Rescued animals: Boots, Feisty, Piper and more
Behind each abandoned -- and rescued -- animal, there's a story.
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Glen Bearian captured ... again
A 400-pound black bear known as Glen Bearian, or Meatball, visited the Glendale area three times in 2012 to plunder trash cans and play cat-and-mouse with the authorities, who twice returned him to his home in the Angeles National Forest. The next stop? It was to be a wildlife sanctuary in Colorado, but now his current caretakers at a San Diego County sanctuary are making plans to build him a permanent home.
More: "I looked out the window, and he was standing there, 5 feet away"