NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) — A stray cat has been found in New Jersey with an arrow through its body. The cat is known as Sparky, and authorities want to know who injured him. The arrow struck the cat in its left shoulder area. The tip went through the cat's left flank, leaving the shaft in its body. A North Bergen woman who often feeds Sparky and other strays found him injured last week and took him to a veterinarian, who removed the arrow.
ATLANTA (AP) — Owner of dogs that attacked two Atlanta children, leaving one dead, has one charge upgraded to involuntary manslaughter.
A puppy is recovering after a rescue group said someone set the canine on fire.
MERRITT ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say 45 cats, five dogs, a parrot and a raccoon are dead after a central Florida house fire. Florida Today (https://goo.gl/8myHKp) reports that rescue workers responded early Wednesday morning to the Merritt Island home. Brevard County Sheriff's Office officials say a couple living at the house managed to escape without injury. One cat and 13 dogs were rescued and taken to a nearby animal shelter for a routine quarantine.