Monthly Archives: January 2012

HSUS documents animal abuse at major pork producers

From Wayne Pacelle: A Humane Nation The HSUS went undercover again to record what’s happening at factory farms, and today we released our latest findings. We announced them this morning at a press conference in Oklahoma City, not far from … Continue reading

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Shelter kitties LOVE Stretch & Scratch posts

The cats and kittens of the Humane League of Lancaster are loving the Stretch & Scratch posts that were donated for some of their cages, and would love to get more so all the kitties can have them. This product … Continue reading

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FOUND: Black cat in Country Manor Estates

A black cat was found Jan. 27 on Estate Drive in Country Manor Estates, near Stoverstown and New Salem.The cat appears to be a young female, all black except for a pinkish-brown nose. She is front declawed and very friendly; … Continue reading

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Puppy Bowl lineup set

Puppy Bowl is back for its eighth consecutive year with an all-star, all-adorable cast that’s ready to mix it up on the grand gridiron of Animal Planet Stadium. New this year: Meep the Bird who will tweet all the action … Continue reading

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Brown tabby cats available at York County SPCA

The following cats are available for adoption at the York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, Manchester Township (York County, PA). For details, call 717-764-6109 or visit www.ycspca.org. You can fill out an adoption application online. *********************************************** Cannoli 73807 brown … Continue reading

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HOPE training program takes in first Harrisburg stray

Looking for innovative ways to find shelter for Harrisburg City strays, the Central Pennsylvania Animal Alliance (CPAA) has sent one of the dogs to prison. Checkers, a young male pit bull mix, was recently sentenced to 8 to 12 weeks … Continue reading

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‘Portlandia’ sketch about a dog park

The Independent Film Channel’s comedy series “Portlandia,” starring Fred Armisen (Saturday Night Live) and Carrie Brownstein (Wild Flag, Sleater-Kinney), premiered its second season a couple weeks ago. The show airs at 10 p.m. (9 p.m. Central time) Fridays. One of … Continue reading

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Kellie Pickler teams up with ASPCA, Fresh Step

Animal-lover and country music artist Kellie Pickler — whose new country music album, “100 Proof” hit stores nationwide today — has teamed up with Fresh Step cat litter and fashion designer Geren Ford to help bring attention to her trendy, … Continue reading

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Torties and calicos at York County SPCA

The following cats are available for adoption at the York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, Manchester Township (York County, PA). For details, call 717-764-6109 or visit www.ycspca.org. You can fill out an adoption application online. *********************************************** Meatball 71982 tortoiseshell … Continue reading

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Police say buyer was selling horses to slaughterhouses

By Amy Worden,The Philadelphia Inquirer HARRISBURG — Kelsey Lefever was well-known in the Pennsylvania horse world. The 24-year-old horse trainer from Chester County competed at the Devon Horse Show and traded show ponies and draft horses on the Internet. At … Continue reading

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