There is no love more pure than that between a rescue pet and its adopter. Meet Bellatrix, Wally, Seymour, Peabody and Duncan — and the humans that adore them. […]
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Charles Nelson Reilly was a famous American actor, director and drama teacher. He appeared in or directed numerous films, plays and TV shows. But in the 1970s, when he was in his forties, he also spent quality time impersonating a banana in a series of commercials for Bic Banana Ink Crayons. So apparently he wasn’t overly attached to his dignity. Pride didn’t interfere with his ability to experiment. In his pursuit of creative expression, he valued the arts of playing and having fun. I encourage you to be inspired by his example during the coming weeks, Aquarius. […]
Woody Harrelson will spend Thursday in Iowa City, accompanying a free screening of his directorial debut Lost in London and a post-film conversation. The evening is presented by the University of Iowa Lecture Committee. […]
With Sudanese food, music and speakers, the Sudanese-American Association for Development in Iowa City invites all members of the community to participate in a fundraising dinner and cultural showcase this Saturday, benefitting Iowa City’s Sudanese Cultural Center. […]
Every shelter animal has its challenges, some steeper than others. With very little in the way of hearing and no sight, life at the Iowa City Animal Center can be more confusing and stressful for Pretty Girl than a dog with full use of its senses. Still, it couldn’t be more obvious that the 11-year-old is a perfect companion.
After a successful Holiday for the Hounds party and donation drive last week, the cats of the Iowa City Animal Center are enjoying their new gifts, including a festive Christmas-y collar complete with jingle bells. Well, the staff and volunteers are enjoying it, at least. […]
The Iowa City Animal Center’s cat colony room is currently flushed with kittens, but a second, makeshift colony room has sprouted across the hall to house the sociable but much slower band of adult cats. […]
It’s not easy being the most mature person in the room, especially when you’re still a kid yourself. “Teenage” cat Indigo has his hands full with four rambuctious roommates, while Sherri waits for a castle to call home. […]