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

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