PETS ON A PLANE In the same week that a dog perished after a United Airlines flight attendant insisted it be stored in an overhead compartment on a flight from Houston to New York City, another family’s pet was lost by the beleaguered carrier. Irgo, a 10-year-old German shepherd belonging to the Swindle family, was mistakenly sent to Japan instead of Kansas City, Missouri. … [Read more...] about NOTW: Pets on a plane, germaphobe gorillas and why Jesus wrote to Oprah
$5 Feline Friday will happen at Maui Humane Society this Friday, Feb. 9 and every Friday henceforth. On Feline Friday, the public can adopt any cat that’s six months and older for just $5. Here's your chance to find a new feline family member and support the Maui Humane’s Society’s efforts. Adopt, don’t shop! 11am-6pm. Maui Humane Society, (1350 Mehameha Lp., Pu`unene); … [Read more...] about $5 Feline Friday at Maui Humane Society
The Maui Humane Society is asking the community for help in meeting their urgent need for short-term foster homes for dogs. Dogs are coming in almost daily, and the kennels are starting to get uncomfortably crowded; people who are able to temporarily house a dog are urged to consider hosting a pet in their home until a permanent forever home can be found. “Please consider … [Read more...] about Maui Humane Society needs immediate short term foster homes for dogs
Mokulele Airlines is making family travel a little easier this summer by offering a special half-off fair for keiki under the age of 12 during the month of July. The half-price discount is good at all nine airports Mokulele serves across the state; four-legged family-members of any age will continue to fly free. “We are a local, family-owned and operated airline,” said Ron … [Read more...] about Keiki flights half-off on Mokulele Airlines in July
If you’re a dog owner and this isn’t your worst nightmare, that’s only because you haven’t considered the possibility: your pet, your beloved companion, stolen, slaughtered, cooked and eaten. Like a piece of meat. It happened on Oahu in 2007, to Frank Manuma and his wife Debbie. The couple’s dog, an eight-month-old German shepherd-Lab mix named Caddy, was stolen from the … [Read more...] about Pet Food: No one has publicly opposed a law that would ban dog meat in Hawaii. So what’s the holdup?