animal

First Responders Find Adorable Puppy in Ashes of Area Destroyed by California Wildfire

A hopeful, furry face greeted first responders who were searching the wreckage left in the wake of California wildfires. The rescuers found an adorable puppy and brought him to safety. Read the feel-good story now.
Read More

Environmentally-Friendly Ways To Dispose Of Your Christmas Tree

The holidays are over and soon, if you haven’t already, your Christmas tree will make its exit from your home. Sadly, the once beloved Christmas tree becomes one of the biggest pieces of trash you’ll have to deal with all year. But it doesn't have to end up in a landfill. Homeowners and home...
Read More

Your Old Bra Could Help Save A Turtle

Your old bras can actually have a second life and help injured turtles recover! Carolina Waterfowl Rescue in Charlotte is a non-profit wildlife rescue organization who provide sanctuary, rescue, and rehabilitation for wildlife, farmed, and exotic animals. Last week they turned to social media...
Read More

The 5th annual North Florida Pet Adoption Days

Each spring, when the weather heats up, rescues and shelters across North Central Florida are flooded with underaged litters of kittens and puppies. In order to maintain a 90% or higher live release rate, Maddie’s Fund Alachua County Animal Rescue partners collaborate on this massive, two-day, free...
Read More

A New Look For The Iconic Animal Crackers Box

After 116 years, the Barnum's Animals Cracker's box has changed. Following a push from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the parent company of Nabisco, which makes the crackers agreed to redesign the iconic box packaging to show the animals free from the boxcar cages they were...
Read More

Wet Nose Wednesday 3.21.18

Milo and Sasha, what a perfect pair! This sweet couple joined the crew at VOCAL almost a year ago when their owner could no longer care for them. Within just a few days Sasha and Milo welcomed eight beautiful babies to the world! Once they were ready for their new homes all eight puppies were...
Read More

Wet Nose Wednesday 3.7.18

Do you love snuggling? Do you like the relaxing sound of a purring kitty? Need some all-natural stress relief? We have the perfect cure! Beautiful Josie is seven months old and has spent most of her short life in the care of VOCAL. Josie came to us with her sister Jess who was adopted quickly,...
Read More

Wet Nose Wednesday 2.21.18

Are you looking for the perfect pair? Well look no further, Radar and Peppa Pig are here! This dynamic duo are both about two and a half years old, love to play, and also both love people too. Sweet Mister Radar and cuddly Peppa girl came to us just before Hurricane Irma as a transfer from another...
Read More

Wet Nose Wednesday 2.7.18

Welcome to the 98.5 KTK Wet Nose Wednesday web page, where we show you adoptable pets from local shelters that will make a great addition to your family! Hi, I’m Frankie! I’m not really a crooner like the other famous Frank, but I AM a cuddle bug!!! I’ve had a rough start but I’m ready to settle...
Read More

Emotional Support Peacock Denied From Flying With Owner

Birds are meant to fly but an airline passenger who wanted to bring her emotional support peacock with her was denied boarding her flight from Newark Liberty International Airport. According to a United spokesperson, the unidentified woman had bought a ticket for her emotional support peacock and...
Read More

Pages