Cats

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Study: Cats Have Been Domesticated For Approximately 5,300 Years

Researchers have found that cats have been domesticated companions for humans for 5,300 years.

12/19/2013

Lewis Reed, President of St. Louis Board of Aldermen

Cats Cause Scary Situation at Board of Aldermen Meeting

Aldermanic President Lewis Reed, who is allergic to cats, began coughing and gasping for air.

12/06/2013

Photo: KMOX

Docs Protest WashU’s Use of Cats in Med Training

Washington University’s continued use of sedated cats and ferrets to train medical students how to insert breathing tubes down babies’ throats is cruel, ineffective and unnecessary, according to a medical ethics group pressuring the school to abandon the practice.

10/10/2013

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Soccer Star Makes Big Donation To Stray Rescue, Urges St. Louis Athletes To Match

Tim Ream of the Bolton Wanderers made recent visit to St. Louis shelter.

08/26/2013

Photo: KMOX

Washington U. Ends Use of Cats in Medical Training

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has been protesting the practice since 2008. Justin Goodman of PETA says the group is “thrilled” by Washington University’s decision.

05/31/2013

Tenth Life Cat

Some Special Cats to Get Storefront Visibility

“We will have a few representative cats at the storefront location so that people can come and interact with the cats and meet them”

04/01/2013

A514664 – 1 year 4 mo old female calico domestic shorthair

Cats, Not Dogs, The Biggest Rabies Threat

In 2010, 62 percent of all rabies cases in domestic animals were found in cats. But what about St. Louis?

10/15/2012

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Overnight America: Cy Curnin, Dominic Dawes, Victoria Stillwell

Cy Curnin from the band The Fixx stopped by to talk to us about the release of their new album Beautiful Friction. Olympian Dominic Dawes dropped in to talk about the athletes that are competing […]

07/25/2012

KC Group Works To Encourage Pet Spay And Neutering

A Kansas City group is working to get 10,000 dogs and cats spayed or neutered by the end of the year.

06/17/2012

Special Needs Strays Get “Tenth Life”

St. Louis, Mo. (KMOX) – They’re hit by cars, mauled by dogs, or born with medical conditions. One St. Louis woman says nine lives isn’t enough for stray cats with special needs. Elizabeth Frick spoons […]

02/13/2012

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