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When pets seem human

Published Jan. 13, 2016

OK, so your dog or cat isn't really a human, but he or she might be very human-like in some ways. Research proves domesticated animals can do a lot more than we thought. Local pet owners share stories.

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In support of saving animals: Assembly Bill 487

Published Jan. 13, 2016

Wisconsin Humane Society testimony for Wisconsin Assembly Bill 487, legislation aiming to make "various changes to the treatment of animals that are believed to have been used in crimes against animals."

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A free week of admission at the Zoo

Published Dec. 11, 2015

From Saturday, Dec. 26 through Thursday, Dec. 31, the Milwaukee County Zoo is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. And, it's free - free parking, too - thanks to the Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Gifts to the Community series.

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Another cat encounter from Milwaukee's past

Published July 28, 2015

On the afternoon of Nov. 30, 1936, people at the busy Downtown intersection of 3rd and Wells Streets were startled by the appearance of a gorilla walking a lion. The former was actually a familiar enough sight in Milwaukee, as William "Gorilla" Jones was a famous boxer who'd fought in Milwaukee seven times. The latter, however, was new.

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Milwaukee's new Samson: The Milwaukee lion belongs in the zoo

Published July 26, 2015

I love the Milwaukee lion. I love it as a story, and I love it as a community bridge. The Milwaukee lion has actually accomplished something exceptionally rare in Wisconsin these days: It's uniting people, and it's given us a common conversation. And I think it would be sheer genius if officials captured the Milwaukee lion and put the lion in the Milwaukee County Zoo.

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Reader blogs:

Sundae

I have never been an animal lover. Cats weird me out and dogs sniff and urinate everywhere. My husband and I discussed how it would be nice to have a dog. My stepdaughter and I had our hearts set on a cat. However, my husband had other plans.The past two weeks we have been looking at the local...

When Animals Attack

It was the punch seen around the world.  Anyone who follows college football--and most of the rest of the world that picks up a newspaper or turns on a television--has certainly seen what transpired in Boise on Thursday night. Late in the game, Boise State defensive lineman Byro...


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