Cat wins shelter's Hero Dog award

...Los Angeles shelter's Hero Dog award has gone to a cat.In May 2014, Tara the cat fought off a dog that attacked her 6-year-old...action that the selection committee decided that a cat this spectacular should be the National Hero Dog...

Arts & Entertainment
Spielberg puts a real, live dinosaur on screen

...poorly received, probably because they foolishly thought they could recreate and capitalize on that sense of amazement, but that cat was already out of the bag. This weekend, however, Universal finally produced a worthy sequel, a movie that manages to amaze...

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Male cat nurtures kittens abandoned in southeast Alaska

...nurturing boost from an unlikely source - a male cat with a slight neurological disorder.The...adopted by Henry, an 8-month-old male cat in the southeast Alaska community of Ketchikan...said Heather Muench, comparing the cat's role to that of the lovable live-in...

Borough set appropriate $3.2 million to outfit CPH clinics, state reverses course on equipment denial

...also reconsidered a decision to deny the hospital's application to install a CT scanner in the new building. CT scans, or CAT scans, are a type of X-ray test that generates a cross-section image of the body. CPH included both of those services in...

Reeling it in: McCarthy grabs spotlight in 'Spy'

...imagines. Naturally, being that our heroine is heavy and short, every disguise provided for her leans towards the depressing. A cat-lady. A lottery winner. A dumpy secretary. You get the picture. Susan Cooper, however, is about to prove she's got...

Arts & Entertainment
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Socially acceptable?

...keeps me entertained with their doings, plus I don't need to let them out at night, find the doggy bowl, or clean the cat box. Another friend raises chickens, so I enjoy the ups and downs of that undertaking without the trauma of losing one or the...

Dog-loving lawmakers' bill addresses pet custody in divorces

...has had judges sign off on agreements between divorcing couples about what to do with their animals, including who kept a cat, and joint-ownership of a sled dog team.Now, he and Rep. Liz Vazquez, R-Anchorage, both self-described dog enthusiasts...

Unhinged Alaska: Willie's little dark cloud

...dander and let out a bellow that scared the bejeezus out of the cat that, in turn, went all Circus Soleil with a claws-extended...countenance of a volley ball with ears.Turk was livid but the cat was cool and noshing on some bait herring in the anchor hold...

Mountain View focuses on community service

...school donated to the Kenai Animal Shelter. Angelina and Isabella Bond's family has and orange cat Hooch who is nine years old, Hectar a gray cat who is eight years old and a dog named Gwennie who is five years old, Angelina Bond said. Raising...

Researchers track elusive wolverines

...other even in good conditions. With wind and sun distorting tracks even more species come into play for trackers.Ingman found cat tracks on one of his trips that had him hoping for that lynx he was searching for before he finally decided after conferring...



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