Residents will foster kittens until each one is 2 months old, when they’ll receive spay/neuter surgery. The foster period depends on each kitten.
What looked like a piece of unidentifiable debris turned out to be, on closer inspection, a dead parrot. We later found out that the poor bird had bitten through the insulation covering a wire and died of electrocution.
Giving Tuesday concludes the quintet of the holiday season gateway; this year, consider giving to a pet cause.
Long Beach is again providing cooling centers in libraries and community centers located in parks to escape to when your air conditioning breaks.
While the Pet Rescue and Adoption Act, which made it illegal to sell commercially bred dogs, cats and rabbits, won’t go into effect until 2019, these two pet laws went into effect New Year’s Day.
Long Beach’s city budget passed September 5, and there were a few biscuits added to it for shelter animals. The City of Long Beach Animal Care Services received funding for a full-time registered veterinary technician to help with the admissions procedures and shelter population health, and converting the existing part-time outreach position to full time.
Volunteers do what they do out of enthusiasm and devotion to an idea or a goal. And when the spotlight shines on them, it’s terrific for both the volunteers and the object of their involvement.
On Tuesday, April 18, the California State Assembly Business and Professions Committee will vote on AB 485, the Pet Rescue and Adoption Act. O’Donnell’s office is requesting letters of support and opinions from members of the public concerned about animal health.
Councilwoman Jeannine Pearce and her staff have been canvassing residents in her district, particularly in the populous and packed Alamitos Beach neighborhood, to invite them to a community meeting to give their input on the exact location of the park and how it should be equipped. The meeting will take place this Saturday at noon.
Frankly, Kedi [cat, in Turkish] is not in any way a cute cat—it’s a heartfelt tribute to cat and country. Filmmaker Ceyda Torun who lived in Istanbul until she was 11 years old, said that when living there, she had more cat friends than human—“a fact I’m quite proud of now”—and the film is a love letter to both cats and city.