Stories tagged with: Cats

November 18, 2014 - 3:21pm
14 weeks 5 days ago

The winter months are upon us and while you may think staying warm is a difficult task, it's even harder for your pet.

Jody Murray, executive director of the Animal Shelter Society, took some time to share with pet owners changes they need to make to their fury friends routines in the cold weather.

"The first thing is, when it's as cold as it's been the last couple of days, limit the time outside, just like yourself you have to take the time to get used to that. If you have...

April 11, 2014 - 4:04pm
46 weeks 2 days ago

It's that time again, for the Animal Shelter Society's featured pet of the week.

The society is currently looking for a home for Lisa , the cat with the longest stay at the shelter. A portion of her adoption fee is being sponsored by local attorney, Sherry Ryan. It costs $30 to adopt her and animal shelter employees say after a rough start, she is now ready for a new beginning.


"Eventually we got her to kind of trust humans a little bit and be a lot less nervous, now...

July 18, 2013 - 3:10pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

Your pets can be affected by the weather just like humans, so Jody Murray, the executive director of The Animal Shelter Society is offering up some tips for pet owners to keep their animals safe throughout the summer.

"Obviously they're going to be drinking a lot more water right now," said Murray. "And not only is it important to make sure they have water but if you're not giving them fresh water a couple times during the day, it can get too hot. You don't really think...

September 4, 2010 - 3:44pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

Some locals are adding a new member to their family.

The Animal Shelter in Muskingum County hosted it's first ever Super Cat Adoption Day. All kittens and cats were available to purchase for only $10. The shelter was hoping the discount would entice families to step forward to adopt a pet.

"They have a good deal today and we figured if we get one we might even get two, that way it helps the shelter out and the kitties out," said David Fereriks.

"To...

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