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Update: Hawthorne Race Course feral cats

Update: Hawthorne Race Course feral cats
The feral cat community at Hawthorne Race Course is now in good hands after a week of controversy about the future of the cats at the horse track that was ignited when the track ownership and the long-time colony caretaker had a falling out. Tree House Humane Society, Triple R Pets and PAWS Chicago have... Read more »

Racetrack owner want them gone: Save the Hawthorne Racetrack cats

Racetrack owner want them gone: Save the Hawthorne Racetrack cats
Please read the updated story here. For seven years, Carrie Gobernatz has been heading out to the Hawthorne Racetrack on a daily basis – not to bet on the horses but to care for the 40 stray and feral barn cats that call the backside of the racetrack home. That was until five days ago... Read more »

Chicago pet events through October 19

Chicago pet events through October 19
Fall is here and there is a nip in the air. There are many great ways to warm up, have fun, and help the animals at some fun Chicago Pet Events. From the Big Night featuring Chefs’ Tastings for FCACC to the Black Cat Ball  benefiting Tree House to several great events that boast pet... Read more »
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Chicago Marathon: Racing Home Marathon Adoption Event

Chicago Marathon: Racing Home Marathon Adoption Event
Chicago is about to get case of Marathon fever and at least one Chicago shelter is using that big event for a great adoption event – The Racing Home Marathon Adoption Event. Tree House Humane Society will be opening their doors longer for the 26-hour event from Friday, October 10th through Sunday, October 12th. Adoption... Read more »

Kittens on Deck: Going to bat for Chicago's tiniest cats

Kittens on Deck: Going to bat for Chicago's tiniest cats
Spring and summer are known as kitten season as shelters and rescues overflow with the influx of homeless kittens. Usually, when the kids go back to school and summer cools into fall, fewer kittens come in the door. Unfortunately, this year animal controls around our area are still overflowing with young kittens as we approach... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »
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