Tag: Animals

“Pure Bread Cat” Wins Halloween Contest

“Pure Bread Cat” Wins Halloween Contest

The winner of this year’s Annual Spookie Ookie Pet Halloween Costume contest hosted by Fetchfido is Sheldon the “Pure Bread Cat”, who is 1 year old and lives in Smiths with Jennifer Chisnall.A spokesperson said, “We had started the contest two weeks ago but voting didn’t start until this past Sunday, lasting for 3 1/2... Read more of this article

BAMZ Opens Following Hurricane Gonzalo

BAMZ Opens Following Hurricane Gonzalo

The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] remains open following Hurricane Gonzalo’s visit to Bermuda over the weekend, following its midday opening yesterday [Oct 19] as the island worked to repair the damage caused by the storm. A spokesperson said, “The North Rock Tank, Seal Walkway, Local Tails, the Zoo Courtyard, the Natural History... Read more of this article

Photos: SPCA Fun Fair & Animal Expo

Photos: SPCA Fun Fair & Animal Expo

The Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA] hosted the SPCA Fun Fair & Expo at the Botanical Gardens today [Oct 11]. Despite the impending arrival of Tropical Storm Fay, the weather held up for the event, which was well attended by both humans and animals.The Expo offered a variety of family and pet focused activities ranging... Read more of this article

“Unidentified” Spider Found In Sinky Bay Area

“Unidentified” Spider Found In Sinky Bay Area

[Updated] Yesterday [Oct 7] a Bernews reader emailed in a photo of a spider they found in the Sinky Bay area, questioning whether it could possibly be a black or brown widow spider. The Department of Environmental Protection were not able to confirm exactly what the spider was, as they need to be able to physically assess the spider to do so, and this... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: ‘Blessing of Animals’ Ceremony

Photos & Video: ‘Blessing of Animals’ Ceremony

The Anglican Parish of St George hosted its first Blessing of Animals at the Unfinished Church in St. George’s today [Oct 5], with pet owners making their way to the afternoon ceremony, which saw people, dogs, horses and at least one cat in attendance.The service was officiated by the Rev’d W David Raths and the Rev’d John Stow and included... Read more of this article

SPCA Fun Fair & Animal Expo On Oct 11th

SPCA Fun Fair & Animal Expo On Oct 11th

On Saturday, October 11, 2014, The Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals [SPCA] will host the SPCA Fun Fair & Expo. This family and pet friendly expo is action-packed and full of activities for you and your pet, and is held at the Botanical Gardens in Paget from 10am – 4pm. Entry into the festival is free, but donations of... Read more of this article

Anglican Parish To Host Blessing Of Animals

Anglican Parish To Host Blessing Of Animals

The Anglican Parish of St George will be hostug its first Blessing of Animals at the Unfinished Church at 3.00pm on Sunday, October 5th. A spokesperson said, “The Anglican Parish of St George invites you and your animal companions to a ‘Blessing of Animals’, which will be officiated by the Rev’d W David Raths and the Rev’d John... Read more of this article

Osprey Dies After Being Found In St George’s

Osprey Dies After Being Found In St George’s

Despite efforts to save an Osprey that was found in distress in the east end, the bird has died while being assessed by professionals at the Bermuda Aquarium and Zoo. The Osprey was found in the middle of Stokes Point Road in St. George’s after a member of the public alerted Police Sergeant Paul Watson of the Marine Police Unit, who collected the... Read more of this article

Global Indemnity Re Supports Turtle Project

Global Indemnity Re Supports Turtle Project

Global Indemnity Re has donated to the Bermuda Zoological Society’s [BZS] ongoing effort to conserve and protect Bermuda’s marine environment, with a one-time donation to go towards the society’s Bermuda Turtle Project, BZS’ signature conservation program. Global Indemnity’s chief operating officer, MJ Chapleau, said, “Global... Read more of this article

Rider Holding Cat Crashes On Swing Bridge

Rider Holding Cat Crashes On Swing Bridge

[Updated: Police said the rider was holding a cat, and it is unclear what happened to the cat, if anything.] At approximately 5.30pm this afternoon [Sept 6], emergency services responded to a single vehicle accident on Swing Bridge in St. George’s.The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene where EMTs cared for the injured male rider... Read more of this article


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