Posts Tagged ‘cats’

  • New chants requested

    May 24, 19 • 0 Views • Bruce Uncorked, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Well, our daughter finished her final dance competition of the season recently, and I found myself pondering the people of competitions. For starters, what is really cool about dance competitions is the cheering. The kids and parents at various studios cheer...

  • Kitten smitten?

    Jan 9, 19 • 0 Views • Bruce Uncorked, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Late Sunday afternoon returned our home into a state of feline normalcy for us. It was downright quiet, in fact. We had been serving as hosts to Lucky, a cute little kitten owned by Brenna’s boyfriend Matt. He was back from school for the holidays and Lucky...

  • Animal shelter receives $50K donation

    Jul 13, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The new animal shelter is now “well past” the 50-per-cent fundraising mark needed to make the facility a reality, thanks to a $50,000 donation by the Howard J. Rees Foundation July 12. “This donation demonstrates not only the deep community support for...

  • Who steals pet food?

    Nov 11, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police are looking for a pet-food bandit today after an early morning break in at an Edgar Street home. Police say the thieves made off with a large quantity of dog and cat food, along with a supply of leashes, outerwear and collars – all...

  • Dogs, cats, swords, assault

    Nov 17, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Yesterday morning, police responded to a neighbour dispute in Coatsworth. Two men were arguing as one of the families’ dog was eating the others’ cat food outside. The verbal argument escalated into a physical altercation. A main entrance front door...

  • Cat spat goes wild

    Sep 8, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    On Saturday, September 5, 2015 at approximately 1:30 am, a man and his friend began to argue over a cat. The argument became heated and the man went inside to get a plank of wood. The man began to swing the plank at his friend. Another man saw the altercation...

  • A literary classic comes to life

    Jul 21, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Viewpoint1 Comment

    Last week, Chatham-Kent’s political leaders took time out to play the role of gatekeepers of Noah’s Ark as they debated what size, shape, type and number of pets should be permitted in the community. The subject was covered in the 1904 classic “Pigs is...

  • Knee-jerk stupidity — the death of animal control in C-K

    Jan 25, 13 • 272 Views • Bruce UncorkedNo Comments

    “Good luck, Animal Control, you’re going to need it.” That’s a comment from Chatham-Kent council budget chair Art Stirling on Facebook over the hasty decision by council to gun down its animal control program. Stirling is frustrated....