Inexcusable actions by Harnett County Animal Shelter concerning panleuk outbreak

News of the inexcusable actions by the Harnett County Animal Shelter is making the rounds on social media today on how a recent panleuk (feline panleukopenia also called: feline parvovirus, aka ‘parvo’) outbreak was handled by the Lillington, North Carolina … please continue reading

Discussion: Responsible TNR program or animal cruelty after kittens dumped in unfamiliar territory

Kitten TNR

There’s a situation taking place in Greenville, South Carolina that is turning the stomachs of cat lovers throughout the internet community. A TNR program designed to reduce the number of feral cats using the Community Cat Diversion Program offered through … please continue reading

Royal College of Nursing say pets have a place in hospitals

The Royal College of Nursing is running a trial on selected wards in hospitals to investigate the benefits of “one-to-one animal therapy” for patients. There are numerous articles on this website about the benefits of cats and dogs to a … please continue reading

Pet owners in the US increasingly treat pets with medical marijuana

Following the legalisation of marijuana as a medicine for human use in 29 American states, pet owners are, in increasing numbers, turning to medical marijuana to treat their sick pets suffering from ailments such as arthritis and cancer. Cats, dogs, … please continue reading