Articles by Anna Applegate

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Have patience

Area animal rescues and shelters have a few adoption candidates that may require a little time, training and patience. Time and treatment Tri-County Animal Rescue…


A pine siskin attempts to land at a Pinegrove Township feeder.

Swamped with siskins

This week’s weather brought several visitors to the bird feeders. Most noticeable of these included many pine siskins. They dominated the thistle feeder pretty much…



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Frost fuss

A search to name the type of frost formation found on the neighbor’s pond only turned up more confusion. It would seem as if everyone…



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The creative cold

Extreme cold weather has gripped the region and will remain for the foreseeable future or at least as long as the extended forecasts hold. The…


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Doing a double take

Several area animal rescues have a couple of pairs available for adoption. Meanwhile, a couple of rabies clinics have been scheduled. Precious pair Precious Paws…


Northern cardinal - Photo by Jeffrey Hall

Winter Wings

As the snow falls and the temperatures cool, more and more winter birds are filtering into the region. Jeffrey Hall, of Franklin, a member of…


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Still waiting

Area animal rescues highlight their available adoptable animals. Long timers Precious Paws Animal Rescue president Theresa Weldon posted earlier this week on the group’s Facebook…


A farm in Fertigs is seen at a distance.

Point of view

Whether or not folks like snow depends on their point of view. A new fallen fluffy snow that outlines bare tree branches and coats what…


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Be cautious of the cold

Residents are urged to pay a little more attention to their pets as cold weather settles in and area shelters have many adoptable animals available….


Bubbles appear on the surface of a small creek.

Go with the flow

Earlier last week, there was some open water on the neighbor’s pond. However, colder weather has currently¬†encased the¬†pond in ice. The moon was visible during…


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Christmas caring

A couple of Christmas events are planned and, as always, there are some awesome animals looking for homes. Pictures with Santa Tri-County Animal Rescue center…



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Who, who is hurting?

Both wildlife rehabilitation centers in the region are treating sick or injured owls and several animal rescues and shelters have adoptable animals. Took a slight…


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Out of the blue

Out of the blue, skies cleared for a few days in the region. And if the weather forecast holds, today and Wednesday will show off…


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Mark your calendars

As the holiday season is in full swing, a few area rescues have events planned. Christmas Extravaganza is this weekend Clarion PUPs will hold its…


Ice forms on the surface of a Pinegrove Township pond.

On ice

Recent cold snaps left a skift of ice on the neighbor’s pond. A cold front over the weekend dumped nearly an inch of snow on…


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Coats of many colors

This week All About Animals is highlighting adoptable animals with curious coats and or spontaneous spots. Of course, beauty is in the eye of the…


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The coming cold

Red squirrels and other critters were busy preparing for the coming cold. The hemlock tree was full this weekend of birds and squirrels working to…