Another editor at the Daily News, Debi Licklider, got the ball rolling last week with a memorial to Winnie, her 9-year-old West Highland Terrier, who died a few months ago.
said the people at the Daily News
are thinking of the section more as "pet tributes" than standard obituaries.
"It's something you can cut out and keep.
We also think people other than the owners may like to read them."
tribute to Winnie made her
see that "there were a lot of things I wanted to say even though I only had a couple of sentences.