Let’s face it - it’s hard to keep up with everything happening in the news. From breaking scoops to human interest stories and everything in between, it’s no small wonder that so many of us simply can’t keep it all straight. That’s why Cuddle Clones is proud to introduce The Cuddle Clones Chronicle, a brand new monthly round-up featuring news you need to know and pet stories of interest from around the country.
Spike in Feline Pancytopenia Prompts U.K. Cat Food Recall
Calling all members of the Cuddle Clones community, be sure to double check your cat food! Over 300 cats in the U.K. have sadly passed away due to a rare illness caused by a toxin possibly present in a number of brands of cat foods.According to Blue Cross for Pets, pancytopenia means your pet has dangerously low levels of red and white blood cells. While there has been no direct link established between the surge of pancytopenia cases and the recalled brands of food, a voluntary recall has been issued nonetheless.Read the full story at ABC News.
11-Foot Anaconda on the Lam...Again
Animal Shelters Fearing Surge of Post-Pandemic Pet Surrenders
The pandemic saw a massive rise in pet adoptions around the country, and while we are the first to advocate for adopting a new member of the family, we always stress the importance of making sure you are ready for lifelong commitment. Sadly, with a return to “post-pandemic” life on the horizon for so many people, animal shelters are fearing that pet returns and surrenders could overwhelm their capabilities and resources.Read the full story at Yahoo! News.
11-Year-Old Reunites Seizure Alert Support Dog with Owner
Losing a pet is a devastating experience under normal circumstances. However, when your seizure alert support dog goes missing, the consequences can quickly become dire! This is the scary situation David Barlet found himself in when his support dog Gunter went missing. However, thanks to the heroic actions of a local 11-year-old boy, David’s best friend and epilepsy support dog has returned home!Read the full story at Fox 8.
Pink Dogwood Pays Tribute to Pet Rescue Progenitor
Wrapping up this month’s Chronicle is a heartwarming tribute paid to a local hero. The Waynesville, NC community knows and loves Nancy Bullock, the founder ofSarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation. Since founding Sarge’s, Nancy has rehomed over 11,000 animals and has stood as a pillar of her community. So when Nancy received a diagnosis of Stage 4 cancer, her community came together to show her just how loved she is!Read the full story at WLOS ABC 13 News.
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