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Tiny paw-thletes compete in Hallmark's Kitten Summer Games

Thu, May 19, 2016 - 4:35 AM 0

What do the four-legged footballers of the Hallmark Channel's Kitten Bowl do in the offseason? They go for the gold in their own Summer...

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New York could become 1st state to ban declawing of cats

Tue, May 17, 2016 - 12:20 PM 0

New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under a legislative proposal that has divided veterinarians. Several vets —...


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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting May 26, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, May 26, 2016

ADOPTION FAIRS

9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640;...

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As you get older, let your pet carry some of the load
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Teach your dog or cat a few tricks, and your golden years will be better for it.

The movement to improve care for older pets has been going on...

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VIDEO: Pastor starves dog for Bible lesson, receives praise from followers
By: - 0 Thu, May 19, 2016

A viral video of an Alabama pastor giving a Bible lesson to his dog triggered an animal-abuse investigation that ended with authorities ultimately...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting May 19, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, May 19, 2016

ADOPTION FAIRS

9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640;...

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Tame, housebroken half-ton bison for sale by Texas owner
By: - 0 Mon, May 16, 2016

ARGYLE, Texas — An 8-year-old bison named Bullet has outgrown its Texas home and the owner wants to find a new place for the 1,000-pound pet to...

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Colorado pet store owner convicted of animal cruelty
By: - 0 Sat, May 14, 2016

The owner of a suburban Denver pet store has been convicted of animal cruelty for confining animals in unsanitary conditions without food, water and...

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Python escapes in school after show-and-tell
By: - 0 Sat, May 14, 2016

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — A python that slithered away after show-and-tell at a school in South Carolina has been found.

Media outlets report...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting May 12, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, May 12, 2016

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9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640;...

Forget Fluffy; Luna is in
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Tue, May 10, 2016

The new R-rated kitten comedy "Keanu" has lots of things that real-world scenarios do not - and one that many do: a pet with a person name.

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30-year-old Siamese cat is named world's oldest living cat
By: - 0 Tue, May 10, 2016

MANSFIELD, Texas — A Siamese cat born during President Ronald Reagan's administration has been named by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest...

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68 malnourished, wounded dogs rescued from 'unhealthy living conditions'
By: - 0 Fri, May 6, 2016

Authorities say 68 dogs found living in poor conditions have been rescued from a home in Hanover County.

Local media outlets report Hanover...

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Driver had a monkey on his back even before he got arrested
By: - 0 Thu, May 5, 2016

BURIEN, Wash. — A Washington state driver who had a monkey on his back wound up with handcuffs on his wrists.

Police in the Seattle suburb of...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting May 5, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, May 5, 2016

ADOPTION FAIRS

9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640;...

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Dog owners who ignore rules at Bear Creek Regional Park will face fines up to $150
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Wed, May 4, 2016

El Paso County parks users who bring dogs that are out of control or a danger to others face fines up to $150, the board of commissioners voted...

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It takes a village to corral a llama in Colorado
By: - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

BOULDER — It took a village and two hours to corral an uncooperative llama named Ethel who escaped from her pasture in rural Colorado and wandered...

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First parrot cafe in the United States to open in Colorado Springs
By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

Sterling is having a tantrum on his perch at The Perch, the first parrot cafe in the nation.

The 13-year-old, sky blue, golden yellow and...

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Fun & games
By: - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

On the trail, in the water or on the lawn, let your dog in on some Olympic-inspired fun with new gear and activities. And remember: Safety is key...

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Why we love dogs and cats but not bats or rats
By: - 0 Mon, May 2, 2016

Why do we adore hamsters but abhor rats? Cuddle kittens but curse raccoons? Pay to keep birds inside and bats outside?

A big reason, say...

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Read this before blaming road rage on your cat
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

Pity the cats. They're always getting blamed for something.

In the 13th century, Pope Gregory IX declared them evil and worthy of death, which...

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Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting April 28, 2016
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

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9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640;...

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Colorado Springs Pet Expo returns, with starring duo's farewell tour
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Fri, Apr 22, 2016

Eric Melvin didn't realize his Australian cattle dog puppy was deaf until several weeks after adopting her. By then, he was too in love with Angelyne...

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VA study on whether dogs can heal vets with PTSD has critics
By: - 0 Thu, Apr 21, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Army veteran Joe Aguirre opens a restaurant door, then steps aside to let his golden retriever take point. "Clear," Aguirre...

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Cattifying a home can help ease behavior issues, Colorado Springs-area expert says

Mon, Dec 7, 2015 - 9:48 AM 0

It's said that dogs play checkers and cats play chess. When the game board is your home - and you're living with a feline grandmaster - the...

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