Tired of Hearing About aPodments Yet? Of course you're not. The Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports that aPodment is holding a "Rock Your Pod" contest to reward creative aPodment decoration. The aPodment Facebook says there's a grand prize of a $500 Ikea or Target gift card. Some are awful, some are rad; check out all the entries here.
Anti-Climactic Fire Gets a Little More Climactic: Officials say that a truck fire at Mt Pleasant Cemetery yesterday morning was found to be intentional, Queen Anne View reports. The fire, which had spread to a tree, caused an estimated $3,600 in damage. No one was hurt.
In Sad Seal News: Seal Sitters, a group dedicated to the protection of marine mammals, is asking West Seattlites to be on the look out for an orphaned seal pup somewhere on their shores West Seattle Blog reports. The necropsy of an adult female seal found Monday revealed that she had given birth just a few days before. The group says if the pup has survived, it would be weak and vulnerable, especially to off-leash dogs.
In Even Worse Pet News:According to Beacon Hill (originally from KOMO), a family cat was found dead in the backyard after a 15th Avenue South house was according to police burglarized. The owner reported "at some point either my cat got in the way or wanted to be petted and was struck with enough force that it killed him."