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Cat awakens Fergus Falls resident to house fire

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (KVRR/KFGO) – Fire broke out inside a home in Fergus Falls Thursday morning. Crews were called to 503 Peck St. at around 3:30 a.m. A resident says he woke up because of his cat and found the home filled with smoke. He and his cat were able to get out safely. Firefighters pulled off the siding to…

Cities Area Transit Services Ending at 6 p.m. in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The City of Grand Forks has announced all Cities Area Transit Services will end at 6 p.m. until further notice. The decision was made due to a severe lack of people riding the buses in the evening. Dial-A-Ride and Senior Rider Services will also end at 6 p.m. For bus routes and hours of operation, visit: grandforksgov.com Categories:…

Family Pet Dies In House Fire, One Cat Revived After Being Given Oxygen

Firefighters Were Called To The Fire In Larimore Wednesday Night

LARIMORE, ND — Two people escape a house fire in Larimore but one of their pets died in the fire. Crews were called out to the 200 block of 3rd Street East around 7 o’clock Wednesday night. The basement was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene. Four pets were in the home at the time of the fire….

Homeward Animal Shelter Holds Pet Adoption Event

They say they have many more cats than dogs

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s never a bad time to have a furry friend in your life, and Homeward Animal Shelter needs your help to give pets a loving home. Homeward held a pet adoption event at Hornbacher’s in Moorhead to teach people what they need to know about the adoption process. They usually have around 10 dogs available, along with dozens…

Detroit Lakes Looking For Animal That Injured Young Boy

Officers searching for the cat, were told by a resident that he saw a fisher at Main Street and West Avenue in Detroit Lakes.

DETROIT LAKES, MN — Detroit Lakes Public Works is setting traps in hopes of catching an animal that may have injured a five year old boy. The boy’s family told police that he was attacked by a cat that he tried to pick up. Officers searching for the cat, were told by a resident that he saw a fisher at…

Former Moorhead Man Sentenced in Cat Killing Case

He will not be allowed to own any animals during that time

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A former Moorhead man has been sentenced for torturing and killing three cats in January. Jalen Greer of Rapid City was ordered to serve 60 days in jail and two years of supervised probation. He will not be allowed to own any animals during that time. Greer entered an Alford plea in September to one count of…

Sauk Rapids Man, Who Once Baked His Cat, Facing Arson Charges

Facing charges of first degree arson after he is accused of pouring gasoline all over the interior of the Pure Pleasure Adult Bookstore in St. Cloud and lighting it on fire

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A Sauk Rapids man, who was arrested for baking his pet cat in 2014, is back behind bars. Cody Mann, 32, is facing charges of first degree arson after he is accused of pouring gasoline all over the interior of the Pure Pleasure Adult Bookstore in St. Cloud and lighting it on fire. Police say no…

St. Paul Saints Host Copycat Video Festival and Fireworks

The festival features videos submitted by fans and played on the big screen

  ST. PAUL, Minn. — It’s an annual tradition that brings in crowds of cat-lovers from all over the country. The St. Paul Saints hosted the Copycat Cat Video Festival and fireworks at CHS Field Tuesday night. The festival features videos submitted by fans and played on the big screen. The original festival was created in 2012 by the Walker…

Moorhead Man Pleads Not Guilty to Killing, Torturing Cats

If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A Moorhead man accused of torturing and killing three cats has pleaded not guilty. Jalan Greer, 23, will stand trial starting July 25 for three counts of felony mistreatment of animals. If convicted, he faces up to six years in prison. Court documents say police were called to Greer’s apartment in January on a report of a…

Update: Bullet the Cat Headed to Foster Home

Two weeks ago we told you that Cat's Cradle shelter has a cat in its care that had bullet wounds in him

FARGO, N.D. — Bullet the cat is getting ready to go into a foster home. Two weeks ago we told you that Cat’s Cradle shelter has a cat in its care that had bullet wounds in him. Since then, the shelter has also taken in another cat that has BB gun wounds. The executive director says the donations for the…