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Cats are known as mysterious creatures. While some of the things they do can be puzzling at times, you don't have to be a super sleuth to decode your pet's behaviors.
Betty Clayton, executive director of the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana, holds a dog that was dropped off at the door of the shelter in a bucket. Clayton says the building cannot hold any more animals and has not had an adult cat adopted in three months.
Debbie Heath, a Humane Society of Northwest Indiana employee, vacuums floors around cages Monday at the shelter.
Sandra Phelps, an employee of the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana in Gary's Miller Beach neighborhood, cleans puppy cages Monday at the shelter. The shelter is at capacity and is hoping future owners apply to adopt one of its 103 animals.
Sandra Phelps, an employee with the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana, cleans puppy cages Monday at the shelter.
In honor of National Pet Adoption Month, I invite you to reflect with me on the age-old bond between human beings and our two best-loved, furry friends.
A few years ago, Porter County 4-H almost did away with the Cats project after the superintendent quit, even though 4-Hers still wanted to do it.
BEVERLY SHORES | Veterinarian Michael Anderson has made reducing the feline population his life's work.
This is addressed to the disgusting person who dumped a cat on U.S. 12 down from the Porter train station recently. That animal had more loyalty in it than you as a human possess.
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Porter County Animal Shelter worker Karrie Stivers walks out a door of the new addition at the shelter on Monday. The addition had two air conditioners installed Monday to combat rising outdoor temperatures.
The Porter County Animal Shelter had to temporarily move cats to a cooler part of its building after conditions in a new addition became too hot there Monday.
A cat lies down inside its cage near a newly installed air conditioner at the Porter County Animal Shelter on Monday. Fans were being used to cool the room previously.
Fat cat Prince Chunk, 44 pounds, was found roaming the streets of a New Jersey town in 2008 after his owner lost her home to foreclosure. Though adopted by a loving family, the heavyweight tabby died in his sleep in November. He was about 10 years old. Healthy indoor cats have average lifesp…
Obviously there is a demonic criminal residing along Old Niemeyer Road west of Crown Point who is proficient with a bow and arrow and who intentionally shot and maimed a cat. The perpetrator needs to be found.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's Animal Control Center's newest director will be putting her dogs and cats on show in hope of getting them adopted.
Cats huddle in a hammock inside a cage at the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana in Miller. Overcrowding of cats has been a problem for many region shelters.
A cat peers out of its cage at the Porter County Animal Shelter.
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