Stories tagged with: Animals

January 31, 2010 - 6:58pm
5 years 25 weeks ago

People are bundling-up to go outside in this weather, but animals also need some extra insulation when the temperatures get below freezing.

The Executive Director of the Muskingum County Animal Shelter, Larry Hostetler, advises pet owners to make sure their animals are well-fed during the winter. Animals burn more calories during the winter months trying to keep warm, so make sure they have food and their water bowl did not freeze. Dogs and cats can also suffer from frostbite and the...

December 31, 2009 - 11:12pm
5 years 30 weeks ago

The Newark Fire Department is trying to determine what started an afternoon fire that killed three animals.

It responded to a fire at 58 Stanberry Street around 1:30 p.m.

Captain Nick Simmons says when crews arrived on the scene there was heavy smoke coming from the house.

He says no one was home at the time of the fire but two cats and one dog were lost in the blaze. The home also suffered significant damage.

Simmons says the cause of the fire remains under...

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