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A wild African serval. (CBS)

Wild Cat Hybrid Fad In California Concerning To Pet Experts

An exotic hybrid is the result of crossbreeding a domestic cat with an exotic “wild” cat, like a wild African serval or an Asian leopard cat. You can’t privately own wild cats like a serval in California, but you can take home the next best thing.

11/05/2013

Animal Update: How Much Do Pets Remember?

It’s an interesting topic many pet owners may not consider: do our pets have much in the way of a memory?

09/30/2013

A mountain lion cub. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mountain Lion Seen In Woodside

A mountain lion was seen in Woodside early Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials said.

09/17/2013

Meatballs laced with rat poison which were found in in the area of Crestline, Burnett and Parkridge Drives in San Francisco. (San Francisco Police)

Animal Update: Strychnine Poisoning

Recently, poisonous meatballs were discovered in several San Francisco neighborhoods. Obviously, it was a major problem and of concern for owners of dogs and cats.

08/19/2013

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Animal Update: Diabetes In Cats

Diabetes is not a problem that just impacts humans. It’s becoming more common in the domesticated animal world, too.

06/03/2013

Animal Update: Kitten Season

Each year, we talk about kitten season – when shelters become full of orphaned or otherwise surrendered cats.

03/04/2013

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Animal Update: Pet Behavior

It’s not uncommon for people to think of some pets as expert mimics – birds, for instance. But according to a recently published report, there is evidence to suggest other pets do it, too.

02/18/2013

Animal Update: Your Pet’s Dental Health

February is Dental Health Month. What should we know about our pet’s teeth?

01/14/2013

Lisa Gerson is reunited with Vanilla (BCN/SF Animal Care and Control)

Family Reunited With Cat Missing From Marin For 8 Years

Vanilla, a 9-year-old male Siamese cat, had gone missing from its owners, Lisa Gerson and Ashley Lowengrub, eight and a half years ago in Sausalito, said Kat Brown, deputy director of the Department of Animal Care and Control in San Francisco.

01/03/2013

Animal Update: Contagious Yawning

A bit of an unusual topic but a fun one, too: humans often will yawn when we see somebody else yawn. Animals, believe it or not, may do the same.

11/26/2012

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