Authorities in Western Massachusetts removed 31 cats and kittens from a kitten mill on Friday. Much like puppy mill dogs, these cats were poorly cared for and several require medical attention for severe infection and flea anemia. Read more
The Colorado National Guard says the motto is “no pets are left behind” as they evacuate people from the raging floodwaters. Hundreds of pets have been ferried to safety with their owners via helicopter or rescued in ground operations. Read more
Greg and Wayne are safe, warm and well fed at the shelter now thanks to the good Samaritan who found them subsisting on scraps and huddling for warmth behind a grocery store. Read more
A blind cat known to thousands through an unforgettable photo was killed at the shelter on Monday, the day he was scheduled for release to rescuers. Read more
Venus, the strikingly beautiful cat whose markings have made her an instant star, appeared on Today this morning with her petparents. Read more
A cat with an unusual and striking beauty gained instant fame after someone posted her photo online. Her family is overwhelmed with the appreciation and good wishes for their little girl. Read more
A Pittsburgh artist is caring for nine baby kittens found behind a restaurant and brought to her studio space.
Taji is beginning a new life in Texas with Army Major Idamaria Hillkjonaas, thanks to a friend in Ohio and help from SPCA International. Taji was found as a 5 week old kitten in Iraq last July by soldiers who knew that Idamaria would adopt her. She has been staying in Ohio since October, and flew to Texas yesterday with Idamaria.
Forgotten Felines of Hunstville, AL is working to rescue and rehome 40 cats found at an abandoned drug house. The kitties are headed for better lives.
Many thousands of cats need homes on a daily basis, and each is deserving. Missy is one of the special case; an older girl who had been with her petmom since kittenhood, and who is traumatized since witnessing the woman’s murder and moving to a shelter.
The seized cats’ lives are far better now than they were at the hellish Whiskerville Sanctuary, but it was hoped they would be up for adoption or foster care by now. Wydell Dixon is dragging out legal proceedings over the cats she claims to care about.
The Georgia General Assembly is considering a bill like that up for consideration in Florida, which would make shelters contact rescuers before euthanizing animals.