A move is underway to make declawing cats a crime
A move is underway to make declawing cats a crime, saying it is cruel to the animals.

Humane Pennsylvania offering free adoptions at Berks and Lancaster shelters
Humane Pennsylvania, which operates the Humane Society of Berks County and

Tech recommends avoiding pets' names as passwords.
Internet security and homeless animals might seem to have little in common. But they come together quite adorably in Skallagrimsson, a boxer mix puppy who is available for adoption in New York City.

Skalla, as his temporary...

Cat spraypainted, suffers burns in Reading
For the second time this month, a cat involved in a vicious abuse incident in Reading is on the mend, and investigators are searching for the perpetrators of the latest attack of a feline.

Churchill the cat was dropped off at the...

Maisy the cat recovering in foster home

Miracle Maisy is on the mend.

Less than a week after she was found soaked with gasoline and crammed into a trash bag in Reading, Maisy the cat has recovered enough to find a temporary home.

Mary Keller, marketing...

Miracle Maisy on the mend
Miracle Maisy is living up to her nickname.

The young cat that was found Tuesday afternoon doused in gasoline and stuffed into a trash bag in the city was getting acclimated to her new surroundings at the Humane Veterinary...

Shelter pets are worthy animals waiting for a second chance
The ice-breaker question, "Do you have a dog?" is almost always followed by, "What kind is it?"

While some people have an immediate answer of "Golden Retriever" or "Labradoodle," I'm never quite sure what to say.

Longest cat fence in the U.S. was just built on a Hawaiian volcano
Should you be lucky enough to find yourself on Hawaii's Big Island, you are welcome to visit Mauna Loa, the largest volcano in the world.

Cats, however, are not - a point now being enforced by a new 5-mile-long fence constructed...

Killer cat poop in the spotlight in Hawaii
Much ado about poo: Feces fuels Hawaii feral feline debate

'Caturday Night Live' to air Saturday

The Animal Rescue League will host a live broadcast, "Caturday Night Live," on Saturday from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Y102 DJ Leah Tyler and ARL Executive Director Liz McCauley will host an evening of cat education and entertaining...

Fee-free adoption weekend set at Humane Society of Berks County

Humane Pennsylvania, the largest network of animal welfare organizations in southeastern Pennsylvania, is ready for the hottest deal around.

A "Fun in the Sun" fee-free adoption weekend will run from July 29 through...

Humane Pennsylvania running special cat adoption fee of $17.76 July 8 to July 10
Humane Pennsylvania announced Wednesday that it will be running a special cat adoption prices of $17.76 from July 8 through July 10 at the Humane Society of Berks County, 1801 N. 11th St.,...

My 2 cents: Cat plays mind games with her
My mom likes to tell people that every time one of her daughters heads to college, we always bring home a cat.

When I went to school in Maine my freshman year, I came home with Leaf. When I transferred to Temple, I surprised my mother...

Orange collar project aims to get lost cats home
LOS ANGELES - Cartoonist Matthew Inman would like to see every house cat wearing an orange collar with its name and number on it. Then if the cat gets loose or lost, by escape or mistake, the collar will signal, "Help me!"


Firefighters save 4 cats from fire at Windsor Township home
Four cats were saved from a two-alarm fire Tuesday at a Windsor Township home.

Jarrod Emes, deputy chief of the Hamburg Fire Company, said firefighters responded to the fire along Old Route 22 near Lenhartsville about 12:15...

Group knits with cats, prepares them for adoption
WESTMINSTER, Md. - While working at the Humane Society of Carroll County in Westminster this past spring, Karen Baker, of Gettysburg, Pa., had an idea.

Baker, the volunteer coordinator at the shelter, is also an avid knitter....

Advocates backing animal abuse registry in Connecticut
HARTFORD, Conn. - Advocates for domestic violence victims and those supporting animal rights are teaming up to support the latest proposal for a public registry in Connecticut that would identify people who abuse animals.

Animal Rescue League holding Winter White Out special adoption pricing
The Animal Rescue League of Berks County is offering a special adoption promotion for the month of January called “Winter White Out.” All cats and dogs with any amount of white fur will be...

200 cats looking for homes
CHAMBERSBURG - The Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter has 200 cats that would like to have homes for the holidays.

The majority of them are people-oriented strays, but some have been surrendered by their owners. Not all of them...

Humane Society of Berks County to have another free adoption weekend
Muller Rare Coins & Fine Jewelry is sponsoring the fee-free event.