Monday, December 15, 2008

Gloria is Ready for her Close-Up

Gloria, one of Liz's chickens, didn't feel she got enough camera time with the Trib. Now she's ready for her close=up. Gloria is a chicken rescued by Red Door and adopted by Liz in 2007.

Urban Chickens, including one from Red Door!

Congratulations to Red Door volunteer Liz Sharp for her stellar interview in today's Chicago Tribune, promoting the beauty and wisdom of urban chickens. You can catch the entire story, including a videdo of Liz in her chicken coop, here:,0,5400529.story

Sunday, December 07, 2008

Santa Baby! Photo Session Dec. 14 Benefits Red Door Animals

This year, get a great holiday photo of your pet! Come to Sit! Boutique on December 14, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. for a photo-with-Santa pet session. All proceeds from the photos benefit the homeless animals at Red Door. Also that day: elves! refreshments! cookies! Sit! Boutique is a great place to buy quality cat and dog food, toys, and pet beds. The boutique is located at 2316 W. Leland, Chicago, in the Lincoln Square neighborhood.

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Red Door Dogs Hit Andersonville Streets - Dec. 21st

Look for the Red Door donation dogs on the streets of Andersonville on December 14th. They will be wearing their donation pouches, like Benji here, and looking for any spare bills or coins you can donate for the homeless animals at the shelter. The dogs will be out, starting around 5225 N. Clark Street, around 12 noon.

Ugly Holiday Sweater Party December 6th

Don your most ugly holiday sweater and head over to The Fat Cat Bar & Grill, 4840 N. Broadway, Chicago, on December 6th. The party starts at 7 p.m. Cover price is $30, which gives you all you can drink of beer, wine, well liquor, or soda. A portion of every cover price ($5) goes to the homeless animals at Red Door. Don't miss this fun event! OK, we'll let you in even if you aren't wearing an ugly holiday sweater--but remember: many of us will be wearing horrible holiday cheer!

Wednesday, December 03, 2008

City of Chicago Chooses Dog City Sticker

Congratulations to the City of Chicago for choosing a dog as the art work for the 2009 city sticker. This sticker, designed by Chicago high school student Denise Ferguson, will appear 1.3 million car windshields in June 2009. Let's hope that's another step in making Chicago a no-kill city for animals.

Monday, December 01, 2008

More Bazaar Fun!

Photos by Meghan Schromen. Thanks, Meghan!

Bazaar Fun!

This year's Bazaar & Toute Sweet Bake Sale was the best! Check out some of the fun. Thanks to everyone who came! And thanks to all the bakers!