Articles: cats

They've Stopped Killing Cats In Evanston: A Personal Rant About TNR

When residents complain about feral cats, and volunteers offer trap/neuter/return (TNR), that is now the preferred option – by law in Cook County (as long as the TNR is administered by a sanctioned TNR sponsor). However, in Evanston the response by city officials was to trap and kill. Not only were these officials there not…

Donward Dog and Dating for Dog Lovers, Saturday Morning Steve Dale's Pet World, WLS Radio

Kari Harendorf and her downward dog partner, Charlie When Kari Harenforf does downward facing dog – she means it literally….So, what can you do with your dog (or with you) who may not relish going out in the snow and the cold. Why dogya (that’s yoga for dogs), of course. Tomorrow (February 6) that’s what…

Celebrate Valentine's Day from Your Heart to Your Cat's

An exciting announcement from Houston, TX at a Winn Feline Foundation Board Meeting (I’m a Board member). Throughout February, we hope call lovers give all cats a Valentine, so we can learn more about heart disease. A heart disease, called Feline Hypetrophic Cardiomyopathy is surprisingly very common, and often fatal to middle-aged cats. And through…

Helping Pets in Haiti, Photo Gallery Seen Here First

Never before seen photos (in gallery here), rescuing animals in Haiti, American Humane Association and the Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti. Tracy Reis of American Humane is in Haiti,  and Dr. Ian Robinson of the International Fund for Animal Welfare describe conditions in Port-au-Prince. Read the story:

If They Can Do It, Can We?

Why can’t we all get along as well as these guys? (I wonder if the politicians in Washington should be sent this video?)

Tats for Cats

Being tattooed, getting pierced….what you must do to help cats, a benefit for Tree House Humane Society at Insight Studios, held January 23, 24. Watch the video (with your cat).


Here are world famous photos from the world famous KITTYPALOOZA cat concert on January 14 to benefit the Tree House Humane Society. 

Chicago Blackhawks Help Homeless Pets

Last year, I had this crazy idea to tie in the Chicago Blackhawks with pet adoption. The announcement, I am making here…the Hawks will do it again this season! Check out the gallery which tells the story:

Steve Dale's Pet World. actress Hilary Swank on WLS-AM, 2 p.m.

Steve Dale’s Pet World, 2 p.m. at WLS-AM 890 (, two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank announces just how successful the 2009 Iams 4 the Holidays pet adoption campaign was, and she’ll talk about her own rescued pets (2 dogs and 2 parrots). In addition, Cook County’s veterinarian in-chief…big honcho vet, Dr. Donna Alexander will…

Steve Dale's Pet World a live interview with American Humane from Haiti on WLS-AM, 6 a.m.

Steve Dale’s Pet World on WLS-AM (890 AM or, 6:05 AM tomorrow (Saturday January 30), the first ever live radio report from Port-au-Prince to focus solely on the animals. Tracy Reis of American Humane will talk with me from her location near the U.N. compound.Reis will relate what it’s like in Haiti (I will…

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