pets

By - 6/6/11 - 10:58 am

Channel 4 reports somebody's stolen the little wheeled device a disabled dog uses to get around because his hind legs no longer work.

By - 6/5/11 - 6:08 pm

Parrot

Really, what other line would they ride? This guy and his parrot are apparently Red Line regulars. He came down to the inbound side of Harvard this afternoon with Polly on his shoulder, then sat as the bird moved to the handle of his shopping cart. He asked a busker... Read more

By - 6/4/11 - 9:34 pm

Missing iguana

He escaped early this afternoon from 20 Lawn St. So when you see an iguana, don't just freak out, call 857-288-8024:

He is dearly loved and would like to return home.

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By - 5/24/11 - 8:47 pm

Jamaica Plain Patch reports on the dognapping.

By - 5/23/11 - 3:08 pm

The parents of a girl bitten by a brown Chihuahua in Cambridgeport last week are hoping the owner will come forward and let them know if she has to complete her painful rabies injections, Wicked Local Cambridge reports.

By - 4/29/11 - 10:19 am

HarleyUPDATE: Harley was found, safe and sound.

Marlo Fogelman reports that she and her boyfriend put his two dogs in a South End kennel as they got ready to visit his dying father. But one of the dogs escaped:

She ran home to the Back Bay from the South End

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By - 4/5/11 - 4:30 pm

The Globe reports that even if Penelope the snake's owner had the $650 the T wants for cleaning up after the snake, she wouldn't pay it because T workers disrespected her after she reported Penelope missing.

By - 3/22/11 - 11:01 am

Channel 4 reports a woman burned out of her River Street home last month recently returned to the property to look for belongings - and promptly heard scratching noises being made by her pet, Lola the long-haired dachshund. Lola had somehow survived not only the two-alarm fire but being locked inside the remains of the building for a month.... Read more

By - 2/28/11 - 4:13 pm

The MSPCA reports on a truckload of puppies and adult dogs that bypassed legally required checks and quarantines to wind up crammed into cages in a Norfolk County home being used as a pet adoption center:

Of the infected dogs, four of the puppies were severely ill. The puppies would not react to stimuli and would collapse when they tried to stand, some unable

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By - 2/7/11 - 3:54 pm

Channel 5 has several photos of a kitten at the top of a utility pole on Munroe Street, where it had climbed to escape a dog. The Animal Rescue League sent somebody there today to try to get the cat down.... Read more

By - 1/7/11 - 12:45 pm

UPDATE: Snake found, alive and well.

This just in from Craigslist:

penelope- lost snake (T-between park and andrew)

she is a very mellow snake- never hisses or bites and is very timid. she is a bit under 3 feet long with a brownish, almost pinkish paisley looking pattern on her back. she is 3 years old and ive had her since she was

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By - 1/4/11 - 10:42 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a pet owner's stroll along the Charles River in Brighton almost ended in tragedy when the ice his black Labrador was walking on broke away from shore and floated out into the river around 8 p.m.

Firefighters from Engine 29, Ladder 11 and Rescue 1 responded to a 911 call from near Community Rowing. A firefighter from Ladder 11... Read more

By - 11/19/10 - 10:14 pm

Somebody's started posting photos of canine-Americans on public transit.

Via.

By - 10/31/10 - 9:58 am

Boston Zest reminds us today is Dogoween.

By - 5/6/10 - 11:46 am

Eastboston.com reports there's a meeting May 11 to talk about planning a dog park for the neighborhood - such as where it should go.

By - 1/31/10 - 12:01 pm

Penny Cherubino photographs a waiting dog outside Salumeria Italiana in the North End.

By - 10/14/09 - 5:30 pm

Meredith is feeding a neighbor's four cats while she's on vacation. And she has to use wet food because one of them needs medicine smushed in:

... There is something uniquely repugnant about wet cat food: The visceral smell upon opening the can, the squishy noise it makes as I mix in the powdered medicine, the slimy trace of congealed liquid left in the

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By - 5/11/09 - 9:04 am

William is fed up with owners who tie their dogs up outside as they go into JP Cafe or City Supply and Feed for a leisurely repast - because the dogs start barking like nobody's business, annoying everybody else:

... IT IS NOT OKAY to leave your dog tied up barking for like 30 minutes while you have a Trucker's Breakfast or grab a

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