Articles by Anna Applegate

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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…


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Staying PAWSitive

A Clarion PAWS Facebook post details the rescue’s plight. The Venango County Humane Society welcomes a new executive director. Clarion PUPS, Precious Paws Animal Rescue…


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Majestic maples

As the area’s autumn display winds down, there were still a few magnificent maples helping to brighten the dreary days. (There are still lots of…


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It’s a small wonder

Precious Paws Animal Rescue, Clarion PAWS and Clarion PUPs are looking for homes for some youngsters. Meanwhile, it’s time to make the final bids for…



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All dressed up ….

Several adoptable cats are all dressed up and have somewhere to go… hopefully to a good home. The Pumpkin Patch cat adoption event will be…


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Autumn ambiance

Trees around the area showed their true colors this weekend in a brilliant display that seemed to just erupt up overnight. The Pennsylvania Department of…


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Frighteningly good fun

Area rescues have several Halloween-themed events planned. Smile pretty! Tri-County Animal Rescue will hold its annual Halloween event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Saturday,…




A young bull elk is seen at Woodring Farm in Benezette.

Wapiti worries

An afternoon trip to Benezette had this blogger worried that the trip would be a bust. Arriving in the early afternoon, it seemed that the elk…


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Pet of the day 10/9/17

Chloe, a Yorkshire Terrier Yorkie and West Highland White Terrier Westie mix is available for adoption through Precious Paws Animal Rescue in Franklin. She’s an…


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Fun and fundraising

Precious Paws Animal Rescue will hold its fall craft fair Saturday. Clarion PUPS will participate in Farmers and Crafters Day during the Autumn Leaf Festival….


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Autumn Leaf Festival Schedule

From staff reports “Leaves of Blue and Gold: Celebrating Clarion University’s 150th” is the theme of the 64th annual Autumn Leaf Festival, which is Saturday, Sept. 30,…


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A place in the sun

With their bright colors and tall prowess, it’s easy to see why sunflowers have found their place in the sun. After a little searching it turns…



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Lots of ladies

A visit from one or possibly more painted lady butterflies to the tithonia plant prompted an internet search to find out more about the colorful…


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The Long and the Short of it

Precious Paws Animal Rescue has Stubs looking for a home. Clarion PAWS has some “purrfect” pals for those looking for felines. Tri-County Animal Rescue Center,…


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A little wear and tear

As the summer days wane, some of the butterflies appear a little worse for the wear with faded colors and tattered wings. But they continue…