<![CDATA[Pets News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/ Read news and tips about pets including dogs and cats from The Kansas City Star and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:43:48 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:43:48 CDT Pets 60 Photo gallery: 12 Strays of Christmas http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article4688889.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:39:19 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article4688889.html A real treat: Dogs prove good patients at physical rehab http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article4663509.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:06:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article4663509.html Pet Vet: Sleepy ferret could have insulin issues http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article4546397.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:09:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article4546397.html A few gifts for your favorite pet http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article4421629.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:06:06 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article4421629.html Fido as photographer? 'Pet Cam' has tips for owners http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article4400384.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:01:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article4400384.html Pet Vet: Sneaky little ferret is spending more time sleeping http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article4400358.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 07:05:03 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article4400358.html Overland Park goes to the dogs with first Downtown Dog Day http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article344342/Overland-Park-goes-to-the-dogs-with-first-Downtown-Dog-Day.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 16:54:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article344342/Overland-Park-goes-to-the-dogs-with-first-Downtown-Dog-Day.html KC animal shelter gets so many drop-offs you’ll now need to call ahead http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article343021/KC-animal-shelter-gets-so-many-drop-offs-you’ll-now-need-to-call-ahead.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 23:34:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article343021/KC-animal-shelter-gets-so-many-drop-offs-you’ll-now-need-to-call-ahead.html Kansas City investigates the dumping of dead pit bulls in the Northland http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article342232/Kansas-City-investigates-the-dumping-of-dead-pit-bulls-in-the-Northland.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:01:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article342232/Kansas-City-investigates-the-dumping-of-dead-pit-bulls-in-the-Northland.html Missouri bill would ban laws targeting specific dog breeds http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article341958/Missouri-bill-would-ban-laws-targeting-specific-dog-breeds.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:07:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article341958/Missouri-bill-would-ban-laws-targeting-specific-dog-breeds.html Overland Park police seek dog that bit woman http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article339911/Overland-Park-police-seek-dog-that-bit-woman.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 20:09:40 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article339911/Overland-Park-police-seek-dog-that-bit-woman.html Man hurt in ax attack; police shoot his aggressive dog http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article338699/Man-hurt-in-ax-attack-police-shoot-his-aggressive-dog.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 12:41:47 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article338699/Man-hurt-in-ax-attack-police-shoot-his-aggressive-dog.html Driving Marlowe the rat west, and other tails http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article338413/Driving-Marlowe-the-rat-west-and-other-tails.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 08 Feb 2014 20:23:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article338413/Driving-Marlowe-the-rat-west-and-other-tails.html Kansas man sent to jail for killing cat http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article338439/Kansas-man-sent-to-jail-for-killing-cat.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:05:59 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article338439/Kansas-man-sent-to-jail-for-killing-cat.html Couple hosts home tour to raise money for dog rescue http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article337562/Couple-hosts-home-tour-to-raise-money-for-dog-rescue.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 13:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article337562/Couple-hosts-home-tour-to-raise-money-for-dog-rescue.html Dog alerts Raytown mother and daughter to house fire http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article337386/Dog-alerts-Raytown-mother-and-daughter-to-house-fire.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Jan 2014 17:46:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article337386/Dog-alerts-Raytown-mother-and-daughter-to-house-fire.html Missouri license plate sales raise $100K for pet shelters http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article337243/Missouri-license-plate-sales-raise-100K-for-pet-shelters.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 10:01:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article337243/Missouri-license-plate-sales-raise-100K-for-pet-shelters.html Authorities seize 19 pit bulls from a Kansas City home http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article337091/Authorities-seize-19-pit-bulls-from-a-Kansas-City-home.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:35:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article337091/Authorities-seize-19-pit-bulls-from-a-Kansas-City-home.html Wayside Waifs looks to ‘rebrand’ for its 70th year http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article335107/Wayside-Waifs-looks-to-‘rebrand’-for-its-70th-year.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 21:22:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article335107/Wayside-Waifs-looks-to-‘rebrand’-for-its-70th-year.html Dog rescued from icy lake http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article334680/Dog-rescued-from-icy-lake.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 15:49:47 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article334680/Dog-rescued-from-icy-lake.html Dog days of winter can take a toll on a pup’s paws http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article334541/Dog-days-of-winter-can-take-a-toll-on-a-pup’s-paws.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 20:50:52 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article334541/Dog-days-of-winter-can-take-a-toll-on-a-pup’s-paws.html Kansas dog owner seeks justice after dog strangled http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article332111/Kansas-dog-owner-seeks-justice-after-dog-strangled.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 07:47:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article332111/Kansas-dog-owner-seeks-justice-after-dog-strangled.html Some pets adopted from a Northland shelter caused heartbreak http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article331770/Some-pets-adopted-from-a-Northland-shelter-caused-heartbreak.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 08:47:12 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article331770/Some-pets-adopted-from-a-Northland-shelter-caused-heartbreak.html Missouri man gets 4 years for killing cat with hatchet http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article331694/Missouri-man-gets-4-years-for-killing-cat-with-hatchet.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 08:08:16 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article331694/Missouri-man-gets-4-years-for-killing-cat-with-hatchet.html Dog dragged on St. Louis interstate up for adoption http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article331206/Dog-dragged-on-St.-Louis-interstate-up-for-adoption.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 07:20:11 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article331206/Dog-dragged-on-St.-Louis-interstate-up-for-adoption.html KC Zoo turns to Elvis the Shawnee beagle, who can sniff out pregnant polar bears http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article331052/KC-Zoo-turns-to-Elvis-the-Shawnee-beagle-who-can-sniff-out-pregnant-polar-bears.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 22:10:23 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article331052/KC-Zoo-turns-to-Elvis-the-Shawnee-beagle-who-can-sniff-out-pregnant-polar-bears.html Impostor service animals posing growing problem http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article329829/Impostor-service-animals-posing-growing-problem.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 14:28:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article329829/Impostor-service-animals-posing-growing-problem.html Kansas City will get a $100,000 grant to spay or neuter hundreds of pit bulls http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article329172/Kansas-City-will-get-a-100000-grant-to-spay-or-neuter-hundreds-of-pit-bulls.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 11:48:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article329172/Kansas-City-will-get-a-100000-grant-to-spay-or-neuter-hundreds-of-pit-bulls.html As recent escapes show, scaly exotic pets pose dilemmas http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article325249/As-recent-escapes-show-scaly-exotic-pets-pose-dilemmas.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:44:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article325249/As-recent-escapes-show-scaly-exotic-pets-pose-dilemmas.html KCK-based pet medicine company posts loss but stays hopeful http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article325225/KCK-based-pet-medicine-company-posts-loss-but-stays-hopeful.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:24:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article325225/KCK-based-pet-medicine-company-posts-loss-but-stays-hopeful.html Injured shih tzu found in KC trash container improving http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article324940/Injured-shih-tzu-found-in-KC-trash-container-improving.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 12:22:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article324940/Injured-shih-tzu-found-in-KC-trash-container-improving.html Citing evidence of intelligent farm animals, advocates hope people will treat them like dogs and cats http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article324054/Citing-evidence-of-intelligent-farm-animals-advocates-hope-people-will-treat-them-like-dogs-and-cats.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 10:33:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article324054/Citing-evidence-of-intelligent-farm-animals-advocates-hope-people-will-treat-them-like-dogs-and-cats.html Aging urban chickens get a second life as pets http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article323083/Aging-urban-chickens-get-a-second-life-as-pets.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 01:04:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article323083/Aging-urban-chickens-get-a-second-life-as-pets.html A biting bird meets its match in a Kansas City, Kan., foster home http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article323001/A-biting-bird-meets-its-match-in-a-Kansas-City-Kan.-foster-home.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Jul 2013 00:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article323001/A-biting-bird-meets-its-match-in-a-Kansas-City-Kan.-foster-home.html Foster family adopts Kia, a puppy trapped in an SUV for weeks http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article322148/Foster-family-adopts-Kia-a-puppy-trapped-in-an-SUV-for-weeks.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 18:26:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article322148/Foster-family-adopts-Kia-a-puppy-trapped-in-an-SUV-for-weeks.html Great Plains SPCA in Merriam ambitiously takes on the big jobs http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article322046/Great-Plains-SPCA-in-Merriam-ambitiously-takes-on-the-big-jobs.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:23:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article322046/Great-Plains-SPCA-in-Merriam-ambitiously-takes-on-the-big-jobs.html Two animal shelters team up to reduce overcrowding http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article321870/Two-animal-shelters-team-up-to-reduce-overcrowding.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 21:33:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article321870/Two-animal-shelters-team-up-to-reduce-overcrowding.html Mother in Grain Valley ferret attack case fails to show for court http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article320357/Mother-in-Grain-Valley-ferret-attack-case-fails-to-show-for-court.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 16:37:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article320357/Mother-in-Grain-Valley-ferret-attack-case-fails-to-show-for-court.html Ex-bomb-sniffing dog, KC Army handler receive award http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article318898/Ex-bomb-sniffing-dog-KC-Army-handler-receive-award.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 May 2013 21:29:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article318898/Ex-bomb-sniffing-dog-KC-Army-handler-receive-award.html Kia the puppy apparently survives nearly a month in impounded car at Kansas City lot http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article318805/Kia-the-puppy-apparently-survives-nearly-a-month-in-impounded-car-at-Kansas-City-lot.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 May 2013 15:05:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article318805/Kia-the-puppy-apparently-survives-nearly-a-month-in-impounded-car-at-Kansas-City-lot.html KC Zoo helps as authorities seize exotic animals from Kansas property http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article318793/KC-Zoo-helps-as-authorities-seize-exotic-animals-from-Kansas-property.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 May 2013 19:53:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article318793/KC-Zoo-helps-as-authorities-seize-exotic-animals-from-Kansas-property.html ‘Cat Daddy’ Jackson Galaxy comes to KC to spread the gospel of cats http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article318656/‘Cat-Daddy’-Jackson-Galaxy-comes-to-KC-to-spread-the-gospel-of-cats.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 May 2013 19:26:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article318656/‘Cat-Daddy’-Jackson-Galaxy-comes-to-KC-to-spread-the-gospel-of-cats.html A judge decides when it’s one bark too many http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article318548/A-judge-decides-when-it’s-one-bark-too-many.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 May 2013 17:45:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article318548/A-judge-decides-when-it’s-one-bark-too-many.html Northland woman is again caught hoarding cats http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article317909/Northland-woman-is-again-caught-hoarding-cats.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 18:16:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article317909/Northland-woman-is-again-caught-hoarding-cats.html Kansas City woman arrested in 4th case of cat hoarding http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article317389/Kansas-City-woman-arrested-in-4th-case-of-cat-hoarding.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 07:35:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article317389/Kansas-City-woman-arrested-in-4th-case-of-cat-hoarding.html Numerous complaints preceded charges in federal dogfighting case http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article316875/Numerous-complaints-preceded-charges-in-federal-dogfighting-case.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 22:51:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article316875/Numerous-complaints-preceded-charges-in-federal-dogfighting-case.html Two KCK men charged in three-state dogfighting case http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article316706/Two-KCK-men-charged-in-three-state-dogfighting-case.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:44:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article316706/Two-KCK-men-charged-in-three-state-dogfighting-case.html Ducklings make foul Easter gifts http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article316444/Ducklings-make-foul-Easter-gifts.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article316444/Ducklings-make-foul-Easter-gifts.html Dog that fled from JJ’s blast is found http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article315841/Dog-that-fled-from-JJ’s-blast-is-found.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 09 Mar 2013 17:02:39 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article315841/Dog-that-fled-from-JJ’s-blast-is-found.html A plea for help after German shepherd falls from 23rd Street Viaduct http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article315655/A-plea-for-help-after-German-shepherd-falls-from-23rd-Street-Viaduct.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 10:02:19 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article315655/A-plea-for-help-after-German-shepherd-falls-from-23rd-Street-Viaduct.html Missouri taxidermist preserves pets for distraught owners http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article315509/Missouri-taxidermist-preserves-pets-for-distraught-owners.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 Mar 2013 12:37:47 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article315509/Missouri-taxidermist-preserves-pets-for-distraught-owners.html Adoption offers pouring in for Biscuit, the 37-pound cat http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article315482/Adoption-offers-pouring-in-for-Biscuit-the-37-pound-cat.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Mar 2013 08:22:30 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article315482/Adoption-offers-pouring-in-for-Biscuit-the-37-pound-cat.html 37-pound tubby tabby Biscuit in need of home http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article315445/37-pound-tubby-tabby-Biscuit-in-need-of-home.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 10:57:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article315445/37-pound-tubby-tabby-Biscuit-in-need-of-home.html Among the missing after explosion: One beloved buddy http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article314977/Among-the-missing-after-explosion-One-beloved-buddy.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 17:12:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article314977/Among-the-missing-after-explosion-One-beloved-buddy.html Veterinarian rescues parrots from deplorable conditions http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article314771/Veterinarian-rescues-parrots-from-deplorable-conditions.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 18:00:59 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article314771/Veterinarian-rescues-parrots-from-deplorable-conditions.html Banana Joe top dog at Westminster http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article314581/Banana-Joe-top-dog-at-Westminster.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 15:22:10 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article314581/Banana-Joe-top-dog-at-Westminster.html Owner of Chihuahuas avoids trial in death of chicken http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article314374/Owner-of-Chihuahuas-avoids-trial-in-death-of-chicken.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:26:25 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article314374/Owner-of-Chihuahuas-avoids-trial-in-death-of-chicken.html New Kansas pet license plate to help vet students http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article314276/New-Kansas-pet-license-plate-to-help-vet-students.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 06:42:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article314276/New-Kansas-pet-license-plate-to-help-vet-students.html Kansas City shelter opens year-round Northland storefront http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article314234/Kansas-City-shelter-opens-year-round-Northland-storefront.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 15:31:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article314234/Kansas-City-shelter-opens-year-round-Northland-storefront.html Iggy the dog is on the mend after losing a leg http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article313648/Iggy-the-dog-is-on-the-mend-after-losing-a-leg.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 00:50:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article313648/Iggy-the-dog-is-on-the-mend-after-losing-a-leg.html Aiding feral cats: Humane or horrendous? (poll) http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article313456/Aiding-feral-cats-Humane-or-horrendous-poll.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 10:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article313456/Aiding-feral-cats-Humane-or-horrendous-poll.html Wayside Waifs shows off animal shelter expansion http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article312934/Wayside-Waifs-shows-off-animal-shelter-expansion.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 21:08:57 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article312934/Wayside-Waifs-shows-off-animal-shelter-expansion.html Lost boy found with dogs keeping him warm http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article312885/Lost-boy-found-with-dogs-keeping-him-warm.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 15:08:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article312885/Lost-boy-found-with-dogs-keeping-him-warm.html Dog dragged in Missouri gets international attention http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article312736/Dog-dragged-in-Missouri-gets-international-attention.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 07:01:15 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/pets/article312736/Dog-dragged-in-Missouri-gets-international-attention.html