Archive For The “Pet Rescue” Category

5 Special Needs Kitties Make a Special Home in Croatia

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5 Special Needs Kitties Make a Special Home in Croatia

by Mirna and Ivan Markovina The story of our unique family was not planned. We didn’t go and search for special need cats.  They have a way of finding us. It all started when we fell in love with Zlayo. Our first adopted cat. He was sweet, smart and playful. Everything you would want from a…

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A Remarkable Pack of Special Needs Dogs Make a Happy Home

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A Remarkable Pack of Special Needs Dogs Make a Happy Home

by Lauren Kramer-Theuerkauf I discovered Penny on petfinder.com.  She is a gorgeous Chiweenie that was born with a severe overbite and a deformed front paw causing her to be a tripawd.  We were very nervous on the day of Penny’s home visit.  Questions swirled in our minds.  Would we be able to care for a three-legged…

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SMART-Specialized Mobile Animal Rescue Team and The Documentary-PODCAST

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SMART-Specialized Mobile Animal Rescue Team and The Documentary-PODCAST

SMART is the only search and rescue team for animals in the entire country and serves the city of Los Angeles. They perform amazing rescues of wild animals, livestock, and domestic pets and this award winning documentary highlights some of their best moments and chronicals the teams journey for three years. I interview the producer and…

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Abandoned Dog Sees Former Owner Adopting Another Dog At Shelter

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Abandoned Dog Sees Former Owner Adopting Another Dog At Shelter

by Robert Hudson This story is beyond sad. It is sickening.  At Downey Animal Care Center in Los Angeles county,  California, which is a high kill animal control shelter-the pound- that has been at odds with local rescue groups for years,  a heart wrenching scene was caught on video tape. The shelter apparently took in the…

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TEN WINTER WEATHER TIPS FOR OUTDOOR CATS

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TEN WINTER WEATHER TIPS FOR OUTDOOR CATS

BETHESDA, Md., USA – Nov. 17, 2016 – As temperatures across the country begin to drop, many people find themselves concerned about how to care for outdoor cats in the wintertime. Cats are resilient, but they can always use a hand staying warm and healthy during cold weather. “Cats live and thrive outdoors in all…

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Roofus: The Chuahuaha on a Rooftop

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Roofus: The Chuahuaha on a Rooftop

by Robert Hudson Imagine hearing the pitter patter of little feet from your house roof top… is it a squirrel? A opposum? Perhaps a raccoon? No, it’s a chuahuaha! Gregory Dorr, a Phoenix attorney, discovered the dog running around on a roof top of a house in his neighborhood on  Sunday and put out food and…

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Police Officer Drives 650 Miles to Return Dog to its Owner

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Police Officer Drives 650 Miles to Return Dog to its Owner

by Robert Hudson When a New Jersey police officer, Wall Township Ptl. Frank Kuhl, of Howell, was called to the aid of a 34-year-old man in need of medical attention , he never thought he would end up driving the man’s dog over 600 miles to reunite them. The man from  Myrtle Beach, SC was traveling…

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Woman found guilty of taping dog’s mouth shut

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Woman found guilty of taping dog’s mouth shut

By Robert Hudson Do you remember this story? Katharine Lemansky was charged in November after a photo of Lemansky’s chocolate lab named “Brown” was posted on Facebook with its mouth duct taped shut with the caption, “This is what happens when you don’t shut up!!!” After an out cry on the internet, authorities finally tracked…

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No More Dog Racing in Arizona-Govenor signs bill abolishing racing

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No More Dog Racing in Arizona-Govenor signs bill abolishing racing

PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today signed two bills ending live dog racing in Arizona – House Bill 2127, which prohibits greyhound racing effective January 1, 2017, and House Bill 2387, which repeals the financing that supports it. Both bills were unanimously approved by the Legislature and supported by all stakeholders involved. “Greyhound racing has…

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New National Cat Transport Service Looking For Volunteers

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New National Cat Transport Service Looking For Volunteers

The Catz Meow | PO Box 440 | Belmont, CA 94002-0440 | (650) 440-7524 USA – We are pleased to announce the formation of an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to the relocation of cats and kittens across the continental United States. Whether it’s cats who have been recently adopted or cats who need to be…

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