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Teen Sentenced to 6 Months for Smuggling Tiger Cub Across Border
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, smuggling, wildlife, protection, cubs )

Cher
- 14 hours ago - seattletimes.com
When Luis Eudoro Valencia was caught at the border last summer with a tiger cub riding shotgun on the floorboards of a Camaro, he held himself out to be a naive 18-year-old who had bought the wild animal on impulse after seeing one being walked
Drivers Warned to Check Under Hoods to Prevent Killer Cat Naps
Offbeat  (tags: cats, car hoods, protection )

Jeri
- 1 day ago - asahi.com
Nineteen cat-related car troubles including engines being started with the animals hidden under hoods were reported in January this year alone
PACC Chosen to Participate in Life-Saving Cat Pawsitive Pro Program
Offbeat  (tags: cats, programs, protection )

Jeri
- 2 days ago - tucsonnewsnow.com
Pima Animal Care Center was selected by The Jackson Galaxy Project (JGP), a Signature Program of GreaterGood.org, to participate in the Spring 2018 Semester of Cat Pawsitive Pro, a life-saving initiative that introduces positive-reinforcement training
Near-Extinct Swamp Cats Seized From Bangkok Home
Offbeat  (tags: swamp cats, rescued, near extinction, protection, wildlife )

Jeri
- 2 days ago - khaosodenglish.com
A sting operation led officials to a home in Soi Vibhavadi Rangsit 17 on Wednesday afternoon where they seized two swamp cats which were being sold online via Facebook for 40,000 baht each.
Hometown Hero Wants to Expand Cat Spaying, Neutering Efforts
Offbeat  (tags: cats, TNR, protection )

Jeri
- 2 days ago - wytv.com
Corky Stiles said since TNR of Warren began in 2008, the number of cats spayed and neutered is in the thousands
Island Cats President: Ferals Under Control, But Money Is Tight
Offbeat  (tags: feral cats, protection )

Jeri
- 2 days ago - palmbeachdailynews.com
Virtually all cats on the island have been vaccinated and sterilized, President David Leavitt said. The number of ferals is stable at 550, down from a high of 770 in 2010.
7 Negative Side Effects of Declawing Your Cat
Offbeat  (tags: cats, declawing, pets, protection )

Jeri
- 2 days ago - petmd.com
There are few subjects related to cat ownership as hotly debated as declawing. There are passionate arguments on each side of the issue, with some veterinarians so staunchly against declawing that they refuse to perform the procedure.
Hero Cat Rescues Baby   video
Offbeat  (tags: Cat, Rescues Baby, Russia, Love, Maternal Instincts, animals, cats, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, protection, society, unusual, video )

Fiona
- 2 days ago - youtube.com
After watching this, what else can you say...love is everywhere. Enjoy, be inspired, be amazed. Please note, comment, and forward.
Katlabodi Tigers Face Threat From Illegal Brick Kilns
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, habitat, wildlife, protection, environment, endangered )

Cher
- 2 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
If widened NH6 passing through Bazargaon on Amravati Road poses threat to wild animals, illegal brick kilns on revenue land surrounding forest areas of Katlabodi in Kalmeshwar range are not far behind in endangering the tigers.
Lax Vaxing Blamed as Virus Which Can Kill Nine Out of 10 Cats Returns
Offbeat  (tags: cats, virus, protection, vaccines )

Jeri
- 3 days ago - smh.com.au
A cat virus which was thought to have been almost eradicated in Australia has quietly re-emerged, killing hundreds of cats and kittens over the past few years.
Dog Finds Way Back Home After Being Poisoned and Kidnapped By Dog Meat Dealers
Offbeat  (tags: dog owners, kidnapping, reunited with owner, dog cruelty, dog meat trade, china, escaping, back home, protection, safety )

Kalliope
- 3 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
A beloved pet dog in China who was stolen by thieves and destined for the dog meat industry had a very lucky escape and managed to find his way home to his relieved owner after being missing for several days. The dog's guardian, Mr Xiao of Gaoping...
Genome Sequencing to Help Prevent Inbreeding Among Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, genome sequencing, inbreeding, wildlife, protection, environment )

Cher
- 3 days ago - business-standard.com
Scientists are sequencing the genome of Ranthambore's tigers, the most isolated feline and one that, it is feared, could be wiped out due to possible inbreeding.
5 Signs of Cat Dental Disease
Offbeat  (tags: cats, tooth disease, pets, protection )

Jeri
- 3 days ago - catster.com
Cat dental disease is a common issue. But some of the symptoms that your cat has a dental disease can be hard to decipher. LetâEUR(TM)s look at some right here!
MSU Should Keep the Campus Cats
Offbeat  (tags: feral cats, MSU, protection )

Jeri
- 4 days ago - reflector-online.com
It is hard to believe our Mississippi State University felines could face deportation from the campus they call home, especially in a society which often values animals as family. Not only are the campus cats adorable, but they have the potential to
The Age of Restoration
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, conservation, protection )

Jeri
- 4 days ago - thechronicleherald.ca
Several regions across these two countries have been identified as possible sites for new colonies, and releases have already begun in some. Conservation has come in stride with these restorative efforts, encouraging the reproduction of European rabbits
 

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