Animals

A pit bull terrier. (Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images)

East Oakland Vacant Store Becomes Dumping Ground For Unwanted Pets

Unwanted pets are being dumped at a vacant store in East Oakland just steps from a state-of-the-art SPCA animal shelter.

12/19/2014

(Bay Area News Group)

‘Christmas Miracle’ Kitten Rescued After Spending 10 Days Stuck In An Antioch Storm Drain

The mewing pleas of a frightened kitten were answered Thursday after volunteers safely coaxed the feline from out a storm drain it spent over a week trapped in.

12/19/2014

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Labrador Dog Nudges Man Awake During House Fire In Sacramento

Authorities are crediting a chocolate Labrador with saving the life of a Sacramento man after it alerted him to a fire inside a home that appeared not to have a smoke detector.

12/19/2014

Sea Otter

Boat Owner Reportedly Shoots Female Sea Otter In Moss Landing

Federal authorities are investigating a report that a Northern California boat owner shot a female sea otter.

12/14/2014

Dog owners in SF were warned after possibly poisoned meatballs were left on city streets. (CBS)

Mysterious Meatballs, Chopped Onions Found In San Francisco Put Dog Owners Back On Edge

There’s a new warning for pet owners in San Francisco after a mysterious meatball rushed one dog to the emergency room.

12/09/2014

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15 Things You Can Do In The Bay Area — Week Of December 7th-December 15th

REAL snow in the city, Hanukkah, The Golden Girls, and rescued animals — all things you can do, many free this week in the Bay Area!

12/05/2014

Santa Cruz fire

2 Dogs, 2 Rabbits Killed In Fremont House Fire

A woman managed to escape her burning Fremont home through her bedroom window this morning but two of her dogs and two rabbits died and her cat remains missing.

12/01/2014

(CBS SF)

7 Puppies Found Abandoned In Radio Shack Trash Bin Nursed Back To Health

A Lake Tahoe animal shelter is providing a new lease on life to seven puppies found abandoned in a trash bin in Susanville.

12/01/2014

A ground squirrel photographed in a California public park. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Squirrel Sets Off 2 Power Outages That Affect 2,000 Cupertino Customers

Power has been restored to nearly 2,000 customers following two separate power outages in Cupertino Saturday morning caused by a squirrel.

11/22/2014

Sea Lion Rescued

Abandoned Sea Lion Pup Recovering At Marine Mammal Center After Coast Guard Rescue

A baby sea lion is making a recovery in the Bay Area thanks to an unusual Coast Guard rescue.

11/21/2014

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