In lieu of flowers, family of murder victim asks for donations to be made to local kill shelter

This is a very tragic story about an animal lover who was recently found murdered in Upstate South Carolina. It’s a story of sacrifice because through their grief, the family is thinking of the animals at a local kill shelter. They’re … please continue reading

Viral video shows shelter cats enjoying doll beds donated by local business

Ikea cat beds

Thanks to a generous donation by IKEA Canada (the Etobicoke location), cats at Etobicoke Humane Society are probably sleeping like angels after being given adorable doll beds. Their video has gone viral with more than 100,000 views since it was … please continue reading

Two cats perish in fire that destroyed Georgia animal shelter Wednesday evening

Two cats perished in a fire that destroyed a Georgia (USA) animal shelter Wednesday evening. Thursday afternoon, Glenn Allen, Georgia’s Communications Director at the Office of Commissioner of Insurance reported the fire that destroyed Gordon County Animal Shelter was caused by … please continue reading

‘Handsomest cat ever’ senior at Oregon Humane Society gets a ‘love letter’ from an allergic admirer

A handsome long-timer at the Oregon Humane Society in Portland recently received a beautiful letter from an allergic admirer. Meet Simba, an 11-year-old  cat whose story is going viral, thanks to the U.S. Postal Service and social media. According to a … please continue reading

What does it mean when a rescue is asked to sign an Animal Welfare Agreement?

What does it mean when a rescue is asked to sign an Animal Welfare Agreement between their rescue and an animal shelter they “pull” (save cats and dogs) from? This question has come up since Greenville County Animal Care Services … please continue reading

Cat rescued from the streets of Colorado worked as a “nurse” at veterinary hospital

This beautiful ginger boy was rescued from the streets of Colorado awhile back and was and taken to a veterinary hospital for treatment. Meet Ron the cat, who at first was afraid of everyone and everything. His transformation was nothing … please continue reading

Mother of 4 newborn kittens takes on 2 orphans found cold and alone on a California sidewalk

This is Jody, a beautiful new mother currently in the care of Nine Lives Foundation in Redwood City, California. Jody recently gave birth to four kittens and has just taken in two more orphaned babies on Wednesday. The dark gray … please continue reading

Columbus Humane Society in NC donates washer and dryer set to local animal shelter

It’s important for local animal shelters and humane societies to work together to provide care for the animals in their respective facilities. That’s what happened recently in Columbus County, North Carolina, and while not necessarily a “newsworthy” story, it shows … please continue reading