Retiree plucks them from trees after they get stuck
Perched more than 30 feet high in a red maple tree, Tom Croley lowers a squirming canvas bag down a rope to the safety of Jake Bennett's arms.
Feline infectious peritonitis is a serious and often fatal viral disease that affects mainly young cats from multiple-cat households.
Board criticized for terminating executive director
WASHOUGAL — The West Columbia Gorge Humane Society is at a crossroad.
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Money raised to keep Portland police on horses May 22
PORTLAND — The Portland mayor's office says the police Mounted Patrol Unit would survive this year if a private fundraising effort comes up with $200,000 in support.
Everybody has a story: Rooster ruled the yard on family's farm May 22
In 1932, when I was 3 years old, Mama's garden at our Nebraska farmhouse was important. Laid out in rows and plowed free of weeds and crabgrass, it was planted with a selection of vegetables. The yield meant my family rarely bought food. The bounty grew, poured into the kitchen and was canned, preserved and sometimes given away. Since my siblings, Hobart and Sara Ann, did lots of the work, they had an interest in the harvested crop. Hobart and Sara Ann kept a watchful eye, and anything amiss inside the garden's tight fence was attended to.
Walkers, runners raise $58,000 for animal rescue May 22
Esther Short — Supporters of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington raised $58,000 during the annual Walk/Run for the Animals on May 4.
N.J. beach replenishment seen as crucial for wildlife habitat, migrating birds May 21
HACKENSACK, N.J. — Sand-filled dump trucks — up to 50 a day — rolled onto beaches along the Delaware Bay recently in a feverish attempt to restore shorelines that had been washed away by Superstorm Sandy.
Five ways to cut pet food bill May 17
NEW YORK — Pet food isn't cheap.
Old pets can benefit from physical therapy May 17
Physical therapy isn't just for people. Animals also sometimes need help strengthening muscles or regaining their ability to walk, run or climb stairs after surgery or an injury. And as animals get older, they may find it hard to move easily. Physical therapy helps improve their quality of life.
Pets of the Week: West Columbia Gorge Humane Society May 17
Captain Kirk here with another episode of "How Much Would You Love Me If You Took Me Home?" The answer: SO much! I'm the cutest 1-year-old Chihuahua mix. Just look at my ears! So come and get me!
Pets of the Week: Humane Society for Southwest Washington May 17
This charming boy is Turtle. He is 18 months old. He came to us as a stray, and no one came looking for him. Now he's getting a second chance to find a new friend or family to love him. Turtle is an amazing cat, and we think he would do well in any loving home.
Polar bear cub orphaned in Alaska at Buffalo zoo May 16
BUFFALO, N.Y. — It may have been the most anticipated package ever delivered to the Buffalo Zoo: an orphaned polar bear cub that arrived Wednesday from Alaska and will spend the summer with another cub born six months ago.
Relocated endangered deer make the transition May 15
RIDGEFIELD — More than a month after an elaborate multi-agency operation moved some three dozen endangered Columbian white-tailed deer to protected habitat in Clark County, the animals are adapting to their new surroundings.
Wind farms get pass on eagle deaths May 14
CONVERSE COUNTY, Wyo — It happens about once a month here, on the barren foothills of one of America's green-energy boomtowns: A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm's spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground.
Fighting eagles crash land on Minn. airport runway May 14
DULUTH, Minn. — Two bald eagles locked together by their talons in a midair battle survived a crash landing onto a runway at a northeastern Minnesota airport.