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Taste 141: Round Up Your Bill For ‘A Good Paws’

Taste 141: Round Up Your Bill For ‘A Good Paws’

Taste 141 — the bar and restaurant located in the John Swan building on Front Street — has introduced a voluntary ‘round up your bill’ initiative to help SPCA Bermuda fulfil the needs of the animals that are currently in shelter. “Throughout the month of December, customers will have the option to round up their bill to the nearest... Read more of this article

BZS Virtual Lecture Series On December 9

BZS Virtual Lecture Series On December 9

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] will be holding a virtual lecture series on Thursday [Dec 9] presented by Greg Kearns, Park Naturalist, Maryland, U.S.A on the topic of “Bermuda… ‘Lifeboat for birds’, Soras and the role of MOTUS”. The event promotion said, “Bermuda… “Lifeboat for birds”, Soras and the role of MOTUS... Read more of this article

Waggies: Fresh Pet Food Company Launches

Waggies: Fresh Pet Food Company Launches

Jasmine Lee has launched ‘Waggies’, which offers fresh pet food for cats and dogs, with the product available for delivery or pickup, either one-time or via a subscription. Ms Lee, an animal lover, was initially introduced to the idea of fresh pet foods through a family friend living overseas who had her dog food delivered fresh every week... Read more of this article

Cahow Season On Track To Break More Records

Cahow Season On Track To Break More Records

The Cahow recovery program is moving into high gear, with the number of breeding pairs increasing from last year’s record of 143 to 156 this year. “In the Nonsuch Island A and B colonies alone, from which an incredible 102 chicks have fledged since the first chick to hatch on Nonsuch Island in over 300 years fledged in 2009 as a result of the... Read more of this article

WindReach’s Miniature Horse ‘Tilly’ Passes Away

WindReach’s Miniature Horse ‘Tilly’ Passes Away

WindReach announced that Tilly — a miniature horse who worked as a therapy animal — passed away, noting that since she first arrived at WindReach back in 1997 she was a “gem of a therapist.” A spokesperson said, “It is with tremendous sadness that WindReach announces the passing of our beloved therapy animal, Tilly. Tilly’s... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail & Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Longtail & Flag

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the longtail, an iconic bird in Bermuda, with the Bermuda flag in the background.To access more phone wallpapers with Bermudian themes, as well as social media cover graphics, visit BermudaCovers.com, and if you would like to request a specific Bermuda-related phone wallpaper... Read more of this article

New Addition To Bermuda’s Marine Wildlife

New Addition To Bermuda’s Marine Wildlife

In a recent edition of the Envirotalk newsletter, Dr. Mark Outerbridge highlights the cownose ray. Dr. Outerbridge said, “Until recently, Bermuda had two species of resident rays; the spotted eagle ray Aetobatus narinari [locally known as the whip moray], which is typically encountered inshore, and the much larger manta ray Manta birostris, which... Read more of this article

BVA Cancel Dog Parvovirus Vaccination Clinics

BVA Cancel Dog Parvovirus Vaccination Clinics

Citing the rise in Covid cases, the Bermuda Veterinary Association has cancelled the dog parvovirus vaccination clinics. A spokesperson said, “Sadly the BVA have decided that we have to cancel the vaccination clinics going forward. At least for the time being. “With Covid numbers reaching such a high level and the increased risk especially... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Longtail With Flag

Wallpaper Wednesday: Pink Longtail With Flag

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the Bermuda longtail with soft accents of the Bermuda flag incorporated in the bird’s wings.The design is also available below as a Facebook profile cover image, and you can check back on Bernews every Wednesday for our latest free phone wallpaper download.To access... Read more of this article

CedarTree Vets Donates To WindReach

CedarTree Vets Donates To WindReach

CedarTree Vets Limited has partnered with WindReach and will donate annual health checks and vaccinations to the equines at WindReach. A spokesperson said, “CedarTree Vets Limited has partnered with WindReach and will donate annual health checks and vaccinations to the equines at WindReach. WindReach’s Educational & Therapeutic Programme... Read more of this article

Dog Vaccination Clinic At Fairmont Southampton

Dog Vaccination Clinic At Fairmont Southampton

[Updated] The Bermuda Veterinary Association will be offering a vaccination clinic for dogs on Sunday [Sept 5] at Fairmont Southampton from 9.00am to 1.00pm in order to held reduce the ongoing Parvovirus outbreak on the island. A spokesperson said, “We are doing a low cost vaccine clinic again this weekend. This Sunday is being held at Southampton... Read more of this article

‘Sweet Pea’ Rescued From On Top Of Pole

‘Sweet Pea’ Rescued From On Top Of Pole

A cat named Sweet Pea was “successfully rescued” from a BELCO pole and returned home safely. Last night BELCO tweeted the video below saying, “Sometimes you find yourself in the strangest situations! It’s safe to say that Sweet Pea had one of those days today. But we’re happy to report that she was successfully rescued... Read more of this article

Zoo Portion Of BAMZ Closed To The Public

Zoo Portion Of BAMZ Closed To The Public

The Zoo area at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum, and Zoo [BAMZ] has been closed to the public to “protect certain animals that are susceptible to coronaviruses,” the Government said today. Dr. Robbie Smith, Acting Principal Curator, said: “Unfortunately, BAMZ still faces the same concerns regarding the health and welfare of our animals, as... Read more of this article