Stories tagged with: Cats

December 18, 2015 - 7:14pm
31 weeks 5 days ago

 As you prepare for the holidays it very important to keep your pets in mind.

The holidays can be a tough time for our furry friends but, registered Veterinarian Tech Brittany Kennedy told us there are ways to ensure safety for your animals.

"Christmas tree is always fun. You have lights, tinsels and ornaments and it's just a playground for cats. I am sure everyone that owns a cat knows that. If you want to make sure that it is cat friendly, tinsel is not a good option...

November 8, 2015 - 9:00pm
37 weeks 3 days ago

 The Animal Shelter Society held their annual Craft Bazaar featuring one-of-kind, hand-made gifts from local vendors.

The bazaar took place at the Mass Bingo Hall. This year there were nearly 30 vendors in attendance. We spoke to Nancy Geiger at the Animal Shelter Craft Bazaar and she tells us that there are a lot of animals at the shelter in need of a home.

"There's way too many, way too many. We need so many adoptions. I'm just glad we have the shelter there, for...

November 18, 2014 - 4:21pm
1 year 36 weeks 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 - 5:04pm
2 years 15 weeks 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 - 4:10pm
3 years 1 week 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 - 4:44pm
5 years 46 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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