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Curiosity turned into unwanted wanderlust for one unlucky cat. According to CTV News, a Nova Scotia kitty named Baloo snuck into a box of tire rims being mailed through Canadian shipping company Purolator. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You’ll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications.
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Pets are natural caregivers, but Merrick the rescue has a little more nurse in him than most animals. Reeka Carnline adopted the sweet, gray cat from Austin Pets Alive not long after she was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Even though she wasn’t looking for a pet kitty, Carnline told The Petco Foundation that she
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Curiosity buttered the cat. According to the RSPCA, a feline found herself caught in the pipework of a tumble dryer after crawling into the machine’s vent. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You’ll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. The cat’s owners discovered her in
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The Werblow family needed some good news. Residents of Paradise, California, the family of four lost the home they were renting in the devastating Camp Fire that tore through northern California in November, destroying 13,972 residences and killing 85 people, according to Cal Fire. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You’ll
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Worms in dogs and cats: An unpleasant experience for everyone involved. Photo: SneakyElbow We can all agree that worms in dogs and cats — or wriggling in their poop or vomit — ranks pretty low on the list of awesome things about keeping pets. That’s why your veterinarian asks you to bring in a stool
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Maker: J.M. Smucker CompanyCause: Possible low levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1)Announcement: FDA announcement dated Dec. 7, 2018 (archived here)What was recalled: The following specific lots of 4-can packages of 9Lives Protein Plus cat food: Tuna & Chicken, UPC #7910021549, 4 pack of 5.5 oz. cans, best by dates of March 27 – Nov. 14, 2020 Tuna &
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Halloween went from treat to trick fast for Simba. The Brookline, Massachusetts, cat was inadvertently shut out of his home on Halloween night by a house guest who didn’t realize he had let Simba out on to the apartment’s balcony. Because of the holiday commotion, the Jardus family didn’t realize the cat was missing right
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Maker: Columbia River Natural Pet Foods Inc.Cause: Potential for listeriaAnnouncement: FDA announcement dated Dec. 5, 2018 (archived here)What was recalled: 2 lb. packages of Cow Pie with Lot #81917 (processed on Aug. 19, 2017) “Cow Pie is a fresh frozen meats product intended to feed raw to dogs and cats,” according to the recall announcement, which added that
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Penélope Cruz‘s newest role is that of animal advocate. The Oscar-winning actress has teamed up with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to urge animal lovers to ditch the fur and embrace a cruelty-free wardrobe. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You’ll get the latest updates on this topic
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Climate change affects pets, too — not just humans. Photo: Pixabay Climate change affects our pets, plain and simple. And the news gets worse: Higher temperatures and fiercer weather patterns will bring more suffering. In other words, our animals will endure the same hotter weather, hurricanes and floods that afflict humans. But unseen dangers, like
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The moment of truth: The Christmas tree is set up and decorated. Will your kitty notice? For many cat owners, the answer is a fear-inducing yes. Felines are notorious for attacking Christmas trees the second after they are decked to perfection. It takes some cats just seconds to turn a perfect tree into a mangled
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Pet owners thinking about making a move, this list is for you! ApartmentGuide.com has rounded up the top 10 American cities for pet owners, and there may be some unexpected entries. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You’ll get the latest updates on this topic in your browser notifications. To
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Pandora syndrome in cats involves urinary tract infections plus one or more additional diseases or disorders co-occurring with it. Photo: coyot Urinary problems plague many house cats — and they are among the most common reasons a cat takes a trip to the vet. Recent research indicates that many of these cats may suffer from
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Fairview Valley Fire Inc. firefighter Ryan Coleman is one of the many brave people working around the clock to protect humans and animals from Northern California’s Camp Fire. According to SFGate.com, during a recent outing to survey damage in Paradise — one of the areas hit hardest by the Camp Fire — Coleman discovered a stray
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Could your pet benefit from a more natural diet? Photo: Tony Alter A while back, at a pet blogging conference called BlogPaws, I attended a session by Robbin and Joseph Everett, hosts of the popular live web radio show “Pets Teach Us So Much.” Their session was engaging, highly informative and fun — hey, there
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Holiday pet safety is a crucial component of making your family gatherings memorable for all the right reasons. Photo: sadiehart The holidays are always full of fun, families, friends, food and furry friends trying to get into as much trouble as possible. Holiday pet safety is critical, so in this article you’ll find plenty of
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Mandy Moore is describing her wedding weekend as “roller coaster of emotions” as she reveals her cat died the night before her nuptials. The This Is Us star, 34, married fiancé Taylor Goldsmith on Sunday in a private ceremony in the backyard of their Los Angeles home. Get push notifications with news, features and more. +
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Frankie Muniz was already going through a difficult time as he mourned his late uncle — and then his cat caused his house to flood. The Malcolm in the Middle alum detailed the unlikely series of events on Twitter earlier this week. Get push notifications with news, features and more. + Follow Following You’ll get the latest updates on
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The 2018 ASPCA Humane Awards winners included cockapoo Noah, left; a service cat named D-O-G, center; Kid of the Year Roman McConn; and a Lab mix named Bear, right, who sniffs out digital evidence that takes down sex offenders. Photos: Dave Baker/Petful On Thursday, Nov. 15, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to
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As the holiday season approaches like a fast-moving snowstorm, people the world over are making travel plans to visit family and friends. Often included in these travel plans are our furry comrades; pets we can’t bear to leave behind for a holiday vacation. As you book your travel for the holidays and beyond, Upgraded Points
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The Camp Fire — which started in Butte County, California, on Thursday and is just one of several wildfires burning through the state — is responsible for the deaths of at least 48 people. One man from Paradise — an area of Northern California caught in the Camp Fire’s path — says he was spared from being
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Russian Blues have vivid green eyes. Photo: iStock.com/Liudmila Anufrieva 1. Key Characteristics Weight: 10–14 pounds Life Expectancy: 15–20 years The Russian Blue is a medium-sized, graceful cat with a blue coat and beautiful green eyes. The short coat has silver-tipped blue fur, and the cats’ deep, vivid emerald eyes are quite piercing. Large, flared ears flank the wedge-shaped
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When dogs play with catnip toys: This cute dog “thinks she’s a cat,” says the photographer, Ted Fu. Most cats love catnip. The nepetalactone in catnip makes cats react to this plant in different ways1. Some cats go crazy over catnip, while others just enjoy a peaceful naptime from its effects. Catnip is neither addictive
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How to Get Your Puppy Used to Their Name If this the first time your dog has had a name, it may take a while for them to learn their identity. Here’s how to train a puppy to know their name: Start by using the name in general situations, but don’t say it excessively. Next,
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