Madison Hts. Fire Dept. Gets Donation of Oxygen Masks for Pets

Madison Hts. Fire Dept. Gets Donation of Oxygen Masks for Pets (Paws for Life, April 8, 2016) Madison Heights, MI – Paws for Life Rescue recently donated two pet oxygen masks to the Madison Heights Fire Department. “Industry sources estimate 40,000 to 150,000 pets die each year in fires,” said Courtney Protz-Sanders, executive director of…

Ferndale Cat Shelter Launches Furever Fosters Program

Ferndale Cat Shelter Launches Furever Fosters Program (Ferndale Cat Shelter Press Release, March 16, 2016) FERNDALE, Mich. – Ferndale Cat Shelter (FCS) is offering a new program, Furever Fosters!, to place homeless cats with people who would like the companionship but may not be able to afford the cost, according to Deanne Iovan, FCS executive…

Troy Police Offer Advice to Public about Coyotes

Troy Police Offer Advice to Public about Coyotes (Troy Police, Jan. 26, 2016) Troy, MI – The Troy Police Department recommends that citizens experiencing problems with coyotes contact a licensed nuisance company.  The typical cost associated with this service ranges from $300 to $750.  The following companies are licensed and handle coyote nuisance issues in…

Dog Rescued from Creek Bed in Orion Twp. by Oakland County Deputies

Dog Rescued from Creek Bed in Orion Twp. by Oakland County Deputies (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, Jan. 13, 2016) Late Entry that Occurred on 1-8-2015:  INCIDENT:  22:21 hrs. – Orion Township – Animal Complaint – Animal Rescue – #16-4613 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 2000 block of Marie Drive for an animal complaint.  The…

Bob Gatt Talks about Future Animal Shelter, Gives Tour of Current Facility (video)

Bob Gatt Talks about Future Animal Shelter, Gives Tour of Current Facility (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 23, 2015) With cages of kittens stacked up in the hallways, the echo of endlessly barking dogs, dingy floors, walls painted with fading cartoonish murals, and the endless “here let me move past you”s in the all too…

Something Fishy in Ferndale: Coy Koi and Rescued Goldfish

Something Fishy in Ferndale: Coy Koi and Rescued Goldfish (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 15, 2015) It isn’t just puppies and kitties that get love in Ferndale, people care for the fishes too. A rescue effort is under way to save a group of fish that have called the pond in the Ferndale High School courtyard…

Bloomfield Twp: New Potbelly’s Hosting Pet Fund Fundraiser Nov 16

Bloomfield Twp: New Potbelly’s Hosting Pet Fund Fundraiser Nov. 16 (EVENT page) Oven Warming Party at new Potbelly’s Sandwich Shop to benefit homeless dogs and cats The newest Potbelly Sandwich Shop officially opens in Bloomfield Township on Tuesday, Nov. 17, but don’t miss the Oven Warming Party the day before. Potbelly Sandwich Shop will raise…

Penguin Center to Bring Deep Diving, Arctic Blasts, Iceberg Calving & More

Penguin Center to Bring Deep Diving, Arctic Blasts, Iceberg Calving & More (Detroit Zoo Press Release, Oct. 7, 2015) The silhouette of an enormous tabular iceberg juts out on each end, with giant beams of steel forming what will soon be a breathtaking sight – the Polk Penguin Conservation Center (PPCC) at the Detroit Zoo.…

Woman Found Dead Among Menagerie of Animals in Waterford Home

Woman Found Dead Among Menagerie of Animals in Waterford Home (Waterford Police Report, Oct. 2, 2015) On October 1, 2015 at approximately 5:30pm, Waterford Officers responded to the 5000 block of Ridge Top Drive for a deceased person. Arriving Officers located a 47 year old female from Clarkston, deceased inside the residence surrounded by numerous…

Cranbrook Bats in Pleasant Ridge Oct. 5

Cranbrook Bats in Pleasant Ridge Oct. 5 (EVENT page) Monday, October 5, 2015 7-8PM @ Pleasant Ridge Community Center Enjoy the evening with “Creatures of the Night” Explore the fascinating world of nocturnal animals and learn about their adaptations for living at night. See live night creatures including bats, flying squirrels, owls, sugar gliders, and a…