The ASPCA's Cruelty Intervention Advocacy is a holistic intervention approach that takes into account how the societal challenges that pet owners often face -- including poverty, housing restrictions, lack of transportation, and limited resources -- profoundly affect the animals under their care. I'd like to share why this uncommon approach is so necessary to keep animals alive.
Mikey, an eight month old cat, was inconsolable. She had three kittens, born too early. They were weak and one by one, they died. Mikey's owner Hillary tried everything she could think of to save the babies. Watching her cat suffer, Hillary was desperate for help and called Dori's Darlings, a cat rescue organization run by Dori Hillman in Houston.
Our Meeting I recently lost a friend of mine. We met under slightly unusual circumstances. We had just finished moving. A street lamp cast a lazy, h...
Normally I wouldn't care about the dog as he is rather simple of mind but he is exhibiting some behaviors that lead me to believe he is insane. Due to his superior size and strength, we must take measures to protect ourselves from said insane canine.
Pet ownership can be one of the great pleasures in life but a big financial surprise for those who don't research and plan for everyday and emergency costs. Before taking on the new addition, do your homework and create a budget.
Apparently you need to be reminded of the rules of this house. My house. The house I let you and that filthy dog share with me. Rule number one is you need to do what I want you to do when I want you to do it and I want you to get rid of the dim-witted dog. Now. Please.
Four cats have now been found that were missing at 125 Second Avenue. There are additional animals missing from that building and other buildings nearby.
In a city known for boisterous celebrations, there is new reason for optimism in New Orleans this week. More than 2,000 animal protection advocates have descended upon The Big Easy for the Humane Society of the United States' annual Animal Care Expo.
Do the following statements refer to (a) my White Anglo-Saxon Protestant girlfriend or (b) a cat?
Easter is a time of joyous celebration for many. Much planning goes into family gatherings and the fun, food and festivities to be enjoyed by children and adults alike. But have you remembered to plan for your pets?
I awoke with a start at yesterday morning and in the silence of the early day I waited. I waited to hear the little snuffling of her nose. The shuffle...
At the risk of starting a scandal involving promiscuous sex and teenage pregnancy, I have been living in a cathouse for almost two decades. And the madam of the establishment was the mother of nine children.
Last Week marked the passing of Andy Chernovsky. Andy was the beloved husband of Little Shelter's Volunteer President, Maryann Chernovsky.
Many cat lovers are especially drawn to long-haired kitties, because let's face it, they're magnificent to look at! And there are few things softer an...
Homeowners in Regina, Saskatchewan, discovered Bruce Almighty on March 18. He was found with black electrical tape wrapped so tightly around his legs that severe tissue damage was causing infection.
While it's always good to get advice from an expert, I thought I'd go straight to the source and have a chat with the gender nonspecific, extremely affluent (and oftentimes overly intrusive and grossly inappropriate) entity know as "social media."