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  • Bald eagle caught in trap
    Bald eagle caught in coyote trap is rescued
    Power company workers helped save the life of a Bald Eagle, wounded after being caught in a trap set for a coyote. Mary Hetz, Ameren`s Manager of Transmission Vegetation Management, said “One of them spotted some commotion flopping around,...
  • Your taxes are paying for wildlife slaughter through USDA Wildlife Services
    Your taxes are paying for wildlife slaughter through USDA Wildlife Services
    The secretive and unsavory agency misleadingly named Wildlife Services, is now exposed, and under fire for slaughtering wildlife on your tax dollar - Whether you want them to or not.The magnitude of massacre of our native wildlife (including...
  • Wild monkeys roam free at Silver Springs State Park
    Wild monkeys roam free at Silver Springs State Park
    Silver Spring State Park is one of Florida's newest parks, but has been a tourist attraction for more than a century. When Phillip Morrell designed the first glass bottom boat in the 1870's and offered tours of Silver River the attraction...
  •  Dog saved from leg trap
    Warning issued for pet owners: Trapping accidents on the rise
    The animal advocacy group, Fur-Bearer Defenders, informs that the trapping of companion animals has been on the raise. According to the organization, the recent death of two family pets in the central Okanagan region of British Columbia is...
  • Non targeted pets fall prey to traps
    New website warns this could happen to your pet
    One morningwhen this writer was a boy, he opened the front door of hishome to find the family cat named Patches waiting there. There was nothing strange about this. As with many cats owned by naive people, Patches was allowed to roam outdoors at...
  • Canada Lynx
    Fall and winter sports may endanger Canada lynx in the US
    If you've ever seen a Canada lynx, it's something you never forget. There are only about 1,000 of them living in the lower 48 states. As elusive and endangered as they are, most are only seen in zoos or sanctuaries.Though only considered a...
  • Family portrait
    Local cat writer publishes
    The Rough and Ready Cat Health Examiner has published a book.The book is called Kitty 911, a guide to caring for and rehabilitating street cats. Available on Kindle, and in print, and on Nook by the end of the week.Kitty 911 goes into all aspects...
  • Cat caught paw in steel jaw leg hold trap in Montreal North
    Cat caught paw in steel jaw leg hold trap in Montreal North
    On July 10, 2012 a cat was brought to the SPCA facility, due to his his front paw being caught in a steel jaw leg hold trap.. For some reason someone placed the trap under a balcony in a residence located in Montreal North. A steel jaw leg hold...
  • Praying for protection from cruelty
    Nuisance wildlife abuse – buyer beware
    It’s spring. For wildlife removal trappers this means money, for many of their customers it's time to be deceived. The rampant deception results in others often needing to cope with the carnage left behind. For our few good-hearted...
  • Winter hunting/trapping seasons are plentiful
    Winter hunting/trapping seasons are plentiful
    While Allentown area sportsmen and sportswomen await the ice fishing season, there’s still other outdoor pursuits to pursue.For starters and for those who haven’t bagged a deer, the archery/muzzleloader season for antlered and...
  • Week seven rut report
    Week seven rut report
    Although the archery buck-hunting season has ended, the rut goes on and often continues into the opening of the rifle deer season that gets underway Nov. 28.As such, Bob Danenhower, of Bob’s Wildlife Taxidermy in Orefield, filed his &ldquo...
  • Happy Cat & Puppy
    Spring is in the air and feral kittens will be arriving shortly
    Washington, DC'Tis the season for the birth of kittens. When they areplanned for, this is a wonderful time of year. The witnessing of births and the entertainmentof kittens scampering about is so joyful.But when feral cats reproduce, it's...