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Tissy, a Maine Coon cat that was rescued by the Dawn family of East Brady, Pa., enjoys cooling off in the pool. Thursday. August 1, 2019.
Louis B. Ruediger/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP
August 02, 2019 - 7:59 pm
BRADYS BEND, Pa. (AP) — A cat in western Pennsylvania is bucking stereotypes with its love of swimming. Tissy is an orange Maine Coon who regularly cools off in the family pool in Bradys Bend Township, about 55 miles north of Pittsburgh. Sonny Herr tells the Tribune Review she rescued Tissy as a...
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Mike Groll/AP, file
July 22, 2019 - 5:02 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York became the first U.S. state to ban the declawing of cats Monday, joining most of Europe, several Canadian provinces and a growing list of American cities that already prohibit a procedure animal advocates call cruel and unnecessary. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, signed...
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This Dec. 1, 2015 file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing for a photo in Los Angeles.
Richard Vogel/AP Photo, File
May 17, 2019 - 8:10 am
MORRISTOWN, Ariz. (AP) — Her owners say Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss demeanor became an internet sensation, has died at age 7. Posting on social media Friday, Grumpy Cat's owners wrote that she experienced complications from a urinary tract infection and "passed away peacefully" Tuesday "in the arms...
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Adam Schofield holds his tabby cat named Sgt. Stubbs.
Carrie Antlfinger/AP
May 03, 2019 - 5:22 pm
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — A tabby cat has new back legs, with the help of some University of Wisconsin-Madison students and a 3D printer. Community Cat shelter vice president Sarah Close says Chicago Animal Care and Control found the stray with infected legs last September and turned him over to the...
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In this Feb. 26, 2019 photo is the Fritz Creek General Store, shown near Homer, Alaska.
Megan Pacer/Homer News via AP
March 01, 2019 - 6:07 pm
HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A cat named Stormy that has spent more than six years as a fixture in a remote Alaska general store is being forced out after officials notified the store owners that the cat's presence violates food safety standards. The Fritz Creek General Store near the small city of Homer...
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The PSPCA rescued 17 cats and six dogs from a home in Harrowgate, adjacent to Kensington.
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Justin Udo
February 07, 2019 - 2:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nearly two dozen cats and dogs are free from what officials are calling unsanitary conditions in Kensington. Earlier this week, the Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (PSPCA) rescued 17 cats and six dogs from a home in Harrowgate, adjacent...
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Donated food has been available for TSA workers during the government shutdown.  But a Chester Springs nonprofit was at the airport Tuesday, delivering donated food for the workers' pets.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
January 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Donated food has been available for TSA workers during the government shutdown, but a Chester Springs nonprofit was at the airport Tuesday, delivering donated food for the workers' pets. Most people unload luggage at the airport departures lane, but Bill Smith and a...
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The Red Paw Emergency Relief Team is grieving for a Philadelphia family whose beloved dog was lost when a fire broke out in their rowhome overnight.
Dreamstime
Pat Toddy
December 30, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Red Paw Emergency Relief Team is grieving for a Philadelphia family whose beloved dog was lost when a fire broke out in their rowhome overnight. "To be able to come out and say believe it or not, your pet's alive, that's our goal," said Red Paw Emergency Relief...
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