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.
Trooper, the cat found injured and frozen to the ground, has been recuperating from surgeries in foster care since he was released from the hospital on March 4. He’s walking a bit and sporting a snazzy band tee from Canadian band Trooper.
The Wilmington, NC fire department finally came to rescue someone who’d climbed up to get Bell, but still refused to get him when they saved the person from the tree. He fell after 3 days.
The ASPCA today announced that 108 shelters spanning the nation have been selected to compete in the “Qualifying Heat” of the 2012 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. The contenders now must get their supporters to vote online from April 5-16, and the top 50 shelters will then go on to compete for more than $500,000 […]
A policy change meant a death sentence for over 300 feral cats at Gatesville Prison. Kathy Kwieran got permission for some cats to be pulled and saved but is still working on saving the rest. She asks everyone to please sign and share her petition and the cats’ plight.
Do you live in the UK, or maybe have some cat loving Facebook friends there? Entries are now open for the UK’s Feline Oscars – nominate your magnificent moggies!
CATS Cradle Shelter of Fargo, ND recently took in a sweet and special little cat named Corky, who was born with twisted hind legs and needs to drag himself along. Corky will get help to either straighten his legs or make sure he is otherwise comfortably able to get around.
A young cat who crossed the Golden gate Bridge in the engine compartment of a van is waiting for her family to come forward and claim her.
In an early season “high rise syndrome” accident, a Boston cat made a 19 story fall yesterday when her petmom cracked the window as temperatures soared in a record breaking heat wave. Vets say Sugar has bruised lungs but is otherwise unharmed.
Yesterday afternoon, after seeing stories in the news about cats and the music that appeals to them, I followed up and found the site mentioned in the article, downloaded some audio samples and did a test of my own. You can test them, too.
Felix’s family had almost given up hope of ever seeing him again, when they got the call saying he had been found. Felix was lost for two years and was found 2 miles from home. Thanks to his microchip and the shelter, he is back with his family again.
Tenth Life Cat Rescue is caring for 5 adorable kittens found and saved by a good Samaritan putting out his trash. Thanks to them, tragedy was averted. A video shows the sweet kittens looking none the worse for their brush with disaster.
This beautiful 12 year old Balinese cat was turned in to the Douglas County Animal Shelter by its owners, who wanted it put down for behavior issues. The shelter granted a reprieve, allowing adoption or rescue until Thursday. SNAP-2IT came to the rescue today.