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(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Animal Update: When Pets Pick Up Foxtails

Foxtails are sprouting again in and around San Francisco. These plants are a real problem for pets enjoying the spring and summer months.


(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Animal Update: Detecting And Treating Lice On Your Pets

We know that humans – perhaps most often kids – can get head and body lice. Can animals get lice, too?


A vet examines a cat.  (Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Human Behavioral Change May Be Tied To Cat Parasite

Researchers now believe something commonly carried by cats could be controlling you, a tiny parasite called Toxoplasma Gondi.


The kitten found inside the engine compartment of a Van in Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter)

Marin Kitten Survives 85-Mile Journey Inside Engine Compartment

Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter spokesman Todd Stosuy said the cat was probably looking to curl up someplace warm to sleep when it lodged itself inside the engine compartment of a van parked outside a Mill Valley McDonalds at 600 Redwood Highway.


(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Animal Update: Ensure A Healthy New Year For Your Pets

Important decisions pet owners can make on behalf of their animals to ensure a healthy new year for them – that’s the topic of this Animal Update with Dr. Jack Aldridge of the San Francisco SPCA.


A marsh near the Redwood shores Lagoon. (State of California)

Reward Grows To Over $12K In Redwood City Cat Drowning

A reward for information on the deliberate drowning of a cat in the Redwood Shores lagoon has grown to $12,225 with new donations, according to Peninsula Humane Society officials.


A marsh near the Redwood shores Lagoon. (State of California)

Drowned Cat Found In Redwood Shores With Dumbbell Tied To Neck

A black-and-white cat was found drowned in the Redwood Shores lagoon on Wednesday with a five-pound dumbbell tied around its neck.



San Mateo Cat Blamed In Dozens Of Thefts

A prolific cat burglar has stolen hundreds of precious possessions from homes in San Mateo. But police are staying off the case—the burglar really is a cat.

CBS San Francisco–06/20/2011

Rabies Survivor Precious Reynolds (CBS)

NorCal 8-Year-Old Becomes Rare Rabies Survivor

“She is truly a fighter.” That’s what doctors are saying about the little Northern California girl who survived rabies without a vaccine, the third person in the U.S. to do so.

KPIX 5–06/13/2011


Woman In Burning San Jose Home Awoken By Pet Cat

A cat may have saved its owner’s life Wednesday by waking her up to alert her that the house was on fire, a San Jose fire captain said.

CBS San Francisco–04/20/2011