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WASHINGTON - It's Friday night in Eckington, a quiet residential corner of Washington, and the back alley is crawling with feral cats -- rich pickings for seasoned cat-trapper Marty King. Credit: Getty Creative "Here, kitty kitty kitty kitty," said King after setting four metal traps baited with flaked shrimp and fish cat food and lined with fresh newspapers. "If they're hungry and they haven't seen traps before, they're not hard to catch," she explained. "But some of them are very smart. There's a female I've been trying to get for a couple of years now and I haven't been able to get her yet." Within 20 minutes, a young gray cat takes the bait -- and by Sunday lands on a veterinary...

Animals on US Postage Stamps

Oops! Last time you bought stamps, you didn’t spring for Forever stamps. “I’m sure I’ll use all these before they expire,” you said, lying to yourself. Since then, of course, the U.S. Postal Service raised the price of stamps by another cent. No worries! That’s what 1-cent stamps are for.…

Animal-welfare groups rescued 161 cats from a single Colorado Springs, Colo. home on Tuesday, according to Yahoo News. It is being called one of the largest animal rescue attempts in Colorado's history. Thirteen different groups teamed up to execute the removal effort, which began at 2 p.m. and took four hours. The cats were found in large kennels, and were observed to be relatively well cared for, although a few were suffering from eye infections, and all need to be spayed or neutered. The rescue groups agreed to keep secret the...

Jennifer Nicole Cox is a staff writer for Dogasaur.com and proud momma of one unique "Bentley" dog. Every year, millions of dogs are either euthanized or suffer as strays. These high numbers could be prevented if the owners would simply spay or neuter their pets. The number one killer of dogs is shelter euthanasia and spaying and neutering is the only way to change that. Deciding whether or not to sterilize your dog is not only an important responsibility to your pet, but it's also an important responsibility to your community. By spaying or neutering your dog, you're helping control your community's pet population. And with less strays on the streets, the members of your community will be...