Onyx

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Onyx

Onyx was rescued from a 30-cat colony in Paterson in February where he had to fight for food and shelter. This adorable feline is about 5 and half months old, fully vetted and FIV/FeLV...
Misha

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Misha

Misha is the whole package. She is smart, sensitive and serious about a long term commitment. If you’re ready for love, come visit Misha. The Montclair Township Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow St., is...
Portia

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Portia

Portia is a perfect therapy cat. She’s a very gentle, affectionate lap cat, who also enjoys a few games. She would be the perfect kitty to bring for pet therapy since she’s very good...
Tater Tot

Montclair Local Pet of the Week: Tater Tot

Tater Tot is a 2 year old girl who is just delicious. She’s up for a jog in the park or a snuggle on the couch. It doesn’t take much to get her tail...
service

Montclair woman is the first in town to join warm and fuzzy service team

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair just became home for puppy Jonquil III, a lab/golden retriever cross who will one-day know over 40 commands including pushing a wheelchair and picking up a dropped item as small...
CPAW

CPAW NJ hosting ‘Spay Day’ in Montclair March 5

by TARA KOLTON for Montclair LocalSpaying and neutering cats is a necessary, life-saving procedure made easier with the People for Animals SpayStation Mobile Surgical Unit.On Monday, March 5, Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ)...

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.

Wily Montclair guinea hen captured

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsHenrietta the guinea hen, who flew the coop in September, was finally captured Tuesday in the Montclair neighborhood where she's been roosting.Kay Richards managed to shoo the bird into a makeshift trap...

Cagey, fast fowl escapes capture in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsA fast-moving guinea hen is eluding capture by residents and township animal-control officials as skillfully as the Road Runner escaped from Wile E. Coyote in the classic Looney Tunes.The bird, nicknamed Henrietta...

Council approves formal pact with Montclair animal shelter group

The Township Council has struck a formal agreement with the Friends of the Montclair Township Animal Shelter, FOMTAS, whose financial support has helped pay the high medical bills for many seriously ailing animals.FOMTAS, founded...