Wednesday, September 8, 2004
Cat rescuers don't stray from mission
North Yorker Rosalynne Gelade has been an animal lover all her life, but it wasn't until recently that she began taking things a step further by actually making a difference in the lives of strays.
Groups make control of pet populations a cause
The Chapel Hill News
In her senior year of veterinary school, Wendy Royce wrote a thesis on animal-shelter medicine. Any mystery that remained about how she would apply her newly gained education was solved.
Animal shelter faces questions as contract with cities expires
The Vallejo Times-Herald
The fate of Solano County's animal shelter, already overcrowded and underfunded, is coming to a head as a vital 20-year contract is renewed with cities.
Fort Thomas Considers Spay/Neuter Ordinance
Fort Thomas, Kentucky residents may soon be fined for not having their dog spayed or neutered. City officials are considering an ...
Abandoned animals a countywide problem
St. Augustine Record, FL
... On Tuesday, he said he had collected 10 more abandoned animals. He said it's mostly dogs and cats left outside their owners' homes without food or water. ...
Trpohy Club: Coyotes suspected in reports of missing cats
Dallas Morning News (subscription), TX
Several cats have turned up missing in the last few weeks, and Trophy Club officials confirm that wild animals killed some of them. ...
Truths about cats and dogs
Augusta Free Press, VA
... that he's seen or done it all quite yet. Take, for instance, political issues with cats and dogs. "I'm not to the point where I'm ...
Cats have feelings too
Hilton Head Island Packet, SC
In response to the letter "Back claws are needed," I wanted to say that I have a cat and have had my cat's front claws removed, but think having the back claws ...
Petco Helps Florida Animals
Petco pet store officials say people aren't the only ones displaced by a hurricane’s devastation.... thousands of Florida dogs and cats are too. ...
Easton, SPCA discuss city's cat conundrum
Allentown Morning Call - Allentown, PA, USA
... gone. No, said Davison, who conducted a 15-minute presentation about a nationwide program known as ''trap/neuter/return.''. ''We're ...
... For instance, a grant sponsored by PETsMART to spay and neuter feral cats states an organization can receive money if its annual budget is less than $100,000. ...
Tests confirm rabid Durham County cat
Durham Herald Sun - Durham, NC, USA
Animal Control is asking residents in the area to keep cats and other pets inside because officers will be aggressively trapping feral cats in the area where ...
Shelter seeks city's assistance with strays problem
The Express Times - Easton, PA, USA
EASTON -- Northampton County's animal shelter wants the city's help to reduce Easton's legions of stray cats. ...
Animal rescue centres reach breaking point
ic Liverpool - Southport, England, UK
... The centre, which does not believe in euthanasia, does not have a fast turnover and so spaces are not kept available, meaning stray cats cannot be given ...
Police investigate stray cat killings at Santa Anita Park
Pasadena Star-News - Pasadena, CA, USA
ARCADIA -- Over the past several weeks, while the horses were away from Santa Anita Park, someone has been killing stray cats that live at the racetrack's ...
Furry felines find their way into your heart and family
The Republican, MA
... I read somewhere that it's theoretically possible for a pair of feral cats to produce two litters a year and that in seven years' time could be responsible for ...
Threatened cute and furries drowning under sea of weeds
Sydney Indymedia, Australia
... Weeds can also provide habitat for feral animals such as foxes and feral cats, which may prey on threatened fauna such as the mountain pygmy-possum. ...
Thumbs up for Lake Canobolas sanctuary
Orange Central Western Daily, Australia
... One of the major challenges was removing feral animals, namely cats and foxes. Mr Hobden sad there had been no fresh feral prints or scats found for some time. ...
West Municipal News
Pittsburgh Post Gazette, PA
... requested in August that cats be added to the ordinance that restrains the outdoor movements of dogs. If neighbors have a complaint about a stray, they may ...
A real- life 'Animal House'
Pasadena Star-News, CA
... At Stanford University, a rescue society unaffiliated with the school has been established for stray cats around campus, many of them abandoned. ...
Disaster rules shouldn't separate pets from their families
The News-Press, FL
... emerged about stray dogs biting people, telling people to avoid stray dogs, saying ... a public hazard by ensuring a surge in abandoned dogs and cats looking for ...
County plans crackdown on strays
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, MO
... Richard Camp, founder of Adopt a Stray, which has opened adoption centers at local shopping ... The county now puts to death more than 5,000 cats and dogs a year. ...
Spurs Team Up With SNAP
The San Antonio Spurs and Spay/Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) are encouraging fans to spay and neuter their pets September 8 at the SBC Center.
The SNAP Wagon will be on site to provide their services at no cost to Spurs’ neighbors and their pets. This event helps control the growing population of stray dogs/cats in San Antonio.