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A journey to find home again

The Whitman County Humane Society is treating seven cats for minor burns. The nonprofit received several donations from the community.

SANDI KOBIESA, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2020

The Malden fire more than a month ago left several families stranded. However, humans are not the only ones in need of a new home. Eight cats were taken into the Whitman County Humane Society a week after the fire with burns. Seven of the cats have been recovering well, but unfortunately, one cat face...

OPINION: Adopt, don’t shop for pets

When determining whether to buy or adopt a new pet, adoption is always the best answer.

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen columnist

September 29, 2020

It’s romanticized, but in truth, the "Adopt, Don't Shop" ideal really does save animal lives. Animals of all kinds find their way to shelters like Whitman County Humane Society for many reasons. The kittens are often offspring of feral farm cats, dogs are picked up from backyard sellers or taken in...

OPINION: Accessibility infrastructure at WSU not enough

WSU's handicap accessibility is lacking and needs to be improved.

SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist

June 10, 2020

On Feb. 22, 2019, I broke my ankle in two places when I slipped on ice. After three nights in the hospital, two screws and a packet from my doctor giving an overview of services available to me, I was on my way to learn what my new normal would be for a few months. As unprepared as I was for a broken...

OPINION: Satire: Dogs and cats react to the quarantine

Dogs and cats have responded very differently to the coronavirus quarantine.

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor

May 13, 2020

While many have studied and acknowledged the impact of the quarantine on the economy, local business and healthcare workers, few have examined the effect the lockdown has had on our furry animal companions. Dogs and cats, man’s best friend and man’s casual roommate (respectively), have been hit just...

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