Iron Range animal rescue working to improve shelter after hard times

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MAKINEN, MN– There’s a shelter on the Iron Range working really hard to move forward after some difficult years.

Five months ago, Sara Matuszak got a phone call.

Contented Critters, a 25-year-old animal rescue in Makinen, was in trouble.

“I was contacted by one of the volunteers and said, things are really bad out here. Can you help?” said Matuszak.

This busy teacher, mom of four, and pet mom of seven didn’t hesitate to add “shelter board president” to that list.

She immediately got to work turning things around.

“We just started from the ground up,” said Matuszak. “We talked

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PHOTOS: Animal-welfare groups provide dog, cat food for local low-income pet owners | Features

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Four local and area animal-welfare organizations have joined efforts through a new initiative to help low-income families in Barrow County provide for their pets so the pets can stay with their owners rather than having to be surrendered by a shelter. Leftover Pets, the Pup and Cat Co. humane society, End the Cycle Georgia and Off the Chain USA are providing free dog and cat food to low-income residents, free spay/neuter, free dog houses and free fencing for tethered dogs. The pet food distribution is in conduction with the Barrow County Food Pantry’s food distribution day the fourth Thursday of

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Reviewers Love This $45 Pet Ottoman That Doubles as a Footstool

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Buy It! Furhaven Pet Ottoman in Coconut Brown, $43.99;

Plus, Furhaven’s pet ottoman includes a detachable ball toy that can be hung on its “entrance door,” making it the ultimate entertainment center for your cat. It’s also collapsible, so you can easily bring it with you on the road. “This is an amazing alternative for a box-loving cat,” said a shopper. “My cat loves boxes and holes, but I can’t keep hundreds of boxes in my

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Dog Takes Cat to Join Family Photo in Adorable Video Shared on Social Media

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An adorable video posted on social media shows the moment a dog grabs a cat to join a “family photo.”

In the clip, three golden retrievers can be seen relaxing on a staircase, with a cat named Xiaobao at the top of the stairs.

As their owner is ready to take a photo of the animals, one of the dogs grabs the cat and brings it next to the other two golden retrievers. The owner then tells the dog: “Put it down.”

The three dogs, with their tongues out, seem to pose for the picture, and the cat, which is

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India Pet Food Market Report 2020-2026: Focus on Dog, Cat, Fish, Birds, Tortoise, Rabbits, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, Mice –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “India Pet Food Market, by Pet Type (Dog, Cat, Fish and Other Pets includes Birds, Tortoise, Small Mammals like Rabbits, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, Mouse, etc.), by Food Type, by Point of Sale, by Region, by Leading Cities, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, FY2026” report has been added to’s offering.

The Indian Pet Food Market is expected to grow at a robust rate by exhibiting a CAGR of 16.64% during the forecast period.

Growth of the pet food market in India can be attributed to the growing pet population, increasing product innovations in pet food industry, people

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