Articles by Stacey Coventry

 

Paws on Parade 2013

By Stacey Coventry on June 06, 2013, at 9:07 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 9:04 a.m. to 9:04 a.m. Location: Downtown Bangor Waterfront, Front Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: Stacey Coventry; 207.942.8902; bangorhumane.org Now in its twentieth year, Paws on Parade is the Bangor Humane Society’s largest annual fundraising event. The walk is a celebration of pet companionship to …
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April Adoptions and More May Matches! 5.1.13

on May 01, 2013, at 11:42 a.m.
Meowzer! Happy May Day! Let me start for apologizing that I have been neglecting my blog lately. But with so many adopters and furry critters coming and going I have been pretty busy helping keep staff on their toes. The nice warm weather that has finally arrived has also given …
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Match Monday: Born this Way

on April 17, 2013, at 11:28 a.m.
Spring greetings from the Bangor Humane Society!  While we enjoy all that spring brings to Maine: the gardening of vegetables and flowers, the longer daylight hours, and the extended time enjoying outdoor activities, and for me, I loved to sprawl out in the screened in porch off cat adoptions to gaze at all …
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Match Monday: Fiona gets her Fairytale

on April 10, 2013, at 11:50 a.m.
Once upon a time in a far away land, a sweet little four-legged princess named Fiona was made to sleep and live in a barn. She was not allowed to play with friends or follow her canine whims. Then one day, a magical fairy rescued her and brought her to …
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Austin’s Antics: Microchipping your Pet

on April 05, 2013, at 10:32 a.m.
Hey it’s Austin again, here to bring you a very important public service announcment. Please microchip, register and ID your pets! Did you know that last year over 1,200 animals came to the Bangor Humane Society as lost or stray pets?! And, only 25% of them were returned their owners. …
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Match Monday: Special Adoption Angels

on April 03, 2013, at 9:57 a.m.
I think all our BHS adopters are special humans because they all choose to adopt a new fur friend and give a homeless or abandoned friend of mine a second chance. They also know that at BHS we give each pet the very best care while they are here. They …
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Where’s Austin?- Finding Happiness in Store

on March 29, 2013, at 12:37 p.m.
Holy cat grass! The warm weather is slowly approaching, bringing lots of enthusiastic humans to visit the shelter looking for furry friendship to blossom like the tulips and daffodils in spring. Our March Madness promotion has been a huge success. So far, 227 pets have gone home, leaving us only 40 …
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Match Monday: From Murphy’s Law to One Lucky Dog!

on March 26, 2013, at 10:38 a.m.
For all of my fans who check out the BHS Facebook page daily, this happily match-made tail is not new news for you. But, every once in a while, a happy tail comes along that is just so good it must be shared over and over again. Thunder, a 5 year old …
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Austin’s Antics- Celebrating Spring with Adoption Gifts

on March 22, 2013, at 10:54 a.m.
Spring is in the air and the birds are chirpping and the bunnies are bouncing and hopping happily. Oh wait, that’s just here inside the Bangor Humane Society.  Everywhere else Bangor people are still digging out of the recent foot of snow we just received. Spring is a great time …
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Match Monday: Adopting a Grumpy Cat

on March 20, 2013, at 11:15 a.m.
I am sure many of you are aware of another famous feline who’s grouchy face and rhetoric have become an internet sensation- The Grumpy Cat. Here at BHS not all of our adoptable felines are the loving, attentive, social, feline extroverts like I am. Some are feline introverts- interested more …
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Where’s Austin? Happy St. Pittie’s Day!

on March 15, 2013, at 11:59 a.m.
Staff were surprised to find me curled up in my cat bed taking an extra long cat nap this morning because usually I am prancing about the shelter making sure everything is running smoothly. But, I am a bit tired from my most recent escapade. Staff have been so busy …
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Match Monday: Rags to Riches

on March 12, 2013, at 4:05 p.m.
Sprawled out on the BHS lobby counter I get to see lots of furry friends come and go. Happy reunions between lost pet and human top the list, but I also favor those very wonderful moments when some of our special, long-term residents find their happy ending. It makes me …
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Where’s Austin?… Are you a Fan?!

on March 08, 2013, at 11:43 a.m.
Things are usually a bit crazy over at the Humane Society, but recently things have gone INSANE! The humans and I had a long brainstorm at the end of February to come up with some ideas to find more of my fur-mates their new homes. So, we decided to jump …
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Come Meet your Match 3.6.13

on March 06, 2013, at 3:22 p.m.
This past Saturday (March 2nd) many people became familiar with the term ‘Meet Your Match’. A program that I help oversee at the humane society, Meet Your Match is a tool created by the ASPCA to help make the perfect match between adopter and animal and vice versa. Here at …
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Match Monday 2/25/13: Seeing and Matching Double

on Feb. 27, 2013, at 11:38 a.m.
Here at the Bangor Humane Society, we believe there is a fur-match for everyone. This February alone, we have found 181 furbaby to human matches alone! Stretched across my cat castle, I’ve heard humans discuss, once or twice, the belief that every human has a look alike double, or “twin,” …
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Austin’s Antics – All the Pretty Pitties!

on Feb. 23, 2013, at 5:40 p.m.
I can’t tell you how often I’ve heard “I don’t know how I feel about adopting a pit bull” lately. But the truth is, pit bulls make awesome canine companions! Trust me, I have been around a good amount of that particular breed lately. Of the 14 dogs we have up …
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“Match Monday” 2/18/13- Bonkers for Yonkers

on Feb. 20, 2013, at 12:07 p.m.
Did you know that in 2012, 361 dogs came to the Bangor Humane Society as lost or abandoned strays?! Holy catnip, that’s a lot of lost dogs! My favorite days are when worried dog moms and dads get reuntied with their furbaby right in our lobby, and I get to watch …
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“Where’s Austin” Wednesday February 13th

on Feb. 15, 2013, at 3:21 p.m.
This past Wednesday I took a trip to our operating room to hang with our veterinary technician. Being there (and the fact that it felt like it was 50 degrees outside) reminded me so much of spring; and with spring at The Bangor Humane Society comes what we like to …

Bangor Humane Society ASPCA $100K Challenge Mega Adoption Event

By Stacey Coventry on July 05, 2012, at 8:50 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: The event, a celebration of pet companionship and an opportunity to promote pet adoption, will be held on August 3rd from 10am – 8pm, August 4th 10am – 8pm and August 5th, 11am – 5pm, at BHS. Our goal through …
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Urgent need for pet adopters at the Bangor Humane Society

By Stacey Coventry on May 31, 2012, at 3:11 p.m.
(BANGOR, May 22, 2012) Every spring and summer, The Bangor Humane Society and animal rescues everywhere are filled to the brim with felines, especially kittens, seeking their forever homes. But the presence of kittens often means that the amazing adults stay in our shelters for much longer than they…or BHS…would …
 
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