The Houston Arboretum will host their annual Pup Crawl and Pup Expo this weekend! How PAWsome!
The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center invites YOU and your furry friends to the best “pup” crawl in town! Located on the Arboretum grounds, you’ll interact with local pet vendors at the Pet Expo and walk away with an exclusive Pup Crawl glass!
Neighbors stunned after more than 130 cats living in deplorable conditions seized from Sugar Land home
The city of Sugar Land’s animal shelter was already overcrowded and dealing with staffing shortages due to half its workers being fired for unauthorized euthanizations. Now, an influx of 138 cats removed from a hoarding house has added another layer of complication.
How you can bring comfort and joy to Houston animal shelters (and your home) this holiday season
It is hard not to smile while watching a kitten frolic among the wrapping and bows, or feel filled with comfort and contentment as a dog snuggles up to you on the couch and rests their soft head on your lap while you watch your favorite holiday movie.
Pet packing on pounds? Here is what you can do to help regulate their weight during the pandemic
HOUSTON – If your pet has put on weight during the pandemic, you’re not alone. A recent Hills Pet Nutrition survey says our four-legged friends are putting on pandemic pounds with us, and not every pet parent wants to hear it. Dr. Andrew Novosad with Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists says the first step to better health is recognizing there’s a problem. You find yourself having to be tactful… Yes, your dog’s overweight!” Dr. Novosad said. I think if you recognize that there is a problem, you can do things to try and counteract and to help,” Dr. Novosad said.
Kitten found with no ears, tail is now living the ‘best kitten life’ in new Texas home
SAN ANTONIO – A tiny kitten with no ears or tail found abandoned behind a San Antonio car dealership has found his forever home thanks to the San Antonio Humane Society, KSAT reported. In September, Humane Society staff found the kitten, later named Gunner and later found that he was in an “urgent need of love and extra care" after finding that his ears and tail were purposely cut off before he was left behind, according to KSAT. The San Antonio Humane Society gave Gunner extensive treatment such as laser therapy for an easier healing process to treat his wounds, according to a YouTube video published in October. “[Thor] is doing great at his new home,” a spokesperson forr the humane society told KSAT. “We have followed up with his adopter and his new mom shared that he is living the best kitten life.”The new mom renamed the kitten “Thor” and has a sister named Loki, who was also adopted from the humane society, KSAT reported.
‘Feline’ like you are ready for a cat? Several Hurricane Laura rescues are ready for a home
HOUSTON – The Houston SPCA rescued nearly 100 animals from Louisiana after Hurricane Laura, nearly half of which were cats and kittens. These felines, along with other animals, were rescued from Lake Charles after Hurricane Laura devastated the area, according to the HSPCA. Click through the gallery above to see some of the cats and kittens looking for homes. For a complete list of available pets, visit the HSPCA website. More pets are added to the website daily, so check back regularly to find the pet perfect for you.
VYPE Football 2020 Preview: Class 6A - No. 12 Tomball Memorial Wildcats
Welcome to the 2020 football season. But VYPE has still done what we have always done when it comes to previewing Texas high school football here in Houston. 12 Tomball Memorial Wildcats! CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER THE 2020 VYPE HOUSTON FOOTBALL PREVIEW MAGAZINECLICK HERE TO ORDER PHOTOSCoach Sam Parker is one the best offensive minds in the city. Tomball Memorial returns QB Colton Marwill, who threw for nearly 3,000 yards and 30 TDs as a junior.
Cypress veterinarian debunks 6 myths about cats
But Dr. Jennifer Hennessey, with Animal ER of Northwest Houston, shares her knowledge and debunks 6 feline myths to help us understand these fantastic and lovable creatures. Dr. Jennifer Hennessey kisses her cat (Dr. Jennifer Hennessey)Myth 1: Cats are unsocial or snobbyCats definitely have their personal space, but they also enjoy daily cuddles, hugs and attention. Myth 2: Cats cannot be trainedYou can teach cats all sorts of things. Myth 5: You can give milk to catsAvoid milk because cats are lactose-intolerant. Myth 6: Cats always land on their feetCats are talented about landing many times, but not always.