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.

Two stray cats in Lehigh County area test positive for rabies
The Allentown Health Bureau is warning residents after two stray cats in Lehigh County, including one in the city, tested positive for rabies.

Health Bureau investigators say they've identified 19 people, including 11 from...

Mississippi feral cats elude rescue efforts in move to relocate
BILOXI, Miss. - Two women who are trying to relocate a group of feral cats in downtown Biloxi said the cats aren't having it, and now they're worried that someone may be trying to poison them.

Karen Whalen, who has fed the cats for...

Boy who set cat on fire sentenced to year in detention
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. - A 17-year-old Bremerton boy who set a cat on fire in October was sentenced to a year to 14 months in the state juvenile rehabilitation system.

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Pets can provide multiple health benefits
Humans are the complete social being. Like many animals, humans live in our own packs and strive to form a connection with other living things.

In 10,000 B.C., dogs, thought to be the first domesticated animal, were found buried...

Adopting a cat or a dog from the Humane Society of Berks County
When Alan and Melissa Schlechter are having a bad day, they can count on C Lo to rescue them from their worries.

"He always brings a smile to my face," Alan said as he looked at the white pit bull-mix staring lovingly up at him in the...

Humane Pennsylvania holding Halloween-themed cat adoption promotion
The animal rescue group has reduced fees for black and orange cats.

Pet cat alerts woman to fire
MELBA, Idaho - A woman's pet cat pawed her face and woke her during a trailer fire in Melba that killed her dog.

The Idaho Press-Tribune reports Murphy-Reynolds-Wilson Fire...

Cats enjoy luxury digs
LOS ANGELES - When Boris and Anastasia vacation, they prefer to stay in a deluxe three-story suite, dine on tuna mackerel and lobster consomme and spend their time on an iPad.

The Russian blue cats spend a few days to a couple of...

Humane Society of Berks County to waive adoption fees Sept. 11 to Sept. 13, 2015
Adoption fees for all pets will be waived at the Humane Society of Berks County from September 11 to September 13, 2015 during the organization’s “People & Pets – Beautiful Inside & Out” adoption special.
To date, fee-waived...

122 cats, kittens discovered in flith, flea-invested home
Officials with the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals say 122 cats and kittens living in filth were removed Thursday from a Henryville, Monroe County, home on Tahoe Lane.

The PSPCA was tipped off to...

Oldest living cat is named Corduroy and lives in Oregon.
We deserve cat news. Here it is:

Say hello to Corduroy. He lives in Oregon with Ashley Reed Okura, and, at 26 years old, he's the oldest documented living cat in the world, Guinness World Records officials confirmed this week.

Fee-waived adoptions July 17-19 at Humane Society of Berks County

The adoptions fee for all dogs, cats and small animals are waived July 17 through July 19 at the Humane Society of Berks County: 1801 N. 11th St., Reading. The Let Your Heart Soar event is...