When a group of new kittens arrived at BARCS Animal Shelter in July, veterinarians instantly noticed one of them was in grave condition. The tiny black and white kitty's heart could be seen distinctly beating in his chest; it was clear to them that his chest cavity had not fully closed and his life was at risk. Even simple thing like playing with his siblings could cause fatal injury.
In what can only be described as a brilliant campaign to promote their coverage of the Summer Olympics in Rio, NBC's savvy social media team paired American Olympians with Southern California shelter puppies looking for new homes.
This afternoon William Dodson, 42, was led into a North Charleston courtroom and plead guilty to the charges he faced for binding Caitlyn's snout closed with electrical tape in May of 2015. The Staffordshire Terrier mix suffered permanent facial scars, anxiety, and trauma as a result of his most heinous act of animal abuse. With today guilty plea, there's finally been some element of Justice For Cailtyn.
A new plan for a Williamsburg park is certainly raising some eyebrows, and causing some noses to go sniff- sniff, after asking dog owners to collect their pets' feces and place it in cedar bins so it can be re-purposed to fertilize the park.
After a weeks long ordeal in which he was imprisoned by Belfast City Council for being a "Pit Bull" type dog, Hank is finally home. His face is one that's recognized by dog lovers around the world, and his story is one that Hank's family hopes will be the catalyst to finally eradicating the breed specific legislation in Ireland.
Adam Parker made a split second decision Sunday that saved a life. Parker, who was out walking his own dog in Point Pleasant Park, saw Nellie, a 16 month old Labrador/Weimaraner mix, struggling in the water. She was obviously exhausted from swimming and uncertain how she was going to get back to shore. Without hesitation Parker quickly emptied his pockets of valuables and went diving in.
If you've been active on social media recently most certainly you've come across the sweet face of Hank. Hank, was recently seized by police, imprisoned and sentenced to death. His plight has caused a world wide uproar, resulting a petition with thousands of signatures for his immediate release. Hank's only crime? He looks like a Pit Bull.
Those of us that share our homes with felines know how absolutely fascinated they are with with the outdoor world. They love to watch birds, bugs, and butterflies for hours on end. For those friskier felines that prefer to sight see on a balcony or in a backyard, there are measures that should be taken to keep them safe while they lounge about in the great outdoors. Catio's are the newest craze.