L.A. County Animal Adoption Center to Waive Fees on Dogs, Cats and Rabbits This Saturday — KTLA

If you’re ready to get a furry, four-legged friend this holiday season, this weekend may be the perfect time to do it. Bella, a 5-year-old miniature pinscher mix, is among dozens of dogs at spcaLA looking for a forever home. That’s because the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty Animals Los Angeles is waiving adoption…

via L.A. County Animal Adoption Center to Waive Fees on Dogs, Cats and Rabbits This Saturday — KTLA

New York Poised to Become the First State to Ban Cat Declawing — TIME

Cats may now be able to sleep even easier if a New York state ban on declawing is signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The bill banning the procedure passed through the statehouse on Tuesday. Upon Cuomo’s sign-off, cat owners could face fines of up to $1,000 for putting their pets through the procedure, unless it…

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“From a tired, broken-hearted vet.” The sad reality of what our pets do in their final moments.

by Clare Stephens (via msn.com)

a dog looking at the camera: "I have never had pets worry during their final moments." Image via Getty.
© Getty “I have never had pets worry during their final moments.” Image via Getty.

There are few thoughts as sickening as imagining your pet in a scenario where they’re vulnerable, scared and alone.

We’d like to think our pets know they’re loved always, and know we’ll do whatever is necessary to protect them and make them feel safe.

But according to a post that recently went viral, there’s one moment in particular where humans fail.

Read this heart-wrenching yet poignant article here AND hug your dog, cat, bird, or other pet tight and promise them you’ll never abandon them in their final moments.

SPCA investigating after cat survives bullet through head – CBC News

by Shaina Luck

a cat lying on the ground: Vox belongs to the Dauphinee family of New Cornwall.
© CBC Vox belongs to the Dauphinee family of New Cornwall.

If the bullet had been a couple of millimetres in either direction, Vox would never have lived to come home.

Sometime between Sunday morning and Monday evening, the nearly two-year-old cat was roaming near his owners’ home in New Cornwall, north of Mahone Bay, N.S., when someone shot him in the back of the head at a range close enough to singe his skin.

via:  https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/spca-investigating-after-cat-survives-bullet-through-head/ar-BBLtNHb?li=AAggv0m&ocid=spartandhp