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Animals

Disabled kittens "Cha-Cha" and "Hustle" need new homes

Disabled kittens "Cha-Cha" and "Hustle" need new homesTwo adorable kittens with leg deformities have become stars at a Sherwood animal shelter, and staff are hoping their fame will help them find forever homes.
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Life

Nonprofit puts 'a bird on it' for arts students

Nonprofit puts 'a bird on it' for arts studentsA flock of artists has landed in Portland, leaving behind 80 carefully crafted bird houses to benefit Oregon students.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Clackamas

Family spots cougar in Happy Valley

Family spots cougar in Happy ValleyA family was a bit on edge Saturday night after spotting what they say was a cougar hanging out in their yard in Happy Valley.
  • Clackamas
  • 2 days, 11 hours ago
Animals

Washington firefighters save family of hamsters

Washington firefighters save family of hamstersFirefighters responding to a mobile home fire made an adorable rescue.
  • Animals
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Southern Oregon

Police shoot, kill bear in tree near Medford school

Police shoot, kill bear in tree near Medford schoolPolice in Medford shot and killed a bear that climbed a tree near a school and wouldn't come down.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 5 days, 10 hours ago
Animals

Officials have little control of dogs on TriMet, Streetcar

Officials have little control of dogs on TriMet, StreetcarAfter a dog fight on the Portland Streetcar, many wondered what officials were doing to enforce rules about dogs.
  • Animals
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Local

Dog in Portland Streetcar mauling was missing from Colo.

Dog in Portland Streetcar mauling was missing from Colo.A passenger described a 'brutal struggle' that lasted about eight blocks on the streetcar.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 2 hours ago
Local

Puppy stolen from OHS found in SE Portland

Puppy stolen from OHS found in SE PortlandA puppy named Marlowe who was stolen from the Oregon Humane Society earlier this month was found Wednesday evening.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Animals

Pit Bull owners defend breed, blame owners for problems

Pit Bull owners defend breed, blame owners for problemsAre Pit Bulls more dangerous than other dogs?
  • Animals
  • 6 days, 7 hours ago
Bend

Coyotes feeding on pet cats in Bend

Coyotes feeding on pet cats in BendA Bend resident who lost her cat is now posting warnings to other pet owners about coyotes.
  • Bend
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Animals

Dog who traveled 3,000 miles heads home

Dog who traveled 3,000 miles heads homeGidget is a 7-year-old Jack Russell terrier that went missing on April 22 near Philadelphia, according to Deborah Wood of the Bonnie L. Hays Animal Shelter in Hillsboro.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Vancouver

Salmon cannon launches fish into Washington river

Salmon cannon launches fish into Washington riverA "salmon cannon" is now running on a river in southwest Washington. It's a new invention, designed and built by a company in Bellevue, and it's attracting worldwide attention for how fast it can move live fish.
  • Vancouver
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Animals

Corgi owners rally around slain Washington dog

Corgi owners rally around slain Washington dogCorgi owners around the nation are rallying around a slain Bellingham dog, calling for the harshest penalty for the man charged with killing Molly, a Pembroke Welsh corgi.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Animals

Rescue dog 'Checkers' who worked Oso slide found swimming

Rescue dog 'Checkers' who worked Oso slide found swimmingThe Snohomish County Sheriff's office says a search and rescue dog that worked in the Oso mudslide has been found safely, swimming in a pool.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Animals

Video of rabid bat attacking Gresham man goes viral

Video of rabid bat attacking Gresham man goes viralOregon's 'bat man' has become a viral video sensation.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Animals

Portland photographer's book of pet photos benefits OHS

Portland photographer's book of pet photos benefits OHSWhen you walk into Charles Waugh's studio, the photography is so breathtaking and the setting so elegant that you almost feel like you should speak in hushed tones. But that feeling disappears once you meet Charles. This is a man who loves to laugh, loves his work...
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks ago
Animals

Oregon Zoo: Euthanized lion cub had a leg infection

Oregon Zoo: Euthanized lion cub had a leg infectionOregon Zoo workers euthanized one of its African lion's four new cubs on Thursday night.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Animals

Video: Lion cubs take first steps at Oregon Zoo

Video: Lion cubs take first steps at Oregon ZooKya, a 7-year-old African lion and new mom, has been busy grooming, nursing and wrangling her four new cubs, the Oregon Zoo said.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Bull named George rescued from mud in Clackamas Co.

Bull named George rescued from mud in Clackamas Co.A bull named George got a visit from a whole crew of firefighters Tuesday after he became stuck in the mud.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Southern Oregon

DNA samples indicate wolf OR-7's mate from Oregon

DNA samples indicate wolf OR-7's mate from OregonGenetic tests indicate that the mate Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, found in the Cascade Mountains of southwestern Oregon could have been the girl next door when he was growing up hundreds of miles away in northeastern Oregon.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Features

Study: California blue whales recover from whaling

Study: California blue whales recover from whalingNew research suggests there are as many blue whales living off the coast of California as there were before humans started hunting them to near extinction 110 years ago.
  • Features
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Giant ocean sunfish washes up on Wash. coast

Giant ocean sunfish washes up on Wash. coastA 7-foot ocean sunfish rarely seen in Washington waters recently washed ashore on a beach at Cape Disappointment State Park near the mouth of the Columbia River.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Animals

Visiting Utah giraffe bidding farewell to Ore. Zoo

Visiting Utah giraffe bidding farewell to Ore. ZooRiley the visiting giraffe is about to leave his temporary home at the Oregon Zoo in Portland and head home to Salt Lake City.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Animals

Portland dog has 43 socks removed from stomach

Portland dog has 43 socks removed from stomachIt's a mystery many have wondered about at times: Where do all those missing socks go, when you lose them?
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Animals

Cotton-top tamarins debut at Oregon Zoo

Cotton-top tamarins debut at Oregon ZooOregon Zoo visitors can now get a glimpse of the three cotton-top tamarins that have been in the veterinary medical center since six of their group died mysteriously.
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
Shopping

GoPro creates dogs-eye-view camera harness

GoPro creates dogs-eye-view camera harnessHave you ever wondered where your Goldendoodle go on his neighborhood excursions, or what it's like to be a pug galloping through ocean surf? GoPro now has you covered.
  • Shopping
  • 1 month ago
Animals

'Kitten season' leaves shelter overrun with cats

'Kitten season' leaves shelter overrun with catsMultnomah County Animal Services says it's at the height of kitten season and the shelter in overfilled with cats.
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
Animals

Ore. wolf pack is 1 attack near limit for kill order

Ore. wolf pack is 1 attack near limit for kill orderOne of Oregon's wolf packs is one livestock attack away from becoming the first to be considered for a kill order under the state's unique rules.
  • Animals
  • 1 month ago
Animals

Biologists plan to re-collar wandering wolf OR-7

Biologists plan to re-collar wandering wolf OR-7Biologists plan to recapture and re-collar OR-7, Oregon's famous wandering wolf that is now a settled father of pups.
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Animals

Oregon winery releases owls in organic farming effort

Oregon winery releases owls in organic farming effortA Willamette Valley winery is using an unusual method of pest control -- owls.
  • Animals
  • 1 month, 1 week ago