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Share Tweet Email Pets & Animals Share: Share Tweet Email EMBED <> More Videos <iframe width="476" height="267" src="https://abc13.com/video/embed/?pid=5270347" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Maine considers banning sale of cats, dogs at pet shops. Share: Share Tweet Email AP AUGUSTA, Maine -- Maine could prohibit pet shops from selling dogs and cats under a Democrat's bill. The Legislature's agriculture, conservation and forestry committee plans a Thursday work session on the bill. Democratic Sen. Ben Chipman's bill would establish a fine of $500 per violation and pet shops could also face license suspension or revocation. Chipman said states such as California and Maryland have passed similar bills in hopes of helping cats and dogs in shelters waiting for homes. Pet supply store owner Heidi Neil said her stores work with shelters to adopt cats and kittens. The … [Read more...] about Maine considers banning sale of cats, dogs at pet shops
A 105-year-old woman has revealed the secret of her longevity – staying away from men. Born in 1913, Brenda Osborne has lived through both world wars and took just one sick day off in her 33-year career as a nurse. Brenda was born in Mansfield, Nottingham and lived in her childhood home for an astonishing 93 years before moving into a nursing home last year. But she claims would never have got to where she is now if she had a husband. “I would put my good health down to hard work and avoiding men,” Brenda said. She added: “I loved celebrating my birthday although I was disappointed the Queen didn’t come. “I received my letter from her but I thought an appearance was the least she could do.” Brenda went to Carter Lane School and then Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School and loved holidaying in her caravan at Ingoldmells. She first started work at Victoria Hospital in 1940 treating wounded Dunkirk veterans. She became an assistant nurse in 1946 … [Read more...] about Retired wartime nurse, 105, claims secret to long life is to ‘avoid men as they aren’t worth the hassle’
A woman who named her cat after Reggie Watts is getting some help from the comedian in her custody battle with a shelter that claims it is entitled to the animal’s return because of a contract violation.Watts has tweeted about the cat-custody battle, sending his followers to a fundraising page for Rae Bees, the Chicago artist who sued Feline Friends for the return of her cat, the Chicago Tribune reports.Reggie the cat had a microchip registered to Feline Friends, discovered by a veterinarian who examined Reggie after the cat escaped and was found by a Good Samaritan, according to a prior Chicago Tribune story. Feline Friends recovered Reggie and refused to return him to Bees, who says Reggie escaped when he ran outside on Halloween.By Monday, Bees had raised $1,200 toward her $3,000 fundraising goal.Feline Friends says Bees is no longer entitled to the cat she adopted from the shelter because she violated a contract requiring her to keep the pet indoors. The shelter came to that … [Read more...] about Shelter claims it is entitled to cat custody because adoptive owner breached indoors-only contract
VALUE OF NURSING HOME CASES IN SOUTH CAROLINAIn the next few areas of this page, we summarize some important South Carolina nursing home lawsuits. They are important for a variety of reasons but primarily because of the type of injuries and accidents that the plaintiffs suffered such as the following: falls, abuse, pressure sores, medical errors, and inadequate care. Remember though, as critical as the harms and incidents are, it’s also good to note some other dimensions about each of these lawsuits. Here are some things you should focus on when you read about these South Carolina nursing home cases:Was the accident or injury in any way developing prior to when the plaintiff entered the nursing home?What was the physical, mental, and financial toll of the incident on the victim?Did the resident who suffered the injuries have any family members that relied upon him or her financially or in any other way?Had the nursing home committed this type of misconduct in the past?How did the … [Read more...] about South Carolina Nursing Home Abuse Settlements