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Showcasing adoptable pets and revisiting Billy Manes’ riveting story

Letters to the editor, web comments and feedback

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Pawsitive press

Thank you for posting this (“28 cute dogs at Orange County Animal Services waiting for you to take them home,” photo gallery, Dec. 27). We need to get the word out – there are a lot of beautiful animals there waiting for their “fur-ever” home. Thanks for posting.
Denise Fisher, via Facebook

I love this new series you are doing! The animals need as much exposure as possible! Keep up the good work and thank you!
Amy Foelker Ortiz, via Facebook

Please remember, whatever type of animal you adopt, they are not throwaway pets. They will be with you for years, and often have costs associated with them.
Trina Howe, via Facebook

Examined lives

I have read your thoughts for over a decade and have always considered you a friend I haven’t met yet (“‘Til Death Do Us Part: Revisited,” Bloggytown, Dec. 27). So sorry for your loss, and bravo for the strength you have shown, and [to] have had the guts to share your pain and resilience with us.
Gendo Ikari, via Facebook

What a great love story. Billy, you should be so proud of yourself. You are making a difference!
Shelby Wheeler Mack, via Facebook

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