ICS Whiskers of the Week: Thomas and Slick

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society (ICS) present these Whiskers of the Week, Thomas and Slick. Thomas is an adult male gray tabby who was found wandering in the Pines area. He’s ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: Franklin (plus, Mario — now Hossa — will perhaps be watching a lot of hockey)

Click photos to enlarge Gaze into those soulful brown eyes. Franklin is clearly yearning for a home. WNLP and the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter present this handsome boy, a 1-year-old ... Continue Reading →

Independent Cat Society plans special events

Information provided Come celebrate the Red, White and Mew with kittens from the Independent Cat Society. For the month of July, ICS adoption fees are two kittens (6 months or younger) ... Continue Reading →

Pets of the Day: feline fiesta (but some kitties did find a home Monday!)

Click photos to enlarge The dilemma continues of unwanted cats and kittens turning up at the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter and all shelters. Unless spayed or neutered, ... Continue Reading →

Special summer reading program for kids uses horses to help

Photos and information provided Anam Cara Stables Inc. is offering an exciting summer program for children ages 6-12: Horse-Powered Reading. The program partners horses with students ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: silly Sophie (plus, a couple of young businessmen support the shelter)

Click photos to enlarge WNLP and the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter present Sophie, a beautiful boxer/bullie mix. She’s friendly, she’s playful, and as the photos show, she ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: What’s it all about? It’s about finding a home for sweet Alfie

Click photos to enlarge WNLP and the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter present Alfie, a sweet, senior female German shepherd looking for a wonderful home for her retirement. Alfie ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: Hi, I’m Bob. Darn glad to meet ya!

Click photos to enlarge Wouldn’t you love to wake up to this happy face every day? WNLP and the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter present Bob, a playful beagle mix who looks like ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Purrcilla and Cubby

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society (ICS) present these two Whiskers of the Week, Purrcilla and Cubby. Purrcilla, 1, is a petite black and brown longhair tabby who was found wandering ... Continue Reading →

Day 3 of Animal Care Camp: gator, goats, surgery, sitting horses and more

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) The LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter crew knows how to pack a lot into each day of its annual 3-day Animal Care Camp for Kids. ... Continue Reading →