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Dead Cats, 15 Starving Dogs Found in Kingsburg Home

A Kingsburg woman faces charges of animal cruelty after several dead cats and 15 malnourished dogs were found in her home, Kingsburg police said. Yvette Martinez, 50, surrendered to authorities Monday, police said Tuesday. She was arrested on 16 felony counts of cruelty to animals. Fifteen dogs were found inside...

Gecko Butt-Dials ‘Bazillion’ Times From Hawaii Seal Hospital

HONOLULU — If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals, you were butt-dialed. Or, more specifically, foot-dialed. By a gecko. Marine mammal veterinarian Claire Simeone was at lunch when she got a call from Ke Kai Ola, the Big Island hospital...