TPPC.tv Sponsors Monmouth County SPCA Fur Ball




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We are so proud to be a sponsor of the Monmouth County SPCA Fur Ball.  Below is information about the event in a press release.  We hope to see you there!

Monmouth County SPCA Fur Ball

Eat, Drink  Play Games  Save Lives!

 

EATONTOWN, NJ- No lint roller required for the Monmouth County SPCA Fur Ball!  The fun begins at iPlay America’s Encore Event Center in Freehold, NJ on Saturday April 20, 2013 from 6-11PM. 

Tickets are $150 per person and include an open bar, fine dining, live music by Jersey’s own legendary party bandBrian Kirk & the Jirks, and a huge silent and live auction.  After the auction, let the games begin!   iPlay games include laser tag, go carts, indoor rides, arcade games, boardwalk fun and more!

 

This casual cocktail attire event is a great way to come out and support the animals at the Monmouth County SPCA (MCSPCA) while rediscovering your inner kid!  While the Fur Ball is meant to bring out the kid in you, they ask that no actual children come out to play at this event. 

Can’t attend the Fur Ball but still want to support the animals?  50-50 tickets will also be available to purchase for $10 each at both the Eatontown and Freehold Raceway Mall locations. The winner will be drawn the following Monday, April 22 at 1PM at the MCSPCA Homeward Bound Adoption Center in Eatontown (winner need not be present). One lucky winner walked away with over $15,000!

This year’s highly-anticipated Fur Ball will honor Dylan Lauren, Paul Arrouet and their dog Jersey, who was adopted from the MCSPCA in 2012. Corporate Honoree Townsquare Media will also be in attendance, with 94.3 The Point’sLou Russo and Liz Jeressi and WOBM’s Bob and Marianne Levy serving as the evening’s emcees.

Last year’s Fur Ball was a huge success, raising more than $115,000 towards the MCSPCA’s mission to protect and advocate for all animals. And thanks to the growing love and support from their loyal friends in and around the Monmouth County area, the MCSPCA saved 4,217 lives in 2012, a number that continues to grow each year.

None of this success would be possible without the tremendous community support the organization receives from their many corporate sponsors: All Jersey Janitorial Service and 33 East Car Wash, Barnside Veterinary Hospital, Chris and Laura Nalbandian, Merrill Lynch- The BLT Group, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital and Saker Shoprite.

For tickets, sponsorship, ad journal and “pet page” opportunities, or additional info about the Fur Ball, please contact Stephanie Attaway, MCSPCA Development Coordinator via email at stephanie@monmouthcountyspca.orgcall732.440.1558 or visit the MCSPCA website at www.monmouthcountyspca.org.

Animal Radio Show, Pets Teach Us So Much, 87 discusses how to calm cat fights

Yikes!

Yikes!

Animal radio show, Pets Teach Us So Much, episode 87 discussed how to calm the cat fights that surround us everyday.  To listen to the discussion, tune into episode 87.

 

No cat fighting in my backyard!

Have you ever seen 2 cats hiss and fight?  How about 2 dogs growling and scraping? Or have you been in the middle of two humans arguing…sniping and such, maybe even via email or texting?  How did that make you feel?  Uncomfortable, angry and sad are three of the adjectives that immediately come to mind.

Often times, those around us, at work or in our personal lives, seemed to be destined for an episode of Celebrity Death Match.  Funny how it usually seems to be the same people involved in conflict, time and time again.  Arguments destroy families, friendships and lives because people refuse to talk it out.  Talking it out doesn’t mean that you will find resolution, but rather make you feel heard and validated, ready to move on.

Sometimes we are called to mediate a bad situation.  We must put our own views aside to preserve a relationship.  Putting us in a potentially uncomfortable situation to help others resolve their conflict or move on in a relationship.

 

Robbin:

I was raised in a home where people didn’t discuss their feelings.  By the time arguments occurred, relationships were usually not repairable.    This has made me acutely aware of expressing my feelings, although it really takes me a lot of effort and angst to do so just because of my conditioning as a child.

I do have a strong sense of fairness.  When two people or parties are in conflict, regardless of my personal opinions, I will mediate to avoid a potential cat fight.

Joe:

I was born a diffuser.  Perhaps it’s my training of over 30 years in fire and rescue services.  I can keep people calm and make them smile even in the face of death.  I’m not saying this to brag.  I’m saying it so you can put your potential mediations and conflicts into perspective.

Life is so fleeting and so short.  So many people waste time being angry and locked in conflict.  Locked onto another dog’s jugular vein or scratching and clawing.  To what end?

Working to help others resolve conflict or resolving those in your own life can really make you feel like you have lifted a burden.

See part 2 next week, Finding your wings.

 

 

 

 

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Saffy will not look good in stripes.

Saffy will not look good in stripes.

 

We love Angie!

Angie Bailey is a Minnesota writer, cat fancier, word game junkie, creative-project dabbler, music lover, food enthusiast, wife, and mother to two humans and three cats. She is also the co-creator, co-writer, and performer in a sketch comedy web series called 82 South St. http://www.82southst.com/She spends most of her days enjoying her family, scribbling for her cat humor blog,Catladyland, playing Scrabble, laughing at her cats’ shenanigans, and finding the silliness in most everything.

Pet Radio Show, Pets Teach Us So Much 87, No Cat Fighting in My Backyard!

Popular pet radio show, Pets Teach Us So Much, 87, is ready to rock the house!

The Love Genies will be talking about cat fighting…in our own relationships and how you can better survive these situations!

Sometimes, things can get out of hand...or paw.

Sometimes, things can get out of hand…or paw.

 

Plus we have all of the latest pet news and information from all over the world!  Join us live on March 28 at 6:30 PM EST on http://www.blogtalkradio.com/tppctv, download us on iTunes or listen via the blog player on our site.

 

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Animal radio show discusses lessons from our pets about waiting.

Animal radio show, Pets Teach Us So Much talked about relationships and what we learn from our pets in their Love Genies segment.

In episode 85, The Love Genies talked about how hard waiting is.  The full discussion can be heard in the archived episode.

 

Waiting...

Waiting…

Waiting is Hard

Our dog loving friends may have tried to balance a biscuit on their pup’s nose.  In our case, Chachala the chihuahua’s snoot is a bit short, so there wouln’t be much surface area to balance a treat.  On the other hand, Philomena the Min Pin, would turn into the Tasmanian Devil.  She couldn’t wait for a treat.  Never in our lives have we had a dog that CAN’T wait for anything and remembers what you tell her.

If Joe tells the girls they can come up on the bed after dinner, they will pester me and throw the stink eye at me until they are up on the bed.  My brain often hurts from them telegraphing, “POPPY SAID WE CAN COME UP ON THE BED”.

No matter what species you belong to, waiting is hard.  Waiting in line, waiting for vacation, waiting for a promotion, waiting for an offer or waiting for a phone call can all illicit a range of emotions.  Philomena’s biggest challenge is waiting for her nuggets to hit the bowl.  She whizzes around in circles and jumps like she is a billy goat until dinner is served.

Sometimes we wait for things like a fabulous opportunity that may never come.  Waiting can be scary, frustrating and make us anxious or depressed.  Sometimes things come to fast, like the end of vacation.

Regardless of your religious affiliations, it’s hard to believe that there isn’t a master plan and when a window closes, a door opens.  It is a difficult concept to grasp until it’s all over and we get to see the end result.  One opportunity missed usually means better opportunites are coming.  It can be maddening.  It’s life.

As us baby boomers reflect on the preferences of the younger, “I want it now” generation, we are reminded of a scene from one of our favorite movies, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory with Johnny Depp.

Veruca Salt: Daddy, I want a boat like this.  A beautiful paddle boat is what I want.

Grandpa Joe: (to Charlie) What she wants is a good kick in the pants!

Sometimes waiting will lead to those unexpected opportunities that are better than we originally dreamed of or hoped for. Have faith, patience is a virtue.

“And the waiting is the hardest part”-The Waiting, Tom Petty

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Don't get a ZONK!

Don’t get a ZONK!

 

We love Angie!

Angie Bailey is a Minnesota writer, cat fancier, word game junkie, creative-project dabbler, music lover, food enthusiast, wife, and mother to two humans and three cats. She is also the co-creator, co-writer, and performer in a sketch comedy web series called 82 South St. http://www.82southst.com/She spends most of her days enjoying her family, scribbling for her cat humor blog,Catladyland, playing Scrabble, laughing at her cats’ shenanigans, and finding the silliness in most everything.

 

Pet Radio Show, Pets Teach Us So Much, 86, Waiting is Hard

The pet radio show you love, Pets Teach Us So Much brings you another fab episode this week!

The Love Genies, Robbin and Joseph Everett discuss the lessons we learn from our pets about waiting!  Funny and poignant, the Love Genies will bring a smile to your face with this segment.

Whoa! That's impressive!

Whoa! That’s impressive!

 

Plus we have all of the latest pet news and information from all over the world!  Join us live on March 21 at 6:30 PM EST on http://www.blogtalkradio.com/tppctv, download us on iTunes or listen via the blog player on our site.

 

 

Swheat Scoop, natural clumping cat litter, giveaway!

Swheat Scoop Natural Cat Litter

Swheat Scoop Natural Cat Litter

Swheat Scoop, natural clumping litter, is all natural!

Swheat Scoop is made in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, the hometown of Pet Care Systems.  Swheat Scoop’s parent company, Pet Care Systems, Inc., is owned by the Farmers Union Industries of Redwood Falls, Minnesota and works with partnering farms to produce the line of natural litters.

It’s Naturally Better:

Founded in 1994, Swheat Scoop was the first all-natural scoopable litter of its kind. Swheat Scoop is made from naturally processed (non-food grade) wheat – a completely renewable, 100% biodegradable resource. It is clay and chemical free, without silica dust or bentonite.

Comparatively, clay-based litters are mined and never decompose. Swheat Scoop is earth friendly and is the only litter on the market that’s certified flushable in sewer or septic systems by the SGS U.S. Testing Company.

How It Works:

Swheat Scoop’s patented process utilizes the natural enzymes found in wheat to continuously neutralize litter box odors. Through this same process, the wheat’s natural starches are exposed which cause clumping when combined with moisture.

The Benefits of Swheat Scoop:

  • Stops odors instantly .
  • Clumps fast and firm.
  • Clay and chemical free.
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  • V eterinarian recommended.
  • Gentle enough and safe for kittens and post-op cats.Price and Availability:Swheat Scoop is competitively priced (starts at $10.49) and is available coast to coast. Look for the reformulated Original and Multi-Cat Swheat Scoop litter plus the new, natural Lightly Scented formula at www.swheatscoop.com/stores.Online Presence:Swheat Scoop fans can connect with the brand at www.swheatscoop.com or on their favorite social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, just search Swheat Scoop.

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Animal Radio Show, Pets Teach Us So Much 85 discussed how to shake off life’s annoyances

Animal Radio Show, Pets Teach Us So Much 85 discussed how to shake off life’s annoyances during The Love Genies segment.  You can listen to the episode to hear the conversation.

A synopsis of the conversation is below:

Shake It Off

 

Shake off your annoyances

Shake off your annoyances

Have you seen a wet pet do the full body shimmy shake to dry off?  They start the big wind up at their head and amazingly that shake goes all the way down to the tip of their tail!  Doggie friends, we know this usually happens mid bath and you end up as wet as the dog!

 

This skill is really cool!  We wish we could do the full body shimmy shake! Just shake it off.  Whatever your “it” is.

Is your “it” annoyances at home or work?  Is it traffic? Perhaps the long line filled with screaming kids in the store?  How often do you come into work and one of your co-workers is just fuming at the kids and then they remain in a funk the rest of the day.  Everyone tries to stay away for fear of being boloney sliced by the cat claws!

Walking around like a wet rag is not only depressing, but it’s not healthy.  Only you can decide to shake it off and move forward.  Dwelling in the annoyances of like sometimes seems to lead to EVERYTHING bothering you.  The problems just compound.  You know that old saying, “When it rains it pours”.

As hard as it may be to decide to shake it off like your pet, you may end up having a brighter day.