Stories tagged with: Cat

May 15, 2014 - 6:12pm
15 weeks 2 days ago

Earlier this week a cat was credited with defending the life of a four- year- old California boy who was viciously attacked by a dog, raising questions about animal behavior.

Director of the Animal Shelter of Muskingum County, Jody Murray says that the incident shows that you can never assume that an animal will not attack.

" Sometimes we will get a false since of security that the dog or cat will never bite or never be aggressive and those kinds of things, and although we...

October 25, 2013 - 3:45pm
44 weeks 1 day ago

With temperatures steadily declining don't forget your pets.

Muskingum County Animal Shelter Society Director, Jody Murray says that animals should receive a wellness check around this time to detect any serious medical issues.

"Cats and dogs are just like people," said Murray. If they have any kind of chronic health problem it will be made worse by cold weather and the winter time. if they have any kind of arthritis or breathing problems it's a good time to have check...

December 24, 2011 - 9:26pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

The Highway Patrol says an accident Saturday night on Interstate 70 was caused by a frisky feline.

According to State Trooper Jody Sawyers, the driver of a red pick up truck was driving westbound around mile marker 139, when the man's cat jumped into his lap, causing him to lose control and go into a ditch.
Both the driver, and the cat are ok.
The driver, who has yet to be identified, was taken to Good Samaritan hospital in fair condition.
The crash remains...

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