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Winnipeg Humane Society Declares ‘State of Emergency’ for Cats

Winnipeg Humane Society Declares ‘State of Emergency’ for Cats

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The Winnipeg Humane Society has so many cats in its care, the shelter has declared a state of emergency.

“You know it is going to be a tough day at our shelter when staff come to your office in tears, absolutely stressed about caring properly for our beloved animals,” the WHS wrote on its website.

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Cats Have Winnipeg Humane Society at Capacity

Cats Have Winnipeg Humane Society at Capacity

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In this Friday, May 2, 2014 photo, a neutered cat named “Phoebe” peers out of her enclosure as she recovers at the new American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) clinic at the Chesterfield Square shelter in South Los Angeles. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Damian Dovarganes)

An abundance of adoptable cats has the Winnipeg Humane Society at maximum capacity.

To make room, the animal shelter is waiving adoption fees for all cat with upper respiratory infections, June 1-4.

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Winnipeg Humane Society Feline Pilot Project Receives $201K

Winnipeg Humane Society Feline Pilot Project Receives $201K

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Dr. Mike Higgins, a veterinarian who specializes in neurology, examines Cassidy, an 8-month-old rescue cat with no rear legs, after it received Botox injections in Vancouver, B.C., on Wednesday March 23, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

A one-year pilot project at the Winnipeg Humane Society to support cats and their owners has received $201,000.

The project, “We Are Here for the Animals. We Are Here for You,” is backed through a grant from the City of Winnipeg and The Winnipeg Foundation.

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Winnipeg Humane Society Running Spay, Neuter Clinics Up North

Winnipeg Humane Society Running Spay, Neuter Clinics Up North

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Areas in northern Manitoba impacted by animal overpopulation are getting some assistance from the Winnipeg Humane Society.

Spay and neuter clinics in Norway House and Cross Lake will open next week as the WHS team heads north November 7-10. The Winnipeg-based animal shelter is partnering with Norway House Animal Rescue, the community of Norway House, Norway House Cree Nation, Cross Lake, and Pimicikamak Cree Nation on the initiative.

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No More Room at the Winnipeg Humane Society

No More Room at the Winnipeg Humane Society

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The Winnipeg Humane Society is bursting at the seams with animals.

The shelter says it has reached capacity and homes need to be found immediately, especially for cats.

“If you have ever considered adopting a cat, now is the time,” said WHS CEO Javier Schwersensky.

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Goldeyes’ ‘Bark in the Park’ Set for July 19

Goldeyes’ ‘Bark in the Park’ Set for July 19

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The Winnipeg Goldeyes’ Bark in the Park is Tuesday, July 19. (PAWSH DOG / HANDOUT)

Shaw Park is going to the dogs again this season as the Winnipeg Goldeyes welcome back Bark in the Park night.

On Tuesday, July 19, baseball fans can bring their dogs to the game as the Fish host the St. Paul Saints.

Tickets are $14 each and include a complimentary “treat bag” (for the dog, of course).

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WHS Forms Partnership with Cat Watch Facebook Group

WHS Forms Partnership with Cat Watch Facebook Group

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In this Friday, May 2, 2014 photo, a neutered cat named “Phoebe” peers out of her enclosure as she recovers at the new American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) clinic at the Chesterfield Square shelter in South Los Angeles. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Damian Dovarganes)

The Winnipeg Humane Society is forging a new social media partnership in an effort to reunite more lost cats with their owners.

Working with Winnipeg Missing and Found Cat Watch (WMFCW) on Facebook, the WHS will support the group’s efforts in ensuring lost felines can return home.

“Social media groups like Winnipeg Missing and Found Cat Watch are a great benefit to our community,” said WHS CEO Javier Schwersensky.

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