CA City Targets Feral Cats for Extermination After Human Typhus Case

On Friday, KABC in Los Angeles reported that a person who lives in Santa Ana had tested positive for flea-borne typhus.  Flea-borne typhus is associated with fleas who suck the blood of infected urban wildlife.  The disease is spread to humans when a flea has fed on a typhus infected animal and then bites a … Continue reading CA City Targets Feral Cats for Extermination After Human Typhus Case

NC Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots Small Dog to Death After Suffering No Injury

Last week, Cumberland Co Sheriff's Deputy Barbara Siau came to a home looking for the brother of Ms. Dana Anderson.  When Ms. Anderson went outside  to speak with the deputy, one of her dogs, a Pekingese/Dachshund mix called Gizmo, followed her.  Gizmo began running towards the stranger and barking.  The owner told the deputy the … Continue reading NC Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots Small Dog to Death After Suffering No Injury

GA Pound to Close for Pest Control Treatment, Animals May Be Killed

All the dogs and cats at Macon Animal Control in GA must be out of the facility before June 7 as it will close for treatment with pesticides for 3 to 5 days.  Local rescuers are working hard to network animals: Paws for Hope and Faith President, Shane Smith, slipped through the gates to snap … Continue reading GA Pound to Close for Pest Control Treatment, Animals May Be Killed