Marion County man accused of poisoning, killing neighborhood cats, dog
MARION COUNTY, Fla. — A Marion County man is accused of mixing tuna fish with fish-flavored rat poison and antifreeze to poison neighborhood cats. Marion County deputies said Jeremy Stormwall, 36, of Dunnellon, was arrested on Wednesday on four counts of aggravated animal cruelty. Deputies said one of Stormwall’s neighbors contacted law enforcement after his cat, named Mr. Cat, died after being poisoned, likely by antifreeze. Deputies said throughout their investigation, they received information that Stromwall had made statements about harming cats in the neighborhood. They said Stromwall allegedly said he was putting out tainted food to poison them, including attempting to get them to eat rat poison mixed with cat food.wftv.com
"Nothing is moving": Only one country in the world has submitted plans that will mitigate climate change by 2030, watchdog finds
Dramatic reductions in emissions would help prevent the world from drastically exceeding 1.5°C of global warming, but even the biggest countries are falling short.cbsnews.com
Deputies: Woman throws cat in crate into river after arguing with ex-boyfriend
OAK HILL, Fla. — An Oak Hill woman tossed a crate containing a cat into the Intracoastal Waterway on Thursday evening after she and her ex-boyfriend got into an argument about him not moving out of their recreational vehicle fast enough, the Volusia Sheriff’s Office said. Investigators said the ex-boyfriend jumped into the water to rescue the cat, who he estimated was submerged for about 20 seconds. Thistle denied the allegations but was booked into the Volusia County Branch Jail on charges of animal cruelty. See a map of the area below:Stanley the cat An Oak Hill woman tossed a crate containing a cat into the Intracoastal Waterway on Thursday evening after she and her ex-boyfriend got into an argument about him not moving out of their RV fast enough, the Volusia Sheriff’s Office said. (Volusia Sheriff’s Office)©2021 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
Cincinnati animal shelter throws birthday party for 19-year-old cat
Cat's birthday Sammy celebrated his 19th birthday at a Cincinnati animal shelter on Tuesday and was adopted on Wednesday. (1001slide/iStock )CINCINNATI — It was the purrfect birthday party for an aging feline. >> Read more trending newsStaff members at Cincinnati Animal CARE threw a party Tuesday to celebrate the 19th birthday of Sammy, a senior cat, WLWT reported. Today is Sammy's 19th birthday, so we threw him a birthday party! pic.twitter.com/0aBCfbrjlz — Cincinnati Animal CARE (@CincyAnimalCARE) June 15, 2021“It’s been a big week for Sammy,” Cincinnati Animal CARE wrote on Facebook.wftv.com
I just couldnt resist: Actor Dennis Quaid adopts shelter cat named Dennis Quaid
Quaid couldnt pass up adopting the little guy with his name from the Lynchburg Humane Society. The name certainly sparked a lot of buzz after WSLS 10 News featured Dennis Quaid during a newscast last week. I was like there is no way this is real, like, someone is pranking us, said Danielle Ulmer, Lynchburg Humane Society, Adoption Center Manager. Once Jellinek convinced the shelter staff that he and Quaid werent internet trolls or crazy people, they got to meet Dennis Quaid, the cat, via Zoom. Lynchburg Humane Socitey's Danielle Ulmer holding Dennis Quaid, while introducing him to his new owner, Dennis Quaid.
Band of the Week: Chalet Girl
Every week, we highlight one of our favorite local bands. This week, we're pleased to bring youLili Trombo Lead vocals/guitarKaylie Sang BassCat Kaiser Drums/backup vocalsLili and I (Cat) started playing music together back in January of 2018. We had a pretty amazing crowd for being completely new, and it was so wonderfully overwhelming. He's our absolute favorite thing about the Orlando music scene. Our least favorite thing is probably the fact that it always seems to rain when we're unloading gear, but as soon as we're done, it stops.orlandoweekly.com
WATCH LIVE UPDATES: Latest track, models, more for Hurricane Dorian
ORLANDO, Fla. - Here's the latest on Hurricane Dorian, which remains on a projected path to Florida. 8 p.m.As of Friday at 8 p.m. Hurricane Dorian remains a Category 3 storm with sustained winds of 125 mph. 4:55 p.m.Officials at Florida's largest airport say it will halt commercial flight operations early Monday in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian. Ron DeSantis on Friday said Floridians should expect widespread power outages and flooding from Hurricane Dorian. FPL President and CEO Eric Silagy says they're taking Hurricane Dorian seriously and have activated an emergency response plan in anticipation of its impact.