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Fish Skins Saves Kittehs’ Lives

Fish Skins Saves Kittehs’ Lives

Wildfires freak me out, not just because we live in the highest risk neighborhood in the Bay Area, but because I'm sick with concern for the animals impacted by it. Our neighborhood group is working with the park service to mitigate fire risks, but if the 20 miles of tinder dry parkland in our backyard […]

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Cat’s DNA Nabs Murder Suspect

Cat’s DNA Nabs Murder Suspect

Got some murderous impulses? Then you might do well to invest in a good lint roller.  Scientists in the UK recently used a  cat DNA database to identify cat hair found on the corpse of David Guy. His dismembered body was found stuffed into a bag on a beach last year.   Hampshire police worked […]

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Flippers the Cat Gets New Set of Wheels instead of Euthanasia

Flippers the Cat Gets New Set of Wheels instead of Euthanasia

Flippers the Cat won’t be going to the Rainbow Bridge anytime soon, thanks to a high school robotics club. The nine-month-old cat was born with a spinal cord defect in which her spine was twisted like a piece of rope, leaving her back legs partially paralyzed. Flippers was brought to the Aspen Park Veterinary Hospital […]

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13 MORE Ways to Help Feline Victims of Hurricane Sandy

13 MORE Ways to Help Feline Victims of Hurricane Sandy

Last week, Mousebreath published 13 Ways to Help Feline Victims of Hurricane Sandy. Here are 13 MORE ways to contribute to relief efforts for affected cats. 1) Foster a Staten Island Cat. 2) Donate to the Staten Island Feral Cat Initiative’s SoS (Survivors of Sandy) fund. 3) Help reunite New Jersey cats and their owners: […]

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Over $1000 Found Stuffed in Cat Cage

Over $1000 Found Stuffed in Cat Cage

A $1230 stash was found last week inside a cat’s cage at the Rabies Control Office in Madison County, TN. An unidentified person found the wad of cash hidden inside a syringe box. Spike, the cat in whose cage the cash was found, claims he knew nothing about it. “I’m just in here on a […]

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Joplin Tornado Cat found 18 mos. later

Joplin Tornado Cat found 18 mos. later

Many pet owners on the Eastern seaboard are struggling right now as they search for pets caught in the path of Hurricane Sandy. This story may give them hope. A year and a half ago, the Kent family’s cat Simba went missing during the Joplin tornado. Their home was destroyed, and after a while, it […]

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