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Looking for a home: Adoptable pets in Lane County

Donovan (nicknamed Buddy) is a handsome male kitty about 6 years old, who is white with grey tabby markings in a tuxedo pattern. He’s a mellow and soulful cat who loves to be petted, wants to be the center of attention, and enjoys snuggling on his foster mom's lap. Buddy doesn’t like loud noises, and would prefer a quiet, slow-paced household where he can get lots of affection. He’s a bit shy at first, and seems to prefer female humans.
LANE COUNTY, OR
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Osprey raptors rescued from Holiday Farm Fire are set free

EUGENE, Ore. — Two osprey raptors rescued from the Holiday Farm Fire last year have been released from captivity and are now on their own. We reported a couple weeks ago, Lachlan and Georgina were saved from an unsafe nesting area after the mother abandoned them during the devastating wildfire.
EUGENE, OR
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A Happy Ending For Beleaguered Falcon Chick, 'Princess'

A dramatic saga involving the lone surviving peregrine falcon chick from a nest near Yaquina Head Lighthouse, on the Oregon coast, has a happy ending. We report on the rehabilitation and release of “Princess.”. A webcam focused on a nest near Newport drew thousands of viewers last June. But they...
EUGENE, OR
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After Sunset, Thousands Of Swifts Dance Into A Chimney In Eugene

Twice a year, Vaux’s Swifts migrate through the Willamette Valley. The little birds fly non-stop all day, gobbling up insects. When it’s time to roost for the night, they head to dismantled brick chimneys for warmth and safety. Thousands fill the sky, circling and chirping- before diving in. The phenomenon happens twice a year in Eugene.
EUGENE, OR
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Pet of the Week: Popcorn

EUGENE, Ore. – Popcorn is an active dog who is looking for a family that will provide her with structure, training and plenty of affection. This large, mixed-breed dog is a puppy at heart who needs basic obedience training and a yard where she can run, play with toys and work off some energy. She can go to a family with children who are old enough to help with her training.
EUGENE, OR
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Looking for a home: Adoptable pets in Lane County

Bandit is a 20-year-old handsome cat with classic black-and-white tuxedo markings. Although he is older in age, he has plenty of pep in his step and is very social. He loves lounging on his cat trees and getting head scratches. He is looking for a calm, loving home to relax...
LANE COUNTY, OR
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‘Safeway chicken’ finds new roost

After spending about a month nesting in a grocery store parking lot, a feathery local celebrity dubbed the “Safeway chicken” has been relocated to a new home. Kristi Schoolcraft, an area animal rescuer, was finally the one to capture the elusive hen and add her to Schoolcraft’s own flock of chickens.
COTTAGE GROVE, OR
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Pet of the Week: McGee

EUGENE, Ore. – McGee is a large, pit bull terrier mix who is looking for a family with a yard where he can run around outside and play in the sunshine. Staff members at Greenhill Humane Society describe him as a big, lovable, goofy dog who is one-of-a-kind and full of joy.
EUGENE, OR
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County-Wide Calendar

The Lane County Animal Services Advisory Committee Meeting for 9/13/2021 will be held virtually @ 4:00pm. Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (872) 240-3311. Access Code: 818-874-269 Contact: Michael Johns (541-682-8583)
LANE COUNTY, OR
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Looking for a home: Adoptable pets in Lane County

Elna is a petite brown tabby female kitty about 1½ years old. She’s a loving, gentle, shy kitty who adores playing feather-on-a-stick and doing zoomies around the room with the other cats in her foster home. She emits tiny little sweet meows with her humans, and comes running to their outstretched hands for petting.
LANE COUNTY, OR
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Adopt a pet and help Clear the Shelters this September 16

Join KMTR NBC 16 on Thursday, September 16, as we broadcast live from Greenhill Humane Society in Eugene for the Clear the Shelters event. Throughout the day, we'll be sharing stories #LiveOnKMTR about pet adoption in Western Oregon and more on how you can adopt a pet in Lane, Coos or Douglas counties.
EUGENE, OR
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Pet of the Week: Argos

EUGENE, Ore. – Argos is an energetic pit bull terrier mix looking for a family who will shower him with love and affection and help him gain confidence. Argos is a volunteer favorite at Greenhill Humane Society. He is shy when meeting new people, but that changes when he gets comfortable with a new person. “Once he knows you, all he wants is to please you,” a volunteer said. “He’s attentive and great walking on leash.”
EUGENE, OR