Cat Saves Owners’ Lives After Detecting Gas Leak

Good News Notes: “One Oregon family has their feline friend to thank for saving their lives. Last week, Lake Oswego resident Sandi Martin was spending time in her living room with her cat Lilly when the animal was attracted to a smell and went to go sniff a valve near the room’s fireplace, according to…

Max and Erica Scherzer sponsor adoption fees for 11 animals at DC shelter

Good News Notes: “During the season of giving, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer and his wife, Erica Scherzer, are sponsoring the adoption fees for 11 animals that have been under the care of the Humane Rescue Alliance through Dec. 31. The animals selected have been with the organization for the longest, ranging from 51 days to over…

“Miracle” cat that survived being shot now recovering in foster home

Good News Notes: “Action 2 News first reported last weekabout the ‘miracle’ cat that survived being shot in the face. The Oshkosh Area Humane Society (OAHS) placed the cat with a foster home as he continues to heal. ‘He’s a miracle guy, he really is,’ said OAHS Executive Director Joni Geiger. A miracle Bernard, also called Bernie,…

The Zebra Company Covering Cat and Dog Adoption Fees for Employees

Good News Notes: “The pet perks at The Zebra are wild, in a good way. The insurance comparison site recently added a new benefit: paying employees to adopt pets. According to a release from the company, The Zebra will now cover ‘expenses up to $300 annually for employees welcoming a new cat or dog.’ This new perk will…

Chief: 3 pets saved, house destroyed after fire in Zanesville

Good News Notes: “The Zanesville Fire Department says two dogs and a cat had to be resuscitated after a house fire on Greenwood Avenue.” “Firefighters were called to the corner of Greenwood and Beulah Avenues around 8:30 Monday morning. Fire Chief Jeff Bell says the house was condemned and the family was preparing to move…

Cross-Eyed Rescue Cat Belarus Helps Shelter Animals | PEOPLE.com

 Good News Notes: “Cross-eyed pets across the Internet are winning hearts and followers with their sweetly uniques faces. One of the cross-eyed cuties rising in the ranks is Belarus, a San Francisco-based rescue cat. According to the Daily Mail, the long-haired feline was adopted by Rachel Krall in 2018 after Krall saw an adorable post about the…

‘Miracle’ cat rescued from industrial bin before Christmas

Good News Notes: “A kitten has been named Miracle after RSPCA officers rescued her from an industrial bin in Durham just before Christmas. The 10-week-old kitten was heard meowing by a member of the public the day before she was found on Friday December 20. Shane Lynn, an RSPCA animal collection officer, said: “It seems…