| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:50 PM
Dickens W. Warfield, a psychologist who as associate director of Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. became an outspoken advocate for fair housing, died Oct. 21 of liver cancer at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville.
The longtime Towson...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 11:10 AM
Teresa Frost had not one but two cats with chronic illnesses, and the prescription costs were adding up.
Hopey needed kidney medicine that cost $30 at the veterinarian's office every 10 days, but Frost found a seller online who only wanted $7.25,...
| Sep 10, 2011
Lonni Sue Johnson spends every spare moment creating word puzzles superimposed on elaborate grids. The moment she puts one down, she starts on the next. In not quite three years, she has amassed a stack of paper that is 15 feet high.
Family member say...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 7:03 PM
Victoria Williams, an eighth-grader at Ridgely Middle School, was recently honored as Student of the Month by the Timonium Optimists Club.
Her school counselor says Victoria is an excellent student, giving much of her own time and self to others. She...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Nearly 70 cats and kittens were seized from the Cool Cats Rescue Center in Severna Park, after authorities received complaints about the conditions there.
Anne Arundel County officials said the seized cats were suffering from various medical conditions....
| Mar 16, 2012
| 8:31 AM
When the "Show Your Soft Side" campaign debuted last year, Baltimore learned that real tough guys treat animals with soft hands -- and people across the county took notice.
They were impressed to hear about the likes of Raven Jarret Johnson, MMA...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Mathilde B. "Mimi" Lee, who as the wife of Lt. Gov. Blair Lee III eschewed the political pomp and circumstance of Annapolis for the fields and woods where she could hike, canoe and swim, died Tuesday of congestive heart failure at Laurel Regional...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:38 PM
Just got a very interesting email from a local cat advocate. Apparently cats rescued from a Westminster home during the taping of a recent episode of the show "Hoarders" need homes.
Here is the email I got from Jill Mehra, a volunteer with Metro Ferals....
| Dec 11, 2011
| 8:46 PM
Lutherville resident Ann Gearhart can only guess that SpiritSong, her beloved 48-pound pooch, is about 10 years old now.
Nine years ago, when she adopted the lanky mixed-breed hound with the soulful brown eyes from the Baltimore County animal shelter,...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 11:06 AM
Are elephant ear plants poisonous to cats? I want to give one to a friend, but I don't want to kill her cats!
The foliage of Colocasia esculentum, commonly known as elephant ears or taro, contains the irritant calcium oxilate. Although potentially toxic,...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 5:07 PM
Mr. and Mrs. Paws were left in a box Wednesday night outside Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter. The black-and-white kittens, just 6 weeks old, aren't ready to be adopted — but through a new program, someone can give the squirmy pair a home...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 1:31 PM
A three-alarm fire that spread across rooftops damaged a string of rowhouses in Canton on Sunday morning, displacing more than a dozen people and several frightened cats but causing no injuries, according to fire officials.
The blaze, first reported...