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  • Pheromones could be what's driving your cat "crazy"

    SAN DIEGO, CA -- These reader questions were answered at the Central Veterinary Conference West, held at the San Diego Convention Center, Dec. 5-9. Q: Why does my cat go crazy if I step on an ant? She'll roll around on the spot. -- W.G., Cyberspace. A:...
  • Preventive care starts with regular veterinary visits

    Our pets deserve better. Overwhelmingly, Americans want to do the right thing for their pets -- or at least that's what they say. Yet, despite our love and concern for our pets, veterinary visits are on the decline, especially when it comes to...
  • The dangers cats face outdoors can lead to tragedy

    Q: I know you advocate keeping pets indoors, and I'm writing to urge your readers to do so, as dangers exist that we don't even realize. Dakota the cat came into our lives eight years ago. He was about 6 months old, with an infected toe that our vet...
  • Can some pets really predict Mother Nature's wrath?

    Q: During Hurricane Sandy, our Labrador-mix acted agitated, crying at times, too. It was really our dog who convinced us to evacuate, which turned out to be a wise decision because our street flooded. What did our dog know? Was the dog warning us? -- V.D....
  • Readers offer New Year's resolutions on pet care

    Here are some 2013 New Year's resolutions from near and far, posted by fans on my Facebook page: "My resolution is for my heart and mind to follow the Serenity Prayer in my pet rescue efforts: 'God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot...
  • Animal abuse should never be ignored

    Q: I wonder if Adam Lanza, the killer of those babies at Sandy Hook Elementary School (Newtown, CT), ever abused animals or shot at them with all those guns his mother collected. Do you know? -- S.H., Denver, CO A: I don't know the answer, but your...
  • Don't tread on six-toed cats

    One of my New Year's resolutions is to work harder to persuade ideological friends and foes alike that the way to reduce partisanship and maximize happiness in America is to embrace federalism -- the view that we should push as many decisions as...
  • Man Who Jumped Into Bronx Zoo Tiger Den Recovering; Tiger OK Too

    Man Who Jumped Into Bronx Zoo Tiger Den Recovering; Tiger OK Too
    A 400-pound Siberian tiger named Bachuta soon will be back on display at the Bronx Zoo after a bizarre incident in which a man jumped from the monorail into the tiger den and suffered severe injuries. Zoo workers distracted the cat long enough for the man...
  • For Audrey Kitching, success is so weird

     For Audrey Kitching, success is so weird
    With her trademark cotton-candy pink hair and Harajuku-meets-skater-girl style, 27-year-old model, blogger and fashion designer Audrey Kitching has been turning heads since the mid-2000s, when she emerged as one of the rising crop of Hollywood Internet...
  • Charges Reduced for Family Living With 110 Cats in Urine Soaked Home

    Charges Reduced for Family Living With 110 Cats in Urine Soaked Home
    SANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) -- An Orange County judge Monday reduced to misdemeanors charges of felony child endangerment against five relatives who lived in a Santa Ana home with two children, ages 6 and 12, and at least 110 cats. Superior Court Judge...
  • L.A. Votes to Ban Stores From Selling Non-Rescue Pets

    L.A. Votes to Ban Stores From Selling Non-Rescue Pets
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The L.A. City Council on Wednesday passed a controversial new law that bans the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits unless they come from shelters or rescues. The council voted 12-2 in favor of the measure. Because the vote was...
  • Elmwood Park pair convicted in animal hoarding case

    Elmwood Park pair convicted in animal hoarding case
    A man and woman were convicted on misdemeanor animal cruelty charges this week after hoarding more than 40 cats and dogs in their Elmwood Park home last year, authorities said today. Janina Sapalska, 63, and Lukasz Sapalski, 35, were sentenced Thursday...