January 14th is National Dress Up Your Pet Day
Created by a pet lifestyle expert and celebrated every January 14 since 2009, pet owners are encouraged to dress their pets up in safe and cute costumes today.
What Does “No Kill” Mean?
Although there are still more pets than available homes, shelters and rescues are lowering the number through spay/neuter programs and various adoption events.
Having Cats May Cut Risk Of Heart Disease
“Several studies showed that pets decreased the body’s reaction to stress, with a decrease in heart rate, blood pressure and adrenaline-like hormone release when a pet is present as opposed to when a pet is not present,” Dr. Levine explains.
Two-Legged Cat Named Boots Defies The Odds
Video: Left at an animal shelter, personnel didn’t know what do with the abandoned kitten who was missing two back feet, and they considered euthanizing the animal.
Cat Saves Ohio Couple From Toxic Gas
The Ramseys have 19 cats — all fixed — on their farm property; eight of the felines arrived when the economy went south.
Top 5 Thanksgiving Tips For Cats And Cat Lovers
Five important tips all cat owners should keep in mind this Thanksgiving holiday, including how to keep them away from human food and dealing with visitors and strangers.
Kitten Takes An Unplanned 180-mile Road Trip In Car Engine
“She’s very playful, very inquisitive,” Jackson says. “And [she’s] not scared of anything.”
Adorable Cat Is The King Of Jenga [VIDEO]
Video: This amazing cat named Moe has a knack for playing Jenga, a popular game for humans where one has to disassemble a tower made of blocks one piece at a time.
Blind Dog And “Seeing Eye” Cat
Terfel’s outlook on life changed drastically the day that his owner, Judy Godfrey-Brown of Holyhead, North Wales, took in a small stray cat.
Cat Falls Through Ceiling During Lecture
Exactly how the cat got in the ceiling in the first place, no one knows...
Cat Rescued From 60-Foot Tree By 15 Year-Old
That’s what a 15-year old boy in Berwickshire, Scotland did when he rescued an 18 month-old cat that was trapped in a 60-foot tree.
Trapped Cat: Shared Fault And Responsibility?
When rescuers arrived at the scene, only the cat’s legs were stuck in the glue. When they covered the cat’s body in a plastic garbage bag and placed it in a carrier to remove it from the site, the sticky substance spread over the rest of its body during transport.
Life-Saving Cat Wakes Woman From Seizure
Pudding, Jung’s 21-pound orange-and white cat, sensed something was amiss and jumped on his owner’s chest. When that did not awaken her, the cat swatted Jung’s face and bit her nose.
New York Conductor Saves Cat From Train Tracks
Ross took some photos of the distressed feline. Once he took the bag off the cat’s head, the animal quickly ran away.
Stockings: A Cat With Twisted Legs Gets A Happy Ending
The kitten would have probably been euthanized if not for an orthopedic veterinarian who tried a risky procedure to restore mobility to the feline’s rear limbs.
Man Runs Down Sister After Cat Urinates On Computer
The 19-year-old-woman was hospitalized in serious condition with a collapsed lung, fractured leg, and a fractured spine. The man was charged with negligent driving and assault.
Cat Spends A Week In 50-Foot Tree
Stephano also used some rope and a laundry basket. He placed food in the basket, and hoisted it to where the cat was perched, hoping the animal would jump inside so he could be lowered to the ground. No luck.
Children Of Military Families Benefit From Pets
A study by a Tufts University researcher reveals that children in military families are better at coping with stress if there is a pet dog or cat in the household.
Dog Rescues, Then Adopts Orphaned Kitten
The dog likely pulled the kitten from the ravine and tried to carry the kitten to safety, but when the embankment proved too steep for the dog to manage she was unwilling to leave the tiny cat behind.
Cat Saved From Euthanasia As Ordered In Owner’s Will
Why was the cat to be euthanized? Her late owner requested so in her will.