Posts Tagged ‘pets’

  • PAWR volunteer thankful to help

    Jan 16, 19 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Throughout his years of volunteering with PAWR, Gary O’Rourke has helped the rescue organization, and countless animals, with his acts of kindness. A few years ago, the 67 year old found himself at a crossroads when one his beloved dogs suffered a ruptured...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dog lover days of summer

    Aug 25, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Dogs and their owners flocked to the annual Dog Lovers Days at Tecumseh Park on the weekend. The event is a fundraiser for various local charities, and offered a doggie obstacle course, play area, dress-up contest and a pamper zone. Kids could get doggie...

  • Donations pour into OSPCA in wake of theft

    May 8, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News2 Comments

    In true Chatham-Kent fashion, donors came from all directions to help fill a need recently. This time around, it was the Chatham-Kent OSPCA that was in need, as someone broke into the Park Avenue East facility and took $500 in dog food earlier this month....

  • Pets to benefit from donation

    Nov 25, 14 • 196 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Thanks to Invisible Fence and the Pet and Wildlife Rescue (P.A.W.R.), 19 fire trucks in Chatham-Kent will now be equipped with pet oxygen masks. Gayle Bailey of Invisible Fence donated the 19 mask packages – one for a truck from each fire station in...

  • The pooch smooch

    Oct 28, 13 • 434 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chantelle “Woody” Bernickey gives her dog A.J. “Buzz Lightyear” a smooch as they participated in the first Chatham-Kent OSPCA Dog Halloween Costume Contest held in the Commons area at the Downtown Chatham Centre on Oct. ...

  • Ticks a health threat to pets, too

    Aug 1, 13 • 712 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    For a creature that is smaller than half a centimetre, the deer tick is causing a big concern for one area woman. Chatham resident Carmen McCauley wants to spare pet owners the heartbreak and huge vet bills that can come from a diagnosis of Lyme disease. Her...