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Crash's Landing & Big Sid's Sanctuary - An organization with a heart

by (kornoelr)

Submitted 03-29-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

“It means everything to me.” These were the resounding words that were expressed by Sara Youngman, Sharon Wylie, and Sarah Klawiter. Three out of over 200 volunteers at Crash’s Landing & Big Sid’s Sanctuary. They were...

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Catalyst Radio: Crash's Landing raising funds for cat rescue and placement facility

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-24-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature the local cat rescue and placement center Crash’s Landing, which is in the midst of the first of a...

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Animal shelter's 2011 statistics aren't pretty, but they are reality

by (mullmer)

Submitted 03-02-2012 under OPINION

We see them every day on our Facebook pages, in tweets and on various websites. Pleas for help in saving a dog or cat who was abused, or has a medical issue or is scheduled for euthanasia because no one has been willing to adopt them. Our hearts...

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C-SNIP - West Michigan's Only High Quality- Reduced Cost- Non-Profit Spay & Neuter Clinic

by (C-SNIP)

Submitted 06-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

C-SNIP's mission is to significantly reduce the over-population of dogs and cats in West Michigan by providing reduced cost, high quality spay and neuter services and by supporting all efforts that promote humane population control. Aside from...

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Facebook used in locating lost cat, supportive community

by (kolene)

Submitted 02-02-2010 under NEWS

On January 6 at 7:54 p.m., Gerard Heath popped up on Facebook.  His avatar, an orange tabby cat wrapped in a blanket. His first wall post reads, "I am lost. Please look at my photo and see if you recognize me. I was last seen on Jan. 2 in the...

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Animal Lovers and Pet Parents, Listen Up!

by (NicoleCapizzi)

Submitted 11-24-2009 under NEWS

When walking through the Humane Society of Kent County, you see a more cheerful place than you may have expected.  You see "hope," says Karen Terpstra, the executive director.  Dogs are typically paired in their kennels to alleviate...

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Happy Endings Thanks to Carol's Ferals

by (NicoleCapizzi)

Submitted 10-03-2009 under NEWS

After six weeks of separation, Sugar the cat was happily reunited with her owner.  This may not have been possible without the help of a caring bystander, Sugar's microchip, and Carol's Ferals.  This was the first time Sugar had ever...

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