Statistics showing that dogs and cats have lower heart attack survival rates than humans compelled experts to come up with new guidelines for CPR for our pets.
A cougar sighted in Salem, OR turns out to be a Maine Coon Cat, and a kitten rescued in Phoenix, AZ is found to be a bobcat.
Anakin was rescued when he showed up to eat at a feral colony feeding station known to his new Mom. He has no other known medical issues and walks with his front legs, using his tail for balance. A video shows this special boy walking to follow a toy.
Ash was adopted as a kitten and had only been with his petdad a month before he went missing. Thanks to a microchip and the person who picked Ash up and brought him to the SPCA, the cat will be reunited with his petdad soon.
The case of a kitten now on the mend after suffering burned paw pads in an animal cruelty incident with fireworks prompts a warning reminder to pet owners and animal lovers as July 4 celebrations near. A PSA video speaks to all of us and a news report tells about the kitten and the case.
Alley Cat Rescue of Mt. Rainier, MD has released the results of their survey of groups involved in the care, management and protection of feral cats in the US.
Zucchini is a 4 month old beauty available for adoption through the Nevada Humane Society. Her front paws are each missing their middle toe from the genetic anomaly, giving her a somewhat unusual “cats with thumbs” appearance.
Los Angeles animal advocacy organization Last Chance for Animals issued a press release yesterday taking credit for YouTube videos posted to lure murder suspect and kitten killer Luka Magnotta online and help track his whereabouts and activity.
Slinky was pulled from death row at the NYC ACC and went missing during transport to her new home. While efforts are concentrated in KY, she could be anywhere between there and NYC. Those searching for Slinky are asking for help as they try to locate and recover her.
A Good Samaritan rescued a newborn kitten when he heard her cries during a stop at a gas station last weekend. He took her home is is devoting himself to her care. Photos document the rescue.
Bandit almost slipped through the cracks when he was picked up by police in rough shape. He was almost released to a feral cat colony, then was almost taken to a no-kill shelter, but he showed that he is a socialized and affectionate boy who deserves a good home. Bekah Wilcox is Bandit’s champion and […]
30 pound NYC shelter cat Sponge Bob appeared on the Today show Sunday for a segment about his special circumstances, as part of the shelter’s efforts to find him a home. Bob’s friend Suzi made a behind the scenes video of his trip to the studio.
Pip is a sweet special needs kitten with deformed front legs who began his journey in Kearney, NE. Facebook networking among well known special needs cat pages brought Pip to Tenth Life Cat Rescue, in St. Louis, MO, where he is today.
Garfield is 40 Lbs of Love, But… . Garfield is the latest and largest overweight cat to end up at a shelter when their owner died or became too infirm to care for them. Garfield’s caregivers at North Shore Animal League have taken the opportunity to write about the problem of and solutions to feline […]
Jack is a two year old grey tabbly who enjoys a cat-about-town lifestyle with his petdad and constant companion Peter Pasquale. Peter travels for his work but, thanks to Jack, always feels at home.
A tiny kitten found immobile on a table in a burning house and revived with oxygen at the scene, has blossomed, has found a kitty pal and has a home with one of the firefighters who saved him. Smokey and his pal both are CH kitties but that does not get in the way of […]
Life With Cats readers were introduced to Sponge Bob on May 23. Since then the ginormous cat and his caregivers have been besieged with media requests, and the news coverage is breaking in a big way. Bob will appear on national TV on Sunday morning.
The five “Trash Bag Kittens” rescued from a dumpster in March have grown into happy healthy kittens. They have all been adopted, two into one home and three into another.
June is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat-Month. Those of us who cannot adopt more cats right now can help in other ways.
Animal lovers and advocates held out hope that CAARA would pass as the truly humane shelter pet protections law and alternative to the unpopular Paulin bill, but were disappointed today when it failed to pass into law.