<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - life >> pets]]> http://gazette.com/rss/life/pets Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:17:08 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA['Unlikely Friendships: Dogs' showcases interspecies bonding]]> http://gazette.com/unlikely-friendships-dogs-showcases-interspecies-bonding/article/1586385?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/unlikely-friendships-dogs-showcases-interspecies-bonding/article/1586385?custom_click=rss

What is it about dogs that humans can't resist?

Is it their undying loyalty, soulful eyes, fuzzy underbellies or goofball antics? Whatever it is, we love them and they love us.

"They've been part of our lives for so long; they were the first domesticated animal," New York Times best-selling author Jennifer S. Holland said. "They're intelligent - we found out they respond to the tone of our voice and understand more than what we used to think. ... They're such good friends. The unconditional love you get from them is unlike anything else.

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]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 04:15:23 -0600 <![CDATA[Home renovations create perfect cat pads]]> http://gazette.com/home-renovations-create-perfect-cat-pads/article/1586097?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/home-renovations-create-perfect-cat-pads/article/1586097?custom_click=rss

TOKYO - As the number of cat lovers increases in Japan, so too does interest in homes designed specifically for living with felines. Some people have renovated their homes by adding walkways for cats, while some have attached guards over windows to prevent their pets from escaping.

Because cats love climbing and jumping onto high places, the Wan-nyan Kenko Jutaku Kenkyujo design office, based in Tokyo, offers housing solutions so people and their pets can live together.

"Owners should understand the nature of cats before creating a living environment (for them)," said Mitsuru Shimizu, who heads the office. He added that clients often ask him to install catwalks in their homes.



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<![CDATA[Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Sept. 22, 2016]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-sept.-22-2016/article/1586096?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-sept.-22-2016/article/1586096?custom_click=rss

ADOPTION FAIRS

9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.

Chihuahua and Small Dog Rescue - For dogs less than 15 pounds, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Pet Pantry, 5148 N. Academy Blvd. Check event calendar for changes: chihuahua-smalldogrescue.org.

Four Paws Rescue - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1625 W. Uintah St.; 475-9274, wagnwash.com.

Look What the Cat Brought In - 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 2129 E. Boulder St.; lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org.

New Hope Rescue Inc. - Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1650 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd.;

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]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 04:10:02 -0600 <![CDATA[Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Sept. 15, 2016]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-sept.-15-2016/article/1585515?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-sept.-15-2016/article/1585515?custom_click=rss

ADOPTION FAIRS

9-Lives Rescue Inc. - For cats and kittens, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 2965 New Center Point; 591-4640; colorado9lives.com.

Chihuahua and Small Dog Rescue - For dogs less than 15 pounds, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1820A W. Uintah St. Check event calendar for changes: chihuahua-smalldogrescue.org.

Four Paws Rescue - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wag N' Wash, 1625 W. Uintah St.; 475-9274, wagnwash.com.

Look What the Cat Brought In - 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 2129 E. Boulder St.; lookwhatthecatbroughtin.org.

National Mill Dog Rescue - Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Furry Friends, 3586 Hartsel Drive; milldogrescue.org.

New Hope Rescue Inc. - Dogs, cats, puppies and

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