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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 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
  • 1 week, 1 day 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
  • 1 week, 1 day 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
  • 1 week, 2 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
  • 1 week, 2 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
  • 1 week, 3 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
  • 1 week, 3 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
  • 1 week, 3 days 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
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Animals

Cats, kittens overcrowd Multnomah County shelter

Cats, kittens overcrowd Multnomah County shelterMultnomah County Animal Services is overcrowded with cats and kittens.
  • Animals
  • 1 week, 4 days 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
  • 1 week, 5 days 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
  • 1 week, 6 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
  • 2 weeks 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
  • 2 weeks 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
  • 2 weeks ago
Animals

Belmont Goats move to new home

Belmont Goats move to new homeThe Belmont goats moved to a new home.
  • Animals
  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 2 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 5 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 6 days 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
  • 2 weeks, 6 days 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
  • 3 weeks ago
Clackamas

Cougar spotted in Happy Valley

Cougar spotted in Happy ValleyCougar spotted in Happy Valley
  • Clackamas
  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 3 weeks, 2 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 3 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 4 days 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
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago