Posts Tagged ‘Pets’

“Cat Stasi” Accused of Kidnapping Adams Morgan Cat

Adams Morgan resident Lorelei Kelly has a tale of woe, Washington, and cat kidnapping. But the alleged villains aren't who you'd think: They're animal rescue volunteers.
"This just strikes me as 'only in D.C.'" Kelly says. "I feel like this is someone who didn't get their Senate confirmation hearing."
When Kelly adopted her cat Sharky in 2011, [...]

Cat Appears at WCP, Maybe It’s Yours

Do you recognize the cat at right? It showed up in the Washington City Paper garage today and has stolen the hearts of our staffers. My immediate plan was to reap BuzzFeed-levels of traffic with a cat slideshow, but it's scared and seems to want to go home—wherever that may be.
If this is your cat, [...]

The Needle: Pampered Pets

Woof: Washington will soon have two apartment buildings with indoor pet spas. -1
Fried Whiting: A white woman's harrowing journey through Southeast D.C., told in tweets. +1

The Needle: If I Had $1 Million Edition

Tips For Thomas: Now that Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. has been formally charged by federal prosecutors for theft and filing false tax returns, the question becomes: What's next? Loose Lips is on it, musing about who could run to replace Thomas (should he resign, which he hasn't formally done yet), and getting tips [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Cat Fancy Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.

Siamese Cats Only: Yet another feline of the Siamese persuasion has gone missing in Georgetown. A message on the neighborhood email list is in search of 'Shadow,' our second newly-adopted mixed Siamese cat...Shadow is a 7+-year-old neutered male with [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: This Blog is Not a Dog Park Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Get Off My Lawn—And Your Dog, Too!: One member of the Crestwood email list is none too pleased with their neighbors and their neighbors' canine pals. "My yard is not a dog park. Please do not stand in the middle [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Fire Ants & Drug Lords Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Would You Like a Sweeping Generalization With Your Taco?: 14th & You observers the opening of El Centro D.F., 14th Street NW's newest restaurant, which coincided with Cinco de Mayo. (In case you hadn't heard: El Centro D.F. serves [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Tweeting Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Cleveland Park Problems: "We live in McLean Gardens and we are having such a difficult time with out 900 Mhz baby monitor. We get a sporadic, static popping noise that forces us to turn it off in the middle [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Everyone Wants to Live in Ward 6 Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
We Won't Go: The Hill is Home has been all over the consideration of parts of Ward 6 (Hill East, Near Southeast) being moved to Ward 8—better known as Marion Barry's preferred method by which to increase the size [...]

Don’t Leave Dogs Out In Thundersnow!

With snow and ice forecast for this afternoon and evening, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sends over this urgent message for any pet owners who aren't smart enough to know that animals shouldn't be left outside in blizzards:

Photo: From the Series: Other People’s Dogs

Poolesville, August 28

Georgetown’s Mystery Rat Poisoner Might Kill Your Pets Too

There's someone in Georgetown who probably thinks they are doing the area a great service by dumping rat poison around town. False.
Now Georgetown pet owners will likely be in a frenzy protecting their pooches from inhaling the pellets during their evening strolls. Before we know it, all fuzzy creatures will be extinct in Georgetown if [...]

Woman Finds Dog Dead in Her Sweltering Car Outside Costco, Returns Pet Supplies

When the temperature outside climbs above 100 degrees, we're always bombarded with warnings that leaving pets and children inside cars will slowly cook them to death. This woman never got the message.
A woman in Frederick County, Maryland is accused of leaving her dog inside her sweltering car as she shopped in Costco July 6, ABC [...]

There’s a Ferret in My Doctor’s Office, What Should I Do?

Say you show up for your annual physical and there's a poodle wandering around the waiting room. Or a ferret in the hallway outside the bathroom where you've just peed into a little plastic cup.
Is that allowed? Can your doctor really bring his pets to the office?
The D.C. Board of Medicine says yes.

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