The American Veterinarians Who Lie

I allege that many tens of thousands of American veterinarians regularly lie to their customers about the operation called onychectomy, the scientific term for declawing which is a highly misleading word for the removal of the last phalange of the … please continue reading

Apartment Complex Where Pets Are Compulsory (USA)

An apartment complex that turns the usual rules on their head: a place where cats and dogs are obligatory. You have got to care for a pet before your can rent. We’ve all read apartment horror stories where pet owners … please continue reading

India: Man Carries Kittens to Safety in Flood. Mama Nearby

Great cat photos by Biswaranjan Rout of a man in the Cuttack, India carrying kittens to safety in massive flood waters. Cuttack is the former capital and the second largest city in the state of Odisha, India. It is on … please continue reading

My Extraordinary Relationship with a Stray Black Cat

I think stray cats are generally misunderstood felines, often confused with ferals. And while stray cats can often be mysterious, I think of them as kitties that need extra special care. Since most cats will instantly weave their way into … please continue reading

USA: Captive Wild Cat Crisis

There is the bizarre phenomenon of an excess of captive wild cats in the USA and a decreasing number of wild cat species in the wild in Asia and other parts of the world. Perhaps it is not bizarre but … please continue reading