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  • My Pet World: 'Talking' pooch likely has no idea what he's saying

    Question: My dog talks to me and says, "I wuv you." I'm not crazy; that's exactly what it sounds like! You've mentioned that parrots are the only animals that can mimic speech. Can't dogs do this, too? — C.B., Montreal Answer: I think you have a...
  • Residents Blame Columbia University For Rat Problem

    Residents Blame Columbia University For Rat Problem
    UPPER WEST SIDE, NY (WPIX) -- Residents near Columbia University say construction near campus is causing more than a commotion.  It's unleashed an uncontrollable rat problem in their neighborhood.   "Yea, the rats are taking over," said Barbara Marshall....
  • My Pet World: Persians still reign as most popular cats in America

    As the Labrador retriever is the most popular dog breed in America (according to American Kennel Club registration statistics), the Persian is our most popular pedigreed cat. The Cat Fanciers' Assn. (CFA) recently announced annual registration numbers...
  • Natural Perspectives: Mr. and Mrs. Wren find home in backyard

    The big excitement in our yard is that a pair of house wrens has set up house in our bluebird nest box. Vic and I got the nest box from Friends of Shipley Nature Center last year, but I put it up too late in the season to attract any bluebirds. A male...
  • Sunday Chicago Tribune ads and coupons: Build-a-Bear, free toothpaste

    Sunday Chicago Tribune ads and coupons: Build-a-Bear, free toothpaste
    The top deals this week in the Sunday Chicago Tribune include a $10 dog food coupon, $10 Build-a-Bear coupon, free toothpaste and toothbrushes at the drug stores, 7-cent bags of Halls, and incentives to buy a Keurig at Target. COUPONS There are...
  • Metro Animal Shelters Rescue Cats from Missouri Home

    Metro Animal Shelters Rescue Cats from Missouri Home
    Two metro animal shelters have come to the rescue of more than 25 cats left in a Missouri home after their owner died. The cats were rescued from a home in Merwin, Missouri, about 60 miles south of Kansas City. Linda Barr of Merwin says that she began...
  • My Pet World: Radiation treatment not needed

    Question: I'm worried about nuclear fallout from Japan, not for our two children but our two dogs and two cats. In fact, at this moment I'm buying potassium iodide for my family online. Should I also give this to our pets? — B.D., Seattle Q: We...
  • Is It Safe To Share A Bed With Your Pet?

    Is It Safe To Share A Bed With Your Pet?
    A warning for pet owners. CDC scientists say inviting your dog or cat onto your bed can be a hazard to your health. WGNO News Reporter Vanessa Bolano has more. Shirley Brogle and her husband Donald are avid animal lovers. "Well I'm 72 years old, it's...
  • The Frugalista's $100 shopping budget:

    The Frugalista's $100 shopping budget:
    As loyal Frugalista readers know, I spend $100 per week to feed five people and two cats, a modestly frugal budget for the Chicago area. Here's how I did for the past two weeks: LAST WEEK: I spent about $102, including a stock-up on DiGiorno frozen...
  • Cat Nap: Sleeping with Pets May Be Unhealthy

    Cat Nap: Sleeping with Pets May Be Unhealthy
    Americans and their pets--an extended family under one roof and often one bed. Angel Parkey has two dogs which might as well be kids. Dolly and Bambie sleep in bed--with Angel. "I tell them to get down," Angel said. "They are back up there before I...
  • My Pet World: Biting kitten could simply be hungry

    These reader questions were answered at the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, Fla. on Jan. 15-19. Question: I brought in a three-week-old kitten I found under a viaduct. The kitten licks my arms, then bites down hard and won't let go....
  • Police: Coyotes go for easy food sources

    COSTA MESA — Costa Mesa Animal Control increased its morning patrols this week after two pet cats were recently killed by coyotes apparently searching for food, police officials said. Many residents have reported seeing coyotes in the Mesa Del...