Swap coat or pet food for a cat at Humane Society of Berks County
A cat for a coat or pet food is an even trade for the next week.

The Humane Society of Berks County and the Humane League of Lancaster County are experiencing an overflow of cats.

So, to help ease the strain, the shelters...

Driver with cat in her lap collides with school bus
NEW CANADA, Maine - Maine State Police say a driver with a cat on her lap got distracted and collided with a school bus carrying 58 students, injuring some of them and the bus driver.

Police said 19-year-old Alicia Fiordellisi...

Letter: Animal Rescue League must change its ways

I was heartbroken when I read that the Animal Rescue League of Berks County had euthanized another pet without giving it a chance ("Couple find missing cat dead at ARL," Reading Eagle, Nov. 15).

Do the people...

Animal Rescue League of Berks County makes more changes in wake of 2 cats' deaths
The Animal Rescue League of Berks County says it is implementing new procedures after two family pets were euthanized.

"The following is what we have done and what we are working on to prevent an additional incident from...

Fleetwood couple find pet cat dead at Animal Rescue League
Euthanization follows similar incident at shelter in October

Ornery shelter cats get a second chance
PHILADELPHIA - Gary wasn't used to being around people. He didn't like being touched, or even looked at. If anyone came too close, he'd lash out.

He was perfect for the job. Because at the "Working Cats" program, no manners is no...

Pet serial killer could be on the loose in Britain
Scooter slipped out her home on the south coast of England one night in the summer, BBC News reported, and turned up the next morning on a nearby lawn - sliced down the length of her belly, entrails pulled out and piled up beside her, laid there...

Berks ARL euthanizes girl's pet cat
Animal Rescue League worker ignored policies

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.,...