Animals/Pets

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them

June 4th 2018

Turtles are on the Move, Here’s How to Help Protect Them (North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy, June 4, 2018) Clarkston, MI – Across the state of Michigan, female turtles have begun their annual nesting trek from their home wetlands to open areas. Every year, thousands of female turtles are killed on our roadways in pursuit […]

Ferndale Catfe Cat BINGO June 30

May 25th 2018

Ferndale Catfe Cat BINGO June 30 Ferndale, MI – Come out and play… Join us for our fundraising game night at the Catfe. Enjoy an evening of CAT BINGO in support of our shelter. We’ll provide the snacks, you provide your libation of choice. There will be cat themed prizes, lots of laughter and, of […]

Kitten Saved Using Jaws of Life Will be Available to Adopt

May 23rd 2018

Kitten Saved Using Jaws of Life Will be Available to Adopt (Michigan Animal Rescue League, May 23, 2018)  Waterford, Pontiac, MI– The Waterford Regional Fire Department responded to a call about a small kitten stuck in an air conditioning unit on Tuesday, May 22.  The kitten had wedged itself into a tiny hole in the […]

Donation Honors Memory of Retired Oak Park Officer, Supports Police Dog Mase

May 23rd 2018

Donation Honors Memory of Retired Oak Park Officer, Supports Police Dog Mase (City of Oak Park, May 22, 2018) Oak Park, MI – The Oak Park Public Safety Canine Unit received two donations in memory of Retired Oak Park Public Safety Officer Bill Shuttleworth. Officer Shuttleworth’s family provided a monetary donation to the Oak Park […]

Hazel Park Police Investigating Cat Deaths

May 19th 2018

Hazel Park Police Investigating Cat Deaths (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 19, 2018) Hazel Park, MI – Three cats were found bludgeoned to death and left on Evelyn Street near Caledonia in Hazel Park Thursday evening. Police are not releasing details as the investigation is still ongoing, but they have assigned a detective to the case.  […]

Claws & Paws Pet Themed Event Oct. 6 in Clawson

May 18th 2018

Claws & Paws Pet Themed Event Oct. 6 in Clawson Claws & Paws is an annual event hosted by the Clawson Chamber of Commerce that raises money and awareness for animal rescue organizations, as well as contributes to scholarships for graduating Clawson seniors and the Clawson Food Pantry. This year’s event is Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 10 […]

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 3)

May 10th 2018

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 3) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2018) Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI-   Happy Thursday Oakland County Times readers.  Here is the third installment of pictures from the Detroit Zoo. Thank you to the zebra , the ostrich, the cuddly snakes, the peacock and all the other animals who […]

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 2)

May 3rd 2018

15 Pics from the Detroit Zoo (part 2) (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 3, 2018) Royal Oak, Huntington Woods, MI-   Happy Thursday Oakland County Times readers.  Here is the second installment of pictures from the Detroit Zoo. This round includes some artwork at the zoo, as well as a peek at some of the displays. And […]

Mortimer, Pajarito, Samantha, Arguile, and Autumn Meet…

May 2nd 2018

Mortimer, Pajarito, Samantha, Arguile, and Autumn Meet their Adoring Public (Cherie Rolfe, May 2, 2018) Troy, MI- The public got a first look at five owls who now call Troy’s Stage Nature Center home during two sold-out sessions of a “Meet the Owls” event on Sunday, April 29. Interest in the owls has been building […]

Farmington Hills Paw Watch Unites Pet Owners… May 2

April 29th 2018

  Farmington Hills Paw Watch Unites Pet Owners to Prevent Crime, Meeting May 2 Farmington Hills, MI- On Wednesday, May 2 at 6 p.m., the Farmington Hills Police Department’s Crime Prevention Section will host a Paw Watch meeting at Police Headquarters located at 31655 Eleven Mile Road, just west of City Hall. Paw Watch is […]