julie bank kittenJulie Bank is President/CEO of the Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA. Her animal welfare career spans almost thirty years working in leadership roles in local and national nonprofit and governmental animal control organizations in New York, Arizona, Oklahoma City and California. She is a nationally recognized speaker and writer on animal issues, and has traveled extensively educating and supporting organizations and communities with their animal welfare efforts. Each blog post originally appeared as part of Julie’s weekly column for the Pasadena Star News and San Gabriel Valley Tribune.



When you lose a pet, take time to heal

Categories: President's Blog

I recently had a family tragedy. It actually started weeks ago when I noticed my 18-year-old cat Carmen acting sluggish. She just wasn’t the same. Gone was the kitty I had rescued at eight months old with a litter of nursing kittens. Now, Carmen was a senior gal sleeping in strange places, not eating her …

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