Posts in category "Tree House Humane Society"

Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline, Cruising to Save Cats

Chicago's Skyline Cruiseline, Cruising to Save Cats
Homeless cat will benefit by Mercury Chicago’s Skyline Cruiseline famous Chicago Architecture Foundation benefit by the Puss ‘n Boats Cruise for the Tree House Humane Society, on (Saturday) May 16 at 9 a.m. (boarding at 8:45). the expert narrated river ride offers details on the the history of the Lake, the Chicago River, and dozens of buildings ranging from... Read more »

Cat Friendly Veterinary Practices

Cat Friendly Veterinary Practices
The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) has created a new kind of veterinary experience for cats – it’s called Cat Friendly Practices. Listen HERE as Dr.Colleen Currigan, president of the Board of Tree House Humane Society and incoming president of AAFP discusses how to make the world a better place for cats on WGN... Read more »

Tree House Humane Society Parody

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Tree House Humane Society helps cats, sometimes with a focus on cats that other shelters won’t accept. Tree House doesn’t do this. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.
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Frostbitten Cat Saved by Tree House Humane Society and Caring Chicagoan

Frostbitten Cat Saved by Tree House Humane Society and Caring Chicagoan
Tree House Humane Society saved a cat suffering from severe frostbite. Actually, the story begins with a woman in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood who noticed paw prints in the snow and heard crying last week during Chicago’s extreme cold and subzero temperatures. She eventually spotted the kitten and instantly reached out for help. The cat was in... Read more »

Animal Welfare Coalition Teams Up to Care for Hawthorne Cats

Animal Welfare Coalition Teams Up to Care for Hawthorne Cats
Hawthorne Race Course cats with Jenny Schlueter of Tree House Humane Society and Jim Miller representing the track on WGN Radio’s Steve Dale’s Pet World. Listen HERE.  First, newsman Dave Schwan and myself discuss my recent visit to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and SPCA Puerto Vallarta.  Catch of glimpse of this place, the SPCA Puerto Vallarta.... Read more »

Hawthorne Cats Update, Steve Dale WGN Radio

Hawthorne Cats Update, Steve Dale WGN Radio
Hawthorne Race Course  was in the news a few weeks ago, not for the horse races, instead for the feral cats who have helped rid the barns there of vermin for decades.  The story continues to rattle cages on the Internet, even today. But is there really a story here, or fabricated drama? On Steve Dale’s... Read more »
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Hawthorne Race Track Cats

Hawthorne Race Track Cats
Hawthorne Race Track is not ‘the bad guy’ here. If they really didn’t want the barn cats, or to support the cats being spay/neutered,  they would have done something years ago. As well-respected WGN-TV reporter Marcella Raymond suggests, overall, it is advantageous to have barn cats at racetracks (to rid barns of vermin). And it... Read more »

Who You Going to Call? Ratbusters!

Who You Going to Call? Ratbusters!
Rats are all over Chicago, and other cities around America. Chicago, like lots of cities have cut back on their rat abatement programs. In Chicago, having Streets and Sanitation dealing with the rat issue may not be ideal. Once downtown at lunch (on a nice day when people are eating outside), workers trapped a rat... Read more »

Tree House Cat Fans Climb to New Heights

Black Cat Ball event held at the beautiful Adler Planetarium
The best Tree House fundraising Black Cat Ball ever, each year more people attend. This time around at the Adler Planetarium…We raised a lot of dollars to assist Chicago’s homeless cats and to help Tree House Humane Society to help more cats in their new building (ground-breaking in 2015).   Type your email address in... Read more »
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Community Cats: National Feral Day

Community Cats: National Feral Day
Even if you don’t know it, they’re out there lurking in the shadows. According to market research conducted by Anne Beall, there are nearly as many feral (wild) cats in the U.S as there are owned cats. ”We know so little about feral cats, and even less of the truth about how people feel about them,”... Read more »