A Monticello, Minn. man with a history of drug abuse and mental illness skinned and baked his pet cat on Monday afternoon because “he wanted to try cooking it with onions,” charges state. Cody Alexander Mann, 28, has been taken into custody and now faces felony charges of cruelty and torture of an animal.
Formal charges have been filed against two Pine County women who are accused of the neglect and abuse of more than 100 animals on a farm near Pine City. According to the Pine County Sheriff’s office, Kathleen Mary Doenz, 65, and her mother, 86-year-old Gloria Irene Carlson, were each charged Friday with five felony counts, five gross misdemeanor counts and four misdemeanor counts related to the abuse and neglect of horses, dogs, cats, chickens, ducks and other animals on their property.
A Minnesota humane society is trying to figure out who keeps leaving litters of kittens at their door. This is the third time this year officials think the same person has dropped off a crate of kittens and some food at the Brown County Humane Society in New Ulm.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning pet owners of tainted jerky treats from China after seeing a surge in illnesses. Since 2007, the FDA says 3,600 dogs and 10 cats have gotten sick, and about 580 of those pets have died.
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The Minneapolis City Council may get a little bit catty on Wednesday as they discuss whether or not to allow colonies of feral felines. The council is expected to vote on whether to give licenses to people who want to care for free-roaming cats.
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.
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.
Dr. Joni Scheftel of the Minnesota Department of Health said that in Minnesota last year, 72 animals tested positive for rabies.
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.
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.
We’ve all heard the plea to donate blood. But it’s not just humans who need it during an emergency or surgery.
Animal advocates went to the Capitol looking for some high profile support from Minnesota’s official first dog owner.
Dozens of animals removed from a home in northeast Minneapolis are being treated at Minneapolis Animal Care and Control (MACC).
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.
A large number of cats and dogs in poor health have been removed from a northeast Minneapolis residence, according to police.
A bill that would regulate dog and cat breeders in Minnesota has passed its first test in the state legislature.
Don’t let those cute, fuzzy feline faces fool you, a new study says our cats are killers.
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!
It’s cat vs. politicians in the Smack Down! Click the link above to see both fun videos!
In life’s many changes, sometimes, there’s comfort in the things that stay the same.
More than 60 cats and kittens taken from a home in Duluth will soon be ready for adoption.
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.
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.