Engine trouble: Long Beach police sergeant spends 2 hours in the heat to save kitten

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A woman was driving in Long Beach when she heard a cat crying out from her engine compartment.
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From kids to codgers, everlasting love awaits

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Fourth of July is a fading memory, revived only by the occasional bang of some dope setting off a lone pyrotechnic followed by the dog running into the bedroom, tail between his legs ki-yi-yi-ing all the way.
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Just add water—and shade: How to protect your pet during heat waves

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Friday’s heat wave caught everyone with their mouths open and their tongues hanging out. And that was just the dogs, but that’s what this column is about.
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After the Fourth: Shelter intake is ongoing, but hope wags its tail

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The Fourth of July can seem like a combat zone to a lot of people, particularly if they live with a cat or a dog. A few days before and after and certainly during the holiday, shelters get inundated...
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‘Mommy! The cat from the poster!’: A happy ending for missing pet

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Despite a miasma of doom and gloom that often comes from current news, be reassured that Mayberry still exists somewhere, that everything will always come out all right for The Beav, and that there is some joy in Mudville....
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Pick a House Guest for Foster the Fourth!

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Long Beach Animal Care Services is contending with the upcoming deluge on July 4 of terrified pets filling their kennels because the booms and whistles and flashes spooked them.
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Celebrating Pet Food Express’s 200th cat adoption (and suggestions for a head start on 300)

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Many pet-related stores involve themselves with the pet community either globally or locally. Pet Food Express (PFE), a high-quality pet-supply chain with stores throughout California, donates funds to animal shelters (including our own at Long Beach Animal Care Services...
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How you can help Long Beach pets over the Fourth of July holiday

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Graphic by Long Beach Animal Care Services. Can you foster a doggie for a brief period? If so, please email the shelter’s Foster the Fourth team at [email protected] What we could politely call the silly season but want to...
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Help mitigate seasonal shelter impact (and attend some howlingly great events!)

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Fact: It’s the time of year known as kitten season, which lasts longer than the NFL season. During this time, thousands of kittens are born to unspayed mothers, and most of them wind up in shelters where, if they’re...
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A bird in the hand: A team of determined rescuers play chicken with a baby duck

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What is it about ducks that evokes the “Ahhh” response that pigeons or grackles usually don't?
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