Pets: Kittens born to feral cats can still be “purr”-fect pets

Feral cats may look cute and cuddly, but they are a lot different than a typical house cat. While feral cats are considered wild animals and prefer to live their lives outdoors, their kittens can be rescued from the streets ...

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MAX CAT Max Cat is a handsome boy who is nice, friendly and curious. It takes him a little while to get used to new surroundings and people, so he’d do best with someone who’s calm and patient with him. ...

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ELVIS He’s definitely not a hound dog. Elvis is a sweet guy and a gentle giant with a huge heart. He’s nice, calm and good natured. He’s a bit shy, but he quickly warms up with soft pets and a ...

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TUPAC Tupac Skakat is a big hearted, gentle giant who loves attention, hugs and being scratched. He especially loves getting his ears rubbed. This sweet boy will seek out your lap, put his head down, curl up and go to ...

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JENNIPURR (cat) Jennipurr Lopez is quite a friendly and sweet little girl. Her silky fur just shines as does her adorable personality. She’s an extremely nice and calm kitty who really enjoys snuggling and getting lap time. She also likes ...

Pet safety Legislation moves from county to statehouse

Public urged to voice support.

Will County offering pet spay/neuter discounts in February

Will County residents who have their pets spayed or neutered at participating veterinary offices in February can receive a $40 county-sponsored discount.

Bolingbrook Humane Haven Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

GILDA Gilda is a very adorable, sweet and lovable girl, but is somewhat timid and shy. She warms up with quiet encouragement and a gentle touch.

Will County offers residents spay/neuter discount for pets in October

Will County residents who have their pets spayed or neutered at participating veterinary offices in October can receive a $40 county-sponsored discount.

Forest Preserve OKs dog park permit discounts

Veterans and active-duty military will pay less for Forest Preserve District of Will County dog park permits in 2018 thanks to action taken Oct. 12 by the District’s board of commissioners.

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EZRA Ezra is a cute, independent, low-key cat. This quiet boy is adorably entertaining when he scoops water out of his bowl with his paws like a raccoon. In his previous home, he got along great with the family’s yellow ...

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ADDISON Addison is a very nice, sweet kitty. She’s a bit timid at first, but she warms up to people quickly after spending a little time with them. She’s curious and likes to explore her surroundings. She’s very affectionate and ...

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JOLEE Jolee is a very pretty girl who is quite talkative and likes to tell you all about her day and hear about yours. Besides chatting with her human companions, she really likes to play with toy mice, having fun ...

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AMOS Amos is an adorable, sweet and independent little guy. Like most kittens, almost everything fascinates him. He really loves to play and discover new things by exploring his surroundings to see what interesting things are going on around him. ...

Pet Talk: Toxic plants could harm pets

Having plants in your home can make your space more decorative, or even calming. However, certain plants also can be toxic to pets. Dr. Christine Rutter, clinical assistant professor of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, described some of the potentially ...