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Disney’s “The Jungle Book” Casts Newcomer Neel Sethi as Mowgli

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After an extensive worldwide search ranging from New York to New Zealand, London to Canada, and all throughout the United States and India, The Walt Disney Studios is pleased to announce that 10-year-old Neel Sethi will play the part of Mowgli in Disney’s The Jungle Book. Neel is a newcomer from New York picked from among thousands of auditions, and his role in The Jungle Book marks his first foray into acting.

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“Casting is the most important element of any film and finding the right kid to play Mowgli was imperative,” said director Jon Favreau. “Neel has tremendous talent and charisma. There is a lot riding on his little shoulders and I’m confident he can handle it.”

“Neel embodies the heart, humor, and daring of the character,” adds casting director Sarah Finn. “He’s warm and accessible, yet also has an intelligence well beyond his years and impressed us all with his ability to hold his own in any situation. Even though he has no professional acting experience, his natural charisma and instincts jumped out at us.”

As Mowgli, Neel will be the only actor onscreen in the film. The Jungle Book is a combination of live-action and animation and will be released in 3D on October 9, 2015.

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White Sands Liquid Texture Thermal Sprays

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We Tried It – The Cult Hair Product Celebrity Stylists Swear By White Sands Liquid Texture Thermal Sprays
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“I was a personal to Hayden Panettiere and couldn’t get her looks without it!”  Kerry Mendenhall, Nashville

“It was the only product I used on my sets or iron touch-ups. The up-do’s also lasted the day, and could be brushed and be redone.”

Michelle Payne, Mad Men
Celebrity hairstylists: It’s their job to make our favorite stars look fresh and flawless for hours on end — but isn’t that exactly what every woman needs? With acult following made up of today’s hottest hairstylists in Hollywood, White Sands Liquid Texture Thermal Spray is the #1 hairspray chosen by TV and movie studios. Tops sets include Nashville, Mad Men, Revenge, True Blood, Glee, Scandal, and more.
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  • Protects hair from the high heat of styling tools
  • Holds any style in place until your next shampoo
  • Also allows hair to be brushed and re-styled with zero residue or flakiness
  • Conceals split ends and tames frizz
  • Leaves natural movement with zero stiffness or stickiness
  • Increases shine

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11 Ways to Protect Pets from Wildfires

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By Arden Moore, a certified dog and cat behaviorist with the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Moore is an author, radio host and writer for Pets Best, a pet health insurance agency for dogs and cats.

 11 Ways to Protect Pets from Wildfires

It doesn’t take much to create a wildfire: a cigarette, a campfire not properly extinguished or even a lightning strike can spark a flame. No matter the cause, you need to act quickly to protect yourself and your pets. You may only have minutes to evacuate from these fast-spreading flames.

 

For the past 15 years, I’ve lived in wildfire country – San Diego. I also share my home with two dogs and two cats. Let me share with you how I do my best to keep my pets safe from the dangers of wildfires.

1. Stay informed

Sign up for reverse 911, if it is available in your area. Emergency officials will call or text you if your property falls into a voluntary or mandatory evacuation area.

 

2. Create a mutual pet-buddy system

Provide a set of house keys to a trusted neighbor who is willing to rescue your pets in case a wildfire strikes when you are not at home. In addition, offer to do the same for their pets.

 

3. Have fire-dousing tools within reach

Keep a fire extinguisher in your home and learn how to use it properly. Keep a garden hose that can water down all of the sides and roof of your home.

 

4. Create three pet disaster preparedness bags

Keep one bag stored at all times in your vehicle, one near the front door and one near the back door. If a wildfire flares up quickly, you can access at least one or more of these bags with your pets. These bags should contain a few days’ worth of food and pet medication as well as inexpensive slip leads you can use to restrain your dog if he or she becomes stressed or fearful because of the smoke-filled sky.

 

5. Pack items to treat fire-related conditions:

Make sure your pet first aid kit in your vehicle and pet disaster bag contain a pet-safe eye wash, burn ointment, antiseptic wipes and socks (or doggy booties) so you can wash out soot and debris from your pet’s eyes and treat paws that might step on embers or shattered glass during the evacuation.

 

6. Rehearse mock evacuations with your dogs, cats and other pets

Make it a fun game, but practice getting them into crates or being leashed and harnessed and ushered inside your vehicle quickly. Reward them with treats once you are also inside your vehicle.

 

7. Foster teamwork

Designate someone in the household to be in charge of grabbing the disaster kits, and task someone else with gathering the pets.

 

8. Identify escape routes in advance

Confirm in advance with family and friends who live outside the fire zone that you can bring your pets to stay with them in the event of an evacuation.

 

9. Monitor your pet’s health before, during and after the evacuation

Winds can blow smoke, ash and fire-hot embers from wildfires into your neighborhood. Smoke contains gases that can irritate a pet’s eyes, causing them to squint, swell or become red. Inhaled smoke can cause your pet to cough, wheeze, develop nasal discharge and have shortness of breath. Pets are at risk for thermal burns to their coat, skin and respiratory tract from the floating embers that fall on the ground. Limit your pet’s access to the outdoors and always clean their paws and coats to prevent them from ingesting smoke-filled toxins when they groom.

 

10. Be ready to drive off quickly

If a wildfire is moving toward your neighborhood, back your vehicle into your garage or driveway for a quick escape with your pets.

 

11. Dress for safety

If you are ordered to evacuate, select an escape route as far as possible from the fire and wear a long-sleeved shirt and pants. Do not wear open-toed shoes or sandals. Stay as calm as possible because your pets read and react to your moods.

 

Lastly, I also recommend becoming trained in how to handle a natural disaster by becoming a RedRover Responder volunteer at www.redrover.org. This volunteer organization aids pets displaced by wildfires, floods and other natural disasters, as well as those involved in animal cruelty or hoarding cases.

For more information about protecting your pets with pet insurance, visit the Pets Best webpage at www.petsbest.com.

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Pretty Rolli Stamps

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Anyone who knows me,knows I have a problem. It’s more like an addiction.  It’s my retail therapy. Shoes? Clothes? Jewelry? NOPE. Paper…stationery, and all things that come with it.
I was so excited to try out my new Rolli Stamps! They are self-inking rolling stamps in fun patterns and colors.

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Get your own here!, and send that thank you note you meant to send out- or just a quick hello to a friend, or jazz up your bills. You can also use these to decorate gift wrapping and gift bags. I love brown kraft paper as gift wrap, and Rolli would be awesome way to decorate it.

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