Cats

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Meow-vie Blog: Itty, Bitty Kitties Hit The Big Time

The first Internet Cat Video Festival was a grassroots surprise, but damned if the Walker and the State Fair powers that be aren’t pulling out all stops to make sure lightning doesn’t strike twice.

08/28/2013

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Walker Taking Internet Cat Video Festival To Michigan

Organizers of the annual international ArtPrize competition in Michigan say an Internet Cat Video Festival will be part of this year’s event. The free Sept. 27 showing at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids is being put on by the Walker Art Center.

07/30/2013

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What Should You Do If Bitten By A Rabid Animal?

Dr. Joni Scheftel of the Minnesota Department of Health said that in Minnesota last year, 72 animals tested positive for rabies.

07/25/2013

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St. Cloud Humane Society Giving Away Cats, Selling Kittens At Discount

Having a tough time finding a feline? This weekend’s your lucky break as the Tri-County Humane Society in St. Cloud, Minn., said it needs to make room for an overabundance of cats. The shelter’s 32 cages are full, and another 16 cages are needed for adoptable felines in need of a transition out of the treatment rooms. The sale aims to ensure no cats are euthanized simply due to a lack of space.

07/19/2013

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Twin Cities Program Makes It Affordable To Fix Your Pet

Animal experts said the best way to control over population is to spay and neuter our pets. But not everyone has access to affordable vet care, so a Twin Cities program is helping to fix that problem.

07/09/2013

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Giving Blood Not Just For Humans, Pets Do It, Too

We’ve all heard the plea to donate blood. But it’s not just humans who need it during an emergency or surgery.

03/20/2013

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Bill Hopes To Stop Unethical Breeders In Minnesota

Animal advocates went to the Capitol looking for some high profile support from Minnesota’s official first dog owner.

02/19/2013

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56 Hoarding Victims Recuperate At Mpls. Animal Control

Dozens of animals removed from a home in northeast Minneapolis are being treated at Minneapolis Animal Care and Control (MACC).

02/15/2013

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Purrfect! Walker’s Cat Festival Moving To Minnesota State Fair

We know now that cats have at least two lives, since the Walker Art Center announced it will be reprising its wildly popular Internet Cat Video Festival this year.

02/14/2013

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Pets Removed From ‘Filthy’ Living Conditions In NE Mpls Home

A large number of cats and dogs in poor health have been removed from a northeast Minneapolis residence, according to police.

02/13/2013

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Bill To Crack Down On Puppy Mills Passes First Hurdle

A bill that would regulate dog and cat breeders in Minnesota has passed its first test in the state legislature.

02/13/2013

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Silly Cat Photos

02/04/2013

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Study: Cats Are Threatening U.S. Bird Population

Don’t let those cute, fuzzy feline faces fool you, a new study says our cats are killers.

01/29/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 11-7!

Wipe away the post election blues with a couple of fun videos! Click the link above to see the videos and vote on your favorite!

11/07/2012

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 11-5

It’s cat vs. politicians in the Smack Down! Click the link above to see both fun videos!

11/05/2012

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‘Joy Sessions’ Capture The Last Moments Of Pet, Owner

In life’s many changes, sometimes, there’s comfort in the things that stay the same.

10/28/2012

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60+ Cats Taken From Duluth Home Ready For Adoption

More than 60 cats and kittens taken from a home in Duluth will soon be ready for adoption.

10/24/2012

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Cat Videos!

We’ve seen the popularity of cat videos on YouTube. Here is the latest addition, a cat eating with a fork! What? See the video.

09/20/2012

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More Than 10,000 Attend Walker’s Cat Video Fest

The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis tested the boundaries of legitimate art with a film festival devoted to the online cat videos that pervade YouTube and social networks.

08/31/2012

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Walker Art Festival: The Cat’s Meow

Event organizers say the cats have purred and the people have spoken. On Thursday, the public will know who the king of all cat videos is.

08/29/2012

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Movie Blog: Walker Gets Catty

There are those who might say that for the Walker Art Center to devote its attention to viral cat videos is to throw all acceptable standards of artistry into the litter box. Those people are, at best, dog people.

08/27/2012

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Cats From Hell

Animal Planet’s show My Cat From Hell.

07/19/2012

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Waseca Dealing With Increase In Feral Cats

Businesses in Waseca say they’re running into more and more problems with feral cats.

06/30/2012

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Stolen Kitten Found By Animal Shelter Employee

An 8-week-old Persian kitten that was stolen from a pet store in Shakopee has been found, authorities say. On Tuesday, the kitten, which is estimated to be worth about $500, was reported to be at the Animal Humane Society.

06/05/2012

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A Chubby Pet Could Be A Big Problem

Attention dog and cat owners, it’s time to give your four-legged friend a critical once-over. If your pet is looking a little chubby, it could be a big problem.

05/01/2012

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