The disturbing truth behind a viral Facebook photograph of a queue outside a Texas animal shelter

A photograph of a queue of people outside a Texas animal shelter, BARC, published on Facebook went viral. On 27th June 2017, an organisation, Special Needs Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation (SNARR), said that it showed a line of people surrendering … please continue reading

China: 72-year-old Chinese Man Tormented by the Sound of a Kitten Crying in the Flat Below

Chen at door

Mr Chen, 72, lives in a block of flats in Xi’an, China. In China people go away during Chinese New Year to see relatives. Sometimes they go away for some time. Downstairs he heard the sound of a cat crying. … please continue reading

Cobb County kitty was abandoned, adopted then abandoned again

Yeller-2017

UPDATE:  Paws Furever Home, Inc. rescued Yeller (as well as a kitty named Shadow) on March 31, 2017. Please pay pledges via PayPal email address: pawsfureverhome@gmail.com via mailing address below: Paws Furever Home, Inc. 5009 Antioch Road Adel, GA 31620 **please … please continue reading

Casually Adopting a Domestic Cat Can Lead to Failure

Abandoned cat

Adopting a domestic cat is a serious step. It is something that needs to be considered very carefully over a reasonable period of time – let’s say about 6 months to a year. The consideration should include budgetary requirements. It … please continue reading

Uneducated 30-year-olds on low incomes most likely to give up their cat

Education is the key to minimising the number of cats given up to shelters. Better job prospects and higher incomes flow from good education. Many more cat owners on low incomes abandoned their cats than those on decent incomes. By … please continue reading