make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Animals

Ocean Isle Beach Goats 1, State 0

READ MORE:
video Gordon Myers at NC Wildlife says the plan to get rid of the goats has been put on hold indefinitely to gather additional information and seek public input. Full story...
»

Sister, father of Wolfpack mascot poisoned

READ MORE:
Four Tamaskan dogs with ties to North Carolina State Wolfpack mascot Tuffy have become seriously ill after eating fish laced with antifreeze that their owner says was placed on his property intentionally. Full story...
»

Storm kills 12 animals at Lee County horse farm

READ MORE:
Officials say 12 horses died and several others were injured when a weekend twister touched down on a Lee County ranch. Full story...
»

Burke County community on lookout for animal

READ MORE:
Children are being kept off the playground at a school west of Morganton after police and neighbors spotted signs of a large animal prowling in a wooded area nearby. Full story...
»

Pantano claims family being harassed by "liberal activists" over puppy adoption; Rescue president talks only to WWAY

READ MORE:
video Ilario Pantano claims the president of a puppy rescue group is harassing him and his family and has thrust his Labradoodle puppies into a political battle. Full story...
»

Rabies case confirmed in New Hanover County

READ MORE:
The first rabies case of the year has been confirmed in a stray cat in New Hanover County. NHC Animal Control officers were called to the Bryan Road area of Wilmington on March 19. The cat was taken to an area veterinarian and treated for what appeared to be injuries from a dog fight. Full story...
»

Jane Goodall research center coming to Duke

READ MORE:
The Jane Goodall Institute Research Center is coming to Duke University. Full story...
»

NC Zoo loses chimp during routine dental treatment

READ MORE:
The mother of the first chimpanzee born at the North Carolina Zoo in 12 years has died after anesthesia for a routine medical problem. Full story...
»

New Hanover Animal Control hosts second Love a Pet Fair

READ MORE:
The New Hanover County Government Center went to the dogs today. New Hanover County Animal Control hosted its second annual Love a Pet Fair today. Full story...
»

NC bird watchers gear up for annual bird count

READ MORE:
North Carolina residents can make sure the state develops a reputation as being for the birds. Full story...
»

8 cats found shot to death in NC

READ MORE:
Rowan County authorities are trying to determine who shot and killed eight cats and an opossum and dumped the bodies beside a road near Salisbury. Full story...
»

Bat-killing fungus discovered in NC

READ MORE:
State wildlife officials say a deadly fungus that has killed countless bats across the eastern United States has reached North Carolina. Full story...
»

TROUBLESHOOTERS: Brunswick Co. man upset pit bull roams neighborhood

READ MORE:
video Held hostage in his own neighborhood. A Brunswick County man says he can't walk down his street because of a neighbor's pit bull. Joe Trull says he's called Brunswick County Animal Control and the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office, but they haven't helped. Full story...
»

Hit-and-run kills horse, injures riders

READ MORE:
A hit-and-run driver has killed a horse and injured its riders in a collision near Cherryville. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Woman faces fine for posting pictures of mutilated cat on Facebook; Updated with info from Sheriff's Dept.

READ MORE:
A New Hanover County woman posted pictures of herself with a mutilated animal on her Facebook page, and it's causing quite the stir on the Internet. Full story...
»