Thursday, September 23, 2004
Cat Out Loud on Felis Catus Hysteria?
[News article was posted yesterday.]
Board's pet peeve: Overpopulation
Modesto Bee - Modesto, CA, USA
... of Supervisors heard two proposals Tuesday night to crack down on irresponsible pet owners in an effort to curb the growing problem of pet overpopulation. ...
Pet of the week
Tucson Citizen - Tucson, AZ, USA
Petey and Fiona, two shorthaired orange tabbies, came to the shelter after being humanely trapped in the Trap-Neuter-Return program for feral cats. ...
Rabid cat found in township
South Brunswick Post - South Brunswick, NJ, USA
Mr. Papenberg said the cat was found on Michael Avenue in Brunswick Acres ... the raccoon rabies epidemic a few years ago, the township adopted an ordinance to have ...
New rules target unwanted Hampton cats
Hampton Roads Daily Press - Newport, VA, USA
... The measure would be designed to help the city control the wild cat population. ... of feral cats -- the council voted 6-1 in favor of the ordinance shortly after ...
Million dollar conservation project restores Raoul
Scoop.co.nz (press release) - New Zealand
... "Up until recently life on Raoul was being decimated by feral cats and rats. The Kermadec hebe was thought to be down to a single ...
Cat owners fight proposal
Hampton Roads Daily Press - Newport,VA,USA
... "The animal control officer is not going to be chasing stray cats," Barbour said, "as most people realize is an impossible task.". ...
Wheat Ridge couple cited
Denver Post, CO
... In the garage, officers found 16 cats, seven of them already dead. Five others were soon euthanized. The survivors were taken to a feral cat rescue group ...
Beware of wildlife seeking new homes
Stuart News, FL
... "I would have to say the same goes for what are considered domestic animals, feral cats or unattached cats. They are all potential carriers," Martinelli said.
Muncie Star Press, IN
... Critter Control official Tim Dale said after touring the community that he believed there was a serious problem with stray cats and raccoons, but not with dogs ...
Operation Stand Down Helps Rogue Valley Vets
... "He is an in-patient who takes in every stray cat that's ... "At times he wakes up at 4 or 4:30 in the morning so he can take care of these cats," continued Mazza. ...
FUND-RAISER: Readers help cat charity to face winter
Peterborough Evening Telegraph, UK
... Volunteers at the charity had feared they would not be able to take in stray cats during the cold months, as reported in The Evening Telegraph. ...
Big stink raised over rabies
... Street. Cats (and pet ferrets) will get their shots from noon to 1:30 pm; owners must carry their felines (and ferrets) in crates. ...
Deadly ‘Canine Flu’ found in county
Claremore Daily Progress, OK
... a stomach virus. Thus far, no reports of felines contracting the virus have been reported to Hooves, Paws and Claws. While the treatment ...