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New book centers on cat set on fire

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM)-  A cat that was set on fire then left for dead is getting his own book.

In July of 2009, investigators say someone poured accelerant on the back of Hadley the cat, then set him on fire.  Unable to cover the consequent medical bills, Hadley’s owners gave him up to the Humane Society of West Michigan.   The non-profit organization found a home for Hadley in June of this year.. 

Since then, his owners have set up a Facebook page for him.  According to that Facebook page, Hadley’s story will be published, “to educate people and save many other animals.”

Pet Paparazzi: Send us your pics!

Pet Paparazzi: Send us your pics!

Calling all residents, we want your pet photos! Send us your pet's cutest, silliest, craziest photo and it may make it on your city's community site. The more creative, the better! Make sure you include your name and the name of your pet along with their breed, your city of residence and, if you like, add a caption.

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UPDATE: Firefighters rescue cat from drain

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - After spending Monday fighting a massive fire at the vacant Kindel Furniture factory, Grand Rapids firefighters had a mission of a different sort Tuesday morning.

Adopt One- Get One Free Kitten Promotion

Adopt One- Get One Free Kitten Promotion

News Release: 

(Grand Rapids, MI) – For the entire month of May, the Kent County Animal Shelter is hosting an “Adopt One, Get One Free” kitten event.

This program is a partnership between Vicky’s Pet Connection (VPC) and the Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS).  VPC and KCAS have been teaming up and providing services to help find homes for adoptable pets since 2000.  Vicky’s Pet Connection is a non-profit animal rescue group, established in 1998, that has agreed to pay the spay/neuter fee and adoption fees for one of every two kittens adopted as a pair.  Typically, a male kitten neutering fee is $55, a female kitten spay fee is $70 and the adoption fee is $50.