Rescued owl returned to its home on Barra Row

The baby owl is back safely in its nest of Beaty Street in Davidson. (Michele Houck/Carolina Raptor Center)

The baby owl is back safely in its nest of Beaty Street in Davidson. (Michele Houck/Carolina Raptor Center)

That baby Barred owl that was rescued after falling out of its nest off Beaty Street last week has been re-nested safely by staff from the Carolina Raptor Center.  The young bird was returned Monday at 11:45 am to its home in a tree in the Barra Row Office Park. Continue Reading

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Cornelius Animal Shelter pets of the week

Jingles and Ol' Man Sherman

Jingles and Ol’ Man Sherman

The Cornelius Animal Shelter has pets available for adoption. For more information about these or other adoptable pets, please contact the Cornelius Police Department. The shelter is open Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. It is also open on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon. Read on for more about this week’s pets. Continue Reading

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Officers rescue an injured baby owl

An officer approaches the baby Barred owl off Beaty Street. (Davidson Police Department photo)

An officer approaches the baby Barred owl off Beaty Street. (Davidson Police Department photo)

Davidson police officers pulled off an unusual rescue Thursday night – an injured baby Barred owl that had fallen from its nest off Beaty Street.

A concerned citizen called police around 8pm to report that a baby owl had apparently fallen out of its nest. Officer Hullett and Sgt. Ingram responded and found an injured baby owl sitting by the base of the tree. Continue Reading

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Cat missing on School Street – seen her?

Lost for the past few weeks in Cornelius.

Lost for the past few weeks in Cornelius.

This super friendly indoor cat has been lost on School Street in Cornelius since April 23. Have you seen her? She has a black face, white chest and four white feet.

She’s a 9-year-old female, declawed up front.

Call Danielle – 727-742-1953.

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Cornelius Animal Shelter pets of the week

Russell, Daisy and Joey

Russell, Daisy and Joey

The Cornelius Animal Shelter has pets available for adoption. For more information about these or other adoptable pets, please contact the Cornelius Police Department. The shelter is open Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. It is also open on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-noon. Read on for more about this week’s pets. Continue Reading

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Dog found near Food Lion in Cornelius – yours?

Found near the downtown Cornelius Food Lion. Recognize this dog?

Found near the downtown Cornelius Food Lion. Recognize this dog?

This pup was found Monday morning near the Food Lion parking lot Catawba Avenue and NC 115 in downtown Conrnelius. He has a tag that says “bobby” and has a 719 area code number that does not appear to work. Recognize him? Contact Case Warnemunde at 513-293-0569 or email cwarnemunde043@gmail.com

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Welcome to our Pets page, with news of interest to animal lovers, events listings, adoptable pets of the week, and our lost and found pets listings. We're also looking for your favorite photos of your pets (and you, too).

Send lost pet notices, news tips, information about upcoming events and links to your favorite animal articles elsewhere on the web to Michelle Marckwardt or the editor, editor@davidsonnews.net

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