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Are Cats the Ultimate Weapon in Public Health?
Animals  (tags: feral cats, Chicago, rodents, rats, vermin, pest control )

- 1092 days ago -
Nevin McCown knows he works a job most guys would envy, so as head brewer at Empirical Brewing, he never minded staying late to close up shop -- with one exception.
ACTION ALERT: Ban The Carriage Horse Industry in Chicago: Stop the Use of the Carriage Horses on Chicago's Busy Streets!
Animals  (tags: carriage horses, deaths, injuries, suffering, controversy, chicago, horse welfare )

- 2814 days ago -
With all of the accidents that continue to happen regarding carriage horses, it is time we ban them from our busy city streets for good. It is unfair to expect that the horses understand how to react the same way that we humans do.
Eight Forty-Eight - Chicago Music Fans Say Good-Bye to Radley the Cat
Animals  (tags: Chicago, bands, instruments, bar, taverns, legend )

- 3603 days ago -
For our story of the month, we remember the death of a Chicago figure who made his mark on one particular stage. FINKLEMAN: It got to a point where, bands around the country would come in and the first thing they would say is, it smells like home.
Empty Bottle's Cat Dies: Radley, Left at the Bar Some 17 Years Ago, Lived a Full Life
Animals  (tags: Chicago, bar, patrons, bands, resident cats, strays )

- 3608 days ago -
Tuesday was last call for Radley, the black cat that had roamed the Empty Bottle on Western Avenue for 16 years. Radley developed a devoted following among clubgoers and musicians at the rock club. It was his home, and he'd stroll down the bar as if
Swimming With Belugas
Animals  (tags: Beluga Whales, aquarium, Chicago )

- 3626 days ago -
Shedd Aquarium in Chicago offers a chance to get up close to Beluga Whales
Getting Squirrelly
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, environment, study, Chicago, urban biodiversity, squirrels )

- 3650 days ago -
Whether they're digging up your crocus bulbs or clutching a tree trunk and tormenting your dog, squirrels are a fact of life in Chicago and its suburbs. But more than being part of the scenery, one Brookfield man believes that observing squirrels
Ban Foie Gras In Chicago ! TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: animals, foie gras, ducks, Chicago, ban, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, environment, protection )

- 3744 days ago -
Please sign this petition to ban foie gras consumption and production in Chicago. Banning foie gras in Chicago gets the ducks one step closer to freedom worldwide. Thank you for all of your support!
Chicago: Stop the Bullhooks!- Please Sign PETITION
Animals  (tags: chicago, bullhooked, circus elephants abused, tortured, bullhooked, suffering, cruelty )

- 3756 days ago -
I created this petition to help and stop the abuse of circuses animals, ( mainly elephants ). These animals are chained down, and are bineg treated with poor living conditions. They zap, or throw a bullhook at the elephants to make them entertain.
PETA Launches Anti-McDonald's Effort
Animals  (tags: chicago, peta, mc donalds, animals, chickens, cruel methods of killing chickens for fo, AnimalCruelty, abuse, animaladvocates, slaughter, suffering )

- 3799 days ago -
PETA, or People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has launched a new attack on McDonalds over what the groups calls cruel methods of killing chickens for food. Rock star Chrissie Hynde joined the group in front of the Rock and Roll McDonalds in Chic
Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages in Chicago- PETITION
Animals  (tags: carriage horse, ban horse drawn carriages, horses suffering, abused, chicago, horse welfare, horse advocates )

- 3806 days ago -
Carriage horses in large cities like Chicago live nose-to-tailpipe existences; they are forced to breath in the deadly fumes from car exhaust pipes daily, as they weave their way through the streets. The horses pull heavy carts - weighing 700-800 pounds
Horses Removed From Carriage Operator
Animals  (tags: Chicago, Illinois, Horses, abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, investigation, suffering )

- 3809 days ago -
The horse carriage operator that had six of its horses removed by authorities this afternoon was already in trouble with the city.
Chicago Overturns Foie Gras Ban
Animals  (tags: foie gras, Chicago, ban overturned, animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, environment, protection )

- 4076 days ago -
The city council of Chicago has overturned a ban on foie gras, less than two years after it was imposed. The ban was repealed in a vote by 36-6, and the decision will go into effect later this month. The city had issued few warnings to restaurants that
Cougar Killed in Chicago May Have Journeyed From South Dakota
Animals  (tags: cougar, Chicago, killed, wild animal, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, wildlife )

- 4107 days ago -
The voyage may sound improbable, but wildlife officials say that a DNA test should reveal whether a cougar killed Monday in Chicago took a 1,000-mile trip from the Black Hills of South Dakota through Wisconsin before being shot by police in the Roscoe
Wilmette Put on Cougar Alert
Animals  (tags: cougars, Chicago, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 4107 days ago -
Two weeks after several reported sightings of a cougar on the prowl in North Chicago, four Wilmette residents are convinced they saw a big cat, too. Wilmette police said they received four reports Saturday morning of a cougar in the 300 block of 3rd
Volunteers Gear Up to Rescue Birds as Window-Kill Season Approaches
Animals  (tags: birds, window-kill season, Volunteers, Chicago, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment, wildlife )

- 4141 days ago -
Armed with only paper bags and nets, volunteers will soon walk the streets of the Loop each morning, searching for birds in need of rescue. This spring - as in every other year - thousands of birds passing through Chicago will crash into windows during

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