Emergency in Santa Barbara (California, USA)

The ocean update

May 24th, 2015. It appears there is a big problem in Santa Barbara. People on the beach say they called wildlife rescue 2 hours ago. No sign of rescue teams…

So, if you find an oiled animal, please call the OWCN (Oiled Wildlife Care Network) hotline at 1-877-UCD-OWCN. Please do NOT approach or pick up the wildlife yourself.

Thank you

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Tell Mt Laurel Township Council Starving Feral Cats is Not Okay | Care2 Causes

Life or Lunch?

3141112.largeThere are differences of opinion when it comes to the issue of feral cats. To address resident complaints in the township of Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, Council members there are considering imposing a feeding ban on feral and stray cats.

Is this a smart idea? Animal advocates in Mt. Laurel are coming together to tell their local government officials “NO” and countering with a TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return) ordinance proposal. In the meantime, Lynn Mangano has started a Care2 petition asking Council members to vote “no” on starving feral and stray cats and dogs.

How Feral Cats Came to Be

Cats are a domesticated species and should not be found living outside. The problem stems from irresponsible cat owners abandoning their cats into an unsuspecting community to live the remainder of their lives in the wild. Lost or run-away cats can become part of a feral colony as well.

It’s safe to…

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Online Resources for Finding Animal-Friendly Housing | Companion Animals | Living | PETA

Online Resources for Finding Animal-Friendly Housing | Companion Animals | Living | PETA.

Traveling With Companion Animals | Companion Animals | Living | PETA

Traveling With Companion Animals | Companion Animals | Living | PETA.

5 Things to Do if You See a Dog in a Hot Car | Actions | PETA

5 Things to Do if You See a Dog in a Hot Car | Actions | PETA.