Care & Safety

NYC Residents Are Adopting Feral Cats as Working Cats to Save Them From Euthanasia

NYC Residents Are Adopting Feral Cats as Working Cats to Save Them From Euthanasia

Samantha Schwab
Jan 07, 2019

Image via iStock.com/JanJBrand The NYC Feral Cat Initiative, which supports organizations and individuals who help community cats, helps process about 1,000 feral cats every month, which saves them from euthanasia. They also get a...
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New Jersey Considers Giving Pets the Right to an Attorney

New Jersey Considers Giving Pets the Right to an Attorney

Samantha Schwab
Jan 04, 2019

Image via iStock.com/Cimino73 In New Jersey, Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, D-Union, has introduced legislation that wouldallow cats and dogs that have been victims of animal abuse to be represented in court so their abusers can face...
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Washington State Department of Transportation’s New Animal Overpass Is Already Saving Wildlife

Washington State Department of Transportation’s New Animal Overpass Is Already Saving Wildlife

Kendall Curley
Jan 04, 2019

Image via iStock.com/GarysFRP The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has been working to increase animal safety through the construction of wildlife overpasses and underpasses on busy highways. According...
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Illinois Senate Approves Bill That Penalizes Reckless Dog Owners

Illinois Senate Approves Bill That Penalizes Reckless Dog Owners

Samantha Schwab
Jan 02, 2019

Image via Facebook/Justice for Buddy This week, the Illinois Senate approved a bill that aims to protect pets against dangerous dogs by restricting the activities of dogs who are classified as dangerous as outlined in the bill. In...
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Colorado Is Hoping to Improve Animal Safety at Road Crossings With Annual Study of Roadkill Instances

Colorado Is Hoping to Improve Animal Safety at Road Crossings With Annual Study of Roadkill Instances

Kendall Curley
Jan 02, 2019

Image via iStock.com/RiverNorthPhotography Every year, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) releases a study that examines the instances of roadkill that happen along the highways. The aim of these reports is to help identify...
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New Bill Protects Pets and Humans From Domestic Violence

New Bill Protects Pets and Humans From Domestic Violence

Samantha Schwab
Dec 19, 2018

Image via iStock.com/PavelRodimov The Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, a bill that helps provide shelter and housing assistance for the companion animals of domestic violence victims, is expected to be signed into law on Thursday,...
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