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Do Boulderites Need Pet Health Insurance?

April 18th, 2024

When Zamboni, our loved Boulder cat, was seven years old, we found her barely responsive laying on a landing of the main stairway. Her breath had a sweet odor. She was, we learned, diabetic. We found her in a state of diabetic ketoacidosis. Diabetic Ketoacidosis, or DKA is a result of uncontrolled diabetes, can be fatal, and symptoms include the “sicky sweet odor.”  How much is your loved pet dog, cat, turtle or bird worth? Do you really want to answer that? Is it even possible to answer it? Is the answer the same when your pet is healthy compared to the answer when your pet is seriously... Read More

National Pet Day in Boulder: Lions and Tigers and Bears! Oh My!

April 13th, 2024

Boulder, April 11, Thursday was National Pet Week. Today, instead of Featured Dog Of The Day, let’s chat about “PETS.” Fido, the AboutBoulder Canine Mascot                    National Pet Day, celebrated on April 11th every year, is a heartwarming occasion dedicated to recognizing the joy and companionship that pets bring into our lives. It serves as a reminder of the love and loyalty our furry, feathered, or scaly friends provide and encourages pet adoption from shelters and rescue organizations. What’s NOT a pet. Some popular “pets” are... Read More

Boulder’s Next Cat Model: Petunia Adams

March 19th, 2024

Feline Elegance on the Catwalk Strutting down the runway of life with unparalleled grace and a wardrobe that would make any fashionista purr with envy, Petunia Adams is not just any feline—she’s Boulder’s next top model and our adored “Cat of the Week.” From Foster Care to Forever Home Petunia’s rise to fame began in the cozy confines of Payton Adams’ heart and home. Payton, a former cat foster parent, has a history of caring for cats with compelling backstories, from Mauna Kea with her musical namesake to Don Juan, the sneezing romantic. Yet, it was Petunia who stole the show and... Read More

Boulder Cat Attempts Purr-fect Crime: Prince Eugene’s Napoleonic Heist

March 16th, 2024

In the quaint town of Boulder, where history buffs and feline aficionados often cross paths, a curious caper unfolded at a local tea party that has since become the talk of the town. The culprit? None other than Prince Eugene, an 11-pound American shorthair cat with a penchant for pastries and a name steeped in military prowess. A Tea Party with a Historical Twist Angela Naus, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) by day and a history enthusiast by night and weekend, decided to throw a costume-optional tea party to celebrate her love for the Napoleonic Era. The table was set with a faded... Read More

Dogs For Thor? Norse God With Puppies? Perhaps Not! GOATS!

January 25th, 2024

We know I am a tad crazy. Along that train of thought, today’s Featured Dog is a pair of GOATS! I suppose that since Rocky Mountain Goats are not goats at all, but are instead bovines, it makes sense that a pair of goats could substitute for a dog, at least for a Thursday! Why am I talking about goats? Because Thor’s chariot was pulled by a pair of goats! Why am I blogging about goats under the “Featured Dog” blog? Well, why not? Are any Norse Gods associated with particular dog breeds? The answer is “no,” but the answer contains some great surprises! The one... Read More

Why You Should be Unreasonably Excited to go Skiing This Year

December 17th, 2014

Winter in Colorado means a season of skiing, and with every coming year, ski resorts look for new ways to improve the skiing experience. In 2014, Colorado’s ski resorts have been very busy with innovation, and many mountains have introduced some really incredible features. It’s hard to get more excited about skiing, but somehow, the resorts keep making that happen. Exciting for Parents: Do you have a child who has never seen a ski mountain? Then you’re in luck! Colorado’s Aspen Skiing Company spent $5 million redesigning the base of Buttermilk, one of Aspen’s... Read More