Editor, Karen Harrison Binette
Toad was saved when a passerby heard meowing by a river at night and called the RSPCA. Officer Jane folly donned her drysuit and braved the cold, wet darkness to rescue the cat, who was half in the water and clinging to a reed clump.
Sassy went missing a few months after his family left him with a friend when a military assignment took them from their California home. He turned up in Colorado, and is set to rejoin his family in Florida, a year and a half after having last seen them.
Florida SB 818, or F.A.R.A., the Animal Rescue Act bill, had a good day today as it got unanimous support from the Community Affairs Committee. Shelters will have to allow rescue groups to pulls animals in danger of being killed if it becomes law.
An animal rescuer heard meowing when she stopped for gas and found a very upset and grease smeared cat trapped between the cab and tanker of the semi-truck delivering gas to the station. Tanker, as he is called, cleaned up as good as new and will be available for adoption.
The West Valley City, Utah animal shelter dismissed a volunteer after she spoke out at a city council meeting, despite her success at helping to save animals lives by finding them homes.
A cat found wandering with an arrow stuck through him is on the mend, showing a cute and loving personality, and on track for a good new life.