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  • Whiskers & Tails Motorcycle Run
    Vegas motorcycle run to benefit All Fur Love Animal Society
    When you think of Harley-Davidson, you probably don't think about kittens or cats. Change that thinking. On Saturday, September 5, 2015, the annual 2015 "Whiskers & Tails Motorcycle Run" will take place in Las Vegas to benefit...
  • Ochoa charged with CDV and ill treatment of animals
    Upstate man charged with criminal domestic violence and ill treatment of animals
    An Upstate South Carolina man is charged with two counts of criminal domestic violence in the second degree and one count of ill treatment of animals after he assaulted a young mother and injured her cat, Fox Carolina News reported August 26.On...
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    Flea bloom worries pet owners
    Do fleas seem to be taking over your pet and home? If you live in an area where there has been a lot of rain recently, you may be experiencing a flea bloom. A flea bloom is a population explosion of fleas on wild animals. The fleas live in the...
  • Cat charges
    Cat cruelty suspect in Idaho misses court hearing
    An Idaho woman accused of filling a sweltering car with 28 cats, eight of whom ultimately died, is in more legal jeopardy after she missed a court hearing on the animal cruelty allegations.Ashley Leptich, 31, failed to appear Aug. 20 for her...
  • Handling your allergies when there are pets on a plane
    How should you handle flying if you're allergic to the pets allowed on planes?
    Allergies are a problem, and it can seem inconsiderate of people to do something that exposes innocent people to allergens, like travel with their pets in the cabin of a plane. One person, suffering from animal allergies, wrote to the Detroit Free...
  • Cat hoarding
    150 cats rescued from three Pennsylvania homes
    A Philadelphia-based animal welfare group said it has rescued a total of 150 cats from three hoarding situations in the past two months.The Pennsylvania SPCA (PSPCA) said it took in 122 cats, mostly kittens, from a “filthy, flea-infested...
  • Humane Society of Broward County offers free spay/neuter services for residents
    Humane Society of Broward County's 'Office Cats' program is a win-win
    Workers in Broward County, Florida, may soon have more than humans as temporary co-workers. A new program, courtesy of the Humane Society of Broward County, would put adoptable cats in pet-friendly small businesses around the county. The author of...
  • Indiana shelters over capacity because of kitten season
    Kitten season has Indiana shelters scrambling to create room for more cats
    The Porter County Animal Shelter (PCAS), and the Independent Cat Society, both in Indiana, have both been forced to stop accepting cats for now. The reason for that is kitten season. These shelters are overwhelmed with cats and kittens, but PCAS...
  • California advances bill to rehome lab animals
    State Senate advances California bill to put healthy lab animals up for adoption
    A bill has been working its way through the California legislature that would, if passed, reduce the fallout from using animals in labs. In February, they introduced a bill that would require university laboratories to put healthy cats and dogs up...
  • Cat care begins with you
    Care for cats with gastric reflux begins with you
    Cats, just like humans, can suffer from painful symptoms associated with gastric reflux. Also known as GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease, or acid reflux, gastric reflux crops up from a profusion of stomach acid. Luckily, you can help your much...
  • Dragonball will die Friday without rescue or adoption
    Without rescue or adoption, dozens of unwanted cats will be killed at NC shelter
    Without rescue or adoption, dozens of unwanted cats and kittens will be killed this week at a high-intake North Carolina shelter, WBTV News reported August 19. The shelter has reached out for help through news media and social networking.Rowan...
  • A cat's aggressive play can be curbed
    When cat play becomes aggressive behavior . . .
    Enacting with your cat builds up a bond and is also pleasurable and is fun until the teeth and claws cause pain and damage.The vast majority of aggressive behavior in felines can be traced to very early kittenhood upbringing and breed type. Keep...
  • A look at "Simon's Cat Off to the Vet"
    A look at Simon's Cat "Off to the Vet"
    Simon's Cat has been an online phenomenon for years - ever since the first YouTube videos appeared 8 years ago. As a fan since the first video appeared, it was an honor to be asked to review this newest book in the Simon Cat line-up.Simon...
  • Color-changing cats were supposed to warn us away from Yucca Mountain
    The U.S. once thought to use color-changing cats around nuclear waste sites
    One way that scientists have come up with to warn people away from dangerous areas, besides signs, is color-changing animals. Nevada's Yucca Mountain is one such site, as it was once supposed to be a dumping ground for nuclear waste. Years ago...
  • Cat case
    Animal group awaits document decision in Texas cat shooting case
    More than six weeks after the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) asked Texas prosecutors to turn over their records from a well-publicized cat shooting case, the national animal advocacy group continues to await a decision on its request.Austin...
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