There's nothing better than cuddling with an adorable kitten.  I had several cats as a kid and even had a siamese cat after I got married.  This weekend, an organization in Southeast Minnesota is having an amazing event with delicious chili that is all about the adorable animals we love.


Annual Paws for Chili Event Back in Rochester, Minnesota

If you love helping animals in our area, a huge event is happening on Saturday, October 22nd, 2022 at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds that is all for the adorable animals in our community that need our help.

Join us at the FairGrounds on Saturday from 3-7!
Chili Feed and contest for favorite chili!
Cake Walk
Fancy Cake Auction
Decorating Mini Pumpkins
Face Painting
Kids in Costume get a free prize!
Corn Hole
Adopt A Beer
Craft Sale
Pet Supply Sale
Bake Sale
Visit with the Rochester Fire Department!
All proceeds benefit Camp Companion and Evergreen Cat Sanctuary! - Camp Companion Facebook page

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Show me your adorable cat and dog photos!

I've got 2 dogs - one is a yellow lab who is very stubborn and the other is a very happy and toddler-like St. Bernard.  I take a ton of selfies with them and post them on my Facebook and Instagram pages.  Seeing their smiles and tongues hanging out brighten my day.  Below is Loki...and yes, he is huge and he thinks the couch is his.

Jessica Williams
Jessica Williams

I'd love to see your pet photos too!  Add them over on my Facebook page - Jessica On The Radio - and let's help spread more smiles on social media.

LOOK: Here are the pets banned in each state

Because the regulation of exotic animals is left to states, some organizations, including The Humane Society of the United States, advocate for federal, standardized legislation that would ban owning large cats, bears, primates, and large poisonous snakes as pets.

Read on to see which pets are banned in your home state, as well as across the nation.

18 Things People in Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin Hate About Winter

Sledding on a perfect carpet of snow that just fell is a gorgeous sight in the midwest. That's the fun part of winter. With the snow though comes with a whole lot of ugly! If you've never experienced a midwest winter, here's a glimpse of what people in Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin hate the most about the coldest season of the year.

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