Craig Grant and his attorney have requested that this Wednesday’s hearing to determine custody of the 691 seized Caboodle Ranch cats be postponed as he seeks a permit to upgrade the facility. Grant’s arraignment on animal cruelty and scheme to defraud charges remains set for tomorrow.
A nicely made video gives a look at the cuteness and fun found inside a Japanese cat cafe, while touching on the recent curfew law that will hamper the cafes.
The Archdiocese of New York has agreed to allow feeding and daily care for the colony of 8 cats living at St. James Church in lower Manhattan during a 60 day trial period. The Church’s original plan to get rid of the cats drew disapproval from many quarters and the Archdiocese has relented.
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council advocated against a bill to establish an animal abuser registry in Maryland and is celebrating the bill’s defeat.
Microchipping is a simple, painless procedure that could be the difference between being reunited with your cat and not seeing him again if he goes missing, but not enough people are getting their feline friends chipped. To raise awareness of this issue, Cats Protection UK microchipped their Chief Executive, Peter Hepburn.
Figaro escaped an abusive home and will get a new life thanks to the compassion and bravery of a child also living in that abusive home. The child rescued the injured cat and raced to a neighbor ‘s house for help.
Joplin Humane Society’s successful cat and dog sponsorship program, begun in response to the extended aftermath for homeless pets following the May 22, 2011 tornado, is featured in a new NBC News report.
Cat lovers took note when Loews Orlando hotels quietly announced this week that they’d follow through on their unpopular plan to remove formerly welcome feral cats from their property. Now rescuers are working with animal control to save the cats’ lives.
Pennsylvania appears to be on its way to banning the use of gas chambers on cats and dogs in shelters. After 48-0 passage by the Senate, attention turns to the House, where the bill is said to have strong support.
Rainy Day sits in quarantine after an accidental and minor scratch given to his petmom, who feared he’d be taken away due to an over-reaching state law dealing with public health.
We shared Corky’s story a week ago, shortly after Cats Cradle saved the kitten’s life and set out to improve his condition. After seeing specialists, he is scheduled for surgery to help straighten his legs.
Tiger the cat was stuck up a utility pole surrounded by live wires for 2 days, with people on the ground unable to get help. Finally, Jeff Fillmore of Idaho Power brought him down and saved the day, but Jeff is just one of the heroes who went out of their way for the frightened […]
A video crew visits cat caretaker Ron Myers and Alley Cat Allies’ Britt Cocanour as Laurel, Maryland considers TNR as a humane solution for managing stray and feral cats.
The Saratoga County Animal Shelter received over 130 cats and kittens that police removed from a trailer in Halfmoon, NY yesterday. A woman with good intentions had become overwhelmed, and many cats and kittens will be looking for homes soon.
Bernadette was found in a cardboard box left outside of the MSPCA in Boston on March 18. Fortunately, the burns to 60% of her body were not severe, she has responded to treatment, and she is ready to be adopted into a good home.
A New Mexico woman recently adopted a pair of polydactyl Hemingway Cat kittens from a neighbor, with 6 toes all around. She and her kittens were visited by a news crew.
Beloved cat Bernice, the burn survivor with a worldwide army of loving supporters, made a public appearance over the weekend and met some of her fans.
Hobo, the 26 year old namesake of Lake Charles, LA no-kill shelter Hobo Hotel, was celebrated at a birthday party fundraiser yesterday. Hobo’s gifts of food, litter, treats and cash will be used to care for the cats and kittens.
We visit feeding and sheltering stations as a cat caretaker talks about his work, in this video profile on Normand Blais. Normand and his partner operate Tommy’s Feral feline Friends in Lewiston, Maine.
Missing Pet Partnership founder Kat Albrecht calls Bebe’s story Peepless in Seattle because the skittish missing cat was quietly hiding a stone’s throw from where he’d gone missing. Thanks to effective methods and perseverance Bebe was finally captured and will return to his family.