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.
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.
Thousands of cat lovers will gather in Oakland Saturday to enjoy funny cat videos.
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.
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.
Residents spotted a mountain lion in Los Trancos Woods on Friday evening, San Mateo County emergency officials said.
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.
In a city with more dogs than children, San Franciscans can find it challenging to find a veterinarian when they need one.
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.
Animal advocates were left disappointed Tuesday after the Antioch city council approved a new ordinance that outlaws feeding abandoned cats on public property.