Burnadette suffered from smoke inhalation after she was rescued from an apartment fire in in January. She was treated at the scene and spent a week in an oxygen chamber. Her caretakers at Feline Friends say she’s ready for adoption and they are confident that she will find a new home.
A Durham, NC woman says her cat woke her up to alert her when their house caught fire on Thursday. The woman and all of her cats escaped unharmed.
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 […]
A cat has arrived in Calgary after an unusual journey from Saskatoon, and is now adjusting to her new home. Princess Sophie made news a week ago after her journey was discovered. She’s begun another new life now.
Little Harry Potter was found in a garbage truck, soaked in turpentine, with his tail singed. He was taken to high-kill Hamilton Animal Control, which called a rescuer to take him. Now he is safe but questions remain.
Embers was one of 14 cats whose Brockton MA home burned last month. Her face was singed, the pads of her feet were burned off, and her future was uncertain. Her friendliness and will to live shone through, she got care, and she is recovering nicely.
Governor Jerry Brown’s controversial proposal to repeal the Hayden Law was defeated in the state Assembly today.
High winds knocked out power to thousands in Oregon, but the Oregon Humane Society was prepared, and performed nearly 70 scheduled surgeries today, many of them low-cost spay and neuters.
Animal welfare organizations and public officials joined together today to ask California lawmakers not to repeal the Hayden Law, with its lifesaving protections for shelter animals.
Cheeto is an important part of the Missing Pet Partnership team. MPP finds missing pets, and uses search dogs in their work. Cheeto is a specially trained cat who helps train search dogs and decide which dogs are suited to the work.
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.
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.
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.