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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…

Thirty Cats Found in Overheating Van in Downtown Fargo

It took police two hours to get them out

FARGO, N.D. — It was a tough task for Fargo Police to get 30 cats out of an overheating van in downtown Fargo Thursday afternoon. “The cats were panting, which is a terrible sign when it comes to cats. When cats pant they are clearly in distress. We did remove them for their own safety,” Ofc. LaVerne Aventi with the…

Celebrating All American Pet Photo Day

We Show Off Pet Pics You Sent In

  July 11th is All American Pet Photo Day day. There’s little we Americans love more than sharing pics of our beloved pets.So we asked you to share pics of your favorite furry companions. And because everyone loves a cute furball, we’re sharing the pics viewers and KVRR staff sent in. Thanks to everyone who sent photos of their pets…

Homeward Animal Shelter Celebrates Giving Hearts Day With Cookies and Cuddles

last year the shelter got $100,000 in donations

FARGO, N.D. — It’s all the cookies you can eat and all the cuddles you can get from some puppies and kittens. Homeward Animal Shelter brought some of their pets up for adoption over to Corwin Honda. It’s meant to celebrate Giving Heart’s Day because the dealership is one of their matching gift sponsors. All proceeds donated will go directly towards…

Homeward Animal Shelter Seeking Homes for Adult Cats, Kittens

The "Feline Frenzy" wraps up Sunday afternoon

FARGO, N.D. — Homeward Animal Shelter is looking for prospective families to adopt several of their adult cats. This weekend, people could adopt the felines for $25, or they can bring home a kitten for $65. They currently have 160 cats in their care, half of which are over the age of one. Heather Clyde, the Shelter Manager, says they need…

The Marshmallow Foundation Has Adoption Special for Surplus of Cats

They say they've seen an uptick in cats since August

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — If you’ve been thinking of adding a furry friend to your life, now could be the puuurfect time. The Marshmallow Foundation is having an adoption special. “The cats this year have been insane,” Cassi Ohman, manager at the Marshmallow Foundation, said. They say cats have been increasing at a fur–ocious rate since August. With over 100 cats…

LIVE: Paws Walk To Help Local Shelter Pets

Rocco Joins Us To Promote Homeward Animal Shelter Fundraiser

Heather Klefstad with Homeward Animal Shelter joins Adam to talk about the 28th annual Paws Walk. The walk is Tuesday, July 24th from 6-8 p.m. at Rheault Farm in Fargo. The 1/2 mile walk raises money to pay for food, shelter, and veterinary care for shelter animals. Heather brought along a friend to help promote the walk, Rocco, an 11-year-old…

Homeward Animal Shelter Drops Prices for Older Cats

The shelter is offering a fifty percent discount on adoption fees for cats six months and older

FARGO, N.D.– June is adopt a shelter cat month. Homeward Animal Shelter is dropping the price to help find homes for their older feline friends. This month, the shelter is offering a fifty percent discount on adoption fees for their cats who are six months and older. Between the shelter and foster homes, Homeward has more than 90 cats and…

Rescuing Your Pet During A Fire

Firefighters and EMT's say their first priority is always to rescue humans before animals

FARGO, N.D. — No one was injured in a balcony fire last night but firefighters did have to revive a cat. Since many consider their pets to be a part of their family, KVRR’s Danielle Church found out what you should do to safely evacuate everyone, including your pet, during a house fire. During a house or apartment fire, many times…

Third Graders Bake Treats for Dogs and Cats to Support Animal Shelter

Centennial Elementary students donated $167 and a bag of treats to Homeward Animal Shelter

FARGO, N.D. — Third graders at Centennial Elementary are doing their part to help animals in need of a new home. Kimberly Sandvig’s enrichment class baked dog and cat treats after reading the novel The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. The students sold the treats to family and friends, and donated just over 160 dollars to Homeward Animal Shelter in…