Month: August 2019

Kitten Rescued Alone on Rainy Day, Can’t Stop Purring When He Finds a Family He Needed

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A tiny kitten was found on a rainy day, crying for his mom. A worker heard his meows and rushed to help. Carolina Carrera Early this week, a construction worker was in Boca Raton, Florida when he heard a kitten meowing. Upon investigation, he discovered a ginger kitten soaked in rain water, crying nonstop. They […]

Family Finds Huge Wild Tiger Casually Relaxing In Their House

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After severe flooding struck Kaziranga National Park in Assam, India, last week, many animals were left stranded, unsure of what to do or where to go. As animals from the park roamed around trying to find dry places to rest, one tiger roamed a little too far — and ended up in the most unusual […]

Rescued Kitten Needs a Friend to Cuddle — Dog Takes to Him and Helps Him Get Better

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A rescued kitten who was half the size he should be, found a canine friend to cuddle. Kaitlyn @foster.rinse.repeat A tiny 3-week-old kitten was brought to the Jacksonville Humane Society (in Jacksonville, Florida) as a stray late April. He was in poor shape and much smaller than other kittens his age. Kaitlyn, a vet tech […]

Affordable, Practical Solutions for Flood Recovery in Mississippi’s South Delta

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Communities in Mississippi’s South Delta deserve real solutions for reducing flood damages, not false hope pinned to the Yazoo Backwater Pumps. The destructive Yazoo Backwater Pumps proposal is an outdated flood control plan that would drain and destroy 200,000 acres of wetlands in the heart of the Mississippi River Flyway. These wetlands more than 250 […]

Fresh Cooked Dog Food Is Best. Are You Ready To Make Your Own?

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If you watched the eye-opening documentary Pet Fooled on Netflix, you may be left wondering what now? While the film sheds a not-so flattering spotlight on the American pet food industry, it leaves viewers with few practical solutions for healthy feeding. The featured veterinarians definitely skew towards a raw, biologically-appropriate feeding protocol, but they also acknowledge […]

Lost Kitten Somehow Gets Herself Stuck Under Someone’s Car

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A man was waiting at the drive-through window at a Hardee’s restaurant in Kentucky when he noticed an employee giving him some weird looks. He quickly realized there were loud meows coming through the speaker at the drive-through window — and they were coming from somewhere under his car.  He pulled over and peeked under […]

UPDATE: Mastiff Pair that Survived High Speed Chase Finds Forever Home Together

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Onyx and Starlet went through hell together. Rescuers promised to keep them together. They were able to maintain that vow when they found the pair a forever home. Thousands of applicants contacted Foxy and the Hounds wanting to take in the Mastiffs. After a rigorous screening, the shelter found the perfect spot for the duo. […]

U.S. Forest Service Moving to Roll Back Environmental Review and Public Input

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The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) ensures there is public review of projects that impact birds, other wildlife, and the places they need. The law requires federal agencies such as the U.S. Forest Service take a hard look at the environmental consequences of their actions, base their decisions on accurate scientific data, and give the […]

Kitten Was Dropped Off at Shelter in a Carrier — They Found Another Hiding Under a Towel

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A kitten was dropped off in a carrier and signed over to a shelter, but staff were surprised to discover a second kitten hiding inside. Sarah Kelly @kellyfosterkittens Last Saturday, a local animal shelter in North Carolina took in a solo kitten, or so they thought, when the little guy was brought in and signed […]

Stray Cat Found Help Just In Time for Her 8 Kittens – She Can’t Stop Purring

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A cat mother was so happy when she and her eight kittens were rescued from an uncertain fate. Laine @kittensincolorado A stray cat was found on the streets of Houston, Texas and brought to a local shelter mid-July. She was just skin and bones and very pregnant. The day after arriving, she went into labor […]