North Bay Animal Sanctuary Facing Loss Of Funding, ClosureAn animal sanctuary in Santa Rosa that cares for older, sick or special needs animals is in need of its own rescue.
Raccoon Trapped In Drainpipe Dies After Rescuers Dig Up Watsonville Parking LotA raccoon that was rescued from a Watsonville drainpipe Friday night after being stuck in it for almost a full day, died early Saturday morning.
Fox Rescued From Storm Drain In SebastopolA Sebastopol police officer Sundaymorning rescued a fox from a storm drain, police said.
Wildlife Workers Release Mother Duck And Ducklings Rescued From San Francisco Storm DrainWildlife caretakers released a duckling back into the wild Tuesday after its siblings and mother were saved by CHP officers in June.
Burned Chihuahua Puppy Adopted By Young Alameda Burn SurvivorA tiny puppy who suffered disfiguring burns has found a new home with a Bay Area child who can directly relate to what had happened to it.
Dozens Of Shorebirds In East Bay Found Coated With Mysterious Goo; 20 Dead, 89 AffectedWildlife officials have a mystery on their hands after dozens of shorebirds in the East Bay were found covered with a strange gooey substance this week.
Santa Cruz Restaurant Worker Reportedly Confesses To Pouring Bleach On Opossum That DiedA 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.
Santa Cruz Restaurant Owner Allegedly Orders Worker To Kill Baby Opossum With Bleach; Chef QuitsThe 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.
Rescued El Dorado Cow Thinks She's A DogMilkshake is visibly a cow in appearance, but the rescued bovine is more likely to exhibit the qualities of her canine companions.
SPCA Rescues Starving, Abandoned Horses, Cattle In Monterey CountyThe 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.
Bobcat Kitten Saved From Tahoe Area WildfireA 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.
Pet Lovers Fighting Closure Of Palo Alto Animal ShelterA hearing on the future of the shelter was slated for Tuesday's Palo Alto City Council meeting.