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New attorney joins Fort Bend’s legal community

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By Elsa Maxey In what will probably turn out to be one of her most memorable moments, Richmond resident Colleen Migi formally joins the legal community in Texas, more specifically in Fort Bend.  Migi was administered the lawyer’s oath this past Friday, May 19th, as she was sworn in individually at the law office of […]

Dear Tabby: What to do if your kitty goes AWOL

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Dear Tabby, We have an inside/outside cat and I’m always so worried that she’ll go missing. What do you suggest that readers do if they lose a cat? Apprehensive about AWOL cat in Arcola Dear Apprehensive, It’s certainly a scary feeling when a cherished pet suddenly doesn’t come home. Outdoor cats often have a tendency […]

Medical Fundraiser for Young Dad in Fort Bend Raising hope by giving forward

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By Elsa Maxey Having just turned 33 year on June 9th, this young dad, diagnosed with stage 4 colorectal cancer, is finding himself enduring medical treatment that has thrown his family into crisis. In need of community support to chip away at medical and related expenses aimed at finding that road to back to health, […]

Dear Tabby: Happy Not-A-Father’s Day

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Dear Tabby, We haven’t neutered our dog yet. My husband doesn’t want to have our pup fixed because he’s afraid it’ll make him less “manly”. I’m still on the fence about the whole thing. What’s your opinion regarding to neuter or not to neuter? On the fence about neutering in Fulshear Dear On The Fence, […]

Dear Tabby: Ever dreamed of bringing Fido along to work?

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Dear Tabby, I have a very well-behaved dog and I’ve been daydreaming about bringing him along with me to work. Is this just a “pipe dream” or is it even possible? Missing Fido while at work in Sugarland Dear Missing Fido, What a timely question–you’re in luck! Friday, June 26 is Pet Sitters International’s 17th annual Take […]

Dear Tabby 05/27/15

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New organization aims to aid area’s homeless pets Dear Eager Philanthropist, You’re in luck! I just caught wind of a new organization, working closely with Fort Bend County Animal Services, to help improve the lives of the companion animals brought into the shelter. As with all animal organizations, they’re always looking for help. Saving Our […]

Dear Tabby 05/20/15

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Preparing your pet for precarious weather Dear Tabby, It seems like it’s been an extra stormy spring here in Texas. I’m wondering if you have any tips on how to make sure that our pets are prepared in the case of a storm disaster in our area. Weather watcher in Firethorne Dear Weather Watcher, You’re wise […]

Celebrating Carl Favre’s Impactful Life

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Carl Philip Favre, 64, beloved and respected community leader, leaves us knowing about the joy of sharing an abundant life with his community from his worldly success and spiritual evolution.  He passed away on May 11.  A tremendous outpouring of friends and family celebrated his life this Saturday at a memorial service at Sugar Land […]

Aging pet owner’s jitters over joint pain

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Dear Tabby, I’m noticing that my older dog is struggling to jump up on the bed, seems to moan a bit when she lays down and is just generally a bit more wobbly on her feet. I fear that her joints are hurting her and that arthritis is setting in. What can I do to […]

Fort Bend Spring Brunch week of Mother’s Day

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By Elsa Maxey Mother’s Day this upcoming Sunday honors mothers, grandmothers, great-grandmothers and even mothers-to-be for their contribution to family and society. Locally, so many of them will be delighted to know that next summer, with the look and feel similar to the Children’s Museum of Houston, the children’s museum in Fort Bend will be […]

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