Community Announcements

Tabby Cat Molly is Missing

July 12, 2013 at 7:37 PM


Updated at 10:50 a.m. Sunday, July 14
Sunday morning, Janis Maffei Byrne reported to TAP, "Molly came home! She came through the bushes by our back door twenty minutes ago. She looked thinner and is very hungry but she's ok I think. I want to thank everyone so much for all their time and efforts and kindness to help find her. She's home and will have a tag and collar on her from now on!"


WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Janis Maffei Byrne, of West Caldwell, is growing concerned over the disappearance of her cat Molly. Molly went missing from her home on Forest Avenue in West Caldwell on Sunday right before the storm struck and has not returned. Although the tabby cat had recently spent daytime hours outside, she has never stayed out overnight.


Forest Avenue, West Caldwell  Credit: Google Maps

Byrne explained that she has had Molly, and Molly’s brother, since 2005. “She has always been an indoor-only cat until this year when she would hesitantly go out on our deck and lie on the deck with her brother. Sunday afternoon, just before the storm, the two cats were sunning on our deck and then the thunder started and I went to let them in and Molly wasn’t there. I thought she was hiding under the deck but when the storm was over she still wasn’t there and hasn’t been seen since. She's very gentle and my two daughters miss her terribly.”

Byrne has been putting up posters around town with a photo of Molly and has gone door to door as well asking neighbors to look in their yard for any places a cat could be hiding.


Molly  Credit: Janis Maffei Byrne

Some of the persons that Byrne has spoken to have related that they have seen Molly  on Mountain Avenue by Forest, on Smull Avenue and around the Caldwell Theatre.

Byrne expressed, “We've been chasing after leads from people in town who see our signs which we have posted all around Caldwell, North Caldwell and West Caldwell. I probably posted about one hundred. Any leads I’ve received have brought me to other cats but not ours. It’s been five days now of driving slow on local streets for hours at a time. I feel like I'm missing something and something may have happened to her. I just hope she's not lost or stuck in someone's garage or shed somewhere with no food or water.”

If anyone has any news of Molly, please contact Janis Maffei Byrne at 973-818-9793.


Molly  Credit: Janis Maffei Byrne
 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

West Essex

Montclair Residents Fill Buses Bound for Women's March on Washington

January 22, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of Montclair and surrounding areas residents loaded onto buses during the wee hours of the morning on Saturday, Jan. 21 headed for Washington, DC.

Buses chartered by several organizations and individuals, including Montclair-based Blue WaveNJ left from the campus of Montclair High School at about 4:00 a.m. There was an air of excitement as ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_39f41190bb6dffdc4f57_meadowbrook_open_house

Sun, January 22, 11:00 AM

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, Long Valley

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp Open House January ...

Education Sports

Carousel_image_d3dffa8cf67f26b7eaaf_tap_holiday_party_1

Wed, January 25, 6:00 PM

Thatcher McGhee's, Fairfield

TAPinto's Work Wind Down

Business & Finance

Carousel_image_4d80854f4b5c252ca5b6_supernet

Wed, January 25, 6:30 PM

The Newark Club - Metropolitan Room, Newark

ACG NJ Joint Super Networking Party, January 25th ...

Arts & Entertainment Business & Finance Food & Drink

Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 19, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address some two of the major themes.

(Q) The election ...

CrossFit Cedar Grove Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

January 19, 2017

With the start of a new year, the resolution on top of many people's lists is prioritizing their health and fitness. CrossFit Cedar Grove, located at 1376 Pompton Avenue, celebrates it's 1 year anniversary Monday January 16th. Over the past 12 months we have grown our Community to over 120 members and expanded our fitness programs to reach everyone from ages 3 and up! 

Today also ...

Step Right Up

Let’s make America the Greatest Show on Earth Again.

 

I was very sad to learn that after 146 years of big-top entertainment the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is folding its tent and leaving town.

 

This comes a year after the circus, due to mounting pressures from animal rights activists, got rid of the elephants.

 

It is not really ...