Photos: Sleigh Bells at the Mercury Ballroom

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Photos courtesy of C. Michael Stewart

Biscuit: The Paws Report, July 9

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Our little star on The Paws Report today at 3:30pm:

Biscuit is a handsome Jack Russell Terrier mix with adorable brown spots and sparkling brown eyes. Although he is eight years old, he still has a lot of puppy energy. Biscuit loves to play, especially with balls and rope toys. He is an active dog who would love to be a member of a family who will play with him and take him for walks. In his previous home, Biscuit loved playing with and entertaining older children. If you are looking for a companion with a zest for life who will keep you laughing and entertained, come meet Biscuit. Biscuit is neutered, micro-chipped and up-to-date on vaccinations. Meet Biscuit at the Kentucky Humane Society’s Main Campus, 241 Steedly Drive in Louisville. View all adoptable pets online at www.kyhumane.org or call 502-366-3355 for more information.

In addition, we’ll talk about KHS’s free Pet Help Line. They receive more than 200 calls a month from pet parents wanting help with behavior issues, alternatives to turning pets into shelters, info on low-cost veterinary services, pet food banks and more. The # is 502-509-4PET.

Photos: Jeff Tweedy at the Brown Theatre

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Photos courtesy of C. Michael Stewart

Matilda: The Paws Report, July 2

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On The Paws Report today at 3:30pm:

Looking for the most easy going, sweetest little kitty on the planet? You must meet Matilda! This sweetheart was found as a stray along with her five kittens. Thankfully, they came to the Kentucky Humane Society, where they were all spayed or neutered and made ready for adoption. It’s hard to believe Matilda was a mom – she’s still so tiny herself. But Matilda is a good reminder that unspayed cats can reproduce as young as six months. We think Matilda is about 11 months old, so she may have a bit of growing to do. Matilda is an amazing cat. She loves people, loves other cats, and does great with dogs too! If you are thinking of adding a feline to your home, consider Matilda. She has a beautiful black and white coat and gorgeous light green eyes. She has the tiniest little meow too. Matilda is spayed, micro-chipped and up-to-date on vaccinations. All she needs is you. For more info www.kyhumane.org.

Also, we have a $20 neuter-a-thon for male cats on Saturday, July 21. Includes a free rabies vaccination. This is a $32 savings over the normal low price for a neuter and rabies shot. (I know we can’t mention price though). Limited to the first 100 male cats signed up. Neutering is super important: it reduces issues like male cats spraying, fighting and running away. And of course it helps reduce the number of unwanted pets.

Hamilton Leithauser in the 91.9 studio

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Black Hours is the new album from The Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser. He recently performed for our members with his new band for this first time solo tour.

In the Studio: Courtney Barnett

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Australian wordsmith Courtney Barnett stopped by the studio before opening for Phosphorescent at Headliners on Tuesday to play a couple of acoustic tunes and discuss her newfound and unexpected (on her part) popularity in the US.