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Save an Animal

  • Online Pet Care & Veterinary Services via  Social distancing doesn’t mean your pet’s health should suffer! If you’re having trouble getting an appointment with your regular veterinarian, or if you simply have questions you’d like to ask of a veterinary professional without risking in-person contact, can help! Oh, yeah…and they’ve got some great resources for humans, if you need them, too. 😉
  • Humane Society of the United States
  • ASPCA/American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • The Animal Rescue Site  Click daily to help shelter animals!
  • Animal Welfare Council of the Alleghenies
  • Dogs Deserve Better  A wonderful organization dedicated to putting an end to chaining and tethering man’s best friend.
  • The Hundred Cat Foundation, Inc.  Another cat rescue organization that gets my enthusiastic, two-thumbs-up approval!  This group (which is local to me and gets a lot of my personal support) is dedicated to rescuing cats on a larger scale than many local shelters can handle.  They also run a much-needed TNR (Trap/Neuter/Release) program to eliminate litters upon litters of unwanted kittens to stray adult cats that will end up becoming strays (and producing litters) themselves…if they even survive that long.  In addition to donating much-needed funds and supplies to this organization, I would also encourage you to visit their website, find the iSearch & iGive links in the middle of their “Help HCF” page, and sign up to begin raising money for The Hundred Cat Foundation every time you search the web or shop online.  It’s easy, it’s free, and it’s for a great cause!
  • Out to Pasture Farm & Rescue, Inc.  A fabulous organization that takes in needy animals of all kinds, especially those with injuries or health issues that might make them harder to place in good, loving homes.  The founders of Out to Pasture were recently featured in Woman’s World magazine.  They have amazingly big hearts and are doing really terrific things for animals.  Trust me on this, and please support them as much as you can!
  • Blind Cat Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc.  OMG, is there anything sadder or sweeter?  Another wonderful, infinitely worthy cause, so please help them however you can!
  • Tiger Haven, Inc.  If you love beautiful, majestic Big Cats as much as I do…& are as horrified by how they are too often treated…this is a wonderful organization that’s helping to save them.
  • Alley Cat Rescue
  • American Humane
  • PETA/People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
  • Bat World Sanctuary and Educational Center
  • Best Friends Animal Society / Best Friends Store
  • The Fund for Animals
  • The Official Site for Mutts Comics  Adorable, with a new quote & new comic strip almost every day. Not to mention a Mutts store with some fabulous items. My favorite? “Saving the World One Kitty at a Time” tees and mugs, of course. 🙂

Save the World

  • The Rain Forest Site  Click daily to save rain forest land!
  •  The “Click to Donate” buttons are my favorite and I try to use them every day.
  • TerraCycle  Outsmart Waste—discover how & where to recycle just about anything!
  • Electronics and Appliances Recycling at Best Buy  Yes, recycling those difficult big-ticket items is as easy as dropping by your nearest Best Buy store…which is such a chore, I know. (Thanks to reader Jessica O’Brien & one of her youth group members, Liam, for passing along this link!  I recycle stuff at Best Buy personally, but didn’t realize they had webpage where everyone can learn about their recycling program.)
  • Alternative Community Training  An organization working with disabled individuals, as well as recycling your old VHS tapes, CDs, computer media, and more, keeping them out of landfills!
  • Battery Solutions, Inc.  Recycle old, dead batteries of just about every kind to keep them from poisoning the earth and ground water!
  • ~ Yemm & Hart Wine Cork Recycling  Whether you only drink socially or are a raging alcoholic, now you can recycle both your bottles and your corks!  And donates a portion of the proceeds from their recycling to Forest and Ocean Concervation—that’s double the impact!
  • JoGo Green  A fun way to learn and help the environment!  For every 10 questions you answer correctly at JoGo Green’s environmental trivia game, they’ll plan a tree in a deforested area!
  • Recycling Glass, Plastic, Metal, and More!  A fabulous site that provides links to lots of other sites to help you recycle all the things!  (With thanks to reader Stephanie Lowe & her daughter, Dakota, for providing this great link when she realized another on the page was broken.)
  • Back Thru the Future A woman-owned electronics recycling and data destruction company!  Recycle your old VHS tapes, CDs, & computer media to keep them out of landfills!
  • Recyclaholics  Zero waste packaging and recycling.
  • The Breast Cancer Site  Click daily to save lives!

Just For Fun

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