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  • If 'Fluffy' won't do, check out these bizarre cat names

    By Carol McGraw carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    California-based Veterinary Pet Insurance has just released its annual ranking of the most bizarre cat names in its database. Here are the top 5: l. Snuggle Butt Le Lee 2 Count Flufferton 3. Katy Purry 4. Walter Croncat 5.

  • Boa constrictor captured after escaping Idaho cage

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    NAMPA, Idaho — A 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity that escaped its southwest Idaho cage has been found after two days on the loose. Trinity didn't appear to have traveled far after being spotted Sunday in the garage that holds the snake's cage. Jittery neighbors with...

  • What's in a name? For these dogs, something wacky

    By carol mcgraw newspaper -
    Yesterday

    Last week the California-based Veterinary Pet Insurance released a list of the most bizarre dog names in its database. Here are the top five: 1. Peanut Wigglebutt 2. Sir Hog Knucklehead 3. Sasha Biggiepotamus Fierce 4. Otto Von Longdog 5.

  • Submit a great photo of your pet

    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    Starting this month, The Gazette will feature a pet of the week in Saturday's Life section. To have your pet considered, email a high-resolution photo to pets@gazette.com. Please include the pet's name and breed along with your name and a short explanation of why your pet is so...

  • Pet of the week: Tessa

    Updated: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    Name: Tessa Breed: Shih tzu Owner: Sue Giesbrecht Tessa's story: Read it at gazette.com/pets To have your pet considered, email a high-resolution photo to pets@gazette.com. Please include the pet's name and breed along with your name and a short explanation of why your pet is...

  • Pet notes for Sept. 13, 2014

    Published: Sat, Sep 13, 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.; 390-7838;...

  • Families turn to pros to capture canine memories

    By SUE MANNING The Associated Press -By SUE MANNING The Associated Press -
    Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    It takes more than a squeaky toy and a camera to capture memorable pet portraits. Professional pet photographers in the increasingly competitive business quiz owners about their dogs' personalities, find the ideal setting and use favorite toys to bring out the best in the animals...

  • World's tallest dog dies at age 5

    The Associated Press -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    The Great Dane from Michigan that held the title of world's tallest dog has died at age 5. Owner Kevin Doorlag told the Kalamazoo Gazette that Zeus made his debut in the 2012 edition of Guinness World Records as the tallest living dog. Zeus was 44 inches tall at the shoulder and 7...

  • Captured cobra had intact venom glands

    ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A monocled cobra that roamed a California neighborhood for days could have given a potentially deadly bite, a snake expert said Friday. "There's no indication that it's had its venom glands removed," said Ian Recchio, curator of reptiles and amphibians at the Los...

  • Social media helps S.C. woman find bird

    KIM KIMZEY, (Spartanburg) Herald-Journal
    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Seventeen years before he crashed a cookout, Deano the cockatiel flew into Amy Kemper's heart. There were no cats or dogs in her childhood home. Her mother is allergic to fur, so they thought they would try feathers. Kemper was 7 when her mother brought the...

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