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It’s Finally Illegal In Illinois For Owners To Expose Pets To Extreme Weather

Believe it or not, there wasn’t previously an Illinois law making it illegal for pet owners to leave pets in extreme heat or cold.

08/13/2015

One of dozens of stray cats found living inside a vacant home in the Belmont Central neighborhood, after the lone tenant was evicted in April, and someone later broke a couple basement windows. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Most Of The Dozens Of Cats Found Living In Belmont Central House Have Been Rescued, Group Says

A cat rescue group official says most of the cats that had filled a house and were nuisances in the Belmont Central neighborhood have been rescued, the house emptied of cats and then boarded up.

08/11/2015

Dozens of stray cats were found living in an vacant home in the Belmont Central neighborhood, and have invaded the community after a couple windows were broken at the brick bungalow. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Dozens Of Stray Cats Living In Abandoned Bungalow In Belmont Central

The city declared the brick bungalow at 6207 W. Roscoe St. uninhabitable in April. Sometime later, after the lone resident was evicted, someone broke a couple basement windows, and black cats poured out of the house, and invaded the neighborhood.

08/10/2015

Cat Emergency At Battersea As Fewer Prospective Owners Come Forward

Dogs vs. Cats: Which States Love Them More

Dog owners vs. Cat owners: In the United States, it reflects our national politics.

07/28/2014

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Watch Taylor Swift Get Cute in Her ‘For Your ACM Consideration’ Video

Taylor Swift and an adorable kitty. It’s enough to make the internet explode.

03/13/2014

A puppy mill. (File Photo Credit: Humane Society of the United States)

Aldermen OK Ban On Sale Of ‘Puppy Mill’ Animals At Pet Stores

The City Council gave final approval Wednesday to an ordinance banning pet shops from buying their animals from so-called “puppy mills” and similar places.

03/05/2014

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New Research Shows Danger Of Cat Bites

New medical research has found that cat bites can be very serious requiring hospitalization and even surgery.

02/05/2014

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Fire In Oswego Causes $100K In Damage

No one was home when a fire Monday morning killed several cats and did $100,000 to a home in southwest suburban Oswego.

11/12/2013

A dog displaced by the destruction of a Niles no-kill shelter. (CBS)

Destroyed Animal Shelter Will Hold Adoption-Donation Event This Weekend

Offers of help are pouring in for a Niles animal shelter that was decimated when a runaway school bus plowed into it earlier this week. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

10/03/2013

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Tony La Russa Currently Has 17 Cats

Former Cardinals manager Tony La Russa loves cats, this much is true.

670 The Score–10/03/2013

Police say three kittens about this size were hunted and killed by a teen armed with a bow and arrow. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Allegedly Killed Kittens, Posted Gruesome Photos On Facebook

Police say defenseless kittens were skewered by a 17-year-old with a bow and arrow. Teen then allegedly posted photos of dead animals on Facebook.

08/19/2013

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Dozens Of Cats Crammed In Cages Left At Humane Society

Around 3 a.m. Friday, 34 cats crammed into four cages were left in the outside dog kennel of the Humane Society of Hobart, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

08/12/2013

Damage caused by a tornado Monday, May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (Credit: Brett Deering/ Getty Images)

Pets From Tornado-Ravaged Town Find Fresh Start In Chicago

Lori Gentile began to cry when she saw the parade of dogs and cats — including the newest member of the Gentile family — scampering down the sidewalk into PAWS Chicago’s Lincoln Park adoption center Monday.

05/28/2013

2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. Monday's tornado in this Oklahoma City suburb damaged or destroyed 1,200 homes and affected 33,000 people, officials said Thursday. Updating figures from one of the worst US tornados in recent years, they said the death toll from the powerful twister -- which struck with little notice in mid-afternoon -- remains at 24, with 377 injured. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

PAWS To Help Oklahoma Deal With Post-Tornado Influx Of Dogs, Cats

Volunteers from PAWS Chicago are going to tornado-torn Oklahoma this weekend to bring back 75 homeless dogs and cats.

05/23/2013

Sherry Dove, from left; Robert Groves, Felicia Dove (Elgin Police Dept.)

3 Charged With Animal Cruelty After 2 Dozen Dogs, 4 Cats Found In Elgin Home

An anonymous caller prompted Elgin Police to visit the home of 51-year-old Sherry Dove, on the 100 block of Villa Street.

05/10/2013

Copeley & George. Owned by Jackie and Rikki. (Credit: tailsinthecity.com)

Best Pet Boutiques In Chicago

Did you know that February 20th is Love Your Pet day? Humans get February 14 for Valentine’s Day, so why don’t you celebrate your pet’s own special day of love too. In order to pamper your pooch on this day, there are many boutiques around Chicago catering just to pets. Pick up a new bone or a new toy and show them how much you love them.

02/19/2013

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Rescued From Kendall Hoarder, Cats Looking For Home

In July, Kendall County Animal Control was asked by other county agencies to assist at a home that had several cats inside.

10/01/2012

William Tinkler faces four counts of animal cruelty after authorities found 60 dead cats and at least one dead dog in the van parked in his driveway in Elgin. (Credit: Elgin Police)

Elgin Man Charged With Animal Cruelty After 60 Dead Cats Found In Van

An Elgin resident faces four counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty, after authorities found 60 dead cats in a van in his driveway.

WBBM Newsradio–09/26/2012

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East Lakeview Condo Owners Sue Over Neighbor’s Stinky Cats

An East Lakeview neighborhood couple is raising a stink about their neighbor because of her 20 cats.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Annual CFA International Cat Show Showcases Pedigreed Felines

Highland Park Couple Could Face Jail Time For Neglecting Nearly 2 Dozen Cats

A Highland Park couple faces the fines and possible jail time for allegedly neglecting cats living their garage.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

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