Animals Section

Community Salmon Investigation results are in! Come learn March 7 or 14

Community Salmon Investigation results are in! Come learn March 7 or 14

Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) for Highline results are in, and they’ll be presented at two community meetings – on Wednesday, March 7 and Wednesday, March 14. All are invited to come to... [Read more]

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: <i>Puppy Love</i>

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: Puppy Love

By Marley A. Mutt I remember it like it was yesterday. When our eyes first met from across the kennel at the animal shelter. The world got suddenly very small and focused, my stomach dropped, my ears... [Read more]

Help make birds count at Burien’s annual Bird Fest on Saturday, Feb. 17

Help make birds count at Burien’s annual Bird Fest on Saturday, Feb. 17

Help make birds count at Bird Fest! Do you want to learn what birds are in your backyard? Do you want to help scientists take a snapshot of their populations? You can do both on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Bird... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Bubbles’ the cat has been FOUND

UPDATE: ‘Bubbles’ the cat has been FOUND

UPDATE JAN. 8, 2018: ‘Bubbles’ the cat has been FOUND! ‘Bubbles’ the cat went missing around 5 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 6) from near 14th Ave SW and SW 151st Street – right by Lake... [Read more]

CARES PET PROFILES: Bailey and Oscar are looking for forever homes

CARES PET PROFILES: Bailey and Oscar are looking for forever homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of an ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes. This edition is sponsored by Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting: By Cydney Moore Bailey Meet... [Read more]

Burien CARES ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser will be Saturday, Feb. 17

Burien CARES ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser will be Saturday, Feb. 17

‘Open Bite Nite’ benefiting Burien CARES animal shelter will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17, starting at 7:30 p.m. This event will be held at the Burien Elks Lodge, located at 14006 1st Ave... [Read more]

There will be a FREE Cat Show at St. Francis of Assisi this <i>Cat</i>urday, Jan. 20!

There will be a FREE Cat Show at St. Francis of Assisi this Caturday, Jan. 20!

The Cedar River Rascals 4-H Club will be hosting a Cat Show this Caturday – er, we mean Saturday – Jan. 20 at St. Francis of Assisi School. “Come Have Some Fun!” Fitting & Showing,... [Read more]

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: ‘Ruff Start to the New Year’

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt: ‘Ruff Start to the New Year’

By Marley A. Mutt Ok, I get it. You humans like to make loud noises when you celebrate. You scream and cheer at football games, you whistle and clap your hands at concerts. But, for the love of Pete,... [Read more]

VIDEO: Amazing footage of Bald Eagle hunting Duck on Lake Burien

VIDEO: Amazing footage of Bald Eagle hunting Duck on Lake Burien

Courtesy Anna Neubauer comes this amazing footage showing a bald eagle hunting a duck on Lake Burien last Thursday afternoon, Jan. 4. Watch how this awesome bird of prey repeatedly dive bombs what is most... [Read more]

CARES PET PROFILES: Marcell and Spirit are looking for forever homes

CARES PET PROFILES: Marcell and Spirit are looking for forever homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of an ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes. This edition is sponsored by Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting: By Cydney Moore Marcell This... [Read more]

Tukwila Police pursue an elusive pig named ‘Monty’

Tukwila Police pursue an elusive pig named ‘Monty’

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: On Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, Tukwila Police officers performed a chase, only this pursuit was of the porcine variety, involving an elusive pig named ‘Morty.’ Unfortunately... [Read more]

C.A.R.E.S. Bowling Fundraiser & Silent Auction will be at HiLine Lanes Jan. 13

C.A.R.E.S. Bowling Fundraiser & Silent Auction will be at HiLine Lanes Jan. 13

Burien C.A.R.E.S. Bowling Fundraiser and Silent Auction will be held at HiLine Lanes on Saturday  Jan. 13, 2018, from 2 – 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 for this fun event supporting our local animal shelter,... [Read more]

MISSING: Orange and white cat, last seen near Burien/White Center border

MISSING: Orange and white cat, last seen near Burien/White Center border

MISSING: This orange and white cat with a tag of a kitty devil on his collar is missing from near White Center: He’s almost 2 years old. “He went missing on Dec. 22 in the morning in Burien close... [Read more]

UPDATE: Young Chocolate Lab reunited with its owners

UPDATE: Young Chocolate Lab reunited with its owners

UPDATE: This lost pup has been reunited with her owners! She’s a young chocolate lab, no collar. She is safe in the yard of Nikki Lindenmuth, who would love to reunite her with her owners. If you recognize... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Home for the Holidays means it’s time to call Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting!

Designed by Freepik Traveling “over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house” probably doesn’t include the fur-kids, but don’t worry…Brittany Shelton from Sit ’N... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Simba’ the cat has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Simba’ the cat has been FOUND!

‘Simba’ the cat – who had been missing from the Gregory Heights neighborhood of Burien since Oct. 14 – has been found and returned home as of Sunday(Dec. 3) after nearly two months! “He... [Read more]

CARES PET PROFILES: Debo; Cleveland & Orville looking for loving homes

CARES PET PROFILES: Debo; Cleveland & Orville looking for loving homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of a new, ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes. This edition is sponsored by Sit ‘N Stay Pet Sitting: By Cydney... [Read more]

Sponsored Post FREE Santa Photos for pets, kids & family at Natural Pet Pantry this Saturday

FREE Santa Photos for pets, kids & family at Natural Pet Pantry this Saturday

From Advertiser Natural Pet Pantry: Join us for Santa Photos! Natural Pet Pantry in Olde Burien Saturday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Bring your pets, kids, and family! Call (206) 248-1079 to reserve... [Read more]

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt says ‘Barky Holidays!’

B-Town’s Dog Blogger Marley A. Mutt says ‘Barky Holidays!’

By Marley A. Mutt Some people might wonder what we dogs like to celebrate this time of year. Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Solstice? Do we prefer to hang stockings or light menorahs? Honestly, when it... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Rocco’ the dog is missing from around Glen Acres Golf Club

MISSING: ‘Rocco’ the dog is missing from around Glen Acres Golf Club

‘Rocco’ the dog went missing Tuesday night (Nov. 21) in Boulevard Park near 8th Ave S. & S. 112th Street, by Glen Acres Golf & Country Club (map below): Name: Rocco Color: Brown Breed:... [Read more]

B-Town DOG seeking Volunteer Photog, Elves for ‘Santa Paws’ pics Dec. 3

B-Town DOG seeking Volunteer Photog, Elves for ‘Santa Paws’ pics Dec. 3

The B-Town DOG is seeking a Volunteer Photographer and Elves to assist Santa and hand out dog treats to good dogs, and candy canes to good boys and girls at their annual Santa Paws dog photo fundraiser... [Read more]

PET PROFILES: CARES adoptees Rocko & Cowboy looking for loving homes

PET PROFILES: CARES adoptees Rocko & Cowboy looking for loving homes

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of a new, ongoing series that features Burien CARES animal adoptees looking for loving homes: By Cydney Moore Rocko This is Rocko – a pit/rottweiler mix who,... [Read more]

Council gives CARES 5-year contract over opposition of Krakowiak & Edgar

Council gives CARES 5-year contract over opposition of Krakowiak & Edgar

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council approved 5 to 2 a five-year contract with the city’s current animal control agency Community Resource Education Society (CARES), following a long discussion that... [Read more]

City of Burien suspends business license of Pretty Paws for animal cruelty

City of Burien suspends business license of Pretty Paws for animal cruelty

Burien City Attorney Lisa Marshall told the City Council Monday night (Nov. 6) that the business license of Pretty Paws has been suspended, and a full-scale major crimes investigation is underway…