Cats and Dogs

August 6, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ- Joey Bee is about innovation and adventure.  He’s always taken risks.  It’s in his nature. Several years back, he’s attending a hockey game with his cousin and best friend Richard Rutnick, when Richard says, “I have this idea about a hydration drink for dogs.”   Joey replies ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - One of the best things about Summer is the plethora of Farmers’ Markets that pop up around the country. Farmers’ Markets have evolved from being a local “grocery store” to a community center where friends gather and catch up all while gathering local produce and food items. At many ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - UPDATE: Valentina has been found and is back with her person.    NUTLEY, NJ - Valentina has gone missing and her people really miss her.  She a skittish dog and does not bite, so if you see her either call 862-596-3515 or attempt to grab her. Her person is Candice and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - It was a dog day afternoon as American Cancer Society held its second Bark For Life of Nutley on Sunday, June 3, at Memorial Park on Vreeland Avenue.   Bark For Life is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for American Cancer Society's ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Ashley Marketplace is now carrying Sliders for Pets, which are locally made in South Orange by Marty Sacci, Ashley's longtime butcher.  Sacci explained that he was motivated to create Sliders for Pets after he was unable to find options that were both healthy and affordable in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -- ‎A friend of the heartbroken owners of standard poodle Chanel informed concerned supporters on the Finding Chanel Facebook page that the lost dog's body has been found. It is with a most heavy heart and salty cheeks that we have to let you know that Chanel's body was found ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - It was a true testament to "governments working together" as representatives from Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, North Caldwell Mayor Joseph Alessi, members of the township council and government officials from Essex County municipalities joined Essex County ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Please spread the word! Hemi was LOST on April 13, 2018 in Nutley, NJ 07110 Near Howe Ave & Washington Ave Message from Owner: Never thought I'd be here writing this. Please be on the lookout for our senior cat, Hemi. We are worried sick about him since he is an indoor cat, on ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield firefighters visited the Bloomfield Animal Shelter today as a part of a project to find dogs and cats their forever homes.  Foley, a one-year old pitbull mix jumped at the chance to sit on the bumper of a firetruck to get some great ear scratches.  Blackie, a two ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -The Municipal Clerk will have extended office hours to license dogs and cats on Wednesday April 18, and Thursday April 19. All extended hour sessions will take place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  License Fees: Spayed/Neutered Dog and Cat Licenses: $15.00 Non-Spayed/Neutered Dog and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-16) will introduce legislation to increase protections for family pets by requiring pet groomers to be properly trained and licensed following the deaths of three dogs in five months at different New Jersey pet salons. . “It is sadly far too ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ--At approximately 2 p.m., the Bloomfield Police Department was alerted to an injured large bird in front of 43 Broad Street, the Bloomfield College Starbucks and Bookstore. Once on scene, the Police notified Bloomfield Animal Control to tend to the injury.  Animal control ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Dozens of cats and dogs came out to Nutley's annual rabies clinic Monday April 9 at Nutley Public Safety Headquarters.  In order to reside in Nutley, every dog and cat must be registered with the township. Vaccinations against rabies are a part of the registration process. After ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Four-legged residents are invited to the township's rabies vaccine clinic on Monday April 9 and Tuesday April 10. Each clinic runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Rabies vaccines will be administered at Nutley Fire Headquarters on Chestnut Street.  The vaccine clinic is free for Nutley ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A borough kitty safely returned home on his own last Thursday, making for a very happy holiday weekend for his family. Oreo slipped away from his Adirondack Avenue home on the evening of March 18 and was missing for 11 days. The Gregory family hung lost cat signs on the street ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Police arrested 64-year-old Lawrence Athill on March 18 after he is alleged to have swung a dog by its leash through the air and into a tree limb on Eagle Rock Way.  Police state that after being observed, "swinging a dog through the air on a leash, into a ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has quarantined a property in Union County after a horse developed the highly infectious equine herpes myeloencephalopathy (EHM). EHM is the often deadly neurologic form of Equine Herpes Virus (EHV-1) infection. No recent movement had ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - 10 year old Zoey wore green and a 'The Walking Dead' t-shirt as she watched the humans get ready for the Nutley Irish American Association's 40th Annual St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday Zoey hails from Westwood and enjoys parades. When she's not watching parades she likes to ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. — The New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA) Animal Hall of Fame Committee has selected two dogs, one rabbit, one horse and an animal sanctuary for induction into the 23rd Annual NJVMA Animal Hall of Fame. "The NJVMA is honored to recognize the animals and people ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Over 25 cats and one dog were were removed from deplorable conditions in a home of a local elderly woman  Passaic County S.P.C.A. Humane Police and Wayne Township Animal Control, who services the Borough of Woodland Park, responded to the home at 15 Hillery Street on a report ...

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PERRINEVILLE, N.J. — Like many who start out in horse rescue, when Lisa Post set out to establish Helping Hearts Equine Rescue, she envisioned saving many unwanted horses from unhappy fates. Although she had already been rescuing horses personally, Helping Hearts Equine Rescue was incorporated ...

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PATERSON, NJ- The Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge is caring for 12 dogs found in an empty home in the city on Tuesday. According to a post on the organization’s Facebook page the dogs were “the most seriously matted and neglected” they had ever seen. All 12 of the dogs are in need of medical care ...

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A bill that would remove the law enforcement powers of the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NJSPCA) was approved by both the State Senate and Assembly on Jan. 8. Bill S3558, sponsored by Senator Ray Lesniak, Democrat from Union County, calls for the creation of a ...

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RARITAN TWP., NJ – This is a story about Scruffles and it is not a happy one. Scruffles was an eight-year-old bulldog, a pet loved by Danielle DiNapoli and her family. Their story has gone viral on Facebook with more than 14,000 shares and nearly 10,000 comments, leading DiNapoli to create a ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y.-The case of an abandoned pet rabbit had a happy ending last week when animal control officials rescued the abused pet from the side of the road in Mahopac Falls and later reported that after some medical attention, the bunny was adopted. On Monday, Dec. 18, officials from the ...

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Popular culture of the 1990's is everywhere this year, and that influence extends to the most popular names for companion animals. Names from Disney's 1994 film 'The Lion King' topped the list of most popular cat names. Simba, the movie's main character, is number one on the ...

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EATONTOWN, NJ — A 63-year-old Neptune resident has been arrested in the case of the Pomeranian dog stolen from the Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on Christmas Eve. Susan Bajew, who was a customer at the shelter that day and a former volunteer, confessed to ...

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EATONTOWN, NJ — The search continues for a 9-year-old Pomeranian stolen from the Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on Christmas Eve. The small, light brown and white dog named “Tub Tub” was taken from the facility at 260 Wall Street at about 12:30 p.m. on December ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Kingsley, the purebred English Springer Spaniel, is recuperating after surgery that saved his leg. He will be looking for his "forever home" in early 2018. Kingsley's journey to New Jersey began when Home for Good Dog Rescue wanted to help save his leg. Kingsley was hit by ...

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A bill that would remove the law enforcement powers of the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NJSPCA) will be up for a vote on Dec. 14 before the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. Bill S3558, sponsored by Senator Ray Lesniak, Democrat from Union County, ...

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