‘Home Fur the Howlidays’ aims to fill homes with loving pets

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (WNDU) – The Humane Society of St. Joseph County is beyond capacity, so to help find homes for their furry companions, they are holding the “Home Fur the Howlidays” adoption event. They believe the end of the Covid-19 shutdowns and schedule changes are why so many animals are in shelters nationwide. “You know, … Read more

Shelter KC in urgent need of Thanksgiving donations

Shelter KC has an urgent need for Thanksgiving donations. The Kansas City, Missouri, organization serves meals to the homeless Thanksgiving week, provides food baskets to needy residents and reheatable meals for others. Typically donation boxes are half full. This year, they’re nearly empty. “We know it is a stretch when you are struggling to make … Read more

New Kearney Area Animal Shelter director is happily settling in

MARY JANE SKALA Hub Staff Writer Rescuing a pet is an honorable thing to do, but it’s not an easy job, and you need to make sure you ask the right questions before you bring a pet home. Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story. KEARNEY — Braden Wilkes knelt down on the floor inside … Read more

ESU 13 students, Skipper’s Cupboard volunteers build cold-weather shelters for cats

Students from ESU 13’s Meridian School and LifeLink program built cold-weather shelters for cats on Friday with help from volunteers from Skipper’s Cupboard. Skipper’s Cupboard is a food pantry for pet owners that connects people in need with the means to provide for their animal companions. “We’re a non-profit charity,” Morgheim said. “We’ve been in … Read more

Shelter prepares for impact ahead of Hurricane Ian

THANK YOU. A LOCAL HOMELESS ORGANIZATION IS PREPARING FOR A SURGE OF PEOPLE SEEKING SHELTER AS HURRICANE IAN MOVES THIS WAY, CARLOS FLORES IS LIVE IN GREENVILLE AFTER SPEAKING TO MIRACLE HILL MINISTRIES ABOUT ITS PREPARATIONS. CARLOS. GOOD EVENING, NIGEL AND CAROL. MIRACLE HILL RESCUE MISSION IS MAKING SURE EVERYONE HAS A CHANCE TO STAY … Read more

Shelter Inquiry Targets Pet Death

Breen Photo Capt. Dell, who led probe into deaths of Maggie and Buttons. A police captain has been assigned to oversee New Haven’s animal shelter — and remind the city’s animal control officer of the difference between a dead cat and a live one. That’s how the New Haven Police Department is responding to an … Read more