Cat adoptions, August 9

Pets | August 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

FROSTBITTEN KITTEN: Shiloh is a two-year-old calico who needs a quiet home and preferably can be an only cat. She was found on a busy road as a frostbitten kitten, so it takes her awhile to trust humans. She is totally vetted and hoping someone will help her forget her rocky start in life. Contact […]

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Pet adoptions, August 2

Pets | August 2nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

GENTLE AND LOVING: Blackie is one super sweet boy, about 5 years old, whose human just died, leaving him and his friends in need of rescue. Blackie is gentle and loving and would make an outstanding companion pet. He is totally vetted. Contact BrendasCatRescue.org at 215-872-1636. THEY NEED HELP: Sam’s Hope, a non-profit in Wyndmoor […]

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Cat adoptions, July 26

Pets | July 27th, 2018 | Leave a comment

ABANDONED BUT LOVING: George is a one-year-old gray white tabby who was dumped at a pet store. Despite his abandonment, George remains loving and playful. He’d love a home to snuggle with someone forever! George is vetted and ready for adoption. For more information: GDeNofa@aol.com RESCUED FROM ‘HIGH’ GUY: This is Patrick. “We literally got […]

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Pet adoptions, July 19

Pets | July 19th, 2018 | Leave a comment

LOVABLE MUNCHIE is a seven-year-old healthy FIV+ marmalade tabby who has been patiently waiting for a home since he was surrendered in February. Watch the video at https://youtu.be/Z_69SH59Xmk and fall in love with this gentle gent! Munchie is vetted and ready for adoption. Contact Gdenofa@aol.com 21-CARAT GOLDEN: This sweet 5-year-old Golden Doodle needs a home. […]

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Hill ‘manic menace’ bullies bulldozers, bikers, trucks

Pets | July 7th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Rod Bartchy Our seven-year-old daughter, Suzanna, wanted a dog. Hey, we all did. The result was Cassie, an innocent little border collie puppy. But was the innocence a scam? She gnawed at the metal partitions in her crate. She nipped at my daughter’s heels with sharp puppy teeth, relentlessly herding her, in tears, into […]

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Sterilize all pets! Help solve the overpopulation crisis

Pets | July 7th, 2018 | 5 Comments

by Brenda Malinics Most people do not realize the staggering problem of overpopulation of stray and feral dogs and cats in Philadelphia. A “feral” cat is unsterilized, unsocialized and fearful of humans, the result of abandonment or loss by its owners. As an animal advocate who has rescued thousands of animals, I cannot emphasize enough […]

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Cat adoptions, July 5

Pets | July 6th, 2018 | Leave a comment

CHEVRON’S MOTOR PURRS: Chevron is a four-month-old male with Abyssian like brown and white fur. He comes with his brother, Crier, who would not pose for the photo. They are tested, fully vetted and ready to spice up their furever home. Meet them Sunday at Petapalooza (Bone Appetite location). Contact Brendascatrescue.com at 215-872-1636.   TESSIE […]

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Tell-tail signs of pet heart disease

Pets | July 6th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Dr. Edward Aller Unfortunately, similar to humans, as our pets age, so do their hearts. Signs can be different between species and may present differently for each individual; however, there are some telltale signs that you may see and that should throw up a red flag. During yearly/bi-yearly exams, a veterinarian will auscultate (listen […]

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