Removal of Cats May Not Result in the Recovery of a Threatened Species

Cat predation study

Ecosystems are complex. In order to understand the role of the domestic cat in respect of predation, it is important to recognise that the cat is one of a large group of predators some of which are native and some … please continue reading

Most Commonly Reported Cat Behaviour Problems

UK: the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC) represents a group of experienced and qualified pet behaviour counsellors (I hasten to add that I’m not that keen on the concept of cat behaviourists or cat behaviour counsellors). In the UK … please continue reading

Flawed Study: “Domestic Cats (Felis silvestris catus) Do Not Show Signs of Secure Attachment to Their Owners”

The online newspapers have picked up on a bit of cat behavior research carried out at Lincoln University in the UK which concerns the attachment of domestic cats to their human caretakers/guardians. It is, in fact, all over the Internet … please continue reading

Loving Friendship Between Shelter Cats in Cage

Loving cats best buddies in cage in shelter

This is very touching. It is sad, tender and beautiful all in one. The sad bit was created by humans – they are unwanted and caged. The beautiful bit was created by cats – the tender, loving relationship between them. … please continue reading

Call to Plague the Telephone Lines of Animal Care and Control of New York City

Petition supporting a Bill

There is a campaign on Facebook to stop the mass murders at New York City’s animal shelters. The campaign is very vigorous and bold. I like that. Their Facebook webpage is hosted by Christina Malchow. I presume that it is … please continue reading