I’ve been buying our store’s brand chicken for years until now. Our store began carrying an “all natural” brand. The meat is better quality and not as fat. It also has a healthier pink color. Leaner meat means faster preparation times because there’s less fat to remove.
The all natural brand also uses smaller chickens (smaller bones): Now I can prepare drumsticks since they’re small enough to grind. These all natural drumsticks take half the preparation time compared to thighs since there’s hardly any fat to remove. I end up with smaller portions but supplement with chicken gizzards.
Margaret Greaves, a highly respected dog trainer and winner at Crufts, 2014, was recently convicted of animal suffering and neglect. Three of her dogs were so neglected they were euthanized by a tearful veterinarian.
A cocker spaniel ‘with faeces dangling from his coat’ had a ‘depressed demeanour’ and was ‘shoved in a corner almost forgotten’
Greaves recent sentence includes a 3-year banned from having or caring for dogs. Her 12 week jail sentence was suspended.
I took Hoshi for a walk during my wife’s doctor’s appointment. I saw a fawn by the tree line and it saw us and hid. It’s legs were wobbly. Maybe it was a newborn. I picked up Hoshi so he could see better and we walked closer. Then we heard large branches breaking along the tree line. A huge doe jumped out, looked at us, then bolted towards the street! I saw her run along the road and disappear.
I don’t know why she ran towards the street instead of going deeper into the woods. We were a good distance from the tree line when it happened. I didn’t mean to scare her and I hope she’s okay. Hoshi became excited when he found her scent by the road and started tracking her path. I took a video of Hoshi with my phone but had all sorts of problems.