Posts Categorized: Rescue

November Pet of the Month: Bodie!!

Hi there hoomans, (sorry if I talk funny, I have Jolly Ball in my mouth). The name’s Bodie and I’m your newest “Pet of the Month”! I’m super happy to have my very own time to shine cause I think I’m pretty great. I was adopted into my amazing family when I was just 8…

Superstition Ain’t the Way: Dispelling Black Cat Stigma

Has a black cat ever crossed your path and cursed you with bad luck you can’t shake off? Or, perhaps you’ve heard about black cats that are actually shape shifting witches! In all parts of the world there are superstitions about black cats that either hurt or help their reputation. Sadly, black cats are actually…

October Pet of the Month: MOBY!!

Hiya folks, I’m a triceratops! Just kidding, the name’s Moby but my real name is Ardry Leviathan. Since that’s so long, I go by Moby, Bud, Booboo, and What Are You Eating. I’m a handsome Bull Terrier with a mighty nose and a love for mama and I’m so excited to tell you all about…

Shakes and Quakes: How to Prepare Your Pets for Their Next Earthquake

If you live in California, chances are you’ve recently experienced the bellowing rumbles of the ground shaking and your dining room chandelier swaying from side to side. If you have, then you’d also know that when you feel the earth shake, it seems to last a lifetime. Perhaps this is what our pets feel as…

Am I Saving an Animal if I Buy From a Pet Store?

We’ve all heard the saying, “adopt don’t shop” but what does it really mean? For some of us, we understand that rescuing a pet from a shelter is a definite way to save a life. However, some argue that by buying a companion animal from a crowded and cramped cell of a pet store is…

May Pet of the Month: RubyJ!!!

Herrow everyone! My name is RubyJ and I am CCLA’s Pet of the Month! I think I’m something special because my mom and dad PAWlways tell me I am! I was rescued a wittle over 2 years ago and haven’t had it very easy. In fact, my rescue journey began when I was taken to…

April Pet Of the Month: RICA!!

Hola amigos! My name is Rica and I am a fun loving, happy girl, born on the streets of Puerto Rico! My mama told me that I am CCLA’s newest “Pet of the Month”, so I have to admit, I cannot contain my excitement right now! Hold on, let me just get my zoomies out…

The Social Butterfly: Why it’s Important to Socialize your Pet

It’s always hard to see your cute and, once-innocent, fur ball turn into a growly, hissy monster in front of strangers and their pets. We want our pets to bring their best paw forward. However, without proper socialization skills, our sweethearts may not remain so sweet once out in unfamiliar territory. Below, we discuss the…