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

Cobb County, Georgia (USA) has a rural shelter located in the Marietta area. They’re very good at finding homes for the unwanted cats who enter their facility, whether through rescue or adoption. Now your help is needed to spread the … 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

Is the Domestic Cat Becoming Less Popular in Australia and the UK?

I recently wrote a short article about a survey which concluded that the domestic cat population in Australia was declining except in Tasmania. Not soon after I read that article I bumped into another article written by the science correspondent … please continue reading