Pet News Roundup: February 7, 2019

Pet News Roundup: February 7, 2019

by Scritch

Take a look at the latest dog and cat news for this week, including hot topics, pet food recalls, and fun reads.

Pet food recalls:

Marathon Runner Rescues Puppy, Carries Him 19-Miles to Finish Line - When a kind-hearted marathon runner spotted a lost puppy just 7-miles into a race, she picked up the tiny pup and carried him 19 more miles to the finish line.

A cat crashed a soccer game and refused to leave - During a Premier League game between Everton and Wolves on Saturday, a feline player wandered onto the pitch and started sprinting.

Minnesota Woman, 87, Saved by Neighbor's Dog After She Got Stuck in the Snow During Polar Vortex - While they were taking out the trash, Midnight the black lab alerted her owner that something wasn’t right.

Dogs Heroically Rescue Owner After She Has a Stroke - After collapsing in her home, Maureen Hatcher’s two dogs, Bella and Sadie, heroically ran across the street and grabbed the attention of her neighbor, who called 911.

Cat Rescued After Being Stuck in Palm Tree for 6 Days During Bay Area Storm - A stray cat that got stuck up in a palm tree and weathered six straight days of sun, rain and wind was rescued Tuesday.

USPS Honors Military Working Dogs in New Set of Postage Stamps - The U.S. Postal Service announced a new series of postage stamps that honor the most adorable, loyal members of our armed forces – military working dogs.

In case you missed last week's news, check it out here.