Stories tagged: cat
Mon., Nov. 19, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy. Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are learning how those sandpapery tongues help cats get clean and …
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
The cat mutilations/killings attributed to the same person or persons in Thurston County now total 11, including one found Friday morning. The investigation has so far come up empty despite …
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Mutilated cats have been discovered in Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and near Port Angeles. Police believe the deaths could all be the work of one person and are urging people to …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
A cat seeking refuge from a raging Northern California wildfire found a fine-feathered friend as it awaited rescue from the heat and flames.
Mon., July 9, 2018, 1:51 p.m.
Polish historian Jerzy Targalski’s cat, during an on-camera appearance on a Dutch news program, unceremoniously climbed atop his head in the middle of the interview.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
Found recently with both ears and most of her tail cut off, a small black cat from the Yakima Valley still purrs at the touch of a friendly hand.
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
A suburban Detroit police department is giving another cat a chance to take the law into her own paws.
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
A case that began with cat pee on a judge’s porch took another unusual turn Friday when the judge hearing the case recused himself due to a potential conflict of …
Sun., April 29, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
A frisky cat that got loose at New York’s Kennedy Airport has been captured after more than a week on the lam.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Betty the cat is ready to spend the holidays with a new family.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 6:28 p.m.
A cat up a power pole triggered an early morning fire that torched several vehicles north of Ephrata, outbuildings and a camper near an abandoned home.
Thu., Feb. 26, 2015
A two-alarm apartment fire in Spokane Valley sent one man to the hospital with minor burns Wednesday afternoon. The Spokane Valley Fire Department was alerted to the fire at 12623 …
Thu., Jan. 1, 2015
A Spokane Valley Fire Department crew discovered recently that a seizure patient they had been called to treat was not of the human variety. “When the guys got there it …
Sat., Nov. 1, 2014
Humming school buses often alert a fuzzy feline it’s time to take his post on the sidewalk, gathering strokes, scratches, a few cuddles and likely a treat, too, from students …
Thu., April 17, 2014
It all began when Roxie was a puppy. The now-4-year-old Chihuahua mix was rescued by Cathleen Powell from a puppy mill. Roxie had a broken tail, many health problems and …
Thu., May 2, 2013, 5:03 p.m.
Five people are displaced after a fire burned a portion of their South Hill home today.
Sat., April 21, 2012
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Meow can’t help but waddle. He’s one super-sized cat. The 2-year-old orange and white tabby tips the scale at nearly 40 pounds, and the Santa Fe Animal …
Tue., April 5, 2011
Stephanie Fulkerson could hardly believe her ears. Her cat Rusty had disappeared nine years ago but showed up last week after being captured in the wild near Felts Field, just …
Thu., Feb. 3, 2011
She was cold and all alone. Her family was nowhere to be found. But she was lucky.