Pet of the Day: He’s a bewildered Bears fan (he’s not alone) and he needs a home

You have to love this pup’s biography from the La Porte County Small Animal Shelter: “Name’s Travis, no last name, like Cher, Bono or Sting. You’ll know me ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Diamond and Moana

WNLP and the Independent Cat Society introduce these two Whiskers of the Week, Diamond and Moana. Diamond has so much sparkle! She loves other cats and enjoys mothering the kittens ... Continue Reading →

Pets of the day: Kittens! Kittens! Kittens!

Spring and summer are that time of year at the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter when rescued kittens are plentiful. These three cuties and many more — including some juvenile ... Continue Reading →

Whiskers of the Week: Starlight and Amelia

Meet Starlight. This 2-year-old girl is petite, very gentle and slightly shy. Starlight does not interact with other kitties but keeps to herself. She will do best in a quiet environment. ... Continue Reading →

ICS Whiskers of the Week: Figaro and Pyewacket

Figaro is aptly named because he is a chatty boy who loves attention. He also loves being held! He is just over a year old and is certain to put on a great performance. No tickets ... Continue Reading →

Pet of the Day: It’s time for Flurry to get some love

Straight from the kitty’s mouth: “Hi everyone! My name is Flurry. I was found as a stray and brought to the shelter. My little body is scarred from one side to the other. ... Continue Reading →

Shelter’s Animal Care Camp featured a baa baa here and a woof woof there, and a whole lot in between

Photos by shelter staff and Bob Wellinski (first 3 by Bob) How do you milk a goat? How do you rescue a rat? An eager passel of 75 kids know the answers to these questions and more after ... Continue Reading →

Time to celebrate summer with your pets at New Prairie Clinic Open House June 22

New Prairie Small Animal Clinic will host its Summer Kick-Off Open House on Saturday, June 22, from noon to 4 p.m. CDT at the clinic, 5424 E. U.S. 20, Rolling Prairie. Fun for the ... Continue Reading →

LP County shelter is being taken over by cats (and several dogs); how about helping them out with an adoption?

A message from the LaPorte County Small Animal Shelter:   “We have so many nice dogs currently, and many have adoption fees sponsored! Also we are busting at the seams, as ... Continue Reading →

4 cats, 23 kittens in bags dumped June 6 at Michiana Humane Society; fosters, adopters, donors needed  

From Johanna Humbert at Michiana Humane Society: “At approximately 8:30 this morning (June 6, 2019), an MHS volunteer saw a pickup truck offloading eight carrying cases in front ... Continue Reading →