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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
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Bend

Rustlers grab baby calves from Central Ore. ranches

Rustlers grab baby calves from Central Ore. ranchesThe Jefferson County sheriff's office says there have been three recent reports of cattle rustling in the Juniper Butte area near Culver.
  • Bend
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Animals

Owner of dog killed by Idaho police seeks $350K

Owner of dog killed by Idaho police seeks $350KA man whose dog was shot and killed by a northern Idaho police officer has filed a $350,000 claim against the city of Coeur d'Alene.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Animals

Fido will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fad

Fido will cost you: Pet rents become apartment fadMan's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Animals

Second dog in 2 weeks survives Gorge cliff fall

Second dog in 2 weeks survives Gorge cliff fallA 1 ½-year-old dog survived a fall of more than 100 feet in the Columbia Gorge, less than two weeks after a Labradoodle survived a similar tumble.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Farmer hunts down, kills endangered wolf in Washington

Farmer hunts down, kills endangered wolf in WashingtonState wildlife officials are investigating a farmer in connection with the shooting of an endangered gray wolf in Whitman County.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Animals

Pug dies after attack by pit bulls

Pug dies after attack by pit bullsTwo pit bulls are in quarantine at the Multnomah County Animal Shelter after attacking a pug.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Animals

Ranchers want more precise info on wolf location

Ranchers want more precise info on wolf locationRanchers in eastern Oregon say they want to have more precise information on the location of wolves, which has conservation groups worried about the increased threat of poaching.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Animals

Police warn of wildlife collisions in Oregon

Police warn of wildlife collisions in OregonOregon officials say there have been several deer-involved traffic collisions as deer rut season begins.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Animals

Blind bison named Helen moves to new home

Blind bison named Helen moves to new homeA blind bison named Helen, whose Salem owner could no longer care for her, now has a new home in Scio.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Animals

Coyote spotted roaming around inner Northeast Portland

Coyote spotted roaming around inner Northeast PortlandKGW viewer and former reporter Collette Wieland spotted an unusual sight near Northeast Fremont Street and 18th Avenue Friday morning.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Animals

Raw: Coyote in NE Portland

Raw: Coyote in NE PortlandRaw video: Coyote just hangin' out in Northeast Portland (KGW viewer Collette Wieland)
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Animals

Oregon Zoo lion cubs have their names

Oregon Zoo lion cubs have their namesAfter nearly 11,000 votes from the public, the Oregon Zoo's lion cubs now have their names.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks ago
Animals

Portland vet asking for dog blood donations

Portland vet asking for dog blood donationsFor the first time in years, a Portland canine blood bank ran out of blood last week.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks ago
Animals

Cats, kittens overcrowd Multnomah County shelter

Cats, kittens overcrowd Multnomah County shelterMultnomah County Animal Services is overcrowded with cats and kittens.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Animals

Ranchers want wolves moved to Western Washington

Ranchers want wolves moved to Western WashingtonRanchers in northeastern Washington offered a simple solution to keep wolves from killing their livestock: Pack up the predators and ship them to western Washington.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Animals

Beavers put to work restoring Wash. streams

Beavers put to work restoring Wash. streamsIn a heavily irrigated Washington valley where fish, crops and people often compete for water, biologists are turning to one of nature's best engineers to help restore streams and salmon habitat.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Animals

Labradoodle falls off 200-foot cliff in Gorge, survives

Labradoodle falls off 200-foot cliff in Gorge, survivesA family thought they lost their beloved labradoodle, Gracie, Sunday afternoon after she fell 200 feet off a cliff.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Animals

Pit bull that attacked Portland woman had history of bites

Pit bull that attacked Portland woman had history of bitesA Portland grandmother is recovering slowly at OHSU after surviving a vicious attack from a pit bull Thursday in Southeast Portland.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Animals

Teen who brought killer pit bull onto streetcar banned for 90 days

Teen who brought killer pit bull onto streetcar banned for 90 daysThe teen girl who brought a pit bull involved in a deadly fight onto the Portland Streetcar has been banned from riding the streetcar for 90 days.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Animals

Belmont Goats move to new home

Belmont Goats move to new homeThe Belmont goats moved to a new home.
  • Animals
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Animals

Zoo asks for help naming lion cubs

Zoo asks for help naming lion cubsThe Oregon Zoo's 3-week-old lion cubs are ready for names, and the zoo is asking for your help voting on them.
  • Animals
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Crime

FBI turns animal cruelty into top-tier felony

FBI turns animal cruelty into top-tier felonyThe bureau announced this month that it would make animal cruelty a Group A felony with its own category.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Animals

Warm weather could be keeping swifts from chimneys

Warm weather could be keeping swifts from chimneysIt's so Portland and one of the most popular things to do here in September.
  • Animals
  • 1 month 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 month 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
  • 1 month ago
Clackamas

Cougar spotted in Happy Valley

Cougar spotted in Happy ValleyCougar spotted in Happy Valley
  • Clackamas
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month ago