Police: Missing Texas tiger has been found safe, healthy
A tiger that frightened residents after it was last seen briefly wandering around a Houston neighborhood has been found and appears to be unharmed, police announced Saturday evening. In a short video tweeted by Houston police, Cmdr. Ron Borza can be seen sitting next to the tiger, petting the animal and saying it has been a long week searching for it. The tiger was being held at BARC, the city of Houston’s animal shelter.news.yahoo.com
Chewy sends pet paintings to keep customers from straying
The online pet shop surprises customers with oil paintings of their furry friends, a move the company says wins them customers for life. It's one of the more than 1,000 free paintings that Chewy sends to select customers each week — even during the pandemic — tapping into people’s obsession with their fur children and, it hopes, winning customers for life. Amazon and Chewy dominate the online pet supplies industry, with Amazon's market share at more than 50% and Chewy's at 34%, according to retail consulting firm 1010data. Chewy sends new customers handwritten notes and all shoppers get snail-mail holiday cards. Chewy says it rejects artwork that doesn’t look enough like the pet or sends it back to be reworked.
Free pet adoptions during ’Leap into Love’ event this weekend
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Get ready to fall in love with a furry friend this Leap Day! The Jacksonville Humane Society (JHS) and Animal Care and Protective Services (ACPS) are hosting an adoption event to celebrate Leap Day on Saturday, Feb. 29 and Sunday, March 1. The event will be held at Petsmart’s Regency location between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Both shelters will be offering free adoptions on site as well and will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.“A leap year gives us one extra day to save more lives,” Denise Deisler, JHS CEO, said. “We are very thankful to PetSmart Charities for allowing us to host this event and for all their life-saving support.”All animals will be spayed/neutered, microchipped, and up-to-date on vaccines.
Woman’s dog crushed by PetSmart grooming table
LAS VEGAS, NV – A Las Vegas woman is heartbroken after her bulldog was crushed to death by a grooming table at PetSmart. Just a few days later, Vicki and Minni went to PetSmart. “I ran in there (and) when I went in, she was crushed under a grooming table and they said that they had listened for her heartbeat and she was gone,” said Seifert. Why did no one notice that the dog - where the dog was at, why was she under a table? Seifert says the grooming table was unplugged and that’s why it couldn’t be lifted off her dog.
Police: Petsmart employee stole about $45K from store
WNEM via CNNWILTON, New York - A Petsmart employee is accused of stealing about $45,000 during a one month period at the store's Wilton location, State Police said. On Wednesday, the Bureau of Criminal Investigations in Wilton received a complaint from a Petsmart corporate investigator for a series of larcenies, The Post-Star reported. During the investigation, it was found Mayheux allegedly stole about $45,000 from early June to the end of July, according to a news release. Police said he allegedly stole money from deposit bags and took money from change orders. He also allegedly falsified multiple business records to conceal the larcenies.