Need an excuse to shop? With the “Bid for PAL” Online Auction you can indulge in a luxurious spa day, a much-needed vacation or a gourmet meal without feeling the least bit guilty about it. Funds raised will give abandoned animals a second chance at life. The auction is April 21-24. Go to www.PALauction.org and browse our online catalog of highly sought-after items donated by dozens of animal-loving businesses.