It’s National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

The Humane Society of the United States invites everyone to show their appreciation for animal shelters and the dedicated people who work in sheltering during the first week of November each year. Shelters are safe havens for homeless pets, and of course a great place to adopt your new best friend.  They also play an … Continue reading It’s National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

Lost Pets and Pizza Boxes: NJ Pizzeria Owner Helps Find Missing Pets

The owner of Angelo’s Pizza in Matawan, New Jersey came up with a great idea to help find missing pets in his neighborhood:  posting lost pet flyers on pizza boxes! He got the idea after a regular customer’s cat went missing.  Luckily the cat was found but John Sanfratello thought it was still a good … Continue reading Lost Pets and Pizza Boxes: NJ Pizzeria Owner Helps Find Missing Pets

New Study: Escaped Pet Parrots Living Throughout the US

A study of former pet parrots living and breeding in the wild (called “naturalized” parrots) was recently published in the Journal of Ornithology. The findings show that our escaped pet birds are living, and in many cases thriving, in nearly all US states, including those with cold climates. 56 species of naturalized parrots have been … Continue reading New Study: Escaped Pet Parrots Living Throughout the US

Dog Lost in California Wildfire Found After 101 Days

The Ballejos family of Paradise, California reunited with their Akita Kingston 101 days after he went missing during last year’s devastating Camp Fire. Kingston jumped out of their truck while they were evacuating, and the family never gave up hope that they would find their dog again. Animal rescuers have been searching the fire area … Continue reading Dog Lost in California Wildfire Found After 101 Days

San Diego Humane Society Shares Lost Cat Story with a Happy Ending

The San Diego Humane Society is sharing a heartwarming story about the incredible journey of a Bengal cat named Mufasa. Five years ago, Mufasa was a kitten, living with his owners in Yuma Arizona.  He went missing and his owners never gave up hope that they would find him again. Fast-forward five years to the … Continue reading San Diego Humane Society Shares Lost Cat Story with a Happy Ending