Couple Adopt Dying 21-year-old Cat to Make his Final Days as Full as Possible

Tigger on the beach!

This is a two-way story (both cat and humans benefit) and it is a warm, generous story of love. Tigger has a bucket list of things to do before he dies. He was given the list by two loving owners … please continue reading

It Is Time to Stop Denigrating the Domestic Cat with Spurious Links between Toxoplasmosis and Human Mental Health

scaremongering

It has happened before (e.g a link with schizophrenia which fizzled out). Now we have an article in the online newspapers about a so-called “link” between toxoplasmosis and a human psychiatric condition known as intermittent explosive disorder (IED). I would … please continue reading

Washington State Veterinary Medical Association Agree That Declawing Causes Long-term Health Problems in 20% of Cats

The New York Daily News reports that the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) state that declawing causes “negative experiences” in half the cats operated on, which is hardly surprising since the cats have suffered ten amputations in one go! … please continue reading

In Australia Some Commercial Cat Food Could Cause “Severe Illness or Injury” to Adult Cats

Australian Cat Food (per a Google image search)

Peer-reviewed research at the University of Sydney published in the Australian Veterinary Journal has concluded that some commercial pet food could cause severe illness or injury to adult cats. This is shocking news. This is outrageous news. But it does … please continue reading