Animal shelter talks ramp up again
Former humane society not part of the discussion
January 25, 2019
Longtime animal advocate Diane Parkhurst cringed when she heard about the cat frozen to a Cloquet sidewalk earlier this month. But she is heartened by citizen actions that allowed the cat to survive, thanks to "lost and found" groups on social media getting word around.
That's what the city and county are relying on these days when it comes to lost and stray pets after the Friends of Animals Humane Society ceased operations in Cloquet last summer. Since then, there has been plenty of community feedback about the city and county needs for a new shelter. Next week, the public will hear about...