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Meet Faux Paw, an adventurous six-toed, Web-surfing cat that loves having fun with her friends. Sometimes, she runs into trouble while being on her computer and while playing video games. Certainly, she’s learned one thing over the years: the internet is like a big city, with a lots of possibilities! That means it is important to learn how to use it safely and follow the rules. Read or watch Faux Paw’s adventures by clicking on the links below:
The internet is like a big city with great places to go, but you have to be careful! Faux Paw found this out first hand. She had a REAL adventure on the internet, and it wasn’t the fun kind. When you read what almost happened, you’ll see why it’s so important to follow the rules for online safety!
Do you know what you should do if someone says something mean or untrue about you online? What about if it happens to one of your friends? Learn what Faux Paw finds out when she meets former First Lady Laura Bush.
Have you ever gotten your real life mixed up with your online life? Faux Paw did, and wow, did it cause a problem! After she got invited to light the flame at the Great Animal Olympics, she got distracted playing WcW–Worlds of CatWars–online. Read this story to find out if she was able to make it to the opening ceremonies in time to light the Olympic Cauldron.
In this new adventure, the Web-surfing Techno Cat learns that downloading is a great way to get information . . . if it’s done the right way. When using a risky file sharing program to get a new song, Faux Paw learns the hard way that illegal downloading hurts everyone, including herself!
Faux Paw and a Time to ACT is a developmentally appropriate guide to help children recognize pornography when they see it online, alert them to how it can make them feel out of control and that their brain might be attracted to it. The story seeks to reduce shame and encourage children to reach out to adults for support.