April 22, 2019

Pets help ease the aging process

From Newsmax Richard McIntosh hadn’t had any pets since his childhood farm dogs, but then he started a relationship with a competitive dog trainer and found his life filled with Golden Retrievers. Now McIntosh, 59, of Cornelius, Oregon, can’t imagine growing old without a dog or two by his side. “There was a little something […]

Gadget of the week

Roku’s new remote lets your dog control the TV for (almost) no reason at all By Stan Schroeder From Mashable How many times have you sat in front of the telly and thought to yourself: Man, I wish I could just let my dog flip through the channels? Zero times, right? Still, Roku’s got a […]

Cayman Islands: Uptick in ferocious dog attacks this past weekend, 22-24 February

From RCIPS Police officers responded to several ferocious dog reports over the weekend in different areas around Cayman.  These reports primarily involved attacks on other dogs, and in all instances the dogs involved were confirmed not to be strays. Officers responded to three ferocious dog reports last Friday alone, two of which were in George […]

Cayman Islands minister, DOA & RCIPS meet with residents about stray dogs

Hon. Joey Hew, Temporary Minister for Agriculture and elected representative for George Town North, officials from the Department of Agriculture (DoA) and members of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) met this week with a group of concerned residents to give an update on the situation with a pack of stray dogs that have […]

Friendly cats

15 of the Friendliest Cat Breeds By Mary Daly From Care2 Cats often are labeled as aloof and uncaring, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Still, some breeds tend to have a more friendly disposition than others. Based onVetStreet’s ratings for affection level and social needs — as well as friendliness with strangers, children and dogs — […]

Don’t worry, our cats won’t turn us into psychopaths

By Steve Williams From Care2 A 2012 article by the Independent shines a light on the already known, but still tentative, link between the cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii and a potential for psychological disturbances in those humans it infects. Furthermore, the article draws readers’ attention to the fact that a soon-to-be issued report that shows British infection rates may […]

2018’s extinct creatures

These are the animals that went extinct in 2018 By Mark Kaufman From Mashable With the end of 2018 comes the near-certain reality that some critters, after millions of years of existence on Earth, are gone for good.  There’s little question that humanity’s continued exploitation of wild animals and the depletion of their habitats have left many species either […]

Petlands puppy cruelty

By Alicia Graef From Care2 US: Investigation puts Petland back in the spotlight for cruelty to puppies Petland is back in the spotlight yet again thanks to an undercover investigation that has exposed its troubling treatment of puppies, and highlights some of the many problems with buying dogs from pet stores. With 80 locations, Petland is  […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands: Prospect Red Bay Community Potluck Party This is a Prospect Red Bay Area event and we encourage everyone to bring a dish as share in fun, food and fellowship Cayman Islands Needs AssessmentUnit: Holiday Office Closures The Needs   Assessment Unit (NAU) advises the public that its offices, on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, […]

Sully, George H.W. Bush’s Service Dog, will now help other veterans

By: Laura Goldman From Care2 Mission complete.” Regardless of whether you agreed with President George H.W. Bush’s politics, when you saw that viral photo of his service dog curled up in front of his casket, you probably got a little (or a lot) choked up. The two-year-old yellow Lab, named Sully H.W. Bush after the hero US […]