When I saw there were state rankings of pet obesity, I was ready to go all Indignant Minnesotan. Surely, we had the fittest pets, or at least fitter than Wisconsin. But facts are stubborn things. Read more →
MPR News Reflections and observations on the news
Maybe “Hat Trick” just wanted a better view of the Highway 53 bridge construction outside Virginia, Minn. But it was an ill-advised trip. (Spoiler: happy ending). Read more →
While unleashed, Lucy the greyhound was lost. After she was found, a rescue organization took the dog because of an adoption agreement which apparently required her to be on a leash at all times. The family is pressing for Lucy’s return. Read more →
Sure, they might hack up a hairball on the carpet every now and again, but cats won’t disappoint you the way a human can from time to time.
That might explain why a Rochester woman has spent $20,000 on her cancer-stricken cat. Read more →
I’m not going to post the usual news conversation with Mary Lucia of The Current today. It’s irrelevant compared to the news she delivered during her No Apologies track today, and anyone who’s ever had a love on four legs can understand. Read more →