Actual Important and Unusual Work!

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Yes, indeed, they are no longer only being cute! These animals receive training to work alongside humans for life-saving jobs. When the police need backup, the K9s are ready. The select breeds for police work are as follows;

  1. The Belgian Malinois is a medium-sized herding dog. The breed is strong…


A brief history of cats in Japan

Pinterest image of the Japanese Bobtail cat.

Today I write a short story about the history of cats in Japan from research in the literature & the writer Imaizumi Tadaaki.

History records read the domestic cat first came to Japan in 538 AD. …


And The Gift Of Milk.

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Milk:

When the Pilgrims arrived in Plymouth in 1620 without livestock, over half were dead by Spring. However, the survivors recovered from malnutrition when the ship, ‘Charity’ came with three heifers and a bull the following March. By 1626 the Pilgrims had plenty of milk, butter, and cheese.

Milk is a…


What Are They Saying? My Astonishing Cat 'talker.'

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So meowing is the cat's way of communicating with people. Adult cats meow at people to say hello, ask for food & and tell us if they're hurting. Kittens meow at their mother for attention. Adult cats yowl at each other, primarily heard during their breeding season.

Four days ago…


Is My Bagel Safe To Eat?

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I love bagels with my oxtail soup. So today, I looked at the label to see what ingredients it contains. My curiosity extends to how these ingredients affect my overall health. Here is what my research found:

It is flour with nutrients returned to it which were lost during processing…


We find her sitting on the porch.

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From where did she come? A beautiful Bengal with a friendly attitude, moving her tail joyfully & brushing her body against my leg as if she knew me!

Oh! My! she allows me to pick her up! She purrs as if she found her best friend. I confirm it is…


Made Pauline Leave Home.

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“Whose suitcases are at the front door, Pauline?” yelled Betty, Pauline’s mother. “They are mine Ma. I am going to live with Grandpa. I am tired of your yelling & fighting with my Dad every single day for months on end!”

Sixteen-year-old Pauline steps out of her room carrying books…


A Real Unusual Job.

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People ask questions on what deters the coyote from killing household pets.

Then I learned that the wolf’s urine was the most effective deterrent. So now I am curious to know how they collect urine from wild animals! …


Comes to Watch Tobias Play,

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Nine-year-old Tobi has soccer practice after school. Loretta, Tobi’s aunt, picks him up from practice. He told Loretta about the man who comes daily to watch him play. Tobi said the man was his Grandpa Scott. So today, Loretta stood at a distance and watched.

Sure enough, it was Scott…


for the Keto Conscious Guests.

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Today we have a roundtable discussion of salad preparations for Kate’s bridal shower. Her friends are groupies who follow weight management foods. So, every salad dish must have its historical origins and contents at the serving table.

We agree to use organic ingredients as requested by the host. …

Freda Savahl

Retired Nurse Practitioner WHC /Contract Provider Deployment Military Services. US Citizen. Immigrant from South Africa 1978.

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