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Family Hoards 110 Cats In Unbelievable Conditions

A Santa Ana family was charged Wednesday with maintaining an illegal rescue operation with 110 cats that prosecutors contend exposed two young girls in the home to dangerous living conditions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/14/2011

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Group Aims To Spay, Neuter Stray Cat Population In South LA

A local non-profit group wants to use private funds to cut down on what it says is just another symptom of America’s economic ails on the streets of South L.A.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/21/2011

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Pets In Need Of Good Homes

A local animal shelter visits CBS2 News every Friday morning to introduce us to a couple pets in need of good “forever” homes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/27/2011


Irvine City Council Votes To Ban Pet Sales, Circuses

The Irvine City Council has voted to ban the retail sales of dogs and cats, as well as rodeos and circuses featuring exotic animals.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/12/2011


Stray Kitten Saved On 91 Freeway

RIVERSIDE (CBS) — A stray kitten hanging from a freeway ledge in Riverside Tuesday was safely retrieved by a fast-moving animal control officer. The 3-month-old black kitten was spotted by a motorist around 2 p.m. […]

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/30/2011

Calif. May Become First State To Require Microchips For Pets

Supporters of the microchip law believe it will cut costs at shelters by reuniting lost animals with their owners more quickly.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2011

64 Animals Go Missing From LA Shelters

Los Angeles police and other officials are looking into the disappearance of 64 animals, most of them dogs, from city shelters over the past year.


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Add To Your Family And Adopt A Pet This Weekend

Los Angeles Animal Services is holding a two-day adoption event this Saturday and Sunday at the La Brea Tar Pits Park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2011

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Surge In Abandoned Pets Fuels Crackdown On LA ‘Puppy Mills’

The rise in the number of homeless pets has fueled a local boom in illegal shelters where mass breeders hope to make a quick buck.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/06/2011

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‘Pup Crawls’ To Benefit Southland Animal Shelters

Five hundred dogs will take part in New York’s Brooklyn Bridge Pup Crawl Saturday. At the same time, 50 are signed up for the West Coast Pup Crawl in Upland.


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West Covina-Area Pet Owners Face Fees For Failure To Microchip, Vaccinate

Local ordinances require dogs and cats over the age of four months to be spayed or neutered and to be “microchipped” with a tiny computer chip that identifies the animal and its owner.


One of the 110 cats found inside a Santa Ana home. (credit: CBS)

7 People + 110 Cats In 1 House = A Disturbing, Smelly Scene

Officials described the smell on the outside of a Santa Ana house as overpowering.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2011

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Former Beverly Hills Mayor Convicted Of Animal Cruelty

A self-described animal activist and former Beverly Hills mayor has been convicted of misdemeanor animal cruelty in San Bernardino County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/10/2011


Maybe Cats ARE Smarter Than Dogs

Her family takes her for a walk: when they’re done, if she comes back in, it means the NFC team will win. Didn’t work out that way this year (despite six allged correct picks over the past six years). Again I ask: what cat would put up with this sort of mindlessness?


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Man, 57, Accused Of Hoarding Nearly 100 Cats Inside Motor Home

Animal welfare personnel said 96 cats living with a man in a motor home in Panorama City were rescued Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/06/2011