Local Matters

Community Sponsors

August 29, 2009 - 2:27pm

New Feature: Pet of the Week

posted by Pachuco Owens in animals, pets, pet of the week.

genesee_feeds_petofweek_460x60.gif

pachuco.jpgHello, I'm Pachuco. My masters are Howard and Billie, who run The Batavian.

Every day I watch them work so hard on The Batavian that I wanted to do something to help out. I get a little bored sometimes laying in the office while my dad works, or sitting at home while my mom's tied up on the computer.

So I asked if there was something I could do, and mom and dad suggested that I become the "Pet of the Week Correspondent."

That's perfect, 'cause I know a good pet when I see one. A good pet is loyal and loving, a friend to lean on and just always there. They're also handsome, and everybody who meets me tells me how handsome I am!

But I won't discriminate on looks, if you're pet really loves you, I may pick your pet as Pet of the Week, too.

Here's what you do: E-mail me a picture of your pet -- dog, cat, ferret, horse, goldfish, parakeet or any creature you keep as a pet -- and each week I'll pick one Pet of the Week. Your pet should also tell me why he or she deserves to this distinction. Your pet doesn't need to write a lot, just something about the joy and fun he brings into your life, the special things he does.

E-mail your picture (JPEG) and story to "pets (at) thebatavian dot com." 

Each week, I'll pick one deserving pet. If I don't pick your pet this week, I will hold onto your submission for future consideration (yes, I'm a smart dog; I can use big words).

Here's the GREAT PART: If your pet is Pet of the Week, we'll send you a $10 gift certificate from Genesee Feeds, so please be sure to include your name and address with your submission.

And please support our sponsor, Genesee Feeds. That's where I get all my food (well, except for the table scraps I sometimes mooch) and I love my meals from Genesee Feeds!

DOUGLAS MCCLURG
DOUGLAS MCCLURG's picture
Offline
Last seen: 5 months 4 weeks ago
Joined: Jul 9 2008 - 10:45am
Great Idea pachuco-"A special treat 4 You"
Brittany Baker
Brittany Baker's picture
Offline
Last seen: 7 years 4 months ago
Joined: May 21 2009 - 12:58am
Pachuco, you look especially handsome in your picture ;) What a great idea too! I'll enter my awesome cat in the contest as soon as I get back to my computer in New York!
Debbie Stocking
Debbie Stocking's picture
Offline
Last seen: 9 years 10 months ago
Joined: Jan 6 2009 - 3:24pm
I want to Congratulate Althea for Pet of the Week!! She deserves it. I know Althea well and she is a sweet girl that loves attention. But she also has a great Mom and Dad and lots of brothers and sisters. WAy to go Althea!!!!!!!!

Post new comment

Log in or register to post comments

Calendar

S M T W T F S
 
 
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
31
 

Copyright © 2008-2019 The Batavian. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
 

blue button