With nearly two dozen cats--many infested with fleas and all living in deplorable conditions--being seized at a Santa Ana home Tuesday, the question must be asked: How did the city that is the county seat also become Orange County's capitol of animal hoarding?
Photo by flickr user hehaden It's like they're coming out of the walls.
Anyone in the Garden Grove area seen a cat who looks like this, is missing a tail and goes by the name Lady Maude? If so, an Oregon couple would like to speak with you.
The Feld family, which owns Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, announced today that it has accomplished something animal-rights activists have not: End the use of elephants in the Greatest Show on Earth.
Photo by Keith May/OC Weekly Soon to be jobless.
A 23-year-old Westminster man is scheduled to be arraigned this morning for alleged animal abuse due to his 11-month-old German shepherd becoming entangled in the backyard and chewing off part of his own leg to break free.
Coastal German Shepherd Rescue Rocky was adopted by a couple in San Diego.
UPDATE, FEB. 23, 6 A.M.: A live, rabid bat was found recently in a Huntington Beach shopping center parking lot, confirms the Orange County Health Care Agency. Anyone who came in contact with the bat, which was found on the ground outside Big Lots, 6911 Warner Ave., on Feb. 15, is asked to call OCHCA's epidemiology department at 714.834.8180 or 714.834.7792.
The old Weekly World News Batboy in North County Surf City?
It's another busy weekend of updating as we bring details on the conviction of a gang killer of a 14-year-old, the trial starting against a former fugitive accused of choking out his boss, the disputed jail sentence given to a drunk/drugged-up driver who mowed down an elderly jogger, the sanity finding for a mother who drowned her baby girl in the tub, another stay-out-of-jail payment by an embezzling parent-teacher organization president and the new interim leader of the complaint-plagued Irvine Animal Care Center.
An invasive beetle that is blamed for killing thousands of oak trees in San Diego and Riverside counties has made it to Orange County, and boy are his arms tired.
U.S. Forest Service Gold Spotted Oak Borer or Agrilus coxalis as the cool kids call him.
A Long Beach man was recently sentenced to two years behind bars after an investigation revealed that before he and his wife took the bodies of two cats he'd adopted back to a shelter for a refund, they had taken three other dead cats to an animal hospital--including one that died from blunt force trauma and another that had been choked out.
Photo by Vickie Chang/OC Weekly How could you?