| Aug 31, 2011
| 1:46 PM
The "Disneynature" series of feature-length documentaries continues with this Samuel L. Jackson-narrated portrait of lions and cheetahs.
The story it weaves considers the relationship between parent and child ... as evidenced by animals willing to make...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 1:36 PM
If Ruffin McNeill's conference calls are indicative, his East Carolina football practices are spontaneous, entertaining and Usain Bolt-fast.
Granted, hitting a blocking sled is about as much fun as hitting Justin Verlander. But here's guessing McNeill...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 6:01 PM
It's easy to get attached to animals, especially playful puppies and cuddly kittens. It's something that happens to a Dauphin County family every few weeks. They are a foster family for the Humane Society of Harrisburg Area. Their time and effort saves...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 11:06 AM
What started out as an response to a medical emergency soon unraveled into a full blown animal rescue after authorities uncovered over 50 cats in a Long Island home.
According to officials, police were called to a home on Gerard Road in Yaphank Tuesday...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:51 PM
ST. LOUIS — Sad news for our pets was announced at a press conference titled, "Houston, We Have a Problem," during the 2011 American Veterinary Medical Assn. Convention July 18. The problem has been a steady decline in our pets' health.
| Aug 10, 2011
| 11:37 AM
'A Cat Like That'
By Wendy Wahman
Henry Holt, $16.99, ages 3-5
Often, when children think of a pet, they think of appearance, as in "a cat like that." Suppose that a cat, like that, has its own ideas of how its "best friend in the whole wide world"...
| Sep 8, 2011
Over the years, my incendiary writings have offended everyone from airline pilots to card-carrying frequent fliers to travel agents. I make no apologies for ticking them off.
But nothing -- nothing! -- comes close to the bite of angry pet owners.
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:55 PM
A day after her son died of pneumonia, a Berywn woman was being investigated by police and child welfare officials after authorities removed nearly 200 animals -- including birds, cats, a fruit bat and a raccoon — from the home where she lived...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 11:10 AM
San Diego county residents will have a chance Sunday to include pets in their disaster preparations, in light of the massive power outage which left millions without electricity, county officials said.
The county's Department of Animal Services will host...
| Aug 19, 2011
Whether they're looking for expert advice on raising a pet or just a good read, animal lovers have some excellent books to choose from. Here are a few recent arrivals:
"Ruby's Tale: A True Rags to Riches Story" by Patrick Bettendorf (Beaver's Pond Press)...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 10:42 AM
U.S. scientists have developed
a strain of green-glowing cats with cells that resist infection
from a virus that causes feline AIDS, a finding that may help
prevent the disease in cats and advance AIDS research in
The study, published Sunday in...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 9:12 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Russo's Pet Experience, which has sold purebred puppies and fancy cats for more than three decades at Fashion Island, is likely to close.
The Irvine Co. does not plan to renew Russo's leases at Fashion Island or at the Irvine...