| Mar 22, 2011
| 7:05 PM
UPPER WEST SIDE, NY (WPIX) -- Residents near Columbia University say construction near campus is causing more than a commotion. It's unleashed an uncontrollable rat problem in their neighborhood. "Yea, the rats are taking over," said Barbara Marshall....
| Mar 22, 2011
| 7:50 PM
As the Labrador retriever is the most popular dog breed in America (according to American Kennel Club registration statistics), the Persian is our most popular pedigreed cat.
The Cat Fanciers' Assn. (CFA) recently announced annual registration numbers...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 5:01 PM
The big excitement in our yard is that a pair of house wrens has set up house in our bluebird nest box. Vic and I got the nest box from Friends of Shipley Nature Center last year, but I put it up too late in the season to attract any bluebirds. A male...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 3:52 PM
The top deals this week in the Sunday Chicago Tribune include a $10 dog food coupon, $10 Build-a-Bear coupon, free toothpaste and toothbrushes at the drug stores, 7-cent bags of Halls, and incentives to buy a Keurig at Target.
| Mar 29, 2011
| 3:03 PM
Two metro animal shelters have come to the rescue of more than 25 cats left in a Missouri home after their owner died.
The cats were rescued from a home in Merwin, Missouri, about 60 miles south of Kansas City. Linda Barr of Merwin says that she began...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 8:26 PM
Question: I'm worried about nuclear fallout from Japan, not for our two children but our two dogs and two cats. In fact, at this moment I'm buying potassium iodide for my family online. Should I also give this to our pets? — B.D., Seattle
| Jan 12, 2011
| 2:29 PM
Cat City has a new location in Seattle's University District. The location is a “colony” cat adoption center. Instead of cages, cats and kittens live in open rooms, where they’re free to lounge or roam to their hearts content! ...
| Jan 16, 2011
A Long Island mother and daughter have been charged with animal cruelty after officials rescued 15 starving and filthy dogs and cats from their home, the second such incident in the same town in a few days.
Animal control officers also removed the...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 9:29 PM
Q: My cat gets the hiccups and sometimes belches. I've always had a cat, but this is my first male, and he's a sweetheart. Do male cats in particular get hiccups? What should I do about it? — E.R., Cyberspace
A: "In my 42-year career as a...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 11:31 AM
More than 80 animals had to be rescued from a Rosemont neighborhood home.
Sacramento cops were called to do a welfare check at a home along Chiplay Street, near Wissemann Drive Tuesday afternoon. A hospital had contacted them because a patient needed...
| Jan 21, 2011
Posting pictures and videos online of cute kittens and people injuring themselves in funny ways has really paid off for a Queen Anne company.
Ben Huh began posting funny pictures of cats online in 2007 on a site called icanhascheezburger.com. Since then...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 12:57 PM
Responding to a report of a foul odor coming from a foreclosed home on North Granite Avenue, Granite Falls Police expected to find human bodies inside. Instead, police found 31 pets apparently starved to death.
A locksmith tipped police off to the odor....