Veterinarians of Queensland, Australia issue life ban to cat owner who complained about poor veterinary treatment

Princess - let down by veterinarians

The Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland responded to a complaint by Maria, the owner of a now deceased cat whose name is Princess, by issing a life-time ban on any future treatments for any type of pet that she owns. … please continue reading

Poughkeepsie kitten rescued by plumber after resident was told animal control only responds to dog calls

A kitten in Poughkeepsie, New York is safe after becoming stuck in an underground pipe. While this is a happy ending story, it’s also a story about how differently dogs and cats in need of rescue are treated in this … please continue reading

Columbus County Animal Shelter receives $1,000 Maddie’s Fund grant

Cute rescue cat

This is a positive story about how an animal shelter can go from being one of the worst in North Carolina to one doing their best to provide for the comfort of the cats in their care. Programs and grants … please continue reading

Wild Cat Species in Illinois

Area where bobcat is supposedly absent in Illinois

Illinois is in the ‘Midwest’ of the USA, just below the Great Lakes. This is quite important because it is a relatively densely populated and intensively cultivated area of the USA. It is a state in the second tier of … please continue reading