How do you show love for your pet?
National Love Your Pet Day is a day to celebrate your pets and share your love for them. Local author and motivational speaker Mimi Brown and Jason Hall with RiDetroit joined “Live In The D Host” Tati Amare and guest-host AJ Williams for “What’s the Buzz” to share the love they have for their pets.
How you can change a pet’s life
Changing a pet’s life for the better can be rewarding. In celebration of National Change A Pet’s Llife Day, Anna Chrisman from Michigan Humane joined Michelle Oliver on Live In The D and shared some great ways to be a positive force in the lives of pets in our community . She said, even if you’re not ready to adopt a pet, there are several ways to improve their lives:
Meet your new best friend with four paws at this event
They’re cuddly, they’re sweet, and they might just become your best friends. Hundreds of cute animals in need of forever homes will be at a huge event this weekend, and you get the chance to meet them all. The Michigan Humane “Meet Your New Best Friend at the Law Firm Adoption Event” is Saturday September 10th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pets and COVID: What research shows about infection, spread
In the very beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic there were sporadic reports of a dog or cat testing positive for the coronavirus -- SARS-CoV-2. However, there was very little focus on how often it happened, which pets were at risk or if animals could spread the virus to humans.
Watch full special here: ‘All 4 Pets’ special with feral cats, foxes, new Spokespets
All the animal cuteness you need right now was packed into our new All 4 Pets Special. Go inside a fox sanctuary, meet our brand new spokespets, match famous athletes with their dogs, and a man who helps feral cats survive the winter. Watch part 1 belowWatch part 2 belowWatch part 3 belowWatch part 4 below📱 Psst! To keep up to date with the local pet community, sign up for the All 4 Pets newsletter here. 📺 Should YOUR pet be next to star in an All 4 Pets promo?
Meet the man helping cats survive tough Michigan weather
A Michigan man helps free-roaming community cats survive tough Michigan winters. Alex is the most frequent visitor, but cats named Bailey and Charlie also stop by regularly. “These feral cats, or what some people call free-roaming or free-ranging cats can be considered by many nuisance animals. Wolkin and his wife bought shelters for the cats a couple of years ago. Click here if you think your pet has what it takes to be in the next All 4 Pets special.
How to ease pets back into regular life after the pandemic
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, people have been home a lot more than usual. Pets are loving all the quality time, but if life returns to as it was before the pandemic it will be a big adjustment for pets. A behavior expert at Michigan Humane shares the best way to ease pets back into it. If you have a pet who’s gotten really attached, now is the time to start practicing being apart. Click here if you think your pet has what it takes to be in the next All 4 Pets special.
Watch tonight: ‘All 4 Pets’ special with feral cats, foxes, new Spokespets
All the animal cuteness you need right now will be packed into our new All 4 Pets Special, this Thursday at 8:30p.m. Go inside a fox sanctuary, meet our brand new spokespets, match famous athletes with their dogs, and a man who helps feral cats survive the winter. Pet lovers, join us by following All 4 Pets on Facebook and Instagram. To keep up to date with the local pet community, sign up for the All 4 Pets newsletter here. 📺 Should YOUR pet be next to star in an All 4 Pets promo?
33 cats rescued from Monroe home after mail carrier notices some on roof
Tiger Sox (left) and Billy (right) -- two of the 33 cats rescued from a Monroe home. MONROE, Mich. – Officials rescued 33 cats from what appeared to be an abandoned home in Monroe after a mail carrier noticed some of them on the roof. Penny Bly, the shelter director of Friends of Companion Animals, said a mail carrier called Monroe County Animal Control after seeing cats on the roof of the home. In total, 33 cats were rescued from the home and are being held at the Friends of Companion Animals location in Monroe. “FOCA’s main priority from the start is caring for the cats,” Bly said.