Many feral caregivers are doing their best to rehabilitate and rehome their calmer colony cats

There’s a cat advocacy movement taking place among those who care for a feral colony. A good percentage of feral caregivers are doing their best to convert the calmer ferals, the ones they believe could be rehabilitated, to live as … please continue reading

Accusations of identity theft, forged documents and financial card fraud lead to arrest of Durham, NC veterinarian

Veterinarian charged

A North Carolina veterinarian is in trouble with the law and has been charged with identity theft and financial card fraud. Paula Bullock, the owner of Affordable Animal Care on North Pointe Drive in Durham, was arrested Wednesday and charged … please continue reading

358 animals removed from Catawba County, NC property during illegal poppy field discovery valued at over $559 million

More than 350 animals were removed from a Catawba County, North Carolina property and their owner arrested and charged with manufacture and trafficking by possession in a poppy field discovery. The animals, which were discovered Tuesday in Claremont, included 358 … please continue reading

Feral colony in danger of being trapped and “disposed of” in Mauldin, SC

Feral cats at risk

The following is taking place in Mauldin, South Carolina where a colony of feral cats, many of whom have undergone TNR, is in danger of being trapped and “disposed of.” Unfortunately, Mauldin doesn’t have a TNR program currently in place. … please continue reading

The happy ending story of five kittens in Orlando who tested FIV+

This is the happy ending story of five kittens in the Orlando, Florida area who tested FIV+ when they were eight weeks old. Thanks to Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando and foster mom Lisa Krakosky, all have been adopted! These … please continue reading

Owners charged after 45 live animals and 4 dead animals were removed from a North Carolina home

Cat hoarder house

Another ‘house of horrors’ was uncovered in North Carolina on May 15, leading to the discovery of dead and dying animals. A total of 45 live animals were seized from the property. According to a press release, Onslow County Animals … please continue reading

Update on Garner cat dumping case: Terry Ray Beasley arrested for failure to appear

Beasley

UPDATE: Information has come in that both were arrested on May 10. I’ve added a snapshot of Tamara to this article. The word going viral via Facebook today is the arrest of a North Carolina man accused of dumping 15+ … please continue reading

North Carolina must-see: American Museum of the House Cat features 30 years of cat collectibles

Cat museum

The Great Smoky Mountains is a top tourist attraction in North Carolina, especially during the fall. Now cat lovers will be even more eager to visit the Sylva area, which is home to a new cat museum. The exhibit of everything … please continue reading

Columbus County women banned from owning pets for six months after animal abandonment charges

They abandoned animals

Two women in Columbus County, North Carolina are banned from owning animals for the next six months after being charged with animal abandonment in September 2016. While this is a “dog article,” I feel it fitting to put on PoC, … please continue reading

Kitten traded for beer money in Upstate SC is ready for his forever home

Beer money cat

This is the story of Brewski, a beautiful little boy whose former owner decided her beer money was more important than this sweet baby and set off on Facebook to sell him to support her habit. Kristina Leigh fosters cats … please continue reading