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4 month old, female, gray tabby domestic shorthair

Jerseyville Animal Shelter Struggles To Stay Open

Riverbend Humane Society in Jerseyville owner Frank Anderson says that because of the tough economy, the shelter has been taking in large numbers of animals.

04/25/2013

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St. Charles Shelter Seeks Home for 37-Pound Cat

Biscuit is morbidly obese and that is a concern for officials at the St. Charles Animal Control shelter.

03/01/2013

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Missouri Court Asked to Strike Down Animal Shelter Fee

The Humane Society of the United States said Wednesday that the state licensing fees are causing “financial stress” for some nonprofit shelters.

12/19/2012

Simba and family.  (Photo via The Joplin Globe)

Joplin Family Finds Cat 18 Months After Tornado

A Joplin family is celebrating finding a cat they hadn’t seen since their home was destroyed by a tornado 18 months ago.

10/30/2012

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Stray Rescue Finally Gets Promised Funds

The money can only be used on Stray Rescue’s half-finished building, and not on salaries or other expenses.

12/01/2011

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Stray Rescue Threatens Pay-Up or No More Freebies

A handful of aldermen declined to give the charity $250-thousand dollars which the city collected through a special voluntary fee .

07/26/2011

Male, brown, chow chow mix, 6 years old

Decision Today on City Animal Shelter Money

Over $250-thousand was collected from city residents via donations on their water bills.

07/07/2011