County Recognizes Barn Restoration

TANGENT, Ore. – A Tangent barn once owned by a cat is now being restored, and Linn County is recognizing the new owner for her preservation efforts. When John Bass, owner of John Bass Barn, passed away in the 1980s, he left his 3-acre estate to his cat, Kitty Kat. The cat and its caretaker … Continue reading »

Cat Rescued From Fire

NEWPORT, Ore. – Family members are breathing a sigh of relief after learning firefighters rescued their cat after a fire destroyed their home on Wednesday. But it is the way that the cat survived that makes one wonder if felines really have nine lives. Psycho, a three-year-old Calico cat, is Cheryl and Mark Anderson’s “baby.” “She’s … Continue reading »

Foster Cats For Your Business

CORVALLIS, Ore. — If you are looking to add a friend to your business, or hoping to connect with customers better, a cat might be the answer. The Heartland Humane Society in Corvallis is looking for businesses to participate in its new program called “Cat About Town,” where businesses foster care for cats. The Humane … Continue reading »

First Avenue Shelter Hosts Kitten Shower

EUGENE, Ore. — The First Avenue Animal shelter was packed Saturday for its First Annual Kitten Shower. The goal of the event was to provide an opportunity to meet the kittens and learn about adoption and volunteer opportunities. The community learned more about cats with some trivia and prizes. Organizers say they plan to host … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Daisy Mae

EUGENE, Ore. – If you’d like to find a sweet cat for your home, this one might for you. Daisy Mae, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is a 8-year-old long-haired cat. She’s currently staying at Greenhill Humane Society and is looking for a forever home. Daisy Mae is house trained and does well with … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Garfield

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’d like to find a cat for your home, this one might for you. Garfield, our KEZI 9 News Pet of the Week, is an 8-year-old orange domestic shorthair/mix. He’s currently staying at Greenhill Humane Society and is looking for a permanent home. He’s quiet, dignified and not very silly. He … Continue reading »

Pet of the Week: Frosty

EUGENE, Ore. — Frosty, a black male cat and the KEZI Pet of the Week, is looking for a place to call home. He is currently in foster care through Greenhill Humane Society’s 1st Avenue Shelter. If you’d like to adopt Frosty or volunteer at Greenhill, call 541-844-1777.

Pet of the Week: Hershey Kiss

EUGENE, Ore. — A local cat is looking for a forever home. Hershey Kiss, a 6-year-old, black, domestic shorthair/mix is staying at Greenhill Humane Society and was our KEZI Pet of the Week. He had been a stray for quite a while before coming to the shelter. If you’d like to adopt Hershey Kiss or … Continue reading »

Alleged Cat Abuser Keeps Cats

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Springfield woman who allegedly threw two cats into the Willamette River more than a week ago is out of jail and back with the nearly 60 cats in her home. Betty Gould was met with protesters at her salon Saturday. They want her cats taken from her before she goes to … Continue reading »

Activists Protest Alleged Cat Abuser

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The woman who allegedly tossed two Persian cats into the Willamette River one week ago, Springfield resident Betty Gould, was released from the Lane County Jail Friday night. Someone posted her bail, which was brought down from $4,500 to $1,500. On Saturday, protesters stood outside her Springfield Salon, Hair by Betty, holding … Continue reading »

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