Thursday, November 27, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Pets

WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his cellphone before it mauled him to death.
It's not every day you're told to go to a dark parking lot in Southwest Philadelphia where a man will talk to you about your missing dog.
This is the time of year I dread going to work in the morning. Every fall my 25-mile commute to Harrisburg along Route 15 turns into a mine field of deer carcases and blood spattered pavement.
When our beloved calico Maine Coon cat Katya was diagnosed with oral squamous cell carcinoma in 2003 we took aggressive action. We consulted cancer specialists in Virginia. We took her to a holistic veternarian in the Washington D.C. area who several years earlier had worked miracles with accupuncture on my arthritis-stricken childhood family dog.
The Kennel Club of Philadelphia's National Dog Show, opening Saturday, will feature 2,000 dogs representing more than 175 breeds, all of the animals certified by the American Kennel Club.
The Daily News Pet of the Week is Nymphadora Tonks, a 5-year-old calico cat at the Pennsylvania SPCA.
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