Celebrating the lawmakers who made 2022 a banner year for big cats and other animals

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Last night at our Humane Awards event on Capitol Hill, we celebrated the work of lawmakers whose dedication to our cause made 2022 a banner congressional year for animals. In particular, we recognized the passage into law of the Big Cat Public Safety Act, and the lawmakers who led […]

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab rescues 27 uncared for cats and dogs from rural New Mexico – St George News

ST. GEORGE — In a remote area of Deming County, New Mexico, a samaritan stumbled upon a big surprise. Dozens of cats and dogs — alone and appearing uncared for. Almost 30 made the long trip to the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, where they’re being prepared for new homes. Several dogs seized from […]

Animal rights org. calls on Friesland to stop shooting stray cats

Friesland is the only Dutch province that still allows hunters to shoot and kill stray cats. Animal rights organization Dier&Recht is calling on the province to stop this practice immediately, calling it cruel and outdated, AD reports. Shooting stray cats is allowed under Dutch law, based on Article 67 of the Flora and Fauna Act. […]

A recipe from Kim-Joy for shortbread cookie pandas, cats and frogs

Shortbread Cookie Animals November 30, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. EST (Photos by Scott Suchman for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post) Comment on this story Comment You need only three key ingredients for these cookies, and you can choose between three cute (yet simple and effective) animal designs: pandas, […]

Animal agency seeks support to care for 50 surrendered cats

A Calgary animal rescue society is turning to the public for financial support to care for a large amount of felines that have found their way into its shelters. The Canadian Animal Task Force (CATF) says this year presented a challenge when a family member of a pet owner reached out for assistance. An official […]

Animal rescue expansion to double capacity for dogs, cats | Business Observer

Project: Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue campus expansion Location: East Manatee County, bordering Lakewood Ranch Cost: $12 million Size: 23,000 square feet Builder: Benderson Development   Project details For a rescue that used to operate out of a house trailer, garage and dirt floor barn, the campus expansion going on at Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue is a […]

How Cats Respond to Catnip and Other Cat-Attracting Plants is Very Individual, Study Shows

New research shows that cats have an individual response to catnip and other cat-attracting plants like silvervine and that, unlike big cats, they don’t care for perfumes like Obsession for Men. A cat chews on a silvervine stick. Photo: Abigail Crawford. By Zazie Todd PhD This page contains affiliate links which means I may earn […]

New animal ownership limits placed in Junction City for cats, dogs and ferrets

JUNCTION CITY (KSNT) – A new city ordinance has been approved in Junction City which limits the number of animals in each residence within city limits. City Attorney of Junction City Britain D. Stites announced on Nov. 8 that the City Commission voted on and approved the new limits for animals per residence. Households may […]

Three adults charged with over 100 counts of animal cruelty after over 200 cats located in hoarding incident – Hartford Courant

Three adults were charged with 106 counts of animal cruelty each in connection to a cat hoarding incident in Winsted in June, according to police. On June 13, the Winchester Police Department received an anonymous call about a sick cat at a home on Moore Avenue. An animal control officer responded to the scene and […]

Police investigating animal abuse after 38 cats rescued from house fire

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, MI – Police are investigating possible animal abuse and neglect after 38 cats were rescued from a house fire last week in Commerce Township. The cats were found to be living in “concerning conditions” unrelated to the fire, officials said in a news release. Oakland County Animal Control Division is conducting the investigation […]

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