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October 10, 2010 in City
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Jennifer Lee, 7, brought her Russian tortoise named Sparkle to the first ever pet blessing at Temple Beth Shalom Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010.

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Snuggled in its owners warm vest, a cat waits to be blessed at the first ever pet blessing at Temple Beth Shalom Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010.

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Ferris High School cheerleader Molly Rubens eats pizza after her dog Maxie was blessed by Rabbi Michael Goldstein at the first ever pet blessing held Sunday at Temple Beth Shalom.

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Dozens of owners gather in a light rain to have their pets blessed by Rabbi Michael Goldstein at Temple Beth Shalom Sunday afternoon.

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Pugs Levi, left, and Max, arrive at Temple Beth Shalom to be blessed by Rabbi Michael Goldstein Sunday.

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Naomi Weitz has her 15-year-old pet snake—a Dumeril’s Boa—blessed at Temple Beth Shalom Sunday.

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Temple Beth Shalom Rabbi Michael Goldstein blessed dozens of pet dogs, cats and even a snake and a tortoise. While Temple Beth Shalom had its first pet blessing Sunday, it comes a week after several other area churches had their traditional pet blessing service in honor of Feast Day of St. Francis if Assisi.