Category Archives: Animals

Ghosting in Wellesley goes to the dogs

Not only are adults enjoying the fun of pre-Halloween ghosting in Wellesley now, as we reported earlier this week, but dogs are getting in on the action, too. Swellesley reader MaryM tells us that on Tuesday night Sophie (shown here) needed a little help ringing doorbells as she ghosted her Yarmouth Road neighbors Molly, Boogie, […]

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Anyone in Wellesley/Natick missing a Black Cat?

This friendly black kitty was found in the Morses Pond area this week suffering from an injured leg that’s now going to be operated on. We hear that following surgery, Wellesley Animal Control Officer Sue Webb will be bringing the cat to Stray Pets in Need (SPIN) in hopes that someone will claim him. 2015 Wellesley Halloween Happenings

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Hawk dines on Wellesley front lawn

Wellesley’s Steve Schwartz was kind enough to share this fantastic photo he took of a hawk munching down on a bunny on his family’s front lawn on Haven Road. Steve wrote: “This is not Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” He added that the hawk stayed all day.

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Chill out in Wellesley with presentation on Shorebirds in Alaska

Wellesley Conservation Council 2015 Annual Meeting and Fall Presentation: “Photographs & Stories of the Shorebird Research Expedition in the Yukon River Delta, Alaska” Led by Brad Winn, Director of Shorebird Habitat Management, Wednesday, October 14th, 2015  –  7:00 PM Wellesley Free Library Wakelin Room Program to Include: * Overview of the Manomet Shorebird Recovery […]

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Pretty Wellesley kitties need a home

A heartbroken family that has tried everything to keep their beloved cats has recently had to face facts and move toward re-homing these two beauties. A serious allergic/asthmatic reaction in a family member, despite years of comprehensive treatment, makes it necessary to find a loving home for these cherished companions. Unfortunately, Wellesley’s Stray Pets in […]

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Siamese cat on the loose in Wellesley

                            Swellesley reader CharlotteS writes that her Sterling Road household’s 2-year-old Siamese cat slipped out the back door on Saturday night and hasn’t been seen since. The indoor cat is brown-and-white cat with blue eyes. If you have info on the kitty’s […]

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The return of Bob’s Bugs

It’s been a rather pathetic summer on the cool insects front in Wellesley for me, but here are a couple of unassuming moths that showed up recently on our front door and that I’ve identified with the help of the What’s This Bug section of Reddit, a hangout for entomologists. More in Bob’s Bugs. First up […]

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Deer gets hit by car in Wellesley on Rt. 16, is euthanized

The stretch of Route 16 that runs from Wellesley Square, past Blue Ginger, Saint Andrew’s Church, the Wellesley College Club and on into Natick, isn’t safe to cross even if you are a human experienced in such matters. Westbound commuters trying to get home to Dover and Sherborn aren’t keen on slowing down for pesky […]

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