Posts tagged "cat adoption"

Cat Walk, Stray Cat Strut: Tree House Humane Society

Cat Walk, Stray Cat Strut: Tree House Humane Society
Stay Cat Strut for the Tree House Humane Society in June 14, offering cat lovers a chance to support homeless cats merely with a pleasant walk along Chicago’s lakefront. And if you’re going to walk in the park, of course, you can bring your dog(s). At least if your dog is friendly to other people and other dogs.... 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 »

Touched by An Animal, Animal Angels: Steve Dale's Pet World

Touched by An Animal, Animal Angels: Steve Dale's Pet World
Touched by An Animal Cat Care and Rehoming Associate Cheryl Kwasigroch joins me on Steve Dale’s Pet World, Sunday morning 6:35 on WGN Radio, 720 AM or listen here Aside from rehoming cats volunteers help the elderly/disabled care for their companion animals (cats, dogs, birds, fish) in their homes in whatever way is needed so that they... Read more »
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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 »

Tree House Black Cat Ball: Playing in the Sand Box

Tree House Black Cat Ball: Playing in the Sand Box
Tree House Humane Society Black Cat Ball was October 17 at National 27, 325 W. Huron. Special guests included New York Times bestselling author, Gwen Cooper, author of “Homer’s Odyssey” and  “Love Saves the Day”  and Will Braden, the creator of internet cat video celebrity, “Henri Le Chat Noir.” I co-hosted the event joined by my WGN Radio partner in crime, Bill Moller. The purpose... Read more »

Gwen Cooper Loves Saves the Day, Saves Cats

Gwen Cooper Loves Saves the Day, Saves Cats
Love Saves the Day, how can anyone argue with that? Well, perhaps a cynical New Yorker, like the kind Gwen Cooper writes about her latest book, a novel which takes place in the Big Apple circa the disco era. The book’s title has several meanings, including a reference to a New York City East Village vintage... Read more »
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Adopting Cats, Feline Frenzy

Adopting Cats, Feline Frenzy
FELINE FRENZY! It’s crazy – wacky, cats are (sadly) everywhere at shelters and available for adoption. To celebrate Adopt-A-Cat Month, a coalition of Chicago animal shelters are coming together to offer feline bargains. If you can’t find a cat at these places, you won’t ever find a cat. On June 22 and June 23, cats... Read more »

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 »
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Makeover at Felines, Inc. - New Name, New Look, New Species

The renaming and re-grand opening of Felines & Canines new 6,000 square foot facility was in February (last month).
Felines & Canines (previously known as Felines, Inc) just began a new chapter in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood,6379 N. Paulina Street (at Devon Avenue). For over three decades as a cat-only, dogs are now included (mostly from the Animal Welfare League of Chicago). If you haven’t checked the new sunny addition yet, join the tour here. Type your... Read more »
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