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Tue., Jan. 15, 2013, 1:20 p.m.

Idaho No. 8 In Cat Ownership

Washington ranks 5th nationwide for cat ownership with 39 percent of households in the state owning a cat. Idaho also hit the top 10, in 8th place, with 34.6 percent of households owning a cat, a news release from the American Veterinary Medical Association said. Washington also ranked in the top 10 in 2006, the last time the AVMA put together the statistics, ranking 5th, with 44.5 percent of households owning a cat. Washington also was in the top 10 for overall pet ownership in 2011, at No. 6 on the list. The survey is conducted every five years and includes a breakdown of pet ownership by state/SR reports. More here. (Tyler Tjomsland: Charlie Schmidt poses with Natto, one of his cats who plays Keyboard Cat in some of his famous videos, in front of a painting of Bento, another one of his Keyboard Cats)

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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