A 31-year-old man released from jail Thursday admitted he poured bleach on a young opossum that died Saturday after he placed it in trash can behind a pizzeria in Santa Cruz, according to an animal control officer.
The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter is investigating claims that a pizza restaurant owner ordered an employee to kill a baby opossum on Saturday, according to Rebecca Dmytryk of Wildlife Emergency Service.
Milkshake is visibly a cow in appearance, but the rescued bovine is more likely to exhibit the qualities of her canine companions.
The SPCA for Monterey County rescued a dozen cattle and horses that appear to have been abandoned at a property in the small community of San Ardo south of King City.
A bobcat kitten apparently abandoned during the chaos of a California wildfire has been rescued by firefighters and taken to a shelter for treatment of burns.
A hearing on the future of the shelter was slated for Tuesday’s Palo Alto City Council meeting.
An injured golden eagle found in San Jose’s Almaden Quicksilver Park was rescued by two volunteers from the Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center on Tuesday and was recovering at the facility.
Firefighters battled steep terrain, loose rocks and boulders in a dramatic high-angle rescue of a black lab and a sheep that were stranded on a 150-foot cliff in Point Richmond.