Risk Factors for a Broken Human-Cat Bond

Certain risk factors can be identified which if present are likely to lead to a failed relationship between domestic cat and person. A study conducted in 1996, published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, involved interviewing cat … please continue reading

Felines are Good Medicine: Living with Cats Bolsters our Health

Being surrounded by cats is a sheer delight. Living with felines is an awesome experience; a statement with which I am sure that no avid kitty lover will disagree. Cats bring us an incredible amount of joy; give us an … please continue reading

Telling the difference between feral and domestic cats in a trap

Aberdeen in South Dakota, USA have an animal shelter. A resident in Aberdeen enquired about their procedures on trapping cats. Her enquiry was prompted by concerns over welfare. The lady, Talese Aucoin, had seen a photograph of a cat in … please continue reading

Latest Cat Craze: Call 911 and Say Your Cat Has Gone Berserk

It’s catching on: the new cat craze.  You call the police and tell them that you are locked in your bedroom because your cat has gone berserk and you’re terrified.  Do you remember Lux, the vicious black-and-white Himalayan cat that … please continue reading

How Do I Socialise My Adult Cat?

Intro: Ginny S asked this question in a comment. She starts by describing socialisation. Cats need to be socialised to integrate with people and other animals. If this is missed at the best period of 3-9 weeks of age a … please continue reading

Aransas Pass City Manager getting death threats over new provision to kill strays

A new temporary policy adopted by Arkansas Pass (Texas) City Manager Sylvia Carrillo is drawing a lot of attention, including death threats. KRIS News reported the story on July 8. The policy, which involves Aransas Pass Animal Control, was implemented … please continue reading