More Pets Articles

  • PHOTOS: A dozen darling pets on Halloween

    The Gazette -
    Updated: 17 min ago

    Kids - and kids at heart - will take to the streets en masse Friday night to celebrate Halloween in the Pikes Peak region. But children aren't the only ones who enjoy getting dressed up for the holiday. Click here for a few trick-or-treating ideas to keep your princesses and...

  • Tips to check your cat for obesity, keep it trim and sleek

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Fat cats are those guys who are rolling in dough. But if you have a fat feline who's been rolling in too much tuna it could be a health problem. How do you know if your cat is obese? Sometimes in cats it's not easy to tell, especially with the naturally big guys. An average cat...

  • Special cat reunited with family after being missing for years

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Sometimes it pays to have a big head. That's the case for Sheldon, anyway. The brown tiger cat is home after three years of adventure somewhere. It all started in 2011, when Sheldon ended up in the shelter of the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region. The 4-month-old kitten was...

  • Looking for a few spooky, stylish pets

    The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Join the fun Do you dress your pets in costumes? Email high-resolution 
pictures with the subject line "Halloween Pets" to pets@gazette.com and your stylish animal could be featured in Saturday's Home & Garden section. Deadline to receive photos is 1 p.m. Wednesday.

  • Halloween can be scary for pets, Colorado Springs high school grad Elvira warns

    By Nick Thomas, Tinseltown Talks -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    When it comes to Halloween, no one is more familiar with the nocturnal October ritual than actress Cassandra Peterson, better known to millions as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. Sporting an oversized black wig, a low and behold form-fitting black dress and enough makeup to give the...

  • Horse rescued from pool at suburban Phoenix home

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    MESA, Ariz. — A horse in suburban Phoenix needed rescuing after it led itself to water and did more than just drink. Mesa firefighters say the horse was wandering outside of its pen Saturday when the animal somehow fell into the backyard swimming pool and became stuck. Mesa Fire...

  • Costumed critters can be fun but make sure outfits are safe

    By Carol McGraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    Horrors! If anything is scary about Halloween, it is this: Consumers spend more than $330 million each year on costumes - for their pets. That's more than one-quarter of the amount spent on costumes for children, according to the National Retail Federation. But you have to admit,...

  • Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Oct. 25, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    ADOPTION FAIRS 9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com. Dreampower - For dogs, cats and small caged pets, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and noon-3:30 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 571 N. Academy Blvd.; dreampower.org ,...

  • Pet of the week: Reacher

    The Gazette -
    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    Pet of the week Name: Reacher Breed: German Shepherd Owner: Casey Curran Reacher's story: He loves his dolly, he's smart, playful and, most of all, he's my best friend! - Casey Curran To have your pet considered, email a high-resolution photo to pets@gazette.com. Please...

  • Crosses for Losses pooch has own cross to bear

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 23, 2014

    Deja Boogie Ann Davis shakes her head and off flies her froufrou pink headband - the one with the white daisies on it. But her rhinestone-studded collar stays in place, drawing attention to what a pretty girl she is. Actually, she prefers her pink spiky collar and regularly begs for...

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