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David Yow to publish cat book: not an April Fool’s hoax

April 3, 2014
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David Yow to publish cat book: not an April Fool’s hoax

I heard about this Tuesday and shrugged it off as just another April 1 ha-ha: David Yow — frontman of legendarily noisy and aggressive bands Scratch Acid and the Jesus Lizard (which I hold responsible for at least 8% of my cumulative hearing loss) — is writing and illustrating a book about cats. More specifically,...
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Cat poisoning in Colonialtown?

March 4, 2014
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Signs have popped up in Colonialtown telling residents to call police if they find animals who may have been poisoned.
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Submit a photo of you and your pet to win a $100 prize pack

January 29, 2014
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CONTEST ALERT! You know what they say, after a while, owners begin to resemble their pets … We’re coming up on our annual Puppy Love issue, and to celebrate the important bond between man and beast, we’re looking for the pair of pets and owners who look the most alike. If your photo is selected,...
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Five for Friday: Your cat is judging you

January 17, 2014
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Five for Friday: Your cat is judging you

Looking for something to kill time until the the clock hits 5 p.m.? Here’s a collection of links that should help: 1. For the first time since 1998, there is a new game for the SNES. Yes, you read that correctly, the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. 2. We’re slightly obsessed with abandoned theme parks right...
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Video: Cid Stoll with “Kia” and “Fiat” rescue kittens from Canines, Cats & Cabaret 3

September 2, 2013
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Are you looking for a little psychological lift this Labor Day? We here at the Orlando Weekly are proud to provide your daily recommended cuteness-induced “Two Minutes of Awwww” with the following video. Last Sunday (8/25/13), the Orlando REP hosted Canines, Cats, & Cabaret 3, the third annual theatrical fundraiser supporting Orange County Animal...
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Dolly’s Foundation offering FREE spay/neuter for pit bulls

May 31, 2013
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Hey pit bull lovers in Orange, Seminole, Lake and Volusia counties! If you (or someone you know) would like to spay or neuter your pit bull, local rescue/advocacy organization Dolly’s Foundation is sponsoring a program to offer to get the job done for FREE at the Spay-N-Save Animal Clinic in Longwood (which, by the...
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Up the a-cat-emy: Florida Southern College to build kitty dorms

February 27, 2013
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Students at Florida Southern College in Lakeland may not be attending classes with their feral feline friends, but campus kittehs are one step closer to experiencing the classic college experience: living in the dorm. Catster reports that six small structures will house the community of feral cats that currently reside freely on the campus, and...
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Canines, Cats and Cabaret raises $3750 for Orange County Animal Services

August 13, 2012
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Canines, Cats and Cabaret raises $3750 for Orange County Animal Services

Congrats to everyone involved in this year’s cabaret fundraiser! It’s great news for the hundreds of cats and dogs the shelter serves each year. Here’s a list of all the things your donations can fund. Be sure to like the OCAS Facebook page for almost-daily posts of adorable animals — unless you’re an animal...
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Busch Gardens’ Cheetah Hunt Previews to the Media (Sorta)

May 26, 2011
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Busch Gardens’ Cheetah Hunt Previews to the Media (Sorta)

You ever have one of those days? You know, the kind of day where you drive all the way to Tampa (at $3.70 a gallon, not an inexpensive outing) to experience a brand-new rollercoaster, only to find out that the ride is broken down? And then you film some great interviews with the park President...
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