Cafe Liberty social club in Queens is closing, and a neighborhood rescuer is looking for a home for the club’s mascot, a black cat named Obama.
The traumatized cat stuck up a tree in Iowa City, Iowa for several days this January is now up for adoption at the shelter that cared for her after she was rescued by Good Samaritans.
Sweet Libby was rescued after being abandoned and then trapped in a culvert drain. The frightened, emaciated cat proved herself to be sweet, trusting and friendly shortly after her ordeal. She is being cared for by the BC SPCA, which is seeking information on the person responsible for Libby’s suffering.
The Harrisonburg VA officer charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty after he beat an injured cat to death with his nightstick at a resident’s doorstep was found guilty this week.
Tux had to go to the shelter when his owner was deployed. After a successful visit, he was given a home a local skilled nursing facility. He found a home where he can brighten many lives.
Margaret Page and her cat Miya disappeared a month ago and set up camp off of a trail in the wilderness. Miya was at Margaret’s side as they were found on Wednesday, and stayed with her as they were carried down a mountain by a rescue crew.
The Dexter’s Law Animal Abuser Registry, Horatio’s Law Domestic Violence Against Family Pets protection bill, and the Animal Rescue Act all failed to become law as time ran out today with the Florida legislative session for 2012 coming to a close.
A kitten trapped for a week underground in a storm drain in Avondale, AZ was rescued by firefighters today. The kitten will get its forever home with the woman who brought rescuers to the scene.
Flick explored his way into a drainpipe and was discovered later by his muffled meows. His family called a drain works company that uses special cameras, and Flick was rescued.
A cat thought to have climbed into a car engine and endured a terrible accident lost his back feet and will undergo surgery thanks to the dedication of his city’s AC department staffers.
A networking effort in recent days saved the life of a sweet black cat who was given a death sentence at NYC ACC because the person turning him in said he had attacked someone. Lennox’s life was spared and he was rescued.
We shared Rita Beach’s appeal for the return of Chrisy after the SPCA refused to give her back to her family, and many readers showed support and shared. Now a petition asks for Chrissy’s return.
Local and national animal welfare organizations and hospitals are coordinating help with food, supplies, housing and medical care for cats and dogs affected by US tornadoes in recent days.
Hope and Chance are safely in the care of the Edmonton Humane Society after being found in a camera bag outside of a mall on Saturday. EHS asks people to turn in cats and kittens instead of abandoning them.
Cats hoarded in a Fort Wayne, IN home were initially described as feral. Now authorities think some may actually belong to neighboring families.
Whiskers is an indoor cat who slipped out of the house one day recently. Her family thought she had run away until dad Eddie Farrell heard meows coming from the insides of his Jeep after a 30 mile ride the following day.
Just over a week after his surgery, Trooper is on the mend and headed back to Newfoundland with his guardian Gwen Samms. The injured cat left frozen to the ground has had a remarkably changed life since his rescue.
Chrissy was an indoor cat who slipped out and went missing. The local SPCA said her family did not deserve to get her back, after a microchip scan identified them, and let the person who found Chrissy adopt her. The family say they are responsible pet lovers who do not deserve to be treated this […]
Jason Wilmert made international headlines as the “cat eater”. He tells his story in a manner intended to make his actions seem less creepy. He does not succeed.
It seems that kittens get stuck in storm drains all the time. This rescue story is extra nice because a good Samaritan stopped to help the Good Samaritans trying to free him.