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Stories related to: cats

Shelters Brace For Kitten Season, Look For Euthanasia Alternatives

April 12, 2016 | Steve Milne

The Sacramento County Animal Shelter says kitten season is here. Meanwhile, organizers of a nationwide effort - that started in Davis - to save a million cats from euthanasia say they've hit the halfway point.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Stem Cell Research In Cats

February 12, 2016

We talk to an assistant professor at the UC Davis Veterinary School about his research of stem cells in cats as a potentially innovative therapy that could help feline and human patients in the future.

Erik Bergen / Placer County

Environment

Placer County Makes Deal To Use Truckee Animal Shelter

August 31, 2015 | Ed Joyce

Starting Sept. 1, all eastern Placer County animal shelter services will be relocated to a new shelter in Truckee.

Lesley McClurg / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Barn Cats Offer 'Green' Pest Control During The Drought

July 29, 2015 | Lesley McClurg

As the California drought worsens, more rodents are encroaching on homes and farms in search of water. Animal shelters are advertising feral cats as a 'green' pest control alternative to poisons or traps.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

Cat Fecal Samples Help Scientists Better Understand Humans And Cats

June 8, 2015 | Lesley McClurg

A new UC Davis study will analyze the bacteria in cats in the hopes of better understanding our pets and maybe ourselves.

Arts and Lifestyle

Review: Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra Celebrates 20th Year with Miss Saigon Musical

April 23, 2014 | Jeff Hudson

Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra stages just one show per year, and it’s always a lavish effort with an Asian theme. For its 20th anniversary production, the Nevada City based company has chosen "Miss Saigon," a Vietnam War-inspired musical.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Environment

Sacramento 'River Cats' Troubling To Wildlife, Human Health

April 16, 2014 | Pauline Bartolone

Sacramento animal managers say there could be as many as 77,000 stray cats in the city and some people feed them. But experts say the feral animals can pose risks to the ecosystem and human health.

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