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A visit to Saipan Cares for Animals in this Year of the Cat!

2023 is, in fact, the Year of the Cat (if you’re in Vietnam; Rabbit for others)! So–as a “cat person” myself, perhaps it’s no coincidence that I found myself at the Saipan Cares for Animals “virtual shelter” run by Executive Director, Beth Pliscou, and her staff. While no longer operating as a shelter since relocating the facility, the clinic does provide, to members of the public, all the services the clinic once provided to their shelter animals, free of charge–if the citizen (the person who may have found the stray dog or cat) provides the shelter. Services include spaying, neutering and vaccinations.

Local celebrity and “relic hunter,” Fabian Indalecio has a warm spot for Saipan’s strays and neglected pets, and so encourages visitors (such as my tour clients who wish to contribute to his Battle of Saipan museum) to, instead, make those contributions to Saipan Cares for Animals.

In this short video, a recent tour client and I did just that and made a quick, but cuddly visit to the clinic on Middle Road….on the first floor of the green building…across from the Shell gas station…that’s next to First Hawaiian Bank! Watch until the end for a cuteness-overload!

 

 

 

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What’s new, pussycat?

Woke up this morning to a feline¬†corolla d’√©tat :

The Youtube version of the video may be blocked in certain countries. If so, check it out here and below:

https://www.discoversaipan.com/videos/whats-new-pussycat

 

 

 

 

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The Great Marpi Bull Escape! (feat. Cow Cow Boogie)

From my private Saipan video archives. I’m minding my own business, listening to music while driving up to Marpi, when all of a sudden…

Watch till the end…

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Saipan healthy? Vegan strong! The 100-Second Hang Challenge

Can you hang for at least 100 seconds? Grip strength–improved in many ways including this hang challenge–is a measure of upper body and overall muscular strength and can predict overall health, as well as your risk of cardiovascular disease–as you age (for those of you who plan to) the stronger your grip, the more likely you are to survive diseases like cancer. Measure (and improve) your grip strength by taking the 100-second hang challenge! Here’s how well your friendly neighborhood vegan did! (Another event in the Saipan Living Lifestyle Olympics; Use the chinup bar by the jogging path by Quartermaster Road!) (Subscribe to my new @AskaVegan channel!)

 

 

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Jamaica takes silver at the SaipanLiving Olympics!

The Filipino Water Delivery men’s team took the gold, but the Jamaican(s) placed second! Sorry you missed it!

 

 

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Day of the Pig (Full video!)

When you experience a pig slaughter at Patrick’s cattle farm & piggery here on Saipan, you get more than just blood and guts. You get WWII history, Chamorro, Filipino and Bangladeshi (Halal) culinary practices, Chinese male virility secrets, animal husbandry techniques, an education in porcine and bovine biology, plus stories of zombie bulls rising from the dead and marines who simply missed the mark! Here are some highlights from how I spent last Sunday afternoon for you to discover Saipan!

 

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Day of the Pig (Teaser)

Things to do on a Sunday afternoon on Saipan.

#1: Watch a pig being slaughtered (sneak preview)