FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 6, 2012 –
I enjoyed the well-written article by Sam Urrea, a RCHS journalism student (News-Ledger, April 25), concerning Kai Hinton being selected to go to the United States Naval Academy. My best wishes to Kai for this incredible journey he is about to undertake.
While Mike was at the Academy, I visited him at the “Yard,” which is what the Academy location is called, and I was so impressed with the surroundings and especially with Mike’s devotion to honor.
Kai’s family will enjoy the same experiences. Oh, by the way, Go Navy!
DALE J. HARRINGTON
Pets are good for you
It is well known that owning a pet has many health benefits.
A pet reduces stress, lowers your blood pressure , fights depression and improves your social life.
At the Yolo County Animal Shelter there are many animals waiting for their forever home . Adopt one and all the benefits above and many more will accrue to you. Among the cats waiting are:
Moe….this lovable black and white boy has been at the shelter for quite awhile but he hasn’t given up hope. He greets anyone approaching his cage with a plaintive meow…”Are you the one?” He likes a bit of play but he most enjoys a comfortable lap and lots of stroking.
The Tortie Sisters….these girls are just the right mix of playful and affectionate. When they first meet you, they want a little lap time and some stroking before they jump down for a game of chase the ball or swat the toy. Taco is the exuberant one while Runt is more laid back. They can be adopted separately or together.
Sandy…with the sapphire eyes is a beautiful tabby/lynx point mix. She has a regal air but succumbs to purrs , rollovers and kneading when gently stroked. She is a bit shy in new situations but warms up once she feels safe and comfortable.
See pictures and more information on these and other wonderful animals at Petfinder. com, “like” us at www.facebook.com/YCAS Shelter, or visit the shelter at 2640 E. Gibson Rd, Woodland.
It’s what the doctor ordered!
Yolo County Animal Shelter
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