Pets

Hero Pets coming with Town Hall 14

Remember when Supercell posted that April Fools’ Day prank about ClashPetZ? Turns out it wasn’t a complete joke after all. Today’s Clash of Clans sneak peek — the final for the Spring 2021 update — revealed Hero Pets, mighty companions that assist your Heroes in battle.

The reveal of Hero Pets doesn’t come as a complete surprise as various leaks hinted at the new building. But today’s announcement reveals the four Hero Pets you’ll be able to train in the Pet House.

The Pet House becomes available when your Village is upgraded to Town Hall 14. There

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Pets of the week: Bronco and Milton would love to join your family

JACKSON, MI — The Jackson County Animal Shelter, 3770 Spring Arbor Road, has many pets available for adoption.

Here are two of them.

Bronco is a 1-year-old Staffordshire mix who came in as a stray and is full of enthusiasm. He tries to be house broken and is learning to walk on a leash.

Milton is a soft grey tabby cat with big yellow green eyes. He came in as a stray with a large wound on his side that is now almost completely healed. Milton’s handsome looks and friendly disposition are sure to win you over.

A meet-and-greet with

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Dilworth City Council to discuss limiting pets, mandatory microchips

City Administrator Peyton Mastera said the council could adopt the new ordinance or make other changes to city pet laws at the meeting.

He said the microchipping issue is driving the proposal.

Currently, if a lost dog or cat is found and handled by the police department, the process gets quite involved, he said.

The pet is taken to the FM Animal Hospital, and owners then must collect the animal. There’s also time needed to check on licensing and vaccination records.

If a pet had a rather non-invasive chip put in, the police would have a chip reader, find the

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Giant Pet Tortoise on the Run After Escaping Kansas Home

We might think of tortoises as slow creatures, but one family found out the hard way that they can still manage to run away.

One Kansas family is asking their neighbors to keep an eye out for a “giant tan, brown hump” after their 10-year-old pet tortoise, Madmartigan, escaped their Wichita backyard sometime between Monday morning and Monday afternoon.

While they believe that Madmartigan is still in the area, they are worried about her safety, particularly because temperatures have fallen in recent days, Harun Bahri told KSN News.

“We are originally from Phoenix, Arizona, and in the winter times,

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National Pet Day: How to prepare your pets for your return to work

They got used to people being at home most of the time, just as people learned how to juggle caring for their pets while also doing their jobs remotely.

But now, with Covid-19 vaccinations picking up, if you have a pet, it’s time to prepare them for your return to normal — whatever that may look like post-pandemic.

And, according to some animal experts, it’s going to take time for them to adjust.

Remember, they had to make adjustments too: Some pets had to make a real adjustment to the sudden 24/7 intimacy of people being home all day, especially
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18 best gifts for dogs, cats and other pets 2021

While you may celebrate your pet every day, you can still take advantage of a special occasion like National Pet Day to pamper them a little more. The holiday started in 2006 when animal welfare advocate Colleen Paige wanted to bring attention to the millions of pets in animal shelters. Since then, National Pet Day has become a way for people to celebrate the joy their pets bring them. And more pet parents than ever are going to be able to celebrate this year: In a January 2021 survey conducted by online pet network and marketplace Rover, 49 percent

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