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Bird preservation groups want war on feral cats on public lands

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 27 2014 - 5:38pm

Cats look so cute batting at a piece of string, or pouncing on a ball of yarn. But a lot of people don't think cats are cute when they're batting, or pouncing on, a bird -- especially one of an endangered species.Almost 200 conservation organizations from across the country have joined a campaign urging the U.S. Department of the Interior to adopt...

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Stray tabby could teach dogs a thing or two about finding new owners

Courtland Milloy
Jan 3 2014 - 4:01pm

A stray cat showed up at our home in Fort Washington, Md., during the holidays, just an ordinary looking gray tabby with a furry white chest and feet. She'd sit outside our door, her tail curled elegantly around her front paws, then meow whenever the door was opened.My family had been thinking about replacing one of our two dearly departed pets...

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Dear Santa, we fur kids like presents, too

Becky Cairns, Standard-Examiner staff
Dec 15 2013 - 11:00am

As Santa chimney-drops Xboxes and iPads for good little girls and boys this year, he won't forget gifts for all those "furry" kids, too.Here's a fake "stick" for Max, the dog who chews like a beaver, and a stuffed platypus for Molly, who likes to cuddle.

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VIDEO: Medium says her cat has rare gift

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 18 2013 - 6:41am

OGDEN -- A popular myth says cats have nine lives, but do some of them also have a sixth sense? Sheba Feline has otherworldly abilities uncommon to most small tabby cats and a personality that lives up to her regal name, her owner says.

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40 malnourished cats taken from Brigham City home

Tim Gurrister, Bubba Brown, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 3 2013 - 8:47am

BRIGHAM CITY -- The near 40 cats taken from a home here are all in foster homes and otherwise cared for in a Salt Lake animal shelter."They all got bubble baths last night and have been completely checked over, de-wormed, and are now in foster homes to be evaluated," said a spokeswoman for Utah Animal Adoption Center, formerly Wasatch Humane...

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Bird preservation groups want war on feral cats on public lands

Becky Wright, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 27 2014 - 5:38pm

Cats look so cute batting at a piece of string, or pouncing on a ball of yarn. But a lot of people don't think cats are cute when they're batting, or pouncing on, a bird -- especially one of an endangered species.Almost 200 conservation organizations from across the country have joined a campaign urging the U.S. Department of the Interior to adopt...

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VIDEO: Medium says her cat has rare gift

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 18 2013 - 6:41am

OGDEN -- A popular myth says cats have nine lives, but do some of them also have a sixth sense? Sheba Feline has otherworldly abilities uncommon to most small tabby cats and a personality that lives up to her regal name, her owner says.

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VIDEO: Medium says her cat has rare gift

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 18 2013 - 6:41am

OGDEN -- A popular myth says cats have nine lives, but do some of them also have a sixth sense? Sheba Feline has otherworldly abilities uncommon to most small tabby cats and a personality that lives up to her regal name, her owner says.

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GALLERY: Cats for adoption at Weber County Animal Shelter

Cats and kittens available for adoption at the Weber County Animal Shelter in Ogden Tuesday, July 12, 2011. The shelter has an overabundance of cats and kittens because of kitten season and the additional responsibility of taking in the animals once served by the Ogden City shelter. More photos and information about adoptable pets are available online or by calling the shelter at 801-399-8244. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
Jul 12 2011 - 1:59pm

Cats and kittens available for adoption at the Weber County Animal Shelter in Ogden Tuesday, July 12, 2011. The shelter has an overabundance of cats and kittens because of kitten season and the additional responsibility of taking in the animals once served by the Ogden City shelter. More photos and information about adoptable pets are available online or by calling the shelter at 801-399-8244. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

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