cats

Inhumane pet euthanasia

As a registered nurse and animal lover, I have seen many terrible things in my life. I have seen people die tragically and violently. I have seen videos and witnessed animals slaug ...

Placer County dropping price through August for adopting pets

AUBURN CA - Placer County is offering a deal on pet adoptions starting Monday. Running through Aug. 31, Placer County Animal Services will be halving the cost of adoptions for all ...

While owners are at work, these pets play

Carol Hamilton of Folsom gets teary eyed and sometimes bawls when she has to leave her girls with a sitter and she cries again when she picks them up. “You can see their eyes be ...

Can anyone use a barn cat?

Regarding “Brewery Lane homes cause concern” (Journal, April 24): situations like this are common everywhere. In regard to the cats at the residence, many, if not most, had be ...

Placer SPCA waives fee for adoption of adult cats

Placer SPCA is making it even easier to adopt an adult cat this month. The organization is waiving fees for the felines adopted from its Roseville and Auburn locations. It is also ...

The River Cats’ vital organist

He played for the San Francisco Giants from 1959 to 1963, but you won’t find his batting average in any of baseball’s historic stat sheets. As a resident of Auburn for 31 years ...

Soccer rule change put on hold

Soccer players in the Sac-Joaquin Section won’t have to choose between club and high school teams, at least for the time being.The California Interscholastic Federation put a ...

Rise up and replace them

Last week I found myself over in front of the county supervisors pleading for a continuation of the free space that has been granted to “Friends of Placer County,” to house old ...

A.A.A.R.F. volunteer saves the lives of furry friends

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories will be published as a countdown to the holiday, in honor of the 12 days of ...

Little chip can be big help for pets, owners

Fido could use one. So could Whiskers. Pet microchipping is nothing new, but that doesn’t make it any less important. And while the permanent identification process has been ...