Chickashanews.com

Blogs

December 20, 2012

Blog: Animals need help too

CHICKASHA — I'm sick of hearing people complain about things in the city and they do absolutely nothing to help fix the problem. People call and complain about what the city votes for or against, but they have never been to a city council meeting. They complain about not having anything to do or anywhere to go but they just sit back and complain. And the most recent complaint I heard was about the Chickasha Animal Shelter.

There is a Facebook page entitled, "Pets lost, found and selling around." It is a fantastic site that allows you to post photographs of missing and found animals and serves as an information gateway in the animal community. But  one thing I think Chickasha residents don't understand is the low number of staff members at the Chickasha Animal Shelter. Last time I heard there are only two main employees, but that number may of changed. Something I don't understand is the number of people breeding dogs and charging thousands when there are thousands of animals that don't have homes throughout the country, especially here in Chickasha. If you want to see more employees, talk to your council members. Volunteer to lend a helping hand. Donate supplies, food or medicine to help lower costs. And above all, please look into adopting a dog before buying one from a breeder. There are so many dogs that need love and a nice and happy home! People say, oh I don't want a shelter or rescue dog. They may be dangerous or they may have been abused before. I adopted my puppy from an animal shelter when I lived in Tulsa and she is the sweetest thing I could of ever hoped for. Sure when I first got her it was really hard and a lot of work and time, but it's such a blessing to get to raise something so loving and cute as my dog Pippa.

1
Text Only
Blogs
  • BLOG: America is doing all it can to Russia

    The conservative response to President Obama's handling of the Ukraine crisis is a perfect example of what some Americans need to learn about how the world around them works now.

    March 21, 2014

  • BLOG: Recent films aim to stir rebellion in youth

    Typically I'm not much for conspiracy theories, but I think I've developed a good one. 

    March 21, 2014

  • BLOG: It's time for the city to fully fund a neuter program

    Chickasha has a big city problem.
    It'd be hard to dispute that stray animals roam the town's streets in droves. They occupy neighborhoods, school yards, business locations, basically anywhere they might find some nosh. 

    March 19, 2014 1 Story

  • BLOG: Staples policy of silence bad for business

    Staples announced they're closing 225 stores this week, but no one seems to have any idea what the Chickasha's location fate will be.
    Actually, let me rephrase. No one wants to discuss it.

    March 7, 2014

  • V_for_Vendetta_by_Rub_a_Duckie.jpg BLOG: Film enhances sense of patriotism

    I love today.
    Every year, I have a quiet evening at home with a healthy meal, some wine and a screening of a film that touts true patriotism.
    Today is the day that shall never be forgot. It's the fifth of November.

    November 5, 2013 1 Photo

  • Vladimir_Putin-6.jpg BLOG: Putin's hypocrisy is unbearable

    It strikes me as odd that of all countries, Russia is the one advocating "dialogue" and "peace" when it comes to the Syrian problem.

    September 18, 2013 1 Photo

  • BLOG: National media distorting real issues in Duncan tragedy

    So I was putting the final touches on the weekend edition of the paper while listening to CNN, when my blood pressure began to sky rocket. 

    Literally minutes after the Stephens County District Attorney - and our district attorney for that matter - Jason Hicks sent out a release detailing why the murder of Australian baseball player Chris Lane was not a hate crime, but old CNN decided that wasn't good for ratings. 

    August 23, 2013

  • 0821-Oklahoma-shooting-Christopher-Lane_full_380.jpg BLOG: Main issue remains untouched in Duncan shooting

    So, now we know the three obviously lost teenagers involved in the Duncan shooting of an innocent Australian baseball player were not officially involved in a gang.

    August 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • BLOG: TEA Party visit sparks revelation

    I don't really go to church, and there are a few reasons why.

    The main reason resonated with me  when I went to the TEA Party meeting last Friday. 

    August 7, 2013

  • blog graphic .tiff BLOG: Dorman's decision crushes dream

    It's Monday and I must lament.
    This weekend's paper featured an article detailing State Representative Joe Dorman's plan to run for county commissioner upon the completion of his current term.

    July 29, 2013 1 Photo 1 Story

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Poll

Judging by our slow start, do you believe May will be a rough weather month?

Yes
No
     View Results