• Dog

    Heartfelt TikTok shows neighbors giving wagon to dog struggling to walk

    A dog owner and tired pooch received a helping hand from a pair of observant neighbors who had a wagon to spare. The kind moment, which was documented by Zena Rodriguez on TikTok on Oct. 31, has warmed hearts. More than 346,000 people have seen the generous wagon offering that’s set to the tune of “Break My Stride” by Chateau Pop. CANINE INFLUENZA OUTBREAK: WHAT DOG OWNERS NEED TO KNOW “My husband and I were out that morning taking down Halloween decorations since our city celebrated one day earlier and that’s when I saw this man coming around the corner,” Rodriguez recalled for Fox News. “He was actually carrying the…

  • Cat

    Man charged after shooting and killing neighbor’s cat that he says “hissed” at his puppy

    ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – A man has been charged with felony cruelty to animals after deputies say he shot and killed a neighbor’s family pet. “I was astounded. I had no…I was just shocked, really,” said the cat’s owner Cale Alligood. “I confronted the guy, the man that shot the cat still had the rifle, I said, well, what did you do? He never answered me, he said your cat was bothering my dog.” According to the report at the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to investigate a disturbance at a home on Blue Heron Drive on Sunday afternoon. Investigators say Jonathan Alexander Humphries, 26, had shot…

  • Dog

    My neighbor’s yard is covered in dog poop.

    Dear Prudence is Slate’s advice column. Submit questions here. (It’s anonymous!) Dear Prudence, Our neighbor owns a large pack of dogs and hasn’t picked up after them in more than a year. My spouse and I are at odds over whether to report him to the city. We asked him politely about a month ago to remove the waste, and he was noncommittal. When two weeks went by and nothing happened, my spouse asked again politely, and the guy blew up at him (it should be noted that each time, my spouse offered to assist in removing the waste). He then removed a few bags of waste, but since the…

  • Cat

    Woman Creates Purrfect Sign To Warn Neighbors Of Thieving Cat

    A sign intended to alert neighbors about a thieving cat has reached far beyond the local community, making a kleptomaniac kitty a minor celebrity. Kate Felmet of Beaverton, Oregon, told local news station KOIN that she put up a sign so her neighbors could retrieve their belongings that had been snatched by Esme, her charismatic black cat.  “MY CAT IS A THIEF,” reads a large homemade sign including a drawing of Esme with a glove in her mouth. Next to the sign is a small clothesline with numerous gloves and a face mask.  So far, it has worked a little bit. “People come by and mostly take pictures, but we had the…