Episode 104 – Julia Grosz

Episode 104 – Julia Grosz

Julia Grosz founded Cat Hustler as a means to teach cat volunteers everywhere how to write more compelling copy and improve their adoptions through social media. Since its founding in 2016, she’s worked with shelters and rescues from DC to Anchorage, AK on developing more effective techniques for marketing adoptable cats. She currently hosts free webinars on these techniques and speaks at conferences. She also visits shelters around the Mid­Atlantic to troubleshoot cats that can’t seem to catch an adopter’s eye.

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Turritopsis nutricula Immortal jellyfish is the only species known to live forever.

Turritopsis nutricula Immortal jellyfish is the only species known to live forever.

Immortal Jellyfish Facts The immortal jellyfish (scientific name – Turritopsis nutricula) was discovered in 1883 in the Mediterranean Sea. However, it’s extremely unique regeneration powers were not known to researchers and scientists until the mid-1990s. The unique regeneration process of the mature immortal jellyfish is quite unique. When it is injured or starving, it will attach itself to a surface in warm waters and turns into a sort of living blob. From this blob state, its cells will undergo a process called “transdifferentiation”. Transdifferentiation is a process wherein cells will turn into different kinds of cells. For instance, the muscle cells […]

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National CBD Day

National CBD Day

National CBD Day Today marks exactly one year from the day cbdMD founded National CBD Day. It took many weeks of vigorous planning on their part, but on August 8, 2018, everything finally came together and National CBD day became an official holiday. So, you may be wondering: what’s so special about CBD to receive that much recognition? Well, first of all, great question! You see, CBD or cannabidiol, is a naturally occurring substance found in cannabis plants, such as marijuana and hemp. It’s known for its incredible ability to help the body regulate and produce neurotransmitters called endocannabinoids, which […]

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Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 26 – Connecticut Cat Connection in Connecticut

Animal Shelter of the Week: Episode 26 – Connecticut Cat Connection in Connecticut

Connecticut Cat Connection estimates that on average they helping over 500 cats each year with the help of their volunteers. This is a tremendous success, however, it comes with much effort and with high financial costs, including high medical expenses associated with a no-kill policy. In 2015, they moved to their new adoption center, which gives them hope to expand in the future and will allow them to keep growing and helping more animals and to better support their community. Listen and learn what their future holds and see how you can help! To learn more about Connecticut Cat Connection, […]

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Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 25 – Furry Friends Foster and Rescue in Connecticut

Animal Rescue of the Week: Episode 25 – Furry Friends Foster and Rescue in Connecticut

The Furry Friends Foster and Rescue, Inc brings dogs into their rescue primarily from municipal Connecticut pounds.  When space is available in the rescue, they also help dogs whose families are unable to continue to care for them for a variety of reasons. When considering rescuing a dog who resides with a private family (owner surrender) they first meet the dog and evaluate him/her to make sure they have the ability to meet the dog’s needs and secondly to find an appropriate foster home for the dog.

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National Fresh Breath Day

National Fresh Breath Day

National Fresh Breath Day Do you brush your teeth twice a day?  Brushing after meals and flossing before bed is an important routine to follow in order to keep up with your oral hygiene!  August 6th is National Fresh Breath Day, and we would like to remind you of the importance of keeping your pet’s teeth clean, too!  Prevent loose teeth, sore and infected gums, among many other pet oral health problems by taking a good look inside your pet’s mouth.   Common Pet Oral Health Problems Listed below are some common pet oral health problems that can occur if […]

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