Posts tagged "Tree House Humane Society"

Caring for a feral cat colony: Beating the heat

Caring for a feral cat colony: Beating the heat
Many cat owners give little thought to the hot and humid days of summer since more of our friendly felines have taken up residence indoors. However, if you’re caring for a feral cat colony, the dog days of summer are a good time to make a few changes in how you care for your colony.... Read more »

Creative cat campaigns aim to rescue more cats

Our long, cold winter may have frozen out a lot of things around Chicago, but it didn’t put a damper on kitten season. Shelters and rescues are overflowing with cuddly kittens and also seeing an influx of abandoned cats needing a second chance at a happy ending. So, groups from the city to the suburbs... Read more »

Chicago pet events for Fourth of July Week

Chicago pet events for Fourth of July Week
It’s Fourth of July week and before I go hide under the bed from the loud explosions, I thought I’d take over the Chicago pet events blog for the week. It’s easy because there are just two events. And, even though I’m not too fond of shelters, both events benefit shelters that I know all... Read more »
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Chicago pet scene for Memorial weekend

It’s the week leading up to Memorial Weekend and it’s a bit quiet on the Chicago pet scene. You may hit the town, Mosey with the Mutts or take an architectural tour. Here’s a quick peek at the Chicago pet scene for Memorial weekend. Thursday, May 22 Joliet – Get an early start to the... Read more »

Proposed Illinois animal control bill could be deadly for cats and dogs

Proposed Illinois animal control bill could be deadly for cats and dogs
Writer’s note: Thank you for sharing and calling on this bill. We’d like to thank Representative Sara Feigenholtz for going to bat for the animals and Representative Rosenthaul for working to table this legislation.  See updated story here. If you’re involved in animal rescue, you know there is a huge pet overpopulation problem. There are... Read more »

Chicago pet events for this weekend

It’s been a crazy week and I’ve been a little lax in getting this list up of the Chicago pet events. Spring has sprung and there are quite a few great events this weekend. If you’re in the city, there is still time to check out Purrhibition tonight and get the skinny on Tree House’s... Read more »
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After 7 years, senior shelter cat has found a home

Imagine wanting your own space for a little peace and quiet. Imagine just wanting to be your own girl, your own star of the show but you have a room full of other cats all day, all the time. This was Robin Lane’s story for seven years as she waited and waited and waited at... Read more »

Tree House Humane Society celebrates World Spay Day

Tree House Humane Society celebrates World Spay Day
For the past 20 years, The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International have celebrated World Spay Day as a way to get the word out of the importance of spaying and neutering animals to save lives. Yesterday was the 20th annual World Spay Day…a day that focuses not only on our pets but also the... Read more »

National Spay and Neuter Month: No more Sex and the Kitty

National Spay and Neuter Month: No more Sex and the Kitty
February is National Spay and Neuter Month and if you’ve not had your cat fixed yet, it’s a great time to check out programs in and around Chicago. Tree House Humane Society is holding their annual Sex and the Kitty campaign while Hinsdale Humane Society is also offering a program. Although we’ve had a colder... Read more »
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Collaborative effort helps Polar Vortex cat find rescue and a home

Collaborative effort helps Polar Vortex cat find rescue and a home
When the weather turns bitterly cold, rescues often work on borrowed time trying to save as many stray and neglected animals from the outdoors as possible. During Chicago’s first Polar Vortex, a group of rescuers battled to save a cat from the streets. Thanks to a collaborative effort, Gummi Bear was saved and moved into... Read more »
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