GREAT FALLS — Pamela Jo Polejewski has been charged with several counts of animal cruelty. Charges were filed last week after investigators discovered dozens of dogs, cats, goats, ducks, horses, birds, and other animals on the property that appeared to be living in various stages of neglect or abuse on her property west of Great Falls and just south of Sun Prairie.
Just days after the release of our annual Horrible Hundred report, Missouri’s attorney general has…
It’s very tempting, especially to small children, to snatch up small animal offspring believing they have been abandoned. Birds especially are often “rescued” by well meaning humans who find young chicks on the ground, fearing that they may have fallen or been blown from the nest.
This tiny songbird prefers to live in hardwood areas and makes its home in the natural holes of rocks, logs, and trees. A group of titmice are collectively known as a “banditry” and a “dissimulation” of titmice.
During the investigation in rising occurrences of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs, the FDA has concluded with a list of pet food brand they believe are contributing to the disease. Some of the top market brands can be found on this list.
The Eastern Phoebe typically doesn’t live in Missouri year-round but rather migrates into the state around early March. They hang out here until early October when they begin their migration south. While here, they typically have at least two clutches of eggs with 2-6 eggs per clutch.