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Abandoned pets not so common in county

Abandoned pets not so common in county

It is a lot harder to find owners for homeless cats, like the one pictured, than kittens?but black cats are even harder to be placed, according to some experts. Patty Decker / Free Press Most communities in Marion County report they haven?t seen a lot of abandoned animals, but that doesn?t mean all animals have good homes or owners. One […]

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Does your cat love you?

In Facebook terminology, my relationship with cats is ?complicated.? When I was 11, I was very interested in conserving the Eastern Bluebirds around my home in Pennsylvania. I constructed and set up nest boxes, watched couples arrive in April and check out the boxes, and observed them lay eggs and raise chicks. I became aware that one of my neighbor?s […]

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Keep pets in mind when cold returns

Milder temperatures have returned in recent days, but local officials are asking residents to take extra precautions when frigid weather returns to make sure their four-footed family members are safe and warm. Marion County Sheriff Rob Craft said a good rule of thumb with animals is to make sure they have shelter as well as food and water. ?In the […]

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