Posts tagged "adopting cats"

Sara Feigenholtz Helps with Tree House Groundbreaking

Sara Feigenholtz Helps with Tree House Groundbreaking
For Immediate Release:                                                                                                   June 2, 2015  ... Read more »

Saving Cats: Transport, Foster and Adopt - That's the Ticket

Saving Cats: Transport, Foster and Adopt - That's the Ticket
John Chiurato and Nancy Karen of the Northern Illinois Transport Team talk about saving cats from Chicago Animal Care & Control , 450 cats to be exact (in just about a year). Listen HERE to this important conversation on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio. The idea is to get cats out of Chicago Animal Care &... Read more »

Cats Are Saved at Tree House, Wendi Taylor Nations on the Black Cat Ball

Cats Are Saved at Tree House, Wendi Taylor Nations on the Black Cat Ball
Save homeless cats! You can help all cats, including those not owned (referred to as feral cats or community) by helping Tree House Humane Society, Chicago’s oldest no kill all cat shelter, and attend the big Black Cat Ball, October 17, 6:30 p.m. under the stars at the Adler Planetarium (1300 S. Lake Shore Drive). Wendi... Read more »
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Remember Me Thursday, Light A Candle for Pet Adoption

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Remember Me Thursday is about remembering animals not adopted….they’re more than just a number. Details about Mike Arms, president and CEO of the Helen Woodward Animal Center, Rancho Santa Fe, CA created day to light virtual and real candles around the world, HERE. David Backes talks about Remember Me Thursday on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio,... Read more »

Adopting Cats: Cat Bombing

Adopting Cats: Cat Bombing
Adopting cats is the goal at Tree House Humane Society. When animal shelters began to photo bomb celebrities inserting adoptable dogs, it worked – the dogs began to get adopted. It’s called Mutt Bombing….Now shelters are photo bombing random people (from images on their social media pages)  and no one has complained – who doesn’t... Read more »

Special Needs Cats Deserve a Second Chance: Gwen Cooper Saves the Day

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Gwen Cooper is saving the day and the world one cat at a time. Her most recent novel is called Love Saves the Day. I talk with Gwen about her best-selling book (with a really long title) Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love and Live with a Blind Wonder Cat,... Read more »
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Steve Dale's Pet World: Blastomycosis in town; Finding Lost Pets; Pet Taxi Service, Blackhawk Pets

Steve Dale's Pet World: Blastomycosis in town; Finding Lost Pets; Pet Taxi Service, Blackhawk Pets
Is there an outbreak of Blastomycosis, as reported by Ch. 2? Internal medicine specialist Dr. Seth Ghantous of Chicago Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center discusses the fungal disease, how to avoid it and symptoms if you aren’t able to avoid – on Steve Dale’s Pet World, 1:05 p.m. CDT on Saturday June 22 on WGN... Read more »

Adopt-A-Cat Month: American Humane Association

Adopt-A-Cat Month: American Humane Association
Cats don’t have much a chance of making it out of animal shelters, which is why the American Humane Association created Adopt-A-Cat Month several years ago. June was chosen because throughout much of the country – this begins “kitten season.” Although cats have often been referred to as America’s “Most Popular Pet,” they receive less veterinary care,... Read more »

Loves Saves The Day, So Does Gwen Cooper

Loves Saves The Day, So Does Gwen Cooper
Justin Bieber and cat book author Gwen Cooper have at least one thing in common: They’re both on tour, and keeping a grueling schedule. Bieber may be playing to more people, but Cooper will help more cats on her tour. Cooper’s road trip includes stops at least a dozen animal shelters to promote “Love Saves... Read more »
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Dog Training 101; Old Shelter, New Look; Pet Rabbits: Steve Dale's Pet World

Dog Training 101; Old Shelter, New Look; Pet Rabbits: Steve Dale's Pet World
Dog training is the topic when we start the show, on Steve Dale’s Pet World, WGN Radio, starting 1 p.m. CDT on March 30, www.wgnradio.com or 720 AM.  Renown dog trainers Wendy DeCarlo-Young and Dennis Damon of the Dog Obedience Group will show me how to “sit.” Perhaps, I will also roll over. Most important,... Read more »