A good rescue group will want to know how well you’ll take care of your new pet. By: Daga_Roszkowska A grand total of 3 of my cats came from cat rescue groups. I’ve been actively involved with a couple of them, and for many years I did a column that focused on various organizations and
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 8–10 pounds for males, 6–8 pounds for females Life Expectancy: 10–15 years Havana cats (sometimes called Havana brown cats) are medium-sized, muscular cats with a smooth, short coat; they are considered a rare breed. Colors include brown or lilac with matching whiskers, a unique feature. Also unique is the shape of the
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This is much better than using an alarm clock. Employees at Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) have developed the habit of singing and dancing with animal residents waking up from surgery.  BARCS, the largest shelter in Maryland, is a nonprofit, high-volume, open admission animal shelter caring for the abandoned, neglected, abused and lost animals of Baltimore
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Cats aren’t always the aloof, disinterested felines they’re cast as in popular culture. By: ilyessuti Meet my cat, Boomer. He’s your typical cat: He spends his days napping, chasing his sister, Lou, and soaking up the sun. Boomer was adopted about a year and a half ago after what was supposed to be a quick
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People tend to think of millennials as young, trend-obsessed idealists, but Thomas the 26-year-old feline is an experienced gent who’s just looking for some late-in-life care and cuddles. His former owner surrendered him to Baltimore County Animal Services last month. The Baltimore Sun reports that fellow millennial, Laura Cassiday, 27, of Dundalk, Maryland, was scrolling through animal
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Even when you’ve lived with them for years, cat behavior can be weird, and sudden changes can be frustrating. It can seem like your misbehaving cat wants to ruin your life, but she might actually be telling you that something is wrong. Here are five things that might be happening with a cat acting weird. 1.
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Champion Petfoods says the metals in Orijen and Acana are found in “minuscule amounts.” Have 2 top-rated pet food brands been exposed as frauds? Or, has a “shady” lawsuit filed last month set out to do little other than trash these pet foods’ stellar reputations? Depending on whom you ask, you’ll probably get a different
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Easter is almost here, which means everyone is talking bunnies, but it’s important to think of other animals during this holiday. Everyday objects used in your Easter celebration can be extremely harmful to cats, dogs and other pets. To help protect your furry loved ones, Trupanion, a provider of pet insurance, has put together a
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