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Ore. Supreme Court vacates ruling in animals-as-victims case

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Supreme Court has vacated its 2014 ruling that said animals can be considered individual victims of a crime.

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Lion cubs adopted by Gaza Strip family

A Gaza Strip family has adopted two lion cubs from a local zoo that was unable to care for them.

Brave, Mark Reinecke reunited after seven years

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Microchip reunites Bend cat, family after 7 years

A 10-year-old cat was brought to the Humane Society of Central Oregon by a Good Samaritan on Friday -- and was soon reunited with its owners, seven years after he disappeared, thanks to a microchip.

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Dog daycare worker won't face charges for abuse of own dog

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Prosecutors have decided not to bring charges against a dog daycare employee who was accused of abusing his own dog at a Beaverton skate park because they didn't have enough evidence.

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Rescued near death, baby orangutan is better

Budi, an adorable baby orangutan, is on the road to recovery after an animal shelter in Indonesia rescued him.

The 15-month-old was on the brink of death after he was kept in a chicken cage and fed nothing but condensed milk for the first year of his...

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Missing cat found 2 years later, 2,000 miles away

A cat that vanished two years ago from its South Carolina home was found some 2,000 miles away, according to a Fox News report.

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Ariz. bear cub triplets can now be viewed

Three black bear cubs born in early January at Bearizona can now be viewed by the public in a special care area of the park.

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Bill would let sick pets use cannabis in Nevada

Pets might soon be able to use marijuana under a bill introduced Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature.

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Man trains dog to walk 1 mile dressed as school girl

A man in China has trained his dog to walk on its hind legs for an entire mile, according to a Huffington Post article.

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Healthy advice: Skip chicks, ducklings as Easter gifts

Spring is the season when people purchase "baby chicks" for their backyard poultry flocks or to give as Easter gifts, but one Oregon public health expert advises caution around these cute, fuzzy birds.

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Ore. Supreme Court vacates ruling in animals-as-victims case

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Supreme Court has vacated its 2014 ruling that said animals can be considered individual victims of a crime.

Microchip reunites Bend cat, family after 7 years

Brave, Mark Reinecke reunited after seven years

Humane Society of C. Oregon

A 10-year-old cat was brought to the Humane Society of Central Oregon by a Good Samaritan on Friday -- and was soon reunited with its owners, seven years after he disappeared, thanks to a microchip.

Dog daycare worker won't face charges for abuse of own dog

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Prosecutors have decided not to bring charges against a dog daycare employee who was accused of abusing his own dog at a Beaverton skate park because they didn't have enough evidence.

Healthy advice: Skip chicks, ducklings as Easter gifts

Chicks

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Spring is the season when people purchase "baby chicks" for their backyard poultry flocks or to give as Easter gifts, but one Oregon public health expert advises caution around these cute, fuzzy birds.

Clackamas Co.. firefighters revive 2 cats after house fire

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BEAVERCREEK, Ore. (AP) — A Clackamas Fire District 1 spokesman says firefighters used special resuscitating masks to revive two cats they pulled from a smoke-filled house in the Beavercreek area south of Oregon City.

Two dogs attack, fatally injure La Pine horse

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A La Pine resident was cited Wednesday after his two pit bulls escaped from a fenced area, got into a fenced pasture and attacked a horse, causing fatal injuries, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.

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