Animals & Pets

Published July 16, 2024

FARMINGTON HILLS — Those in search of feline companionship may find it while enjoying a light snack, a drink, and maybe even a movie, thanks to the arrival of a new cat adoption center.

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Published July 3, 2024

METRO DETROIT — As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, pet owners need to be mindful of their animals’ anxiety. Elaborate fireworks displays, although beautiful to human eyes, for animals, especially dogs, can bring a vast amount of fear and tension.

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Published July 2, 2024

ROYAL OAK — In honor of her daughter, who died in 2020 due to suicide, Melissa Ambrose-Eidson created a charity event dedicated to the things that her daughter, Tatum, loved.

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Published June 28, 2024

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center has a new rescued opossum, and he is already popular with the community.

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Published June 18, 2024

METRO DETROIT — It’s 10 p.m. and a howl breaks the calm of an early-summer evening. It doesn’t matter if you are already in bed or up and waiting to see what the night brings as all ears turn to the sound that pierced the darkness.

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Published June 18, 2024

MADISON HEIGHTS — If left unchecked, feral cats will multiply like rabbits. A female cat can birth 20 or more kittens in one year, and more than 420 kittens in a lifetime. And the life they face outdoors is one fraught with peril, such as starvation, freezing to death or getting hit by traffic.

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Published May 22, 2024

C&G Newspapers

ROYAL OAK — The long-awaited design of the Detroit Zoological Society water tower was finally revealed on the morning of May 21. 

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Published May 9, 2024

ROYAL OAK — The Detroit Zoo water tower design continues to be a mystery, as crews slowly begin to make changes to the iconic symbol of the Detroit Zoo.

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Published May 8, 2024

METRO DETROIT — Bird-watching takes patience and precision, but it pays off in the end for those looking to learn more about the magnificent creatures that fly and capture the perfect shot.

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Published May 8, 2024

FERNDALE — A Ferndale resident and her dog will be making their way to New York next month to compete in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

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Published April 25, 2024

MICHIGAN — Spring is when turkey vultures make their way back to Michigan for the warmer months.

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Published April 15, 2024

UTICA — Dog lovers will once again gather for the annual Utica Puppy Parade at 2 p.m. April 27 in downtown Utica with all sorts of activities and animal support groups brought together for a cause.

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Published April 11, 2024

METRO DETROIT — Although most cities and townships have their own unique agendas to tend to, in recent years a common issue has captured the attention of multiple municipalities.

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Published April 4, 2024

METRO DETROIT — Pets are a huge commitment. Before a new owner takes the plunge, they should carefully consider their home, how it’s configured, and whether it makes sense for the pet. And once the animal arrives, they will need time to adjust.

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Published April 3, 2024

METRO DETROIT — Donald Payne has seen many white-tailed deer pass through his Farmington Hills yard. The lanky ruminants are a common sight around the region, but one recent visitor stands out from the rest with its stark white fur.

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Published March 20, 2024

ROCHESTER — Two of the Rochester Police Department’s four-legged members have retired.

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Published February 19, 2024

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Local nature photographers have recently spotted two American bald eagles nesting in Shelby Township’s Holland Ponds Park with possible eggs in the nest again.

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Published February 19, 2024

DEARBORN — Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit will host their second annual Best Buddies Brunch presented by The Envelope Printery on Saturday, March 23.

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Published February 8, 2024

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Tractor Supply is inviting customers to attend a Pet Adoption Event on Feb. 17, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

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Published February 7, 2024

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Planning Commission Jan. 9 unanimously approved a special land use and site plan that will allow the city’s animal shelter to relocate from its current location at 1515 North Edgeworth Ave. to 2005 Bellaire Ave., near East 12 Mile Road.

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