Woman sues cat shelter for compensation after cat adopted from them bites her badly

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This is another slice of human madness. It is the season for it. A woman adapted a cat from a shelter which is part of Albuquerque’s Animal Welfare Department and soon afterwards she sues the shelter. The shelter staff say … please continue reading

Cat in Iowa recovering after being rescued from burning house by firefighters

This is your happy ending story of the week about a kitten saved by firefighters after being pulled from a burning house on September 5. Firefighters in Ames, Iowa were called to a house fire last Monday. Inside was the … please continue reading

Why kittens are born with claws and why cats need them

Here are two posters by Ruth (aka Kattaddorra) who has been fighting the good fight against the declawing of cats for many years. She is a co-founder of the ‘International Coalition Against Declawing’. Declawing only occurs in the USA and … please continue reading

Anti-declawing documentary is available for free to the public until September 22 – see it here

This documentary is about one veterinarian (Jennifer Conrad) and her crusade to repair captive Hollywood big cats’ paws from the devastating results of de-clawing, plus her campaign against the financially-driven standard practice of de-clawing domestic house cats in California. Please … please continue reading

Scientists criticise cat breed standards which promote flat faced cats leading to breathing problems

Flat faced cats and health

We know it and now scientists have confirmed it: snub-nosed cats (heavily shortened muzzles) are vulnerable to breathing problems. Cat purchasers should be very clear on this. Scientists at the University of Edinburgh conducted a questionnaire survey involving 1000 cat … please continue reading