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Screenshot of YouTube footage of a cat saving a Bakersfield boy from an attacking dog. (YouTube)

After Saving Boy From Attacking Dog, Hero Cat To Throw Out First Pitch At Baseball Game

The Central California cat that drew national media attention for saving a 4-year-old boy from an attacking dog this week is receiving the honor of throwing out the first pitch at a hometown baseball game next week.

05/16/2014

(CBS)

20 Animals Rescued From Pacific Grove Home In Apparent Hoarding Case

The SPCA of Monterey County rescued 14 dogs, four puppies and two cats on Wednesday from a Pacific Grove home where they were locked into three small, filthy rooms in an apparent case of animal hoarding.

05/08/2014

(Credit Robert Dollwet via Youtube)

Cat Lovers To Gather For Funny Video Fest In Oakland

Thousands of cat lovers will gather in Oakland Saturday to enjoy funny cat videos.

05/08/2014

Humane Society Silicon Valley is looking for foster parents for kittens like this one. (HSSV)

Foster Parents Needed For Underweight South Bay Kittens

Foster parents provide daily care and medication to the cats along with lots of TLC. They must also bring the cats in for regular medical appointments.

05/06/2014

(Credit Robert Dollwet via Youtube)

Cat Trainer Gets Dogs, Cat To Rock To Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ Video

Bay Area native animal trainer Robert Dollwet’s video of the Pharrell Williams song “Happy” is going viral thanks to a pack of expertly choreographed dogs and an unlikely swimming cat, demonstrating that few creatures demonstrate happiness better than our four-legged friends.

05/04/2014

Cougar mountain lion. (National Park Service)

Residents Spot Mountain Lion In San Mateo County Neighborhood

Residents spotted a mountain lion in Los Trancos Woods on Friday evening, San Mateo County emergency officials said.

04/20/2014

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Easter Warning For Cat Owners, Extreme Poisoning Risk From Lilies, Onions

There is no greater time of year for the lovely lily, but there is also no more dangerous time of year for cats, as a single nibble of a leaf, a few drinks of the vase water, or even brushing against lily pollen could lead to kidney failure and death.

04/16/2014

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Veterinarian House-Calls Making Pet Care Easier For San Franciscans

In a city with more dogs than children, San Franciscans can find it challenging to find a veterinarian when they need one.

04/14/2014

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Kitten, Puppy Videos Give Humane Society Silicon Valley A Viral Adoption Advantage

Their movie stars spend their time off set licking themselves, chasing their tails, or napping for hours. They eat kibble instead of caviar, and their hair stylists use a water hose, but these actors may be more captivating than anything Hollywood can dish out. The Humane Society Silicon Valley harnesses the ubiquitous online fascination with kitten and puppy videos by using volunteer producers to create a successful Internet marketing plan for adoptions.

04/10/2014

(CBS)

Antioch City Council Votes To Ban Feeding Of Stray Cats

Animal advocates were left disappointed Tuesday after the Antioch city council approved a new ordinance that outlaws feeding abandoned cats on public property.

04/09/2014

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