• Cat

    Beloved cat returned to Massachusetts owner after over 18 months

    A Kingston, Massachusetts, woman did all the usual things when her cat went missing, including distributing fliers and contacting animal control.But Lanie Hatch’s 4-year-old calico cat, Olivia, was nowhere to be found. The months stretched into more than a year and the indoor cat was still missing somewhere in the great outdoors. “We never thought we would see her again,” Hatch said.About 18 months after her beloved pet escaped, Hatch moved from Kingston to Cape Cod. From a distance, she tried one more time to send fliers to her old neighborhood.One Kingston resident who saw that plea was Amy Archer, who later spotted Olivia. “I saw a cat staring right…

  • Pets News

    Pet hotel Platinium Dogs Club’s owner jailed 2 weeks, fined

    Shetland Terrier Prince (left) and Jack Russell Terrier QQ died while under the care of Charlotte Liew. (PHOTO: Dhany Osman, Joanne Png, Elaine Mao) SINGAPORE — The owner of a pet hotel where at least two dogs died following a stay at its Bukit Panjang premises, was sentenced to two weeks’ jail and fined $35,700 on Tuesday (31 August).  Charlotte Liew, a 33-year-old Singaporean who ran Platinium Dogs Club, was also disqualified from running an animal-related business for 12 months, with effect from Tuesday. Liew pleaded guilty to one count of furnishing false information, obstructing the course of justice, one count under the Business Names Registration Act 2014 and four…

  • Dog

    Dog missing for two years reunited with owner after being spotted on TV news segment

    A Wisconsin man has been reunited with his missing dog nearly two years later after he spotted the dog on a TV news segment about adoptable pets, according to UPI. The owner, who identified himself to the news station as Dwight, called in about the dog after recognizing his long-lost pet named Payday who at the time had been missing for two years. Dwight said that he doesn’t usually sleep with the TV on. But this particular night he must have forgotten to turn it off or it was kept on in a stroke of luck, because the next morning, he was awakened by the Adopt-A-Pet segment and the description…

  • Cat

    The cat Baloo disappeared after harrowing attack on his owner. Three years later, they found each other again.

    The gray cat perched on a curb, a blur to the traffic tooling by on Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard in Oregon City. It was a perilous spot. The Rivershore Hotel loomed in the background. Behind that, the Willamette River. This was where the cat had lived since 2018, wandering the hotel grounds and mostly going unnoticed, save for the occasions when someone was kind enough to leave out a bowl of food. That changed two weeks ago. Carmela Nielsen of Gladstone caught a glimpse of the cat sitting serenely just feet from the whir of cars as she headed to dinner with her sister and daughter. That sighting set in motion…

  • Dog

    Woman who lured Asian man’s dog onto traffic accused of harassing another Asian dog owner

    A woman previously filmed luring an unleashed dog onto a highway in New York City is now being accused of targeting another Asian dog owner. What happened: In a viral TikTok video, a white woman — whose identity remains unknown — is seen yelling at another woman behind the camera for walking an “unleashed” dog. She is also accused of hurling racial slurs and spitting at her. The incident reportedly occurred at a park in Battery Park City, a predominantly residential neighborhood of upscale apartments. It was 6:30 a.m. and there were still a few people in the area. The video, posted by TikTok user @mk__ml11, shows the woman criticizing…

  • Animal Care

    Animal shelter, Hamilton County dog wardens help dog after owner admitted to hospital

    When a patient was admitted to the hospital this week and was desperate to not lose their dog, a Cincinnati animal shelter and the Hamilton County dog wardens made sure to provide the dog with the care it deserved.A hospital social worker reached out to Cincinnati Animal CARE, which is a no-kill animal shelter, to tell them that a patient had been admitted to the hospital and would be there for an unknown amount of time. The shelter said the patient was “desperate to not lose their beloved dog” and arranged for the dog to be boarded.The only problem was there was no way to transport the dog to the…

  • Dog

    San Antonio dog owner shares tearful reunion with lab who went missing 10 years ago

    SAN ANTONIO – It’s a new beginning for a San Antonio dog owner and his labrador after being reunited for the first time in 10 years. Animal Care Services reconnected them Wednesday after Samson, the lab, went into their care last month, along with six other dogs. “Samson went missing a decade ago and it broke his family’s hearts,” ACS said in a statement on social media. “They did everything they could to find him, but never did. Still, they never forgot him.” Samson was in bad shape when he arrived at ACS, according to staff members. He was dirty, covered in fleas, but it wasn’t until the animal shelter…

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