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

Kitten stuck under the hood of a van is rescued by Columbia mechanics

Kitten under bonnet

A tiny kitten is safe in Columbia, South Carolina after being rescued from under the hood of a van after becoming stuck there. This is her story. The kitten, now known as Lucky, was a passenger under the hood compartment … please continue reading

Five dogs seized and four dead cats removed from home of NC animal advocate

Cats and dogs seized from animal advocate

Update: WBTV released this update stating Barbara Hart was arrested Friday morning and charged with 9 counts of animal cruelty. Bond was set at $1,500. The cat advocacy world woke up to the following article today from WBTV News. A … please continue reading

Pet psychic finds the lady’s cat. Pet detective with cat detection dog fails

Pet psychic finds lost cat

I have just written about a cat detection dog in the UK called Molly. She is very successful. She is well-trained. This is an alternative solution. It is an interesting solution and one that I find less believable but nonetheless … please continue reading