Euthanasia

A pigeon hangs out in Oak Park. The birds are leaving a lot of feces behind. (CBS)

Oak Park Won’t Be Euthanizing Pigeons After All

The Village of Oak Park has decided against a proposal to kill pigeons roosting under the Marion Street Metra train viaduct near the downtown shopping district.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

A pigeon hangs out in Oak Park. The birds are leaving a lot of feces behind. (CBS)

Oak Park Village Board To Weigh In On Euthanizing Pigeons

Oak Park is set to move ahead with discussion of euthanizing pigeons at a village board meeting Monday.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

A kitten is pictured on December 5, 2009

Court Rules Against Woman’s Will Ordering Healthy Cat To Be Euthanized

A cat from Berwyn has been spared, despite an order in the will of her deceased owner.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012

Animal Shelter

New Law Requires More Steps Before Shelter Animals Can Be Put Down

Your pet gets a better chance for survival at the shelter with a new law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn.

WBBM Newsradio–08/03/2011

Taylor Mae Stinchcomb and her dog.  (Credit: CBS)

Distraught Girl, Sick Dog Killed In Crash Near Grayslake

A 15-year-old girl is dead following a crash near Grayslake, in which she asked a friend to take the wheel because she was too upset that her dog was going to be euthanized. The dog also died in the crash.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011