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Lucky Cats program needs your help

Nov. 14. The lingering effect of COVID-19 has driven needs for community cats higher than ever before. The lack of low-cost veterinarians due to limited staffing and rising costs has resulted in many new kittens and cats in need of emergency medical help as well as general TNR (trap, neuter, return) services, according to Cornelius-based […]

Trey Nodine and Stanley

Animal shelter life is back to normal and busy, busy, busy

Sept. 19. By TL Bernthal. Residents are showing the Cornelius Animal Shelter a lot of love again since the end of COVID-19 restrictions. “We’re back to what we were, busy all the time,” says animal control officer Trey Nodine. “There’s been a big influx of interest since COVID.” The animal shelter is open again on […]


3rd-grade class project nets support for LKN Lucky Cats. Next up: Dogs, horses

Jan. 18. Third graders at Community School of Davidson (CSD) held a cat food and linen drive for Lake Norman Lucky Cats. It all began when a third-grader named Anabel was inspired to make a difference in her community by the CSD’s cherished “Shooting Star” theme song. Written by former music teacher Laurie Loomer, the […]

Rescue Ranch fundraiser Aug. 7

July 14. Tickets are now on sale for the Rescue Ranch “Evening For The Animals” on Saturday, Aug. 7 at the Brawley Estate in Mooresville.  Tickets are $150 per person for the cocktail attire event and can be purchased by emailing Amy Kwiatkowski at amy@rescueranch.com or calling Rescue Ranch at 704-768-0909. RR mission All proceeds […]


Rescue Ranch launches new foster/adoption program

Dec. 11. Statesville-based Rescue Ranch has a new Foster and Adoption Program that will work with local shelters and other animal nonprofits to rescue dogs and cats to be adopted out. The nonprofit, founded by Krissie Newman and NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, hopes to add farm animals, bunnies, hamsters and exotics. Adoption fees will include […]

American Pit Bull fundraiser July 18

The American Pit Bull Foundation (APBF) will hold its second annual Spayghetti Dinner from 6 p.m until 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at Lucky Dog Bark & Brew in Cornelius to benefit APBF’s spay/neuter initiative to combat overpopulation and euthanasia of adoptable dogs. Tickets are $15 each and include a plate of pasta […]