas station. He's an animal lover just like I am, and he didn't have the heart to leave the little fur baby. The kitten spent the ride home in his tool box in his work van and he was so terrified. We made him a little bed and snuggled him up with food and water in our guest bathroom as soon as they got in. Saturday morning I took him to Murphy Road Animal Hospital for his first check up. Turns out the little buddy is about 5 weeks old and weighs only 2 pounds He's completely healthy, and the nurse there said she really thinks he must have just been dropped off at the gas station for a few hours before Danny found him.

We'd love to keep him (haven't named him yet), but we already have two rescue kitties and don't have room for a third. Luckily *this is why I LOVE social media sometimes* I think I found a family for him!! I posted his pics on my facebook, and someone is interested! I'm taking the kitten for a meet and greet to make sure he gets along with the family dog- updates to come! I just can't understand how someone could abandon an innocent little kitten! P.S. He has the best personality and is a cuddle monster- the perfect fit for a loving family!

 

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Pot-to-go would be a legal no-no. That's what Washington state senators want. The Senate has passed a bill to outlaw selling marijuana at a drive-through window or in a vending machine. In a 47-0 vote, senators approved the new restrictions to the state's legalized trade in weed. Legal pot sales are already restricted to state-licensed stores. Senator Barbara Bailey says the bill would also keep pot-laced edibles from being supplied in parks, football games and in coffee shop drive-through windows. The measure now goes to the state House for consideration.

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BEND, Ore. (AP) -- Zoey maybe out of a job, thanks to legal pot in Oregon. Zoey is a drug-sniffing dog for the police department in the city of Bend. Officials say Zoey is trained to detect a variety of drugs, including pot, meth, cocaine and heroin. But now that pot is legal in the state, officials say she could be a legal liability in suspect searches. Bend Police Lt. Nick Parker tells the Bulletin newspaper the department is considering options, including retiring Zoey early. Zoey also might be sold to a police department in a state where the weed is still illegal.

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Visitors are flocking to New York's Javits Center. But we're not talking about the people attending conventions there. These visitors fly in and land on the roof. Researchers report the center's plant-filled "green roof" has attracted more than 500 birds, from 11 species. It's the only green roof in the Big Apple that's known to be used by nesting herring gulls. The convention center's fine-feathered friends were studied by New York City Audubon and Fordham University.

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MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Pitcher Pat Venditte (vehn-DEH'-tee) hopes to make it in the major leagues as right-handed pitcher. And a southpaw, too. Venditte is a rare switch-pitcher. His Oakland A's teammates like checking out Venditte's one-of-a-kind glove. It fits on either hand. Venditte was 3 when he began using both hands but is a natural righty. He's pitched at both the Double-A and Triple-A levels last year. A switch-pitcher facing a switch-hitter can lead to an intricate dance. So, baseball has ruled that switch-pitchers must decide which arm they're going to use before an at-bat.

 
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