Texas animal rescuer files lawsuit after 111 emaciated dogs and cats removed from home

This interesting case comes out of Tarrant County, Texas where a rescuer of shelter pets was charged with animal cruelty after police found 111 emaciated dogs and cats in a Keller home. A lawsuit has been filed by the rescuer … please continue reading

What motivates you to care for a feral cat colony? Research survey participants needed

What motivates you to care for a feral cat colony? I’ve been asked by University of Washington student Sabrina Aeluro to spread the word on a survey on feral cats and their caregivers. Here are the key parts of the … please continue reading

Immediate rescue from Georgia shelter needed for cat found shot twice in Gwinnett County

UPDATED November 6, 2017 Posted on Jude’s thread by Urgent Cats at Gwinnett County Animal Shelter “Jude was rescued but his injuries per Ct scan showed a severed spine. We thank them for trying and hope Gwinnett County cruelty officer … please continue reading

Harnett County Animal Shelter improving policy after 59 cats were euthanized in June due to panleuk exposure

The Harnett County Animal Shelter in North Carolina is improving policy and procedures after 59 cats were euthanized in June due to panleukopenia (AKA panleuk) exposure. PoC covered the tragic story here and here. Harnett County Interim Assistant County Manager Brian … please continue reading

Missouri city in the process of getting a contract with a “private agency” to get rid of stray and feral cats

An ordinance is being considered in Perry, Missouri that could mean death to stray and feral cats. This is one we have time to stop, politely and through education on the vacuum effect of cats. Perry City Hall was recently … please continue reading

Is it unethical for an animal shelter director to buy from a breeder or to breed pets?

This is a discussion on whether it’s a conflict of interest for an animal shelter director to buy from or breed pets. Whether it’s a cat or a dog involved, do you believe it’s unethical for a shelter director to … please continue reading