Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Pets

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A Mexican pet store has been temporarily closed and two employees are under investigation by prosecutors after a video surfaced of them slapping Chihuahua dogs repeatedly to "welcome" them to the store.
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Susie, a 4-year-old domestic-shorthair cat at the Pennsylvania SPCA. Susie, who is declawed, enjoys the company of other cats, and is looking for a new home after the death of her owner.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Denise and John Stevens have had pets their whole lives - then they retired.
It’s been less than a year since America’s first “cat cafe” opened in California, but already the trend is making its way to Philly. And if Kristin Eissler has her way, it’ll be here completely by December.
DELAWARE COUNTY Foster families sought for dogs, cats MEDIA The Delaware County SPCA is looking for help. On Monday, the shelter is to begin the second phase of improvements to its facility, and the staff is set to temporarily close about 26 dog cages during the construction.
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Kia, a 10-year-old pug mix at the Pennsylvania SPCA. Kia is good with children and greets everyone with a tail wag and a smile. She could use daily walks to help her lose weight.
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