NC cat owner turns to social media to find her cat after a meeting to identify him through local rescuer never took place

Kitty missing

This is Lit’l Boy, a beautiful kitty owned and loved by Elaine White in Rockwell, North Carolina. Lit’l Boy was rescued by Barbara Hart from Rowan County Animal Shelter back in January 2017 after he was turned in as a … please continue reading

Cold case file: Rockingham County police still looking for the person who dumped pet carriers full of decomposing cats

The following is a ‘cold case’ from May 2016 I’ve been asked to renew interest in. This investigation into an animal cruelty situation was the first story I ever covered on cat dumping in North Carolina. Rockingham County police are … please continue reading

Mother cat at NC shelter steps up to nurse orphaned puppies

This is your feel-good story for the weekend. A mother cat at a North Carolina shelter is credited with caring for a litter of newborn puppies. The sweet mama cat pictured above is currently in the care of Columbus County … please continue reading

Human behaviour beneficial to cats

I think it useful to remind ourselves of the sort of human behaviour that is beneficial to our cat. Perhaps it is common sense but even commonsense points need to be reinforced. With respect to livestock, research has identified that … please continue reading

Veterinarian reported her client to Animal Control because she feeds her cats and dogs a raw diet

Vet reports client to Animal Control because she feeds a raw diet

On my reading of this story, it is an extraordinary example of a veterinarian being irritated by the fact that her client politely rejected her advice to purchase a ‘prescription diet’ and as a consequence, when the veterinarian learned that … please continue reading