A perfect storm of mass pet abandonments and overburdened shelters follows Peurto Rico’s hurricane damage

Cats in the aftermath of hurricane maria on puerto rico

Associated Press presents a dire situation concerning the cats and dogs of Puerto Rico. Hurricane Maria devastated the island and shattered the animal shelter system while cat and dog owners have taken to abandoning their pets in large numbers for … please continue reading

Life Expectancy Of A Cat With Diabetes?

What is the best diet for a diabetic cat?

It is not possible to provide a definitive statement as to the life expectancy of a diabetic cat for various reasons one of which is that it is possible to cure the diabetes at which time the cat is likely to have a normal lifespan. However, some diabetic cats will have shortened lives because of the disease and these cats will bring down the average life expectancy to around 13-14 years in my opinion. please continue reading

Awesome Real Siberian Cats in Siberia

Siberian cat in Siberia

Here are some photographs of what I’d term ‘real Siberian cats’. They are not purebred but are purer than American purebred Siberian cats because they are the originals. It is from these cats that the Siberian purebred was created. But breeding tends to take the genetics away from the original because breeders like to ‘refine’ and alter. please continue reading

Lost Georgia cat who took a 2,400-mile road trip to be reunited with family in time for Christmas

A Georgia cat who took a 2,400-mile road trip is hoping to be reunited with his family in time for Christmas. Several months ago Kitty Bitty disappeared from his home in Pooler, Georgia (USA). Teresa Cameron thought the family cat … please continue reading