Thought Provoking & Challenging | Review of ‘Jurassic Park’ (Jurassic Park #1)


By Cynthia Ayala

Jurassic Park by Micheal Crichton
Ballantine Books
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“A billionaire has created a technique to clone dinosaurs. From the DNA that his crack team of scientists extract, he is able to grow the dinosaurs in his laboratories and lock them away on an island behind electric fences, creating a sort of theme park. He asks a group of scientists from several different fields to come and view the park, but something goes terribly wrong when a worker on the island turns traitor and shuts down the power.” (Goodreads)

Published December 1991 by Ballantine Books Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton is the classic novel that spawned a franchise about dinosaurs and the will of man.
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Weekly Reading List #86


By Cynthia Ayala

Hey there avid readers! Can’t stay to chat its graduation day! Woo! I’m so excited, I’m so excited, I’m finally done with school. Woo! Now I just have to make it across the stage without tripping. Wish me luck and happy reading! Continue reading “Weekly Reading List #86”

Too Cute – If Batman and Superman were Kittens


By Cynthia Ayala

Word of warning, be prepared to say “aww” a hundred times because not only are these possibly the cutest kittens ever (not cuter than my Mr. J the Kitten who thinks He’s Batman – yes, that is his full name), but they are also wearing capes and being adorable with their “mews” that will forever be adorable from any little kitten. Continue reading “Too Cute – If Batman and Superman were Kittens”

ASPCA study: "Pretty" pups picked first


BLOGGERS NOTE: Topics like this mean a lot to me, so I have to share them.  I hope many of you will take into account this study and share it with fellow animal lovers. By Sarah D. Bunting | Animal Nation The ASPCA is set to release a study revealing that “physical appearance” is the most important reason pet adopters give for choosing puppies from animal shelters. Cats, meanwhile, could rely on inner beauty; the numbers showed that “behavior with people” was the most important quality folks looked for in a feline. The ASPCA conducted the research from January to … Continue reading ASPCA study: "Pretty" pups picked first

Kitten Gets New Legs and Lease on Life


BLOOGERS NOTE: This article was so touching, I had to share it, it made me cry and I wish I could adopt little Corky, however, I hope I will be able to donate money for little Corky.  I hope many of you feel the same way and do donate.  I know, I sound a little preachy, but this story just touched my heart so much. By Lauren Torrisi | ABC News Blogs Corky, a stray cat born with a rare congenital birth defect was set to be euthanized in Fargo, N.D.  He was given a new lease on life when … Continue reading Kitten Gets New Legs and Lease on Life

5 Tricky Pet Problems Solved


original article found on Yahoo!  by: Nina Malkin of Good Housekeeping | Animal Nation Who can resist a cute pet? Given America’s enormous pet population of 86 million cats and 78 million dogs, the answer seems to be “Not many of us.” But when animals and people mix, dicey social situations sometimes result. Here, some common ones – and the expert solutions. 1. When my 7-year-old’s friend comes over, he’s too rough with our family cat. Saying “Be gentle!” hasn’t helped. What should I do? It’s possible that this kid hasn’t had much exposure to animals and doesn’t understand what “gentle” means with regard … Continue reading 5 Tricky Pet Problems Solved