PURR-FECT POTTY : Litter box tricks for your cat or kitten | Lifestyles

Did the new year bring a cat or kitten into your life for the first time? You probably know that cats are good at using a litter box—which may be what drew you to one as a companion—but did you know that you can take steps to help prevent cats and kittens from thinking (or … Read more

Find all your pets needs at Chow Hound | Thestar

AUBURN – One-stop shop for all of man’s best friend needs, those furry felines and other creatures, can now be found in Auburn. Chow Hound Pet Supplies opened their doors Monday at Kroger Plaza – next door to Kroger – bringing a variety of pet food, supplies and more to the community. It’s the first … Read more

Editorial: Start the new year by adopting a shelter pet | Editorials

The story of Ellie, the three-legged dog, should inspire people to start the new year with a new member of the family, a cat or dog from one of the many shelters in the area. Haley Robinson, the Humane Society’s program director for Washington County, said Ellie was a normal dog living a normal life … Read more

City looks to fix, vaccinate feral cats before releasing back into community | Government and Politics

A cat sits in its crate at the Humane Society of Coulee where animal welfare donor Caden Bohnell works in this 2020 file photo. Peter Thompson, La Crosse Tribune The city of La Crosse hopes the new legislation will help control feral cat populations. The new proposal, approved by the Judicial and Administrative Committee on … Read more

Adoptions temporarily closed at Racine Wisconsin Humane Society; foster families needed | Local News

RACINE – The Wisconsin Humane Society has temporarily halted pet adoptions from Racine, Ozuki and Dor County campuses due to staff shortages linked to the pandemic and a shortage of volunteers. According to a statement, WHS will only offer adoptions from the Milwaukee and Green Bay campuses “until further notice.” Some animals may be available … Read more

MAD Cats helps spay/neuter more than 800 felines in 2021 | Latest News

The number of kittens they have fluctuates based on various factors – two weeks ago, MAD Cats had 30 babies to look after. A few days ago, their number was reduced to nine cats, said Rose Jacobs, of Madison County, one of the founders of MAD Cats. Support the local press Your subscription makes our … Read more

Curious Mind: How to honor your pet with a proper burial |

s: Why are deceased pets dumped at an animal shelter? a: “We wish we could answer this question for you but unfortunately we are not so sure of ourselves,” said Cassie Champlain, office manager/administrative assistant at People for Pets Twin Falls Animal Shelter. “It happens a lot. Live and deceased pets are dumped here outside … Read more

Curious Mind: How to honor your pet with a proper burial | Local

s: Why are deceased pets dumped at an animal shelter? a: “We wish we could answer this question for you but unfortunately we are not so sure of ourselves,” said Cassie Champlain, office manager/administrative assistant at People for Pets Twin Falls Animal Shelter. “It happens a lot. Live and deceased pets are dumped here outside … Read more

Curious Mind: How to honor your pet with a proper burial | Regional News

s: Why are deceased pets dumped at an animal shelter? a: “We wish we could answer this question for you but unfortunately we are not so sure of ourselves,” said Cassie Champlain, office manager/administrative assistant at People for Pets Twin Falls Animal Shelter. “It happens a lot. Live and deceased pets are dumped here outside … Read more

Animal Doctor: Pros and cons of neutering dogs | Lifestyles

Knowledgeable veterinarians, taking into account the needs, ages and lifestyles of their clients, as well as breeds and sizes of dogs and puppies, can advise on this issue of spaying and neutering. There is no one-size-fits-all protocol. Dear Dr. Fox: My 14 year old Tinky cat is eating well, but she is bloated and seems … Read more