Oct 17

Updated Nov 09

Refugee Donations

Anyone know of any services taking donations for refugees? I have some furniture and household items i'd like to donate. Any ideas?

  • amv Montrose & Kedzie

    I have a gently used full-size mattress I'd like to donate. It's still in very good condition, and it's been kept in a hypoallergenic zip-around mattress protector.

    Is it possible to have someone come pick it up? I don't have a vehicle or anyone to help me take it downstairs. I'd hate to throw it out since it still has a lot of use left.

    Thanks!

  • VPGirl New to AP

    Hi, I have some bedding that I can donate. Sheets and covers for a queen size bed

Sep 29

Updated Sep 29

Gray tabby kitten with "Vaccinated" tag and barcode?

Hi neighbors, I just met a very friendly ~6 month old kitten near Christiana and Wilson. He was light gray tabby with a pink collar. The tag on the collar said "Vaccinated" on one side and "Allie Katz" on the other, with what maybe was a phone number, but I couldn't keep him still long enough to read it. The number started with 651.

Not sure if this is someone's cat - he was very friendly and looked healthy -...

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Hi neighbors, I just met a very friendly ~6 month old kitten near Christiana and Wilson. He was light gray tabby with a pink collar. The tag on the collar said "Vaccinated" on one side and "Allie Katz" on the other, with what maybe was a phone number, but I couldn't keep him still long enough to read it. The number started with 651.

Not sure if this is someone's cat - he was very friendly and looked healthy - or if "Allie Katz" is some kind of rescue or TNR organization. If not, a very funny coincidence! :) I didn't find any results online. Anyway, if anyone is looking for this kitty, they were hanging around that corner (the alley just south of Wilson, off Christiana) around Noon on Friday. Hope he makes his way back to a safe spot.

  • I dont think it was a TNR cat..they dont wear collars and should have a clipped ear. Guessing Allie Katz is her name

  • Oh how sad. I hope this little one is safe :(

Sep 21

Updated Sep 26

Water Trees.

This hot weather is very hard on the trees in the parkways. If you can try and water them.

  • smartypants Be Nice

    Don't waste water. Feed younger trees with a root feeder (brings water down to the roots.) Added bonus: helps roots grow down rather than out (saving sidewalks.)

  • I did report some of the trees months ago. Glad cooler weather is coming. I hope we get some rain.

Sep 06

Updated Sep 19

Two broken legs, abandoned by owner

I normally do only cat rescue but, on my way home from PAWS Intake on 26th Street, I came across a dog who had been hit by a car. I couldn't just drive past.

Please check out the story and help support my fundraiser by donating and/or by sharing to your social networks:

https://www.gofundme.com/DiamondDogChicago

    Click here to support Two broken legs, abandoned by owner organized by Joann Seastrom
    Diamond suffered two broken back legs after being hit by a car on Friday 8/18. The driver slowed down to see what he hit, but he did not stop. The dog laid on the side of the road unable to move. A group of young men hovered over her, discussing what to do.
    https://www.gofundme.com
  • MAF

    Is this dog still looking for a home? My husband and I have started looking into adopting a dog and we wanted to help with a dog with special needs. We both have a lot of animal experience. Let me know.

  • Cat Wrangler happy Humboldt Park resident

    Hi MAF. Thank you for asking. Diamond is not yet available for adoption. She is still at the vet clinic where her surgery was done, and they are working with her so she will be able to walk again. I'm not sure when she will be ready for an adoptive...

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    Hi MAF. Thank you for asking. Diamond is not yet available for adoption. She is still at the vet clinic where her surgery was done, and they are working with her so she will be able to walk again. I'm not sure when she will be ready for an adoptive home but, when that time comes, the adoption will be done through a no-kill adoption shelter like PAWS. If you'd like me to contact you at that time, please send me your contact info.

    There are many special needs dogs currently available in Chicago if you'd like to move forward now. And Animal Care and Control is in desperate need of foster parents, so you might want to consider doing that as well. In any case, thank you for looking out for the special needs dogs!

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