A highly infectious and lethal disease affecting domestic and wild rabbits was discovered in Los Angeles County for the first time this year on Aug. 4.
Long Beach Animal Care Services’ has benefited from strong community effort and passion, particularly the recent and ongoing emptying of the shelters by the hard work of a few rescues, a lot of fosters and an overextended staff.
Nationwide affiliated TV stations are promoting the participating shelters and their pets during the entire month of August.
Sherri Stankewitz has been working at the same frenetic pace for 25 years. As with many rescuers, she started out by herself, scooping up unfortunate canines from the street like a fairy dogmother.
In June, Friends of Long Beach Animals gave away over nine tons of pet food to families that had been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
CatPAWS fosters each have different preferences relating to cat care. Some love to bottle-feed newborns and watch them go from hanging on to life to hanging on to their pants legs.
When the strategic plan has been finalized and approved, it will be available to the public.
The 2,400 square feet of the Manor will have rooms for intake and isolation, grooming, medical care, an open play area, and large cottages for “kitty campers” to bunk in.
Those of us with pets have relied on them for comfort through isolation, illness, loss, sleep deprivation and everything else. Now, it’s our turn to comfort them and protect them from freaking out and running away.
Thanks to grants from Animal Sheltering and Michelson Found Animals, Fix Long Beach has obtained more microchips and will hold one more free clinic before the Fourth of July to meet the needs of more pet parents.