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Ozzy the Cat Loves His Peaches

August 7, 2018

  Ozzy the cat has been seen all over the internet after Lydia Coutre posted photos of her parents cat cuddling up to peaches ripening on the kitchen table. Posting the photos to Twitter, she said: “My parents’ cat inexplicably loves peaches, and it’s the most delightful thing.” “My parents and Ozzy live in Michigan. […]

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Unlikely Couple Huddle Together in Wild Fire

August 7, 2018

  A cat and a chicken huddle together in the middle of one of California’s worst wild fires. Both were saved by the Grass Valley Fire Department in Redding, CA, and brought to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals where they are expected to fully recover from minor burns. Firefighters carried both in the […]

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Podcast: Isosceles’ Day- Life through a dog’s eye

August 7, 2018

In this special podcast Kevin Meehan shares with us his children’s book that takes the reader on a day long journey of a dog from the dog’s perspective. Isosceles’ Day – From being awakened by friend Mole, to a breakfast of dancing eggs, howling and grunting with Moose, time spent with Frog and Platypus, lunchtime with Lizard, […]

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Headline: Video of trainer beating a dog with a wiffle bat not being charged

July 27, 2018

Video shows this trainer, (Carie Taylor) beating the dog with a wiffle bat continuously while the dog hunkered down on the floor until it was finally able to run behind a chair to hide. The trainer coaxes the dog out and the dog now being praised walks beside the trainer without any resistance. The video […]

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Sweet Tart McKee, a 9-year-old feline, elected Mayor in small town

July 26, 2018

  Small town Omena in Michigan just elected a new Mayor, and its a cat! Omena has had an animal as mayor for over a decade as well as other town official positions. Mayoral Results 2018 Mayor: Sweet Tart McKee (Cat) First Vice Mayor:  Diablo Shapiro (Dog) Second Vice Mayor: Punkin Anderson-Harden (Dog) Press Secretary: Harley Jones […]

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Mercury levels in pet food to be studied by University of Nevada, Reno scientists

July 18, 2018

Crowdfunding approach used to finance research   RENO, Nev. – After mercury was found in pet food in a 2016 research project at the University of Nevada, Reno, a new team is taking a closer look to quantify the concentration level of methylmercury, the toxic mercury compound that can have negative health impacts. Preliminary analyses […]

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NY College engaging in cruel experiments on live cats

June 26, 2018

  The Animal Legal Defense Fund is demanding a college run by New York State University to fully disclose information about tortuous experiments being done on live cats.  A lawsuit has been filed against SUNY College of Optometry in Manhattan. The suit outlines how cats ages 4 months to a year have their heads mounted in […]

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Michigan lawmaker introduces bill that would ban debarking of dogs

May 26, 2018

  Michigan State Rep. Tim Sneller, D-Burton, has introduced a bill that bans the procedure of removing tissue from a pet’s vocal cords in order to reduce or soften a dog’s bark. “That’s the way the dog communicates with us,” he said. “To have this done just because you don’t want to hear a dog […]

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Headstrong Cat Rescued From a Sticky Situation

May 25, 2018

Police in Seymour, Wisconsin got a call for an injured cat at an abandoned home and discovered that cat’s head was stuck between two concrete steps.   Police, fire, and department of public works crews were called to help free the cat. Workers separated the concrete and the cat took off before it could be securely […]

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PETPACE REVOLUTIONIZES TREATMENT OF PET EPILEPSY

April 12, 2018

PetPace Bio-Response™ for Epilepsy helps pet owners, caregivers detect, track, possibly predict seizures BURLINGTON, Mass. — PetPace, the world leader in wearable technology for pets, today announced a new objective, innovative and automated program that allows pet owners, for the first time, to examine how pet biometric data changes in relation to seizure events. Addressing an acute […]

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