Cat News: Licensing Cats to Knee Ortho-Pet-ic Innovation

Licensing cats to distinguish stays from ferals, a person hoarding cats in a camper, scheduling Lion Shave Under Anesthesia catsgrooming appointments early, and  a Cat’s New Knee an Ortho-PET-ic Innovation top the list of recent cat news stories.

Here are a link to recent cat  stories in the news:

Cats may have 9 lives, but meet Lucky | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2012-01-30
Philadelphia Inquirer
By Kathy Boccella Lucky the bulldog is back with his long-ago owner, Nichole Collins. The family gave him away years ago, and he wound up starving and abandoned before a twist of fate led him back home. When the Collins family adopted a 4-month-old .

 Your View: Cats cannot be dealt with as if they were dogs
Delmarva Daily Times
There has to be a way for Somerset County Animal Control to distinguish between house and colony cats that are taken care of and feral cats that live in the wild. The question of cat licenses and collars must be addressed before a new cat ordinance is

New home needed: 107 dogs and 2 cats rescued after living in ‘totally filthy
Daily Mail
By Jill Reilly Over one hundred dogs and two cats have arrived at an animal shelter in Minnesota after being rescued from trailers where two women lived with ‘urine and feces’ throughout their homes. Animal Humane Society workers were called to assist

Las Vegas Veterinarian Offers Lion Shaves for Cats Under Anesthesia
MarketWatch (press release)
LAS VEGAS, NV, Jan 29, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — All About Cats Veterinary Hospital is advising Las Vegas cat owners to schedule Lion Shave Under Anesthesia grooming appointments early. As the weather begins to warm up in Nevada, the hospital

 Top cat: Feline Fanciers’ winter show in Dover has purrrrfect turn out
Foster’s Daily Democrat
By LIZ MARKHLEVSKAYA DOVER—The Dover Middle School gymnasium was filled with cats and cat lovers on Saturday, during the city’s 12th annual New Hampshire Feline Fanciers’ winter cat show, a two-day event that continues today. Cats big and small,

 Calendar cat ‘Zach is back’
Delmarva Now
Rachelle Benner poses inside her home in Salisbury with her cat Zach, who was featured in the 2012 “America’s Favorite Cat Calendar.” Zach was presumed dead until Benner received a call from a neighbor saying she had found him.

74 cats in a camper: Owner may face charges
A man who had 74 cats and one dog crammed in his camper may faces charges of second-degree animal cruelty, authorities say. Jerry Reynolds, who is originally from Oregon, has been living in his truck for the last five weeks while he visits his

 Cat show attracts a truly ‘international’ group of judges, breeders, contestants
By Molly Harbarger, The Oregonian Portland’s International Cat Show is truly a worldly experience. The number of nationalities of breeders, judges and spectators rivals the breeds of cats. Pamela Barrett, show manager and 36-year professional cat lady, .

 Cat’s New Knee an Ortho-PET-ic Innovation
ABC News (blog)
Veterinarians were monitoring the recuperation of Cyrano, a 10-year-old cat, “and if things continue to go well, he could go home in the next few days,” said Tracey Peake, a university spokesperson. The School of Veterinary Medicine has been providing .

 Burned, abused cat continues recovery at Applegate farm
Mail Tribune
By Sanne Specht Meshach, the cat who was severely burned over Christmas, is completing his recovery at Sanctuary One, a nonprofit care farm in the Applegate Valley. The year-old orange tabby was released Thursday morning from Talent’s Best Friends

Kellie Pickler Gave Up Pet Cat for Husband Kyle Jacobs
Us Magazine
In a new interview with Parade, the 25-year-old country singer reveals she was forced to “find a good home” for her cat Pickles because her husband Kyle Jacobs is “severely allergic to them.” “I still get a little teary-eyed when I think about Pickles

 West Windsor warns residents about cats that may carry rabies
The Times of Trenton –
By Samantha Costa/The Times WEST WINDSOR — An adult neighborhood cat tested positive for rabies Thursday, the township’s health department said yesterday. Health officials said the cat was white with tan markings. They described its behavior as

 Over 70 cats rescued from abandoned vehicle in Washington
Police remove more than 70 cats from an abandoned camper truck in Washington State, where a man had been living for five weeks. Report by Melissa Nathoo. Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at

 Earl May bans cats from stores
Chicago Tribune
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa— Employees at an Earl May Nursery and Garden Center in Cedar Falls are trying to save two cats who call the store home. The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports Friday ( ) that the company issued a memo to its 33

 Alley Cat Allies Praises Florida Senate Committee for Unanimous Passage of
Sacramento Bee
26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today praised the Florida State Senate Committee on Community Affairs for unanimous passage of the

Teen once accused of cat killings sues Miami-Dade County for false arrest
By DAVID OVALLE Tyler Weinman, the youth once accused of mutilating 19 cats across South Miami-Dade, is suing the county and a prominent animal rights organization for botching the high-profile investigation that led to his arrest.



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