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  • Sox an abandoned cat
    Sox an abandoned cat
    “I’m old. The old are not wanted.” The Old Man in MoonstruckThat is how Sox felt when his owners placed him in a box and left him at the front door of the Coronado Animal Care Facility in the middle of the night. Imagine his...
  • Feral cats
    Feral cat neutering backed in Rockville, Md.
    The city of Rockville, Md., has officially endorsed trap-neuter-return (TNR) as a way to manage its feral cat population.The new policy, which the city council approved June 15 as part of a broader update of its animal control ordinance, clarifies...
  • Kitten mystery
    Kittens stolen months ago in D.C. still missing
    The fate of two kittens stolen from a Washington, D.C., pet store almost five months ago remains unclear.The brown tabbies were taken Feb. 9 from an adoption center at the Petco in the city's Columbia Heights neighborhood. Three days later,...
  • The first-ever edible cat string treat is on the market
    The first-ever edible cat string treat is on the market
    That’s right kitty lovers, you can now purchase the first-ever edible cat string treat that has been produced by Friskies®. This treat is called the Pull ‘n Play™ and it is definitely the latest innovation in cat snacks. It...
  • Cats have reasons for climbing
    Cats love to climb for many reasons
    Cats are superior tree-climbing hunters, with powerfully muscled backs and hindquarters that provide them with marvelous power to leap both horizontally and vertically. It’s customary for cats to leap and ascend to high places as they...
  • Delaware may soon allow people to legally care for feral cats
    Delaware working to remove penalties for TNR activities
    John Baranowski's caring for feral cats in Delaware started with finding an abandoned litter of kittens in the bushes. He couldn't just leave them there, so he brought food and water for them, and started caring for them. They became the...
  • Cat shooting
    Animal group probing lack of charges in cat shooting
    A national animal advocacy group plans to investigate how Texas prosecutors handled a highly publicized cat shooting that led to no charges being filed against the veterinarian accused of the killing.The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) said June...
  • Recognizing and preventing heat stroke in pets
    Recognizing and preventing heat stroke in pets
    We all love our furry friends. So much so, that many of us consider their health and well-being before our own. Sometimes, however, we become wrapped up in our own activities and gatherings and forget just how susceptible pets are to heat stroke...
  • Cats like to climb
    Correcting a cat’s tendency to climb tables and countertops
    It is a good idea not to asphyxiate your cat’s inbuilt leaping and climbing behavior. Your feline will be much more content if you simply offer him/her with up to standard outlets for leaping, climbing, hiding, catnapping and surveying the...
  • Austin County District Attorney allegedly failed to consult AVMA
    AVMA says Austin County DA didn't consult with them on Lindsey case
    According to a June 27 report by AVMA@Work, there are alleged discrepancies in the findings of the Austin County District Attorney's Office, which led to the Grand Jury deciding not to file charges against Kristen Lindsey, a veterinarian...
  • Pixie needs out of shelter in Greenville, SC
    Sweet but scared older kitty needs out of high-kill upstate shelter
    This sweet but scared older kitty needs out of a high-kill shelter in upstate South Carolina.Pixie, age seven, is currently in the care of Greenville County Animal Care on Furman Hall Road. She has something wrong with her eye, and may need it...
  • Bitsy needs out of shelter in Greenville, SC
    Look into the eyes of this beauty with an 'old soul'
    Just look into the eyes of this beauty with an 'old soul.' Judging by her matted coat, it doesn't take much to imagine the life she's had so far. Now she's at a high-kill shelter in upstate South Carolina, and will die there...
  • Friskies Pull ‘n Play teams up with Waffles
    Friskies Pull ‘n Play teams up with Waffles
    Waffles, one of America’s most playful celebrity cats, has teamed up with Friskies® Pull 'n Play™. They hoped to help bring shelter kittens and perspective feline parents together through the play at the "Friskies...
  • Rescued street cats put to work in L.A.
    Rescued cats are put to work keeping rodents away in L.A.
    In Los Angeles, some people have begun putting shelter cats to work. Some of these cats are stray, and some are actually quite feral, which makes them perfect for rodent control around businesses. Like the bodega cats of New York City, these cats...
  • Fireworks
    Tips On Keeping Kitty Calm During Fireworks Displays
    Yes, fireworks can be a lot of fun for you and your family. But they can be scary for your kitty. To them, they are just loud noises that comes with smoky air. yet, there are some steps that you can take to make the day a little more enjoyable for...
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