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  • Pet of the week: Riley

    Pet of the week: Riley
    Riley is an 18-month-old, handsome orange tabby with a quiet personality and a loving nature. He is a former foster kitten who was returned to the Kitten Foster Program when his owners found themselves unable to continue to care for him. Riley’s...
  • 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...
  • My Pet World: Antisocial cat could be tough to place in new home

    TORONTO — More than 3,500 veterinary professionals attended the combined conferences of the American Animal Hospital Assn. and the Ontario Veterinary Medical Assn. from March 24 to 27 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center. AAHA certifies...
  • Mailbag: Skateboarding debate goes downhill

    A letter writer recently wrote a secondhand report (apparently she wasn't there) concerning two seventh-grade skateboarders who allege that a black Mercedes tried to hit them on Skyline Drive on March 28. If that actually happened, it is not noted in...
  • Our Laguna: Annual event cooks up funds for Laguna's animals

    Recipes, booths, dogs and one cat were judged Sunday, but the real winners were Laguna's three animal shelters. The 15th annual Pet Parade & Chili Cookoff raised $18,000 for the Laguna Beach Animal Shelter, Blue Bell Foundation for Cats and the Pacific...
  • My Pet World: Aging dog might be good candidate for pet hospice

    Question: My dog hasn't been doing well, and I'm thinking it may be time. She's eating, but she's been sleeping more over the past year. Puddles, a Shipoo (Shih Tzu and poodle mix) is 17. My kids are devastated and aren't ready, even though our dog is....