Posts tagged "Tree House Humane Society"

GivingTuesday: WatchCatsHappen and Support the Real Tree House Cats

A clever campaign is building awareness about homeless cats while helping raise funds for a new cat shelter for Tree House Humane Society in Chicago. “The Real Tree House Cats“ takes a paw swipe at the “Real Housewives” series of cable TV fame with cute romances and fun facts as it features some of the residents of Chicago’s oldest... Read more »

Alice in Chains: Cat rescued from underpass fence recovering

Alice in Chains: Cat rescued from underpass fence recovering
Yesterday ended up being a lucky day for a little black cat abandoned and trapped underneath the Diversey overpass in Chicago. Thanks to some networking on Facebook and quick work by rescuers, Alice in Chains – the cat rescued from the underpass fence – is now recovering, resting and getting ready to head off to... Read more »

Tree House Humane Society: A new home for the cats of Chicago

Tree House Humane Society: A new home for the cats of Chicago
Nearly 24 years ago, I walked into an old row house in Uptown and fell in love. I’m not just referring to the pair of kittens that I was about to adopt. No. This was my introduction to Tree House Humane Society (known as Tree House Animal Shelter back then), Chicago’s oldest, largest, cageless no-kill cat... Read more »
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Community Cats: Chicago TNR and Cats at Work

Community Cats: Chicago TNR and Cats at Work
We hear a lot about working dogs, but in Chicago it’s the Cats at Work program that is having a major impact on the city’s rat population. I’ve been a fan of the program for years and have blogged about it in the past, but I’ve not read such a great story – or series... Read more »

Loosening of cat stray hold costs Prince Charming his happy ending

Loosening of cat stray hold costs Prince Charming his happy ending
In the haste to tell Prince Charming’s story, this blog was posted without all of the information available in his case. For an update from Tree House – read here. From the blogger – read here. For more posts on rescue from CACC – read the following: Fostering Kittens Saves Lives During Kitten Season Cat Transfer... Read more »

Animal Rescue: The good, the bad and the ugly this holiday season

I was hoping to get into the Christmas spirit and write something warm and fuzzy for the blog today. But, thanks to the good, the bad and the ugly of animal rescue, that isn’t going to happen. There is good news this week, thanks to efforts of animal advocates to keep North Chicago no kill.... Read more »
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Chicago-area holiday weekend pet events

Chicago-area holiday weekend pet events
Christmas is right around the corner and many shelters and rescues are getting in the spirit with special events. From adoption events aimed at getting more pets home for the holidays to shopping bazaars and special lighting ceremonies, there is plenty to choose from for holiday weekend pet events. Friday, December 12th and Saturday, December... Read more »

Hawthorne Cat Coalition gets action plan & shelters in place

Hawthorne Cat Coalition gets action plan & shelters in place
For the past few weeks, a storm has been brewing in Chicago’s cat rescue community over the situation at Hawthorne Racetrack. While the battle was waging on social media, the Hawthorne Cat Coalition was hard at work behind the scenes working to create a workable action plan for the nearly 40 feral cats living at... Read more »

Cat Lady Chic: Glamour shines on crazy cat lady

Cat Lady Chic: Glamour shines on crazy cat lady
What do I have in common with Grace Kelly and Taylor Swift? Along with being glamorous blondes, we all have a passion for things feline…we are crazy cat ladies. Now, I’m the first to admit that I’m a crazy cat lady and proud of it. That’s why I’m excited to find out about a new... Read more »
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This week's Chicago pet events

This week's Chicago pet events
Sorry to be a bit behind in my weekly events listing. I’ve been a bit swamped in my everyday life and the blog has had to take a backseat. But, this week I’m coming up for air in time for some very cool Chicago Pet Events. Check out these great activities from Tree House, Puppy... Read more »
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