<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - life >> pets]]> http://gazette.com/rss/life/pets Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:40:25 -0700 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Feb. 21, 2017]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-feb.-21-2017/article/1597305?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-feb.-21-2017/article/1597305?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, 9690 Prominent Point. 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 - 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Furry Friends, 3586 Hartsel Drive; milldogrescue.org.

New Hope

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]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:20:20 -0700 <![CDATA[The truth about cats at the Westminster dog show]]> http://gazette.com/the-truth-about-cats-at-the-westminster-dog-show/article/1596482?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/the-truth-about-cats-at-the-westminster-dog-show/article/1596482?custom_click=rss

For fans of the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, the headline might have been alarming: "The Westminster dog show is adding cats this year," Newsweek informed the world last week.

But while this was not exactly fake news, it was also not exactly true. Cats are not about to tread on show dogs' sovereign terrain or usurp their hold on prime-time television pageantry (kitties already rule the internet, after all). Westminster is still a dog-only show - for now.

What is true: Cats will, for the first time in several years, be on display at a joint Westminster-American Kennel Club event Saturday, two days before the canine competition begins.

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]]> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 04:10:20 -0700 <![CDATA[Colorado Springs area pet adoption fairs and events starting Feb. 7, 2017]]> http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-feb.-7-2017/article/1596194?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/colorado-springs-area-pet-adoption-fairs-and-events-starting-feb.-7-2017/article/1596194?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.

Colorado Greyhound Adoption - 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Petco, 1820A W. Uintah St.; Jane Troyer, 633-2524.

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.

Misfits Dog Rescue - 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Colorado Springs Bike Shop, 622 W. Colorado Ave.; misfitcrusaders.com.

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

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