Cats

47 cats rescued from sweltering heat near Twin Cities

HARRIS, Minn. – Authorities say 47 cats were rescued from a vehicle that was parked in sweltering heat at a southeastern Minnesota rest area. The cats, discovered Tuesday about 50 miles north of the Twin Cities, were living in the car with their owner who recently became homeless and didn’t want to leave the animals behind. Animal Humane Society investigator…

Pet Connection: Five Fine Felines

The Humane Society of the Lakes has a lot of cats who would love a good home

  We’re on a bit of a hot streak on Pet Connection. Each of the last two weeks, our adoptable pet has found a new home within days of us featuring them on the show. We’re putting our luck on the line this week. We don’t have one pet looking for a loving home. We have five! They’re all adult…

Animal shelters see decrease in pet adoptions

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — An increase of abandoned animals has local shelters pleading for help. “In the FM area right now we’re seeing a huge increase in the number of animals that the shelters and rescues are taking in, unfortunately that leaves us very confined with what space we have available,” Homeward Animal Shelter Operations Director, Heather Clyde said. Heather…

Homeward Animal Shelter celebrated National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day

The shelter had coffee, cookies and cuddles for all.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Homeward Animal Shelter and Fleet Farm teamed up to celebrate National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day. “Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens is what we do and we just do our best to find them their perfect families,” said Homeward Animal Shelter  Marketing Director Heather Klefstad. Homeward invited people in the community to enjoy free cuddles with…

Pet boarding service helps spread holiday cheer for sheltered animals

Donations help benefit furry friends at Adopt-A-Pet Rescue

As the Christmas holiday approaches, one local pet service is partnering up with a nonprofit to make sure our furry friends receive some much needed holiday cheer. Wags Stay N Play pet service is accepting contributions for the Adopt-A-Pet rescue all month to help local sheltered animals have a tail wagging holiday season. The rescue will be accepting anything from…

Increasing Amount Of People Turning To Fostering Animals During Social Distancing

On Average Homeward Animal Shelter The Gets Only About 1 To 2 Foster Applications weekly, But In The Past Week That Number Has Jumped To Over 20.

FARGO, N.D. — Homeward Animal Shelter in Fargo says they have been seeing a recent spike in people looking to adopt. On average the organization gets only about 1 to 2 foster applications weekly, but in the past week alone that number has jumped to over 20. “We continue to get animals into foster and adopt out animals so we…

Firefighters Battle Massive Fire At Apartment Complex In 90 Degree Heat

No injuries are reported

Courtesy: GoFundMeMANDAN, ND — Firefighters battling a large apartment fire in Mandan in sweltering heat. Crews were called this afternoon to the fire at the 42-unit apartment near Mandan Middle School. The roof of the structure is gone. No injuries are reported. Several cats have been found alive in the building. Deputy Mandan Police Chief Lori Flaten says firefighters were…