The Water Bowl: Dogs Help with Jaycee Dugard Kidnapping Case; Plus, Who Ran Over Tony Hicks's Cat?
09/01/2009 AT 10:51 AM EDT
On Sunday police used cadaver dogs to search the property of Phillip Garrido, the California man accused of kidnapping 11-year-old Jaycee Dugard 18 years ago and holding her captive.–UPI
Tony Hicks, a writer for the Contra Costa Times, wants to know who ran over his 10-year-old cat this past weekend. "Someone out there owes us an explanation. Someone not human enough to stop Sunday evening after they ran over my cat not three yards from my driveway," he writes.–Contracostatimes.com
Firefighters in Hillsboro, Ore., used thermal-imaging cameras to detect the presence of a frightened cat as a fire swept through a home on Saturday. The feline was treated with oxygen and is recovering well.–KGW.com
A 120-lb. pooch named Kujo is safe and sound after being rescued from a 30-ft.-deep well under the porch of his owner's Suitland, Md., home. It took firefighters more than two hours to rescue the Presa Canario from the hole that was quickly filling with water.–MSNBC.com
Residents in the Los Angeles area are being urged to evacuate from wildfires with their pets.–USA Today