Posts by Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met and illustrator based in Southern California. She holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Studio Art from Wofford College, and an MA in Illustration: Authorial Practice from Falmouth University in the UK. She wrote and illustrated an instructional art book about how to draw cartoons titled 'Cartooning Made Easy: Circle, Triangle, Square' that was published by Walter Foster in 2022.
January 24, 2024

Lottery Winner Vows To Donate Portion of $4M Winnings to Animal Welfare

What would you do if you won the lottery? Many would opt for a new house, or maybe a nice vacation. For one recent winner, however, it's his four-legged friends that come first. Massachusetts resident Paul Riley recently won the $4 million prize from the “100X Cash” instant ticket game and promises to donate a portion to animal welfare. Riley purchased his winning ticket at Summit Variety in Peabody.

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January 23, 2024

Animal Shelter Celebrates All Pets Being Adopted for the First Time in Almost 50 Years

Across the country, animal shelters are overcrowded with cats, dogs, and other pets. This is all the more reason to celebrate Adams County SPCA‘s rare accomplishment. Back in December 2023, the Pennsylvania shelter shared uplifting news that all of their animals were adopted—the first time it has happened in nearly 50 years. The announcement came in the form of a Facebook post, accompanied by an image of the shelter staff posing near the empty stalls.

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