Best Friends Animal Society estimates 100,000 more dogs and cats are living in shelters nationwide compared to this time last year. Here’s a few that need a home.
Their size isn’t the only reason that hamsters and guinea pigs make good personal pets. They’re companionable and entertaining.
One of the reasons for the shelter bunny booms is that the adage about rabbits multiplying isn’t at all a myth.
Adoption hours for both shelters are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, starting May 4.
The rescue’s expansion, both in area and programs, indicates an increased need for volunteers. The core group is wearing their claws to nubbins feeding newborns every few hours, socializing healthy kittens, caring for the sick ones, and sanitizing everything, particularly the isolation room.
The fosters who volunteer for CatPAWS heck-bent on pulling every sick or injured kitten over the brink to life, and it’s always a 24-hour commitment.
Most people love their dogs, be they purebred or mutt, but Sherri’s rescued too many purebreds or supposed purebreds who are overbred, sick and unceremoniously dumped. She’s had her share of roaming pets hit by cars and has tended to their costly medical needs.
“Cat Daddies,” produced by David Boyle, is scheduled to screen at Long Beach’s indie Art Theatre on Retro Row on Saturday, April 16. The film interweaves stories of guys who love their cats and whose lives—both human and feline—have changed, “whether by becoming an occupational-stress outlet or creative inspiration, or simply hope to survive in the challenging world we live in.”
When people want to adopt a cat, more go for the cute, playful littles than the more sedate adults who might already be set in their ways.
Haute Dogs Bulldog Beauty contests will include small and larger bullies, Best Senior and Best Young Dog, Best in Show, Best Adopted/Rescued Dog, and a new category, Best Siblings.