Cats and Dogs

May 14, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Jack and Genie are this week's START Pet's of the Week. They are looking forward to finding their forever homes. Jack is a beautiful orange and white boy who loves to be loved! Born in January 2018, he was rescued from a local yard. Having the personality of a house ...

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WESTAMPTON, NJ — The Burlington County Animal Shelter has a record of success in finding forever homes for the animals they love and care for, but it is not every day that one of their rescues also lands a job as a bona fide crime-fighter. Then again Arrow is not your typical rescue dog. The ...

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The cat is out of the bag, and starting to run low on food. Much like toilet paper and cleaning supplies at the beginning of the pandemic, the US is now seeing a shortage of pet food. There are many reasons for the shortage, including overzealous shoppers, bad weather, Covid-19 delays, and a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - 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.  The Township of Nutley Department of Public Affairs (the Health Department) is hosting a FREE vaccine clinic for dogs and cats ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - 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.  The Township of Nutley Department of Public Affairs (the Health Department) is hosting a FREE vaccine clinic for dogs and cats ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ -  This a story about Prancer. He's a bit angry. However, he needs a little love, and maybe it's going to come from you. Regardless, Prancer is helping the great work at The Second Chance Pet Adoption League - they are a place to check out, so you can rescue a furry friend. You can ...

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The cat is out of the bag, and starting to run low on food. Much like toilet paper and cleaning supplies at the beginning of the pandemic, the US is now seeing a shortage of pet food. There are many reasons for the shortage, including overzealous shoppers, bad weather, Covid-19 delays, and a ...

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MANAHAWKIN, NJ - Michael Sweigart, a Manahawkin inventor and businessman will be featured on ABC's Shark Tank this Friday, April 9 at 8 p.m. ET for his "Furzapper" product.  "FurZapper was originally (and accidentally) created for my own use, to solve the issue of pet hair all over my family's ...

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Our volunteers are an amazing group of caring individuals, and we are so grateful to have them. They devote their free time to making a positive impact in the lives of shelter pets. Bill Bulick is one of those individuals.  Bill has been the Senior Partner of a Financial Planning-based team for ...

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MADISON, NJ - Deadly tornadoes that hit parts of Alabama last Thursday, devastated communities and displaced many animals. Over 50 adoptable dogs and cats were flown to Morristown Airport from Birmingham, Alabama on Tuesday, March 30. The pets were available for adoption at the Greater ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A dog named Bo captured the hearts of people in his Plainfield hometown and in neighboring communities when he went missing for ten days. Luckily, Bo’s story had a happy ending after he was found with the help of the Plainfield Residents' Association for Animal Rescue and other ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Bo, a 6-year-old black dog who lives in Plainfield with Craig and Sheila Jackson, went missing around 10 days ago. He made his way to Fanwood and Scotch Plains, and people across the two towns as well as Westfield posted sightings in Facebook groups in an effort to help bring him ...

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WAYNE, NJ – A Wayne resident was defrauded, along with several others throughout the country in a mail order puppy con. Detective Captain Dan Daly of the Wayne Police Department informed TAPinto that the Wayne PD has identified and charged Basil A. Mummery of Ontario Canada in a widespread fraud ...

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BRIGANTINE, NJ — After taking “the bait,” an injured and underweight gray seal pup rescued from the snow-covered Belmar beach on February 11 is off to a speedy recovery. Found stranded on the beachfront bleeding from her punctured front flipper and weighing only 32 pounds, the pup was brought to ...

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WOODLAND PARK - ​The Alfred Baumann Library in Woodland Park has a new mascot – Syd the Snail. The Library snail is a Cornu aspersum, or more commonly known as the brown garden snail.  Syd is 6 months old and was raised by Library Assistant Lesli Galluzzo. Being nocturnal, snails spend much of ...

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MADISON, NJ - Want to say "I Love You" this Valentine's Day? Download a Valentine's Day card from St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center. Cards are free, but donations are appreciated. To download your free card, click HERE   Get your local news delivered to your inbox for FREE each day. Sign ...

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MADISON, NJ  - St. Hubert's has provided an update on Lux, the small dog that was found tied to a pole outside an apartment complex in Irvington in the freezing cold on January 23. "We’re so happy to report that Lux is making great strides and is on the road to recovery after being found ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Forget about placing bets on whether Tom Brady will win another championship on February 7. The big bet is whether Milltown Mel will see his shadow on Tuesday. Yes, it is Groundhog Day once again and those furry forecasters are getting their game faces on for their moment in the ...

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MADISON, NJ  - A small dog, who has now been named Lux, was abandoned outside an apartment complex in the freezing cold. He had been tied with a rope to a pole on the corner of North Maple Avenue and Eastern Parkway in Irvington on January 23. Luckily a St. Hubert's Animal Control Officer ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – Legislation to prohibit the sale of cosmetic products that have been tested on animals was passed by the New Jersey Senate Commerce Committee on January 21. The bill, S-1726, is sponsored by Senators Joseph Lagana (D-Bergen/Passaic) and Nellie Pou (D-Bergen/Passaic) and would ...

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WARETOWN, NJ – Township officials approved a veteran Ocean Township police officer’s retirement last week. It represents the end to a successful career in sniffing out crime. Kaver, a Belgian Malinois patrol dog, joined the Ocean Township Police Department in 2011 at just eleven months old. His ...

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PATERSON, NJ – A severely injured dog found on Route 20 in Paterson is continuing to recover at Oradell Animal Hospital. Picked up on Nov. 29 by a Good Samaritan after likely being struck by a car, the female yellow Labrador was unable to walk or stand and rushed to the hospital, where ...

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NORTH JERSEY — Have you ever found yourself in need of rescuing when no one was there, so you decided to be the hero you needed for someone else?  Such was the case for author Regina Conroy. A victim of childhood abuse, she’s familiar with the pain of ill-treatment. It’s been five decades since ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A stray pygmy goat was found in Montclair and taken to the local animal shelter. He has now been reunited with his family. A passerby found the goat near Mount Hebron Road and Grove Street on Monday afternoon. Shelter staff then took to social media to try to locate the owners.

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NUTLEY, NJ — Pet Valu, a specialty pet food and supplies retailer, has announced it will shutter all 358 of its U.S. stores, including locations in Bloomfield and Clifton. The Bloomfield location is on Bloomfield Ave. near Aldi, the Clifton location is near Trader Joe's.  Jamie Gould, Pet ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Paterson firefighters gave a helping wing to a man who lost his pet parrot Tuesday afternoon. Around 4:30 p.m., firefighters responded to City Hall after receiving a report that a blue-and-yellow macaw was perched on top of the building, according to Fire Chief Brian ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, locally made soap, and fresh baked bread all were footnotes at Nutley's Sunday Farmers Market when Murray made an appearance.  It was a typical Sunday. Shoppers browsing for Jersey Fresh produce and locally made wares, shopping local in a most ordinary ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Approximately 130 dogs and cats arrived at the Morristown Airport after being rescued from Puerto Rico.  The Sato Project, Wings of Rescue and Greater Good Charities made it possible for these animals to touch down on October 10. All dogs and cats evacuated were either rescued ...

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Walter Chandoha was a prolific photographer, known especially for his photographs of animals and particularly of cats. Over his long career, his archive grew to more than 225,000 photographs including approximately 90,000 photographs of cats. Chandoha was drafted into the army during World War ...

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PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler. Housing huskies at the farm ...

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