Vet: Purple-Dyed Kitten Likely Was ‘Chew Toy’ For Large AnimalAn eight-week-old kitten that was dyed purple and badly injured when it was dropped off at the San Jose Animal Shelter earlier this week was on the road to recovery Thursday, according to the chief veterinarian of the 9 Lives Foundation.
NorCal Recycling Center Worker Saves Tiny Kitten Spotted On Conveyer BeltA worker at a Northern California recycling center saved a tiny kitten from certain death when he spotted the animal heading down a conveyor belt.
Drought Prompts Surge In Abandoned Kittens & Desperate Need For Foster Families In OaklandA rise in kittens surrendered to animal shelters this spring has Oakland Animal Services officials asking residents to help foster the kittens.
Video: Cat Stuck For Days In Concord Tree Rescued By Tree Service WorkerA cat which was stuck in a Concord tree for three days was finally rescued by a tree service worker, according to a local blog.
How An Oakland Man Created The Nation's First Cat CafeThe country's first caffeine-infused cat cafe is keeping busy in downtown Oakland.
'Christmas Miracle' Kitten Rescued After Spending 10 Days Stuck In An Antioch Storm DrainThe 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.
Terminally-Ill Cats And Dogs Get Tender, Loving Hospice Care In Their Final DaysA Silicon Valley animal shelter is making the last days of an ailing pet into some of the most heartwarming and gratifying days for its caregiver.
Foster Parents Needed For Underweight South Bay KittensFoster 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.
Kitten, Puppy Videos Give Humane Society Silicon Valley A Viral Adoption AdvantageTheir 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 Update: Tax Deduction For Foster Pet ParentsA judge recently ruled that pet "foster parents" can tax deduct expenses such as food and medicine.
Bobcat Kitten Rescued From NorCal Fire 'Too Nice' To Release Into WildAn animal rescue group is trying to help an orphaned bobcat kitten with a problem: She’s too nice.
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.