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By adamg - 8/18/21 - 10:54 pm

Angell Animal Medical Center in Jamaica Plain reported tonight it had run out of capacity to handle any new ER patients and was diverting all but the absolute sickest to other facilities in the area. Read more.

By adamg - 6/2/21 - 9:29 am

The Street Dog Coalition is sponsoring a clinic later this month for the pets of homeless people or people at risk of becoming homeless. Read more.

By adamg - 5/12/21 - 12:33 am

The MSPCA is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever bound a cat's legs, burned much of his fur off and shot him 11 times with a BB gun. Read more.

By adamg - 5/7/21 - 5:26 pm

Cambridge Poice report they and the MSPCA are trying to find the person they say used masking tape and a BB gun to kill a cat found early yesterday morning near Hurley and Sciarappa streets in East Cambridge. Read more.

By adamg - 4/6/21 - 9:45 pm

The Cat Connection, a cat rescue service in Waltham, yesterday opened a cat shelter at 167 Chestnut Hill Ave. in Brighton. Read more.

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By adamg - 9/23/19 - 10:28 am

A concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about mass hysteria, cats, dogs, etc., on the more manicured side of Charles Street: Read more.

By adamg - 9/20/19 - 10:09 pm
Purr Cat Cafe in Brighton temporarily closed, sign says

Boston's first and only cat cafe, Purr Cat Cafe on Chestnut Hill Avenue in Brighton, is temporarily closed, according to a sign in the front door (photographed today by Marianna Foos) and the business's Web site.

The cafe, in which people can sit and pet or play with shelter cats, opened, after some controversy, in 2017.

By adamg - 1/17/19 - 11:11 am

NBC Boston reports the MSPCA will open distribution centers at its Jamaica Plain, Methuen and Centerville locations on Sunday morning to give bags of dog and cat food to federal workers who are no longer getting paid.

By adamg - 6/28/18 - 12:07 am
Missing cat

UPDATE: Cat's caretaker found; see comments.

George Morancy reports on a new visitor to his East Boston backyard; hopes the owner of the cat recognizes him: Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/18 - 6:56 pm

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire at 9 Perkins Ave. in Hyde Park did an estimated $150,000 in damage this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/17 - 12:11 pm

A cat cafe that was supposed to open on Chestnut Hill Avenue in Brighton last month now looks set to never open at all.

In a post today, Purr Cat Cafe owner Diane Kelly writes: Read more.

By adamg - 10/5/17 - 9:27 am

Jamaica Plain News reports MSPCA-Angell has taken in 34 cats rescued from an Irma-ravaged shelter in the Virgin Islands, which it'll adopt out after making sure they're OK.

By adamg - 9/5/17 - 9:11 am
Mike and Beast

TrueNE_79 reports that Curtis, a homeless man well known on either side of Fort Point Channel, has his Beast back. Beast had gone missing late last month, but:

Was found down in Seaport, leash wrapped around a tree...poor boy. Everyone's fine though.

By adamg - 9/3/17 - 9:54 pm

The Animal Rescue League of Boston reports that with the help of state troopers, it rescued a cat that somehow wound up inside the Ted Williams Tunnel. Read more.

By adamg - 8/29/17 - 11:46 am
Missing cat

TrueNE_79 reports that Curtis is looking for his lost Beast. The pair are normally a well known sight downtown.

By adamg - 4/23/17 - 1:16 pm
Cat getting care outside Roxbury fire

Boston EMT administers oxygen to injured cat. Photo by BFD.

Boston firefighters and EMTs worked to save the life of a cat trapped inside a burning building in Roxbury this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 4/13/17 - 4:58 pm
Cat on the Orange Line

Marc Ebuña had some time for some selfie action on the inbound Orange Line just before Tufts Medical Center due to a disabled train somewhere ahead of him, his cat, and the other riders on the train around 4:20 p.m. As of 4:55 p.m., everything seemed clear, though.

Earlier:
Strollercat furor on the Red Line.

By adamg - 3/2/17 - 3:32 pm

The Real JDavis videoed these turkeys slowly circling a dead cat on a Randolph street this morning. Boston Magazine talks to a turkey expert to get answers on why.

By adamg - 1/4/17 - 12:14 pm
Electricians with cat

Electricians with Juno. Photo via Erin McCutcheon.

A cat that jumped out of a car on the upper deck of I-93 near Boston Sand and Gravel on Christmas day spent nine days in the pipework underneath it before she was rescued by electricians doing maintenance work yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 12/28/16 - 11:24 pm

A fed-up citizen files a complaint about a woman who drives to Groom Street in her SUV every morning between 6 and 6:30 a.m. to feed the area's feral cats:

It's been going on for years and still she has not been discovered. The mess these cats do all over residential homes yet she does not clean it up.

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