KC Pet Project

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Whiskers Cat Cafe
Rebecca Crockett
November 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kansas City, MO - A year ago Audrey Boese took a risk - opening a cat-centric cafe with high hopes for success. During its first year in business, the Whiskers Cat Cafe , at 37th and SW Trafficway, has held numerous cat yoga sessions, painting with cats parties, as well as working with KC Pet...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 04, 2019 - 5:37 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If you are in KCMO and find a stray dog, the next time you call animal control, it may not be the city picking up. City leaders voted in late October to shift city resources around and make some major changes to how animal control works in the city. Under the new plan, KC Animal...
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Kara Marxer
May 10, 2019 - 4:22 am
The Kansas City Pet Project took in almost a thousand animals in April, an unanticipated record number for a month that is well before the typical summer rush. More strays are being brought into the shelter, and very few people show up to claim their pets. "Many of them have no identification on...
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Rebecca Crockett
January 29, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Kansas City, MO - The polar vortex sweeping into Kansas City is cause for concern among pet owners. No pet is safe when it comes to these cold temps, if left unprotected. ❗️Please, don't forget your pets! Wind chills overnight -15° to -35°. I know some breeds are better suited for the cold than...
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Kara Marxer
August 22, 2018 - 7:17 am
The Kansas City Manager's office is looking to change some ordinances that govern the care of animals. After an audit was released last year that said the city needs to do a better job of taking care of animals by educating pet owners, the city manager's office, in connection with the KC Pet...
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KMBZ News Staff
June 26, 2018 - 3:08 pm
Kansas City, MO - Groundbreaking took place for Kansas City's new animal shelter this morning. Mayor Sly James and a host of city and civic leaders donned hard hats and shovels to turn dirt at the corner of Elmwood Avenue and Gregory Boulevard in Swope Park for the Kansas City Campus for Animal...
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KC Pet Project
Marc LaVoie
February 26, 2018 - 11:57 am
The staff at the Kansas City, Missouri animal shelter stayed late Saturday night after they received a litter of eight-week-old puppies that were covered in latex paint. "We were told by (animal control) officers who brought them in that it was in response to a Kansas City, Missouri Police case...
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May 10, 2017 - 11:45 am
Start your Summer off right by adopting a new best friend! Don't miss KC Pet Project's Memorial Day Weekend Adoption Special Friday, May 26 through Monday, May 29 at all KC Pet Project locations. Adopt a dog for $40 or and adult cat for $25 during this amazing four day special! KC Pet Project is...
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Kara Marxer
March 27, 2017 - 5:38 am
The KC Pet Project is getting some support in its bid to build a new animal shelter in Kansas City. It's called "Raising the Woof." Dozens of people showed up with their pets at the J.C. Nichols Fountain on Sunday. They were there to advocate for a city bond to raise $800 million for a variety of...
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