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  • Pet calendar for Sept. 1, 2014

    Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    PET NOTES 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.;...

  • Caly the cat among dozens of pets to find new homes at Colorado Springs shelter event

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    Nine-year-old Caden Murphy did his part to empty the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region shelter Saturday, walking out with an 18-month-old cat he named Calypso, or Caly for short. "I just liked her coloring and she's really playful," Caden said. Caly meowed softly from a...

  • More rabid bats discovered in Pueblo

    THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN
    Updated: Sat, Aug 30, 2014

    Residents are advised that more rabid bats have been discovered. The Pueblo City-County Health Department confirmed six bats tested positive for rabies and as a result of contact with these bats, 22 people have started rabies vaccine.   Read more here.

  • Animal shelter cats out of quarantine and ready for adoption

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

    The Human Society of the Pikes Peak region resumed cat adoptions on Wednesday, about a week after quarantining its felines amid concerns of a virus outbreak. About 50 cats are available for adoption, and the rest can be adopted out once the nonprofit removes their quarantine - a...

  • El Paso County woman reunited with her dog after months; ex-boyfriend faces charges

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

    A woman desperate to find her missing dog called law enforcement after allegedly finding her beloved pet locked in a bedroom of her ex-boyfriend's house. Melissa Shive had been looking for Nevaeh, her Lab-pitbull mix, since November, when her ex-boyfriend claimed he had given the dog...

  • Study: Do dogs get jealous?

    By SUE MANNING The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    LOS ANGELES - When Shetland sheepdog Maggie comes home from the groomer, her owners praise and pet her shiny coat, much to the chagrin of pit bull Stormy, who will head-butt her until their family cuts out the compliments. "Stormy's jealous," said owner Amy Putnam, who lives 45 miles...

  • DEAR MS. KITTY: Help cats' later years be golden

    By Sherri Albertson Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

    Dear Ms. Kitty, I have an incredible tuxedo cat named Ranger. He will be 14 years old this fall and is very healthy for his age. Even so, I'm wondering if there is anything I need to watch out for now that he's a "senior" kitty. Dear reader, Thanks for being a responsible,...

  • Pet-friendly dating sites match up people, pooches

    By SUE MANNING Associated Press -by SUE MANNING The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

    On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.
com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships, connecting dog owners to potential mates who...

  • Plague found in wild rabbit in eastern El Paso County

    By matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    A rash of prairie dogs deaths near Yoder led El Paso County Public Health officials to a wild rabbit that had plague. According to a Public Health report, the rabbit was found dead and tested Thursday for plague. The report said officials also found prairie dog burrows "with no...

  • Humane Society pleased despite possibility it will miss lofty adoption goal

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region may not meet its ambitious goal of saving nearly 4,000 cats and dogs to win the ASPCA's $100K Rachael Ray Challenge this summer, but a spokeswoman said the shelter still came out on top. In May, the nonprofit was chosen along with 50...

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