Pets Of The Week

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Blanca and Mathilda. “If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.” That’s Blanca’s motto. Mathilda has such giant cheeks, we thought she was a tomcat at first – but she’s all girl! If Mathilda could smile, we’re sure she would have dimples in those perfect apple cheeks of hers.

NM House Of Representatives Recognizes Threat Or Harm To Companion Animals As Domestic Abuse

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NM House Of Representatives Recognizes Threat Or Harm To Companion Animals As Domestic Abuse

New Mexico is combatting the state’s serious domestic violence problem from an important angle: adding to the definition of “domestic abuse” the act of threatening or harming companion animals, thereby empowering domestic abuse survivors to secure a protection order when the abuser threatens to—or carries out—harm to the survivor’s companion animal(s).