Taiwanese veterinarian overwhelmed with concern for stray animals euthanized herself

Vet and dog

Her name is Chien Chih-cheng. She was a very bright woman who graduated from Taiwan’s top university. She had the highest mark in the civil service exam. She could have worked anywhere but chose an animal shelter where she showed … please continue reading

Shock horror: first Ragdoll cats were like ragdolls because they were drugged!

Ragdoll cat

What can I say? I am horrified. But I am not surprised. Sarah Hartwell, the internet’s doyenne of cat fancy history, has a shocking snippet of information regarding the early days of the Ragdoll cat breed tucked away within one … please continue reading