Today is National Pet Day

Please support local animal shelters
"Nigel" is an 11 year old Maine Coon who sometimes greets visitors at Cape Cod Today (CCToday photo)

April 11 is National Pet Day. While loving our pets is something we do every day, National Pet Day encourages us to pay special attention to pets who may not get that extra attention. Take supplies to those pets in shelters. Help a friend with pets who is recovering from an illness. Adopt a pet. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on