Posts tagged "cat adoption"

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 »

Chicago Animal Care & Control: Meet Your Valentine

Chicago Animal Care & Control: Meet Your Valentine
Meet Your March event at Chicago Animal Care & Control, 2741 S. Western Ave. on February 14 and 15. Visit the city facility and choose a new best friend, and also shop at the pet boutique market  -how romantic. I will be there Saturday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. to answer pet behavior questions. All adoptions... 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 »
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Cat Adoption to 102-Year Old Woman

Cat Adoption to 102-Year Old Woman
No one is too old for love. A 102-year  woman found her a little companion, a 2-year-old shelter cat named Edward. Barbara Bates, the adoption coordinator of Montgomery County Animal Shelter, Conroe TX said. that the kitty just snuggled right up to Iona. “I said, ‘Iona, do you mind if I take your picture? And she said, ‘Honey, I... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »