Over the last four years, Helder Da Silva has racked up over 140,000 km on his car travelling to cat colonies across the city to provide feral cats with food and water. Da Silva, 50, describes himself as a “true animal lover,” with six of his own cats at home and 100 registered under his…Details
Sharing life with an animal companion can be extremely rewarding, but it’s also a huge responsibility and a major commitment. Before you fall head over heels in kitty love, make sure you’re prepared to care for and love an animal, for better or for worse, for his or her lifetime – which could be 15…Details
On March 30, 1996, Scarlett and her five kittens were in an abandoned garage in Brooklyn when a fire started from undetermined causes. Firefighters on the scene noticed Scarlett carrying her kittens away from the garage one by one.
For those of you who have not read my previous articles, I will introduce myself once again. My name is Paul and I am part of the ‘Change One Life’ Cat Rescue Team. To be exact, I’m the person who feeds and cares for all the colonies we monitor, besides our team efforts of rescuing,…Details
We have the greatest news ever! On Saturday April 16, we recued Chloe, a cat we found crying for help on the rooftop of our shelter. 24 hours later, we realized she was a nursing mama and that she had developed mastitis so we started searching for her litter all over the place. Those babies were…Details
Laser pointers throw out brightly colored red dots of light that move at different speeds and change direction quickly. Since cats are natural hunters, those moving red dots satisfy their hunting instincts.
Animal neglect or abandonment is a common type of animal cruelty where people do not provide adequate care for animals in their charge. The neglected animal may be their own pet, a farm animal, or wildlife.
Young people who torture and kill animals are prone to violence against people later in life if it goes unchecked, studies have shown. A new federal category for animal cruelty crimes will help root out those pet abusers before their behavior worsens and give a boost to prosecutions, an animal welfare group says. For years,…Details
Barney lived at St. Parish Church cemetery on the island of Guernsey off the coast of England. For 20 years, Barney comforted mourners at the cemetery as they laid their loved ones to rest but recently he died of old age. His death led to an outpouring of grief among the church’s staff, visitors, and residents of…Details
Losing a pet can be just as heartbreaking as losing a human loved one. Although not required by any laws, some businesses are offering workers pet bereavement days. There are few life events that can be more traumatic than the death of a pet, even if you thought you had time to sufficiently prepare yourself for…Details