Sunday saw the vehicle bay of the Millville, New Jersey Rescue Squad became a veterinary operating theater as a spay and neuter clinic sponsored by the Animal Friends Foundation was open for business. People brought in 142 feral cats from their respective neighborhoods for the procedures to help give the animals a better quality of life, reduce their chances for being euthanized, and to keep them from creating another feral generation.
Leopards are beautiful cats that once ranged over most of the eastern hemisphere. This natural range has shrunk over the centuries for this feline known for its spots, though it can also be all black. But what about red?
With the election this week, presidents -- past, present and future -- are on Americans' minds. Some pet owners with aptly named animal companions think of their favorite president every day, but which presidential pet name gets the most votes? And which of our current candidates has the greatest number of furry namesakes? A look into a massive pet name database yields the answers.
I don't know about you, but I like to sleep in on weekends. My work week requires me to be up and running at 4:30 AM, so I relish any time I can spend in bed. And I think this little guy feels the same way...
Selkirk Rex cats, first described in 1987, belong to one of four recognized curly-haired cat breeds. Now a new study by Serina Filler of the University of Veterinary Medicine explains why the Selkirk Rex is genetically distinct from previously known curly-coated breeds.
Booger, Kitty, and Mousie, along with their owner, Greg Pike, were well known among the buskers along the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder, Colorado. Their trademark pyramid style amazed patrons of the open-air mall for many years as folks marveled over their unusual friendship that defied their natural behavior. The act ended earlier this week when Booger passed away.