Creature Comforts | Pet Day - December 2021
The holiday season is a joyous occasion but can come with some real hazards for our pets. On this all-pet day of Creature Comforts, Dr. Majure talks about some of these potential dangers and how to avoid them.
Creature Comforts | Birding with Joe Magee
If you are thinking about making a nest box for some of our avian friends, now is the time to start planning before it is nesting season. Our friend Joe Magee is here to share tips about making your nest box and what birds to look for this December in Mississippi. Also, Dr. Majure answers your pet questions, and Libby shares about a recent eagle encounter she had in travels out west. Show Links:Birdhouse Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting Nesting Birds by Donald & Lillian StokesAllAboutBirds.org
Creature Comforts | Snake Talk w/ Terry Vandeventer
A true friend of the show, Terry Vandeventer, is back to talk about the numerous snakes found around the state. Although some snakes may be hibernating for winter, there are plenty to be found around the state this December. Always ready to help dispel rumors and old wives' tales about these animals Terry answers another round of questions about snakes of Mississippi. Also, Dr. Majure talks about finding the right weight for your pet and helps a listener find a new litter box for her cat.
Creature Comforts | Prothonotary Warblers
For many years the Jackson Audubon Society has made the prothonotary warbler the focus of their nesting box program. These small songbirds breed in the Southeast and can be found near forested wetlands or water. Bird enthusiast and Jackson Audubon member, Charlie Pfeiferjoins the show to talk about these birds and what makes them special. Also, Libby shares another tale in her yellowjacket chronicles and Dr. Majure helps listeners with very busy pets.