The Water Bowl: Teen Arrested in Duct-Tape Cat Case; Plus: Animal Cop 'Ran Like Heck' from Skunk!
09/28/2009 AT 10:30 AM EDT
Police have arrested a 19-year-old for allegedly putting duct-tape around a female feline last week. Humane Law Enforcement Officers tell Fox-29 News that James Davis, who is in police custody, admitted to taping the cat because he was "annoyed."--MyFoxPhilly.com
When a skunk in Buffalo Grove, Ill., somehow got its head stuck in a mayonnaise jar, an animal control officer was able to free it without getting sprayed by the animal. The officer "ran like heck" before the skunk could react, police reports said.--Chicagotribune.com
The bad economy has affected pet cemeteries in South Florida, as more pet owners are less likely to shell out money on memorials for their beloved animals.--Miamiherald.com
Residents in Old Hickory, Tenn., are upset over the abduction of a neighborhood cat, who lived by a local drug store. Surveillance video captured a woman putting the feline into her car. Police in the area are not investigating because an owner for the cat could not be established.--Tennessean.com