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PAWS Chicago News Archive

PAWS Chicago News Archive

Jul 08, 2021

Fostering Ringworm-Positive Pets

Ah, ringworm – its reputation precedes it. Ringworm’s a contagious fungal infection that’s commonly found in rescue animals. Because of its highly…


Jun 18, 2021

Meet Herald

Herald and his curious, black nose came to PAWS as part of a large litter of eight homeless puppies. Scared but never alone, PAWS made sure Herald was…


Jun 18, 2021

Meet Twix

This mini candy bar came to PAWS as part of a litter of four sweet-as-can-be kittens. Unfortunately, Twix has had a rough start. She and her sisters…


Jun 10, 2021

10 Cats Rescued from Hoarding

On the hazy morning of May 25, we welcomed 10 cats rescued from a hoarding house to PAWS Chicago. Chicago Animal Care and Control asked for our help…


Jun 10, 2021

Little London in Chicago

If you Google “how much should a four-week-old kitten weigh?,” you’ll learn that, on average, they should weigh about a pound. At this stage, their…


May 24, 2021

Celebrating National Rescue Dog Day on Windy City Live

In honor of National Rescue Dog Day, Joan Harris, Director of Canine Training & Behavior, joined the Windy City Live crew with a few adoptable…


May 14, 2021

From Streets to Sofas

Way back in 2019, in what seems like a completely different world, we met Chloe. Her finder and local community cat caretaker, Denise Thomas, had…


May 11, 2021

The Dog at Dollar General

There’s something special about Mirage’s complete and utter happiness. Everyone is her new best friend, and every walk is a grand adventure. She was…


May 11, 2021

Rescuing Gretchen and Her Kittens

Gretchen and her six kittens, Guy, Gusto, Guthrie, Gypsum, Gretel, and Grenadine, are all tiny toes and adorable meows. Now that they’re settled into…


May 11, 2021

From Fostering to Family Member

Max’s fostering adventure began like they typically do: with an injury or illness, a safe space to rest, and some Merrick pet food to make sure he…