MECHELLE BUHAN

Reader Input: Skunks fulfill a purpose

In response to “Auburn skunk man finds sweet success with homemade trap,” Journal, Feb. 4: Mankind is supposed to be the caretaker and protector of animals. Yet, ever ...

Reader Input: Treat animals with dignity

Several days ago I received a petition to sign “to stop boiling birds alive.” Yes, about one million chickens and turkeys are being boiled alive each year at processing ...

Reader input: County needs new shelter

When I visited the Auburn (animal) shelter the first time in 1994, I was shocked at the horrible conditions. Now, almost two decades later, it is still the same depressing “a ...

Reader input: Take action and offer solutions

Placer County Supervisors have realized a long time ago the dire need for a new Auburn animal shelter; they have worked toward that goal for many years. And now, when the end is fi ...

Reader Input: Build the new animal shelter

The Placer County Animal Shelter in North Auburn was originally designed as a “Dairy Barn” in the early to mid-’70s. It was used to “temporarily” hous ...

Thanks on behalf of pets

A long overdue and heartfelt “thank you” to June Francis, owner and operator of The Second Act, a consignment store at 251 Elm Ave., Auburn. This hard-working and compassionat ...