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Karen Foster: The cat’s meow

September 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

I know that a graduate student at Cornell has studied the meows of cats, both domesticated and captive. Continue Reading

‘Crazy cat ladies’: Dickinson family cares for feral cats; vets advocate spay/neuter program

June 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Nikki Simonson and her daughters, Destiny Simonson, 13, and Daisy Dockter, 7, have been taking care of neighborhood stray cats at their north Dickinson townhome. A few were tame, like an orange tabby they named Felix, and others were a bit wild, like a long-haired gray cat they named Patches. Continue Reading

Woman advocates for more time between rabies shots

May 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

HAWLEY, Minn. Jane Anderson believes too many veterinarians are not following the recommendations for rabies vaccinations, which costs pet owners money and risks the health of cats and dogs. Continue Reading

Devils Lake leaders to mull new pet laws

April 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Devils Lake city leaders hope there won’t be much growling Monday as they begin a public discussion on new laws that place more restrictions on pet owners. Continue Reading

Farmers, ranchers welcome: Cattlemen’s Supply LLC opens in downtown Dickinson

April 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson-area farmers and ranchers have a new place to get supplies to take care of their cattle, horses and even pick up a treat for their dog.
Cattlemen’s Supply LLC opened its doors on April Fools’ Day with one goal: to create a locally owned venue that offers all of the products a rancher needs to keep his herd healthy. Continue Reading

Report recommends new strategies to increase cat adoptions at Willmar, Minn., shelter

January 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

WILLMAR — A consultants’ report suggests several strategies the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter can implement to increase adoption rates for cats and reduce the amount of time they spend at the shelter.

Shelter staff and board members ar…

BRITTANY BREVIK: A long way home

December 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

I didn’t mean to abandon my pet.
Her name was Kitten. I’d like to tell our story without sounding like a crazy cat lady but I loved her. Continue Reading

Cat here had rabies: Officials seeking those who may have had contact with it

December 6, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

An orange and white female tabby found near the Tesoro gas station Nov. 30 had rabies, and anyone bitten or exposed to the saliva of the cat should contact health authorities immediately.
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Saving stray and feral cats

November 28, 2012 in DL-Online

The moment you enter the Richville home of Jeanne Cannaday and Gary Ruehmann, you know you’re in a house filled with love. Continue Reading

Street, police departments rescue kitten from sewer

September 14, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

A nearly hour-and-a-half rescue mission by the Jamestown Police and Street Departments successfully brought about the rescue of a wild kitten on Thursday. Continue Reading