Posts Tagged “cat news”

Kitten Bowl 2016 Sneak Preview- exclusive

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Kitten Bowl 2016 Sneak Preview- exclusive

Credit People Are you ready for some football? And by football, I mean dozens of adorable kittens romping around a mini Super Bowl field? I thought so! As sports fans brace themselves for Super Bowl 50, animal lovers should be preparing their brains for the cuteness of Hallmark Channel’s Kitten Bowl. In its third year,…

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Cat Saves Family From Fire

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Cat Saves Family From Fire

FOREST CITY, Iowa —A  family whose home was nearly destroyed in a fire on Thanksgiving is now crediting a family cat for saving them. Justin Benjegerdes tells us that the cat, named “Miyu,” alerted him when he heard the cat meowing in the baby monitor and again at the door of the bedroom where his…

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Cat Prevents Suicide

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Cat Prevents Suicide

. . SAN FRANCISCO — Tensions were high on Wednesday during a standoff between a suspected car thief, who was clinging from a third-floor window, threatening to jump, and the San Francisco Police Department. The man had run into the building, then up to the third floor, where he threatened to jump out a window…

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Hunter the 3 legged Persian is Special With a Story That Will Warm Your Heart

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Hunter the 3 legged Persian is Special With a Story That Will Warm Your Heart

by Nancie Vollmar Hi !  Hunter,here.  I’m a rescued, purebred, doll-faced Persian.  I’m also a special needs kitty because I only have 3 legs.    My life began in a breeder’s cage in South Florida. The stud used is HCM positive. I had a painful, dragging rear leg the breeder ignored because she wanted me…

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Kitten Born Without a Foot Gets a New Leg and New Life

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Kitten Born Without a Foot Gets a New Leg and New Life

 WALTHAM, Mass. – Shelley, a  3-year-old black shorthair cat, needs two things to make her life complete:  A forever home and a new back paw. Volunteers from Black Cat Rescue, a no-kill cat rescue in Jamaica Plain, are working on finding the feline a home, while a doctor from BluePearl Veterinary Partners is taking care…

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Terminal Woman Writes Letter to Her Cat’s Future Adopter

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Terminal Woman Writes Letter to Her Cat’s Future Adopter

“She is a good snuggler but she likes to be the boss. She spends much of her time on my bed but always seems to know where I am. I hope you enjoy Susie as much as I have.” A man came into the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center in Derwood, Maryland with a…

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Willow & Xander-Best Friends For Life

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Willow & Xander-Best Friends For Life

By Lorie Lewis Ham I have been involved in animal rescue for 15 years. I spent many years running a small animal rescue, then life stepped in and I no longer had the time or energy. So my ties to animal rescue now are my own pets, and I publish an online magazine called Kings…

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Martian Cat?- No, this cat was saved from a fire with a special oxygen mask

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Martian Cat?- No, this cat was saved from a fire with a special oxygen mask

A cat in New Orleans has his mojo working thanks to firefighters who brought him back to life with a special oxygen mask made for cats and dogs. The apparent lifeless cat was pulled from the flames and smoke of a kitchen fire  in the Seventh ward area of the city, reports FOX 8 news. The cat was…

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Retired Teacher Leaves $300k to PAWS Chicago

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Retired Teacher Leaves $300k to  PAWS Chicago

Helen Zabielski was a retired Chicago Public School teacher whose pension amounted to all of about $26,000 a year when she died in 2012 at age 93. Her probate estate finally now closed,  PAWS Chicago, (a no kill adoption center) was surprised to learn that Zabielski left them $339,610. The shelter plans to use the money…

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Sometimes it Takes a Village to Make a Miracle

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Sometimes it Takes a Village to Make a Miracle

IT TAKES A VILLAGE A tearful reunion In May 2015, two cats were surrendered as strays to Animal Humane in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Per the shelter’s  intake policy, they routinely scanned the cats and found that both had microchips – and surprisingly, were registered to a woman residing in Fishers, Indiana.. “Every year thousands of…

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