Thousands of Kill Shelter Dogs Rescued by Six-Year-Old Boy
Posted on : 06-30-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
At the mere age of six, Roman McConn with the help of his mother, Jennifer McConn, have rescued more than 1,000 dogs from animal shelters that practice general euthanization. The mother and son duo have initiated their rescue project while living in Texas, after they've adopted their pet dog named Luna from one of the state's kill shelters back in 2016. The mother became saddened after adopting Luna and wanted to find a way to help the other pups receive a happy home before it was too late. Mrs. McConn…
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Bobcat Fever is Prevalent in South and Midwest
Posted on : 06-29-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Pet owners have a lot of diseases that they need to be concerned about their pets contracting. Thankfully, many once dreaded diseases can be prevented with vaccinations or through treatment with many of the new drugs that are on the market. However, there are some diseases that affect pets that are deadly even with the most advanced treatments currently available. Bobcat fever is a disease that is affecting the cat population throughout the South and Midwest in the United States. This disease only has a survival rate of about 25…
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Buff Cat is Causing Quite the Stir on Social Media
Posted on : 06-28-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
The internet loves looking at animals who have features that are out of the ordinary. Right now, there is a cat that is causing quite the stir on social media. A girl who loves cats was out for a walk in Quebec when she spotted a cat that was a bit beefier than most. That's right, there is currently a cat making its rounds on social media and it has earned the nickname buff cat. Buff cat looks like your average cat except for about five times the size. Buff…
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300 Animals Taken To NYC Animal Shelters
Posted on : 06-27-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Memorial Day was a busy day for animal shelters in New York. Three hundred animals were taken to the shelter. These animals were either strays or were given up by owners who no longer wanted them. Animal Care Centers put an announcement saying that they needed volunteers to help out at the shelter. They were also looking for people to adopt the animals. ACC stated that they typically get 40 to 60 animals per day. However, they got 160 animals during Memorial Day weekend. Kitten season is also in full…
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DJI Drones Help Rescue a 40-Ton Humpback Whale in Hawaii
Posted on : 06-26-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
A team of federal rescue workers from the island of Maui, Hawaii, have rescued a 45-foot long humpback whale entangled in a web of debris. The team have launched a group of small-scale DJI drones and put them in action during this jaw-dropping animal rescue. The DJI quadcopter drones came courtesy of Oceans Unmanned, a non-profit organization based in California. The organization paired up with the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary that's currently administered by the Dept. of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, to help remove…
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