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Patti Sheehan
Patti Sheehan
19:17:47 25/07/2017
"In many cases, offering your pet 'death with dignity' can be a pet owner's greatest act of love," says [integrative veterinarian and author Dr. Carol Osborne, DVM]. "Waiting until that last dreadful moment during which pets suffer needlessly is a horrid experience for any pet, much less a beloved best friend."
How To Know When It's Time To Euthanize Your Family Pet. According to a Harris Poll survey, more than three in five American households have at least

Patti Sheehan
22:40:28 23/07/2017
"[Donald Trump] was 21 years old and handsome with a full head of hair. He avoided the Vietnam War draft on his way to earning an Ivy League degree. He was fond of fancy dinners, beautiful women and outrageous clubs. Most important, he had a job in his father’s real estate company and a brain bursting with money-making ideas that would make him a billionaire. . . .

"More than 8,000 miles away, #JohnMcCain sat in a tiny, squalid North Vietnamese prison cell. The Navy pilot’s body was broken from a plane crash, starvation, botched operations and months of torture."
As McCain languished in prison, Trump was partying it up in Manhattan.

Patti Sheehan
07:07:25 02/07/2017
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, to assure the survival and success of liberty."
--John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Here's to you, America! I offer my hearty congratulations on the 241st anniversary of your national #independence.

Patti Sheehan
03:13:12 25/06/2017
#OttoWarmbier passed away at 2:20 P.M. on Monday, June 19. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced today," [his parents] said.

All of our hearts are filled with sorrow. We will keep the Warmbier family in our prayers. May they be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding them.

Patti Sheehan
19:58:11 02/06/2017
"In keeping with the view that Western detainees, particularly Americans, are held as part of a bigger political scenario, it is often some grand gesture that precedes a release."
North Korea appears to go through cycles of detaining Westerners, especially Americans, for a variety of crimes. Here's what we know about what happens next.

Patti Sheehan
22:55:39 24/05/2017
"University President Teresa Sullivan noted Warmbier's absence at Sunday's Final Exercises ceremony where students in the McIntire School of Commerce graduated. Warmbier was a third-year Commerce student at the time of his detainment in North Korea and planned to pursue a career in investment banking."
Warmbier has been detained in North Korea for over a year.

Patti Sheehan
22:50:40 24/05/2017
"If you are a religious person, you might want to say a prayer for #OttoWarmbier."
University of Virginia student, Otto Warmbier, is a prisoner somewhere in the Orwellian hell hole known as North Korea.

Patti Sheehan
01:37:33 21/05/2017
New York’s Model Commitment To #HomelessAnimals
The funded improvements are helping these organizations save lives more effectively and efficiently, which is something you can’t put a price on.

Patti Sheehan
03:01:00 17/05/2017
Join the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and celebrate #EndangeredSpeciesDay on May 19. Learn about endangered wildlife and express your support for conservation efforts.

Detroit Zoo | Endangered Species Day 2016 Support #AZASafe™.

Patti Sheehan
02:24:23 17/05/2017
"U.S. Africa Command has provided intelligence, training and logistical support to the Somali army and to African Union troops battling Shabab since 2013. Hundreds of U.S. special forces rotate through Somalia annually."

#NavySEAL Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken, 38, of Falmouth, Me., was killed. Words seem inadequate to express our deep sadness over the loss of another hero. May faith and courage bring his family peace even in the midst of great sorrow.
A Navy SEAL was killed and two others were wounded during a raid targeting a remote compound used by Shabab militants in Somalia, U.S. ...

Patti Sheehan
21:27:52 10/03/2017

Patti Sheehan
10:26:08 02/03/2017
10 Red Flags from #Dogs You Should Never Ignore | Pro Pet Hero
1. Loss of appetite, weight loss. One of the first signs of illness is loss of appetite. Not being hungry is just one of the reasons why your pet is not eating. It is just a tip of the iceberg, it …

Patti Sheehan
06:12:19 21/02/2017
THE FIRST OF ITS KIND: Introducing a new #animalterminal at JFK International Airport
What is The ARK at JFK? The ARK at JFK provides pre- and post-travel animal care and veterinary services for pets, horses, birds, livestock and exotic animals in a competent and compassionate manner. The ARK provides an efficient, safe and low stress environment for both our human and animal ...

Patti Sheehan
11:49:24 06/02/2017
". . . former VP Gore's employees Euna Lee and Laura Ling, who were working for the U.S. independent cable television network Current TV, illegally entered [North Korea] and were scheduled to serve 12 years of hard labor until information filtered back to the Hillary Clinton State Dept. that the North Koreans would grant amnesty if an envoy such as former President Bill Clinton came to Pyongyang to 'seek their release.'

"Former President Clinton did go, the North Koreans then released Lee and Ling, and that was that. But that does not help UVA student Otto Warmbier, of course."
University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier is still locked away in North Korea, State Department spokesperson John Kirby acknowledged to media on Wednesday,

Patti Sheehan
11:29:39 05/02/2017
How to repay your #studentloans with less pain
There are lots of ways to pay back your student loans without feeling painfully pinched. Experts explain your options at a recent MarketWatch event at Champlain College.

Patti Sheehan
11:23:42 05/02/2017
About 70% of all bachelor's degree students graduate with #collegedebt.

Patti Sheehan
11:06:26 05/02/2017
[#NavySEAL William "Ryan"] "Owens was previously awarded two Bronze Stars with Valor distinguishing devices and had eight Sea Service Deployment ribbons when he was killed. He will be posthumously awarded the Purple Heart."

Our hearts ache for his family, and we want to do anything for them that we can. May they be given strength to bear this heavy burden.
He enlisted in the Navy in 1998.

Patti Sheehan
11:01:27 05/02/2017
"For bullets and bombs, we can just swipe the credit card--but when wounded warriors return home, suddenly Congress wants to pretend they're concerned about costs."
--Kristofer Goldsmith, Assistant Director of Policy and Government Relations, Vietnam Veterans of America
#WoundedWarriorProject #VA
A survey backed by the Wounded Warrior Project found that the VA cannot on its own sufficiently treat Post 9/11 injured veterans and service members.

Patti Sheehan
10:26:33 17/01/2017
"After 36 years of #PETA protests, which showed the world the plight of animal captivity, PETA heralds the end of the saddest show on earth."
The saddest show on earth for wild animals will end in May.

Patti Sheehan
08:53:07 17/01/2017
"We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor, it must be demanded by the oppressed."
--#MartinLutherKingJr, "Letter From a Birmingham Jail," 1963
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision for America is illustrated in his words that remain with us to guide us forward. Here are 17 of quotes from famous MLK speeches and writings about education, justice, hope, perseverance and freedom.
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