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Emma McClatchey

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Dec 10, 2017

The Iowa City Animal Center's cat colony room is currently flushed with kittens, but a second, makeshift colony room has sprouted across the hall to house the sociable but much...

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Nov 29, 2017

It's not easy being the most mature person in the room, especially when you're still a kid yourself. "Teenage" cat Indigo has his hands full with four rambuctious roommates, while...

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Nov 28, 2017

Enjoy the convenience of online shopping while supporting local artists and entrepreneurs. These Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area Etsy shops offer everything from personalized art to vintage fashion to...

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Nov 24, 2017

All dogs are adorable, but there are few as photogenic as Jack. His face is so expressive and smiley, he's like a living cartoon. And like a good cartoon, there...

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Nov 22, 2017

In the course of two years, teenager Daje Shelton is placed in an alternative high school, attends the funerals of friends shot in the streets of North St. Louis, falls...

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Nov 19, 2017

North Liberty celebrates Iowans' least favorite time of year with a festival's-worth of physical, social and family-friendly events, including its first ice rink. Pre-registration begins Monday, Nov. 20.

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Nov 17, 2017

Many self-proclaimed cat people would prefer to hang out with their pets than fellow human beings. Godiva and Sable have the same attitude towards their own species -- the two...

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Nov 10, 2017

"National Novel Writing Month is very open to zaniness and wild ideas and exploration. There's not really a way to do it wrong, other than by not doing it."

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Nov 8, 2017

There's nothing quite so delightful as a bunny, especially one that's house-trained, snuggly and shares the name of a beloved literary character.

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Nov 2, 2017

Backpocket Brewery is honoring Iowa City's newest and most buzzed-about tradition with something new of their own: a milkshake India Pale Ale dubbed "Iowa City Wave."

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Nov 2, 2017

Restless warrior. Wide-eyed wanderer. Star-crossed voyager. These aren't just phrases used in Elton John's "Can You Feel the Love Tonight." They describe Abraham, a rugged feline at the Iowa City...

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Oct 31, 2017

Cars, pedestrians and cyclists may traverse the new Dubuque Street lanes and trail as early as Thursday, Nov. 2.

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Oct 27, 2017

Stranger Things fans who can bear to pause their Netflix streams are invited to get acquainted with the hit show’s heritage at the University of Iowa Main Library.

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Oct 27, 2017

Like the princesses in many a fairy tale, Princess the dog was not meant to be caged. The pit-lab-mystery mix is a sight to behold when given an open, comfortable...