Animals Section

PHOTOS: Possible ‘Ocean Sunfish’ seen swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point

PHOTOS: Possible ‘Ocean Sunfish’ seen swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point

Resident Kathy Anderson recently shared these photos, of what is believed to be a non-native – and possibly tropical – ‘Ocean Sunfish’ swimming off Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood... [Read more]

FOUND: Sweet old dog found wandering around car repair shops on Ambaum

FOUND: Sweet old dog found wandering around car repair shops on Ambaum

BTB Reader Felicia Crawford found this friendly, sweet old fellow wandering around the car repair shops on Ambaum and SW 155th: Felicia says he’s an “incredibly sweet, playful, and friendly... [Read more]

UPDATE: Small Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix has been FOUND

UPDATE: Small Pomeranian/Chihuahua mix has been FOUND

UPDATE 8/10/4 Noon: “Foxy was just found!” said Kristine Ashcraft Sunday morning, Aug. 10 “Thank you!” PREVIOUSLY: BTB Reader Kristine Ashcraft is reporting that her dog is missing... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing black cat has been found!

UPDATE: Missing black cat has been found!

UPDATE: The missing black male cat has been FOUND! “Thank you all for your prayers and well wishes,” Elaine Spencer said. “I went on my final walk for tonight (after 8 walks for the day)... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Moka’ the missing black cat has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Moka’ the missing black cat has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Moka,’ the sweet black female cat that went missing in the 17000 block of Maplewild Ave SW in Burien’s Three Tree Point neighborhood on Tuesday, July 22, was FOUND alive on Saturday,... [Read more]

UPDATE: Missing black female cat ‘Moka’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Missing black female cat ‘Moka’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: ‘Moka’ the sweet black female cat, has been FOUND safe and sound! PREVIOUSLY: ‘Moka,’ a sweet black female cat, has been missing from the 17000 block of Maplewild Ave SW... [Read more]

LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES

LETTER: Concerns that Burien had Pierce County Humane Society evaluate CARES

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] It’s concerning that Burien asked the Pierce... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome new Advertiser Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique!

Welcome new Advertiser Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique!

We’d like to welcome our newest advertiser Posh Puppy Spa & Boutique! They may be new to The B-Town Blog, but Posh Puppy has been a popular Burien standard for a long, long time, building up a... [Read more]

Improvements to Burien CARES Animal Control ‘apparent’ to reviewer

Improvements to Burien CARES Animal Control ‘apparent’ to reviewer

by Jack Mayne The woman who reviewed Burien CARES last year told the City Council on Monday (July 7) that there have been many improvements during the past year. Denise McVicker, the deputy director of... [Read more]

PETS: Several lost Dogs found during 4th of July weekend

PETS: Several lost Dogs found during 4th of July weekend

The folks at Burien CARES want our Readers to know that they have several dogs that were found over the 4th of July weekend: Our current count of dogs found during the forth of july weekend are: * Female,... [Read more]

UPDATE: ‘Balu’ the missing cat has returned home!

UPDATE: ‘Balu’ the missing cat has returned home!

UPDATE: ‘Balu,’ an 11-year old grey male house cat who went missing for the second time from its Three Tree Point area home on June 22 – has returned home safely! Here are the details courtesy... [Read more]

MISSING: Grey male house cat ‘Balu,’ missing in Three Tree Point area

MISSING: Grey male house cat ‘Balu,’ missing in Three Tree Point area

Last November, we first reported that ‘Balu,’ an 11-year old grey male house cat, accidentally escaped and went missing, only to be found days later in a pit underneath a crawlspace of... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Grand Opening for ‘The Soggy Doggy’ is this weekend in Normandy Park

Grand Opening for ‘The Soggy Doggy’ is this weekend in Normandy Park

A Grand Opening for ‘The Soggy Doggy’ will be held this weekend – Saturday and Sunday, June 28–29 – at their brand new location at 19893 First Ave South in the Normandy Park Towne Center. Here’s... [Read more]

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for Animal Aid & Rescue Foundation is June 27

‘Whine and Cheese’ fundraiser for Animal Aid & Rescue Foundation is June 27

The 6th Annual Whine and Cheese Live Auction fundraiser for Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation will be held at Black Zia Cantina on Friday, June 27 from 7-10 p.m. “This is a fun and fabulous event... [Read more]

REWARD: Lost black male cat near 146th and 24th Ave SW in Burien

REWARD: Lost black male cat near 146th and 24th Ave SW in Burien

A reward is being offered for the safe return of ‘Smoky,’ a male black cat that went missing on Friday, June 20 (click image to see larger version): He has a black spot on his nose and chin. He... [Read more]

City’s Pet License renewal deadline is June 30

City’s Pet License renewal deadline is June 30

The City of Burien is reminding pet owners that the deadline for license renewals is Monday, June 30. “The City requires pet owners to purchase/renew a license annually for all dogs and cats 6 months... [Read more]

MISSING: That unusual-looking Bengal Cat we previously posted about

MISSING: That unusual-looking Bengal Cat we previously posted about

We first posted a story about an unusual “Found Cat” on May 22, and on Monday (June 2) received a request from that cat’s owners telling us that it may now be missing. “We are possibly... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Nola,’ a rare 5-toed cat, last seen near Chelsea Park

MISSING: ‘Nola,’ a rare 5-toed cat, last seen near Chelsea Park

BTB Reader Tammie Elliott wants everyone to be on the lookout for ‘Nola,’ a rare Polydactyl cat with 5 toes on all 4 feet with unique tiger striped fur, who escaped out a door Friday (May 30)... [Read more]

FOUND: Black dog, found wandering at 4th Ave SW and SW 136th Monday

FOUND: Black dog, found wandering at 4th Ave SW and SW 136th Monday

This dog was found on Monday (May 26) around Noon, wandering on the corner of 4th Ave SW & SW 136th Street in Burien (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): Collar but no tags. We left... [Read more]

FOUND: Unusual looking cat near SW 164th and 11th SW in Gregory Heights

FOUND: Unusual looking cat near SW 164th and 11th SW in Gregory Heights

BTB Reader Ross Houghton found this unusual looking cat near his house around SW 164th and 11th SW in Gregory Heights: “This amazing beast has been seen the last few weeks around our house,”... [Read more]

MISSING: Female Yorkie dog, last seen April 20 near Seahurst/Shorewood

MISSING: Female Yorkie dog, last seen April 20 near Seahurst/Shorewood

BTB Reader Tanya Hoang wants everyone to be on the lookout for her missing Yorkie, which she says was stolen from her fenced yard in the Seahurst/Shorewood area on Easter (April 20): She is a short haired... [Read more]

‘Bark & Bowl’ for AARF at HiLine Lanes on Saturday, May 10

‘Bark & Bowl’ for AARF at HiLine Lanes on Saturday, May 10

The Animal Aid and Rescue Foundation (AARF) is holding a ‘Bark & Bowl’ fundraiser at HiLine Lanes in Burien on Saturday, May 10 from 3 – 6 p.m. Cost is $20 per person and includes three... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic wants to remind you about fleas and pets

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic wants to remind you about fleas and pets

Advertiser Priceless Pet Clinic wants to remind our Readers about fleas and pets: Based on data from The Texas A&M University System, people spend approximately $9 billion dollars a year controlling... [Read more]

LOST: Female Yorkie, last seen Sunday, April 20 near the Burien Goodwill

LOST: Female Yorkie, last seen Sunday, April 20 near the Burien Goodwill

BTB Reader Kim Sturts wants everyone to be on the lookout for her lost female Yorkie, last seen on Sunday, April 20: “We lost our dog out of our yard on the edge of Burien and Seatac on 128th,”... [Read more]

MISSING: ‘Blacktop’ the cat is missing

MISSING: ‘Blacktop’ the cat is missing

Blacktop the cat is missing from his new foster home on S. 150th and 8th Ave S.: He is a 9lb male, just neutered, from the streets of Tukwila. “Blacktop is friendly but very shy,” said Marianne.... [Read more]

UPDATE: Black Female Miniature Dachsund reunited with Owners

UPDATE: Black Female Miniature Dachsund reunited with Owners

UPDATE: This dog has been successfully reunited with her owners. “Anxious owners came and picked her up just now! Thanks for your help!” said Joan Tritchler PREVIOUSLY: BTB Reader Joan Tritchler... [Read more]