Thanks to the excellent volunteers who run Facebook shelter pages, forever homes are found in the U.S. and ‘abroad’

Columbus County Animal Control (CCAC) shelter dogs and cats are being adopted VERY far from the facility, with one dog on his way to Italy. Yes-ITALY! As in across the ocean! This rural shelter in Whiteville, North Carolina has made … please continue reading

What Are the Signs of an Inbred Cat?

Penelope- inbred Persian dumped at cat shelter

Cat inbreeding causes what is described as “inbreeding depression” which is another term for general weakness. Robinson’s Genetics for Breeders and Veterinarians provides a list of signs of inbreeding depression which are as follows: There may be a decline in … please continue reading