Saturday, April 12, 2008

Extreme Makeover: Shelters

"The Danbury Animal Shelter wants to build a better place for its animals to stay and they may get some help from an on-line contest.

The Danbury Animal Welfare Society is trying to win a million dollar makeover from

"Very similar to what ABC does in extreme makeover for houses, we're doing that for pet shelters across America. We've had over a thousand shelters compete for the first year," said Richard Thompson from"

"While perusing the Web for blog topics today, I found a link to a Web site for Lifestyle Pets, a company that is selling cats and dogs genetically engineered to be hypoallergenic.

Price for a kitty guaranteed not to make you sneeze? $5,950 to $130,000. The pooch price? $15,000 to $21,000.

If home security is more of a concern for you than allergies, they also offer the Titan Family Protector dog in prices ranging from $85,000 to $120,000.

Please, someone tell me this is a joke."

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