Community Cat Coalition helps keep the county’s stray cat population down | Lifestyles

Community Cat Coalition helps keep the county’s stray cat population down |  Lifestyles

ASHTABULA, Ohio — The Community Cat Coalition has been working for the past two years to help control the population of stray cats in Ashtabula County. So far this year, the group has helped 340 cats, including 33 cats trapped this past weekend in Ashtabula, Geneva and Conneaut, said volunteer Kim Fedler. The cats were … Read more

Trap Neuter Release Helping Feral Cats live a healthier life outdoors | News

Trap Neuter Release Helping Feral Cats live a healthier life outdoors |  News

La Crosse, Wis.(WXOW) – The city of La Crosse is allowing the Trap Neuter Release or TNR process to help community members get a handle on the ever-growing population of free roaming feral cats. Coulee Region Meow Mission is a non profit that practices TNR in rural areas. They say that spaying and neutering cats … Read more

Bird’s-eye View: Celebrate the bald eagle for Independence Day | News

Bird’s-eye View: Celebrate the bald eagle for Independence Day |  News

Tweetings, fellow birders! As it’s Independence Day, what better way to celebrate than to introduce a famous American character? Nope, I’m not talking about Uncle Sam or the Statue of Liberty. No, this week we’re featuring the bald eagle, that great symbol of our country – our soaring giant. While the bald eagle is instantly … Read more

Something to crow about: Those birds are smarter than they look | Lifestyles

Something to crow about: Those birds are smarter than they look |  Lifestyles

Whenever people talk about a past life, they often say they were pharaohs or possibly a lady in waiting to Marie Antoinette or maybe a famous Russian ballet star. I am not sure if I believe in past lives, but if I was something before my current life, I’m pretty sure I was a crow. … Read more

Celebrating the Dog Days of Summer: Markesan to host its first Dog Park fundraising event in July | News

Celebrating the Dog Days of Summer: Markesan to host its first Dog Park fundraising event in July |  News

Markesan Mayor Rich Slate skates with his son’s dog, Bart, who he taught to pull him on roller blades. Slate is helping to organize a dog-themed event in Markesan this summer. submitted photo Who let the dogs out in downtown Markesan? This summer, the dogs will run the show for a night. Each month during … Read more

New group works to address feral cat problem with TNR program | News

New group works to address feral cat problem with TNR program |  News

You may notice them around your neighborhood or perhaps hiding in the bushes behind a shopping center. They run when they see you, darting into safe spaces. Even an offer of food is unlikely to draw them out while you’re around. They live among us, but feral cats differ significantly from pet cats that curl … Read more

LIFE AT BOOMER LAKE: Some birds can handle the heat, some can’t | Lifestyles

LIFE AT BOOMER LAKE: Some birds can handle the heat, some can’t |  Lifestyles

Mesonet.org, indicates we are in the midst of a dry spell. We had a smattering of rain in Stillwater this Tuesday that didn’t even give us enough to make a recording on the software. Payne County rare birds for the week still include multiple reports of Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks and an out-of-season Osprey at Lake Carl … Read more

Dog owners have new options for canine fun | News

Dog owners have new options for canine fun |  News

BLUEFIELD — People with dogs now have a few choices in where to take their pets, so that they can get out and play. Bluefield has had a dog park called the Tail Yard since 2017 which is located on Raleigh Street in the downtown West Virginia area. However, Bluefield residents now have the option … Read more

People For Cats – July 1, 2022 | Falmouth Columns

People For Cats – July 1, 2022 |  Falmouth Columns

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Word on Birds: Nesting time in the bird world | Local News

Word on Birds: Nesting time in the bird world |  Local News

It is hard to believe that the nesting season started back in January and February for great horned owls and it will continue into August, and maybe even September, for some of our resident birds that have multiple broods. We are certainly in the middle of the nesting season for many birds. Young red-tailed hawks … Read more