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Teaching Our Son About Death, One Fish At A Time

Beth Kae Kanter | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Beth Kae Kanter

I can still picture the bright Sunday afternoon my friend Melissa, also known as "Aunt Melissa," surprised us with the red betta fish.

Petco Pulls Treats Made In China

AP | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Petco said Tuesday that it will stop selling dog and cat treats made in China by the end of this year due to ongoing fears that the ...

Stray Cat Takes Day-Old Puppy Off The Streets, Shows The True Meaning Of Family

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 12.23.2013 | Good News

Earlier this year, we wrote about the interspecies love between a cat called Lurlene and a pit bull puppy called Noland. Now, six months later, t...

October 29 Is National Cat Day: Show Some Respect

Liane Kupferberg Carter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Liane Kupferberg Carter

Cats are low-maintenance pets. They smell better than dogs. Cats will never eat your baby. They'll never hump your leg. They don't need to be walked, and they bury their poop.

This April 26, Cat Lovers Celebrate Hairball Awareness Day, Avoid Gag Reflex

Lisa Rogak | Posted 06.23.2013 | Green
Lisa Rogak

On National Hairball Awareness Day, on April 26, 2013, cat lovers around the world will gather to show their strength and increase their resolve to prevent the condition that dogs their feline friends.

Remembering Zoë

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Fifty
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Helene Cohen Bludman

I couldn't possibly separate from this little creature that was now fast asleep in my arms. Would it be so terrible to overrule my husband?

Lizzie Schiffman

Animal Rescue That's Saved Thousands Of Pets On Death Row Endangered | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 06.08.2012 | Chicago

College dorm rooms are generally cramped enough: add a couple dogs, cats and other critters to the mix and most students would barely have room for th...

LAWSUIT: Petco Sued For Allegedly Cutting Off Dog's Ear And Gluing It Back On

Posted 02.15.2012 | Weird News

Just a trim, thanks. Two Hawaii animal owners are suing a local Petco location, claiming that groomers at the pet shop mutilated their dogs and, in...

Can Two Targets Survive In The City?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.02.2011 | San Francisco

San Francisco is in dire need of a Target. There are two instances of the big box retailer situated directly across the highway from each other ju...

Richmond District Goes To War With Petco -- And Wins

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.28.2011 | San Francisco

It's never easy for a massive chain to sneak a store into famously chain-averse San Francisco but, for a while, pet supply giant Petco looked like it ...

How Much is that Kinkajou In the Window?

Daphna Nachminovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Daphna Nachminovitch

In the biggest such raid in U.S. history, in Arlington, Texas officials and humane agents removed more than 26,000 animals from a warehouse owned by U.S. Global Exotics, Inc., a major player in the pet trade.

Longing For a Paperless Existence

Chris Brassington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Brassington

I did a little research to find out the effects of direct mail on the environment. The stats astounded me.