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chipmunks

It’s the Roaring ’20s, for chipmunks

Thanks to a Mast year for oaks (many acorns!), this is a boom year for chipmunks. Here's a bit about their ways.

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Optimus

Optimus is 2 years old and has been in the shelter too long.He’s a good boy and deserves a family to call his own.Come meet Optimus. The Montclair Township Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow...

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Melly Belly

Meet Melly Belly. This 4-year-old feline would be a fantastic addition to your family.The Montclair Township Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow St., is open daily from noon to 4 p.m. For information, call...

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Happy

Happy, about a year old, is friendly, but a little shy initially. He weighs about 60 pounds and knows some basic commands. Happy is playful and sweet. Because he doesn't always want to share his...

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Goofy

Meet Goofy....he's a big puppy with a big heart. The shelter is unsure how old he is, he was found as a stray.Goofy is so sweet, eager to please and treat motivated. If...
skunks

What’s in your backyard: skunks and the scent of summer

The shy skunk in your backyard would really rather not spray you, according to David Wasmuth, in his column for "What's in Your Backyard."
kitten

Kitten yoga? You gotta try it

CPAW-NJ is partnering with yoga studios to benefit both cats and people who want to try kitten yoga; socializing kittens and relaxing people.

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Poppy

Poppy is a 2-and-a-half-year-old Calico. The shelter is no place for this sweet and snuggly gal.Come meet Poppy. The Montclair Township Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow St., is open daily from noon to 4...

Keeping pets safe in the cold: Montclair Animal Shelter offers advice

It's cold for you, and cold for pets. Here are tips to keep them, and wild animals, safe.

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Ella

Ella is about 2-years-old. She would love a quiet home full of love. Come meet Ella.The Montclair Township Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow St., is open daily from noon to 4 p.m.For information, call...