Cats

Two women rescued from burning Cahokia home. (KMOX/Brian Kelly)

Men Rescue Two Women From Burning Home

Women pulled through bedroom window while flames filled living room.

07/01/2015

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Grandmother Kills Cats Because Grandchildren Didn’t Clean Rooms

A Godfrey grandmother kills five cats, four of them kittens, because her grandchildren didn’t clean their rooms.

05/19/2015

Cats are prepared to be spayed or neutered at the Washingon Human Society (WHS)Spay and Neuter Center on April 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. The feral cats are trapped, either spayed or neutered and the released back into the community. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Cat Population a Threat to Birds

A population explosion among cats is causing trouble for many communities. Shelters and rescue programs are trying to find homes for strays.

05/18/2015

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Pacific Leaders Want to Land on Feet with Stray Cat Issue

Officials estimate that up to 400 ownerless cats are in Pacific, strolling streets or making homes in colonies in the fields and woods.

05/12/2015

Humane Society of Missouri

National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

Shelter adoption is the best option for both people and homeless pets!

04/28/2015

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Spot Will Cost You: Pet Rents Become Apartment Fad

Pet security deposits register in the hundreds of dollars and are getting steeper. Now, a monthly rental payment ranging from $10 to $50 is quickly becoming the norm, adding to the cost.

10/22/2014

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Nine Cats Die in Veterinary Center Fire

Nine cats are dead following a fire at a southeast Missouri veterinary clinic.

09/24/2014

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A Calendar That Could Make You Purr

It’s called the “Tomcats” calendar, put together by Tenth Life Cat Rescue, a group that focuses on cats with special needs.

09/08/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

126 Dogs, Cats Removed at Lebanon Shelter

The Humane Society of Missouri is taking 126 dogs and cats from the Lebanon Humane Society in southern Missouri, at the request of that facility’s newly elected board of directors.

08/27/2014

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Missouri Man Gets Probation for Hitting Kitten

Andres Wiltz, 23, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of animal abuse on Monday.

07/22/2014

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