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Study results: Adopt or purchase a pet?

14 Oct

A new study from PetSmart Charities found that two-thirds of those surveyed said they would adopt a pet rather than purchase one from a pet store or breed.

via Study results: Adopt or purchase a pet?.

ASPCA Mobile App Helps Pet Parents Be Prepared

18 Sep

This free app shows pet parents exactly what to do in case of a natural disaster.

via ASPCA Mobile App Helps Pet Parents Be Prepared | ASPCA.

The Dog Zombie: The spectrum of hoarding

28 Jul

Sheltering can so easily start to slip down the spectrum. It is a spectrum! Many shelters, real shelters, shelters that have legal non-profit status with the government, shelters that don’t smell like urine and have lots of volunteers and get grants and have spay-neuter services, yes these shelters too can fail to provide minimally acceptable care for their animals. Simply because they have too many.

via The Dog Zombie: The spectrum of hoarding.

Pittsburgh implements free animal spay, neuter program « The Creative Cat

28 Feb

“Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and City Council President Darlene Harris today kicked off a free spay and neuter program that’s intended to reach 3,000 dogs and cats this year.”

via Pittsburgh implements free animal spay, neuter program « The Creative Cat.

Help bring some joy to shelter animals this holiday season | The Conscious Cat

30 Nov

With your help, Santa Paws wants to make sure they get the love, attention and gifts that our pets are so fortunate to get, at the holidays, and every day.

via Help bring some joy to shelter animals this holiday season | The Conscious Cat.

Animal Friends Waives Cat Adoption Donations in Emergency Adoption Effort

9 Nov

Recent large-scale rescues have left the shelter desperate for kennel space. Now, in an effort to find loving homes for cats and empty cages for incoming rescued cats, Animal Friends is waiving adoption donations for all felines age 2 and up.

via Animal Friends: Email – Release: Animal Friends Waives Cat Adoption Donations in Emergency Adoption Effort.

Andrea the Uneuthanizable Cat Gets Third Chance

16 Oct

 

Andrea the Cat has been taken off death row in Utah’s Valley City Animal Shelter after two attempts to gas her failed.

via Andrea the Uneuthanizable Cat Gets Third Chance.

Mechanic Rescues Cat From Car at Shelter

16 Oct

The humane society staff called in a mechanic to take apart the dashboard and attempt a rescue, but his hands were too big to get to the cat, so an animal care staffer gave it a try, Revish reported.

via Cat Cut From Car | WBNS-10TV.

Big Black Dog (and Cat) Myths, Debunked

15 Oct

 

 

In Norse mythology, two black cats pulled the Goddess of Love, Freya’s chariot and some lore reads that she rewarded the felines by turning them into witches.

via Big Black Dog (and Cat) Myths, Debunked | Petside.

Animal Hoarding Costs Local Shelters; Donations Needed

20 Sep animal friends pittsburgh logo

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“It took about $20,000 to get these animals out of there and to get them medically ready to be adopted,” Suaz Forsythe of Animal Friends said.

via Animal Hoarding Costs Local Shelters; Donations Needed – News Story – WPXI Pittsburgh.

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