Archive for February 2015

Chicago officials vow to fight lawsuit aimed at stopping pet store ban

Chicago officials vow to fight lawsuit aimed at stopping pet store ban
Two pet stores that have decided to sue to continue to sell puppy mill dogs in Chicago will be in for a fight. Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza and Mayor Rahm Emanuel have vowed to go to war in court to keep the city’s ban against the sale of puppy mill dogs and kitten mill... Read more »

Federal lawsuit challenges Chicago pet store ban

Federal lawsuit challenges Chicago pet store ban
Read updated post on the Chicago pet store ban. A lawsuit has been filed in Cook County challenging Chicago’s soon-to-be-enacted law that would ban the sale of puppy mill dogs and kitten mill cats in the city’s pet stores. Two pet stores and a Missouri breeder are challenging the law that was due to go... Read more »

Puppy mill dogs: bad gifts for Valentine's Day or any other day

Puppy mill dogs: bad gifts for Valentine's Day or any other day
Like a lot of animal lovers, I’ve been pissed off and dumbfounded the past two days over a feature story that aired on Fox Chicago on Friday…and the station’s poor journalist response to the backlash that ensued. In case you missed it, Fox Chicago aired a Valentine’s Day gift idea segment with self-proclaimed lifestyle specialists Karen... Read more »
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North Chicago cat hoarding situation: Rescues and funds needed

Does this lady remind you of anyone? Her name is fittingly - Scarlett!
A few years back, a generous cat lover in North Chicago stepped up to help a few cats in need. Unfortunately, the number grew and grew as more and more cats came into his care and the number of cats got out of control. At the end of last year, North Chicago Animal Control was... Read more »
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    I am a crazy cat lady and puppy mill warrior that blogs to advocate and educate about pet issues. In American animal controls, millions of pets are abandoned each year and an estimated 4 million die just because there are not enough homes. It truly seems like it’s Raining Cats and Dogs.

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