Johnny Lopez
August 13, 2019 - 11:23 am
If you ever thought your cat was being aloof because it didn’t know its own name when you called them then you are in for quite the shock. A new study has found that our feline friends can actually distinguish their names from other sounds, so your kitty may just be ignoring you when you call for...
Read More
Mike Groll/AP, file
July 22, 2019 - 5:02 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York became the first U.S. state to ban the declawing of cats Monday, joining most of Europe, several Canadian provinces and a growing list of American cities that already prohibit a procedure animal advocates call cruel and unnecessary. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, signed...
Read More
The first trailer for the movie "Cats" has arrived.
Universal Pictures via CNN
July 19, 2019 - 9:16 am
By Whitney Friedlander, CNN (CNN) -- The first trailer for the movie "Cats" has arrived. Video of Cats – Official Trailer (Universal Pictures) HD While a teaser video that was released earlier this week focused on actors like Taylor Swift, Idris Elba and James Corden, who are portraying the fancy-...
Read More
Chalabala/iStock via Getty Images
Justin Udo
July 18, 2019 - 3:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Taking precautions to beat the heat isn't just about the humans, pets also have to be protected from the extremely hot conditions. Nicole Wilson of the Pennsylvania SPCA wants to remind pet owners that they're not the only ones suffering in this week's weather. She...
Read More
In this Friday, May 20, 2016, file photo, Dr. Richard Goldstein, chief medical officer at the Animal Medical Center, checks on one of his patients at the hospital's clinic in New York.
Mary Altaffer/AP Photo, File
June 04, 2019 - 10:36 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under legislation heading to a vote in the state Legislature. The Senate and Assembly are both expected to take up the bill Tuesday. Declawing a cat is already illegal in much of Europe as well as in Los Angeles, San...
Read More
A cat.
Nynke van Holten/Getty Images
Justin Udo
May 07, 2019 - 9:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bucks County SPCA police officers removed more than 100 sick cats and kittens from a townhome in Doylestown. Officials say the animals have been living in terrible conditions and many are in need of immediate medical treatment. They are being transported to the...
Read More
cats at Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
May 03, 2019 - 1:23 pm
SEWELL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A $75,000 grant will go a long way to help animals — cats in particular — in Camden County. The money comes from the Petco Foundation and is going to the Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center, which used to be called the Camden County Animal Shelter, in Blackwood. "It's...
Read More
Alexmia/Getty Images
John McDevitt
April 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A Delaware County animal shelter has come up with a fun way to introduce the public to cats that are up for adoption, as well as a fundraiser for its life saving mission. It's called Cinco de Meow, a play on Cinco de Mayo. The event is actually on May 4 at the...
Read More
This Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 photo shows Shelley, an adopted cat, at its new home in Philadelphia.
Matt Rourke/AP Photo
April 04, 2019 - 9:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hey Kitty! Yes, you. A new study suggests household cats can respond to the sound of their own names. No surprise to you or most cat owners, right? But Japanese scientists said Thursday that they've provided the first experimental evidence that cats can distinguish between words...
Read More
Courtesy of Punch Media
John McDevitt
March 15, 2019 - 5:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It’s not unusual for a company to have a spokesperson but the owners of one small business in Kensington have decided to take on a four legged approach in marketing their business. At Philadelphia Brewing, Duke has been an employee for years. You see, he is a cat and...
Read More