Cat in tree. Shopping online from now on. Mountain lion urine.

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The firefighters have the cat in hand from high in the palm tree

Either the cat in the royal palm tree across the street from us never left or it came back. I lean toward the former. I first noticed the mewing about a week ago and after 2-3 days I put out food and water to encourage it to come down. This was the suggestion of the Phoenix Fire Department and the Arizona Humane Society. Both said the cat would come down on its own. Continue reading Cat in tree. Shopping online from now on. Mountain lion urine.

Paramedics Raffle and Party. Pei Wei.

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Cheryl Ringer and Betty Stroh with the check for the Paramedics. Capt Jeff in the background.

$1,753 – that is the amount of the check for funds raised by the Royal Palm Women’s Club and donated to the Phoenix Fire Department Paramedics this afternoon. The funds were raised by selling raffle tickets for items donated by residents. There were well over 100 items raffled off this afternoon, one at a time. The tickets were sold door-to-door by a group of volunteers over the last couple of weeks. This event has been going on for over 40 years and Royal Palm Community has donated around $50,000 to the Fire Department in that time. Continue reading Paramedics Raffle and Party. Pei Wei.