Animals

Humboldt Bay Eagle Cam The Feelgood Hit Of Springtime

Friday, May 3, 2013
Humboldt Bay Eagle Cam The Feelgood Hit Of Springtime

The Eagle Cam typically shows the mother sitting protectively over the newly hatched babies. Occasionally the father will appear with a fresh meal, which may be a fish, a mouse or a smaller bird such as a coot. Sometimes the mother will take advantage of the father’s presence to fly off for a spell.... »

Bug, The Orphaned Baby Harbor Seal, Moved To Crescent City

Friday, May 3, 2013
Bug, The Orphaned Baby Harbor Seal, Moved To Crescent City

With mom nowhere in sight and the stranded baby’s condition deteriorating, the Northcoast Marine Mammal Center (NMMC) swung into action. The Crescent City-based organization is well practiced in seal recovery. »

Oyster Festival Will Charge $10 Admission This Year

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Oyster Festival Will Charge $10 Admission This Year

The Oyster Festival will operate a little differently this year. Due to organizational budgets, festival management and attendance, safety concerns and increasing costs, Arcata Main Street will charge a $10 entrance fee to enter the festival grounds surrounding the Arcata Plaza. There will be no charge for beer wristbands. »

Lauraine Leblanc: When Bully Breeds Attack

Friday, April 12, 2013
Lauraine Leblanc: When Bully Breeds Attack

I contacted the owner of the attacking dog, sent her the $61.16 veterinary bill that same day and I have yet to hear back from her. »

Six Puppies Left To Perish In Filthy Plastic Tote

Thursday, April 11, 2013
Six Puppies Left To Perish In Filthy Plastic Tote

It is unclear exactly how long the puppies had been at that location. A citizen who was in the shelter when the puppies were brought in stated that she thought she had seen the tote sitting there the previous day as she was traveling on U.S. Highway 101. »

Chica and Button, Sweetie and Bobby (and Joseph)

Friday, February 1, 2013
Chica and Button, Sweetie and Bobby (and Joseph)

Chica and Button Companion Animal Foundation has little dogs that are up for adoption! Chica is a Chihuahua mix female and is approximately 12 weeks old. She is playful and loves to be the center of attention! Button is a mixed male who is approximately 11 weeks. He also is extremely playful. They both get... »

Big Illegal Duck Kill, Waste On Fickle Hill Road

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Big Illegal Duck Kill, Waste On Fickle Hill Road

Game Warden Mark Michilizzi said the suspect(s) not only violated bag limits – set by the state Fish & Wildlife Commission – but also committed "waste of game," an unethical hunting practice. »

Flora, Lady and Marbles, Your New Best Pals

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Flora, Lady and Marbles, Your New Best Pals

Flora sleeps perfectly in a crate and is making great strides in potty training. »

A Sweet Set Of Schnauzers – December 13, 2012

Thursday, December 13, 2012
A Sweet Set Of Schnauzers – December 13, 2012

“Latte and Zoey are loving, happy, enthusiastic and playful, as well as incredibly cute. They are always up for a walk or just cuddling on the couch.” »

Xena And Annie Will Give You Paws – December 13, 2012

Thursday, December 13, 2012
Xena And Annie Will Give You Paws – December 13, 2012

Xena is very affectionate and gentle but also loves to get out and run. Her favorite activity by far is a good, long game of fetch. »