Petside Digest: Boots, Surf Dog Earmark Animal News This WeekPublished July 6, 2012
Boots, Cat Who Evaded Euthanasia, Finds Home: Petside
We'll start this week's edition of the Petside Digest with a feel good story for this fine Friday. Boots, a remarkable cat who luckily escaped a mandatory euthanasia order as a result of his owner's will, has finally found a home. Boot's trials and tribulations began after her owner, Georgia Dvorak, passed away. In her will, she had decreed that all of her living animals would be euthanized, presumably fearing they would be put into an abusive living situation. After a dramatic court case and being placed in a no-kill shelter for a bit, Boots has finally found a home. Read the full story here!
Study Links Cat Litter Box to Increased Suicide Risk: ABC News
According to ABC News, a new study links a parasite potentially found in cat litter boxes to an increased suicide risk in women. The study isn't 100% conclusive, and admits that there is much to be learned and known about this parasite that lives within cats. Nevertheless, it is an interesting and important read for cat owners. Check it out today.
Surf Dog Ricochet Raises $200,000: Petside
The surf dog Ricochet, wildly popular for her fundraising, has finally raised her 200,000th dollar while helping wildfire victims in Colorado. Read her feel good story here!
Cutest Cat Video Ever? Maybe...: Petside
On Friday, there's nothing better than getting your "cute fix". Petside has you covered! Check out what might be the cutest cat video ever right here on Petside!
Adoptable Pet of the Week: Orkan (Hurricane)
Orkan is a beautiful German Shepherd Dog hailing from Hanford, California. An adult male, Orkan, or Hurricane as he's also named, is up to date on all of his routine shots, and is already neutered. All he needs is a home! If you can, consider giving this beautiful pup a forever-loving home!