Animals Section

UPDATE: ‘Sullivan’ the 10-year old male Cat has been FOUND in a sweater drawer!

UPDATE: ‘Sullivan’ the 10-year old male Cat has been FOUND in a sweater drawer!

UPDATE March 31, 2016: Great news – ‘Sullivan’ the 10-year old male Cat has been FOUND! “Thank God we found that our Sullivan had managed to somehow get himself trapped in a sweater... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Stella’ the dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Stella’ the dog has been FOUND!

UPDATE Mar. 19, 2016: ‘Stella’ the dog has been FOUND! “Our baby is home!!!! Thank you all for your help and prayers l. We love you all!!!💜💜💜” said Debbie... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Cascade Heights Veterinary Clinic’s Grand Opening will be Saturday, March 19

Cascade Heights Veterinary Clinic’s Grand Opening will be Saturday, March 19

What do you do when you want to meet your neighbors? THROW A PARTY, of course! That’s just what’s on the calendar for this coming Saturday, March 19, from 2-5 p.m. at new Advertiser Cascade... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Toby,’ the male Australian Shepherd dog has been FOUND

UPDATE: ‘Toby,’ the male Australian Shepherd dog has been FOUND

UPDATE 2 p.m. Mar. 9, 2016: ‘Toby,’ the lost Australian Shepherd dog has been FOUND and is now safe at home! “A woman reported to the humane society that she spotted the dog on 139th... [Read more]

FOUND: Unneutered male Himalayan cat found near upper Maplewild

FOUND: Unneutered male Himalayan cat found near upper Maplewild

Maureen Hoffmann wants everyone to know that this FOUND KITTY needs a home! “This unneutered male Himalayan cat, VERY FRIENDLY & LOVING, has been hanging around upper Maplewild for about... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Bowie,’ the female Black & White ‘Tuxedo’ cat, has been FOUND

UPDATE: ‘Bowie,’ the female Black & White ‘Tuxedo’ cat, has been FOUND

UPDATE Mar. 8, 2016: This cat has been FOUND! PREVIOUSLY: LOST: This 4-year old female cat, Black and White with ‘Tuxedo’ markings, purple collar with black tag, named ‘Bowie’: Last... [Read more]

Community Salmon Investigation’s 2015 findings will be presented Mar. 7 & 10

Community Salmon Investigation’s 2015 findings will be presented Mar. 7 & 10

Community Salmon Investigation – CSI’s 2015 Findings will be presented on Monday, March 7, as well as on Thursday, March 10. Investigations for the fall 2015 salmon runs in Miller and Walker... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate ‘Birdfest’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 13

Celebrate ‘Birdfest’ at Advertiser Page 2 Books this Saturday, Feb. 13

Advertiser Page 2 Books’ Birdfest event – to be held this Saturday, Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – will feature a great lineup of experts and writers on birds: Gordon Orians, professor... [Read more]

Sponsored Post REMINDER: VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital’s Open House is this Sunday

REMINDER: VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital’s Open House is this Sunday

REMINDER: Advertiser VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital will be holding an Open House this Sunday, Jan. 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a free event open to the public. Get a “behind-the-scenes”... [Read more]

‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for CARES Animal Control will be Saturday night

‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for CARES Animal Control will be Saturday night

The annual ‘Open Bite Nite’ fundraiser for Burien CARES Animal Control will be this Saturday night, Jan. 30 at the Burien Elks Lodge, starting at 7:30 p.m. There will be appetizers, n0-host... [Read more]

Great International Backyard Bird Count & Burien Birdfest coming Feb. 12-15

Great International Backyard Bird Count & Burien Birdfest coming Feb. 12-15

The Great International Backyard Bird Count for 2016 and the Burien Birdfest will be Feb. 12-15, and Burien-area volunteers are needed! What began in 1998 with just 500 participants has grown into an... [Read more]

Burien CARES offering low-cost spay and neuter services to local pet owners

Burien CARES offering low-cost spay and neuter services to local pet owners

Need to get your pet fixed? Burien CARES Animal Control is is teaming up with Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project and D Northwest Spay & Neuter Center to offer low-cost spay and neuter surgeries to the... [Read more]

Oh, the stories the sea could tell (especially about antlers at Three Tree Point)

Oh, the stories the sea could tell (especially about antlers at Three Tree Point)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story is by Pieter Booth, who scuba dives at Burien’s Three Tree Point. Pieter wrote this story as a response to one we posted in Dec. 2014 showing antlers that... [Read more]

Sponsored Post VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital holding Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31

Advertiser VCA Five Corners Animal Hospital will be holding an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a free event open to the public. Get a “behind-the-scenes” tour of our... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help finish up new Dog Park on Saturday, Jan. 16

Volunteers needed to help finish up new Dog Park on Saturday, Jan. 16

Volunteers are needed to help put finishing touches on the new Burien Toyota and Chevrolet Dog Park on Saturday, Jan. 16, starting at 10 a.m. The park is scheduled for a “soft opening” soon,... [Read more]

B-Town Dog’s Doggy Bingo fundraiser will be Friday, Jan. 8 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

B-Town Dog’s Doggy Bingo fundraiser will be Friday, Jan. 8 at Pit Stop Bottle Shop

A fun evening of Bingo benefitting B-Town Dog Owners’ Group and the new Burien Toyota – Burien Chevrolet Dog Park will be held at Pit Stop Bottle Shop on Friday, Jan. 8, starting at 7 p.m. Guests will... [Read more]

Final recovered birds released after White Center retention pond cooking oil spill

Final recovered birds released after White Center retention pond cooking oil spill

From our sister site The White Center Blog: The Washington State Department of Ecology says that it has “closed the books” on wildlife recovery for birds affected by an Oct. 30 cooking oil... [Read more]

UPDATE: Community Salmon Investigation for Highline releases data

UPDATE: Community Salmon Investigation for Highline releases data

Miller-Walker Basin Steward Elissa Ostergaard recently released an update on the Community Salmon Investigation for Highline (aka CSI: Highline): It is just past the half-way mark into the fall spawning... [Read more]

VIDEO: Three large pods of Orca Whales swim past Burien’s Three Tree Point

VIDEO: Three large pods of Orca Whales swim past Burien’s Three Tree Point

Another great video has surfaced, this one by Alisa Lemire Brooks of the Orca Network, shot on the morning of Nov. 3, showing members of J & K pods, along with L87 in resting mode traveling in three... [Read more]

VIDEO: Resident captures pod of Orcas’ ‘fireworks’ with HD security camera

VIDEO: Resident captures pod of Orcas’ ‘fireworks’ with HD security camera

Courtesy resident Ethan Janson comes this amazing video shot on Friday, Nov. 6 of a pod of Orcas frolicking off Maury Island, as shot from his HD security camera(!) from Three Tree Point. “Here’s... [Read more]

Dozens of Volunteers help prepare Burien’s new Off Leash Dog Park

Dozens of Volunteers help prepare Burien’s new Off Leash Dog Park

Dozens of Volunteers worked at Lakeview Park (on SW 160th) to help prepare a space for Burien’s new Off-Leash Dog Park on Thursday morning, Nov. 5. “While I was there working we were removing... [Read more]

CSI: Highline says ‘Road Runoff a No-No for Coho’

CSI: Highline says ‘Road Runoff a No-No for Coho’

The 2015 Community Salmon Investigation (CSI) season started as scheduled on Oct. 8. “It has been pretty slow so far – volunteer surveyors have only seen about 20 live coho so far this season,... [Read more]

Burien couple’s cat no longer ‘Smells Like Curry’

Burien couple’s cat no longer ‘Smells Like Curry’

You may have seen posters around Burien or Seattle last June that asked “Why Does My Cat Smell Like Curry?” This poster was found on a telephone pole on 10th Ave SW near Olde Burien on June... [Read more]