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August 8 2020

International Cat Day: Making Cats Happy One Cat at a Time

International Cat Day celebrates happy cats every August 8. The day was created in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare.  The day is truly international in scope, but though cats are the most popular pet on the planet they often remain misunderstood and even those who love them may not provide suitable welfare.…

July 30 2020

Allergic to Cats? Here’s a Solution

If it wasn’t for the significant news regarding the pandemic, the biggest pet story of the year – if not the past decade – would be how Purina is saving cat lives with a new pet food, Purina Pro Plan LiveClear. This food manages to negate the protein in cats’ saliva, called Fel d 1,…

July 20 2020

Heroic, Helpful and Caring Cats with Dr. Anne Beall

Dr. Anne Beall is celebrating Heroic, Helpful and Caring Cats: Felines Who Make a Difference in her latest book. She’s all about busting myths regarding what people think about cats. “A cat can be just as connected to you as a dog.” She notes on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show that we…

July 20 2020

Cats in Trees

Increasingly people do keep their cats indoors only, 71 percent according to the American Pet Products Association. Still, millions of cats are indoors-outdoors, and indoor cats can get out. Cats being cats will climb trees in pursuit of a bird, or sometimes just because they enjoy climbing. The problem isn’t so much going up, it’s…

July 19 2020

Finally Chicago Closing a Loophole so No Dogs, Cats or Rabbits are Sold at Pet Stores; Also Enriching Cat Lives

Because of puppy mills, over 355 cities and many counties have now banned the sales of dogs and cats (and also rabbits in some cities) at pet stores. Cari Meyers, founder of the Puppy Mill Project and Illinois Director of the Humane Society of the United States Marc Ayers join me HERE on my Steve…

July 12 2020

Chicago Shelter Scene Now; Decoding Your Cat and Veterinary Professionals Against Puppy Mills

Listen HERE to this week’s Steve Dale’s Pet World on WGN Radio show with Emily Klehm, CEO of South Suburban Humane Society describes not only what’s going on at her shelter but also talking about the overall Chicago shelter scene – and so far, so great. Adoptions and fosters remain way up. Klehm comments on…

July 5 2020

Famous Fido Celebration of Life; Cats Have a New Lease on Life

Gloria Lissner has been saving animals for 46 years with Famous Fido Rescue & Adoption Alliance, (3124 West Irving Park Road) which she is the founder.  Listen to my conversation HERE from WGN Radio, Steve Dale’s Pet World. Her stories, her passion and commitment grows with each passing year. Lissner says Famous Fido often takes…

July 2 2020

Cats and Fireworks

Dogs are generally more willing and able to reveal their emotions to us. Cats may mask how they’re really feeling, or we may misinterpret. When talking about fear of fireworks usually the conversations are dogcentric – but cats can lose their lives in several different ways just because there are fireworks outdoors. Anytime, there’s a…

June 25 2020

Good News for Cats: More Shelters Offer More Space

With many animal shelters closed to intake due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it seemed like the perfect opportunity for their cats to get a housing upgrade. Thanks to support from animal welfare and veterinary organizations, cats in 82 shelters across the U.S. and Canada are going to be living large while they wait for new…

June 18 2020

Fireworks and Pets: The Big Bang Theory

It’s not that dogs aren’t patriotic, but many dogs, and also some cats, are terrified of the loud and sudden bangs we call fireworks around July 4th. It’s arguably adaptive to be hard-wired to be afraid of sudden loud sounds. We too may jump and even run from loud and unexplained noises. Who wouldn’t? Dogs…

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