Nonprofit animal rescue group unethically used terminally ill cat to raise funds

Apparently this happens quite a lot. It is disturbing. A volunteer run, 501c(3) non-profit rescue group called Furrever Grateful Rescue (FGR) used a terminally ill cat, Sandy, with eye cancer, for fundraising. In doing so the cat suffered unnecessarily. As … please continue reading

Can cats get cancer from second-hand smoke?

Yes, cats can get cancer from second-hand smoke. Although common sense dictates that this must be the case, a television super vet, Noel Fitzpatrick, says that pet owners haven’t quite yet got the message that both dogs and cats can … please continue reading

Feral cat’s veterinary bill is $7583.57 and rising

Hoppy was a ‘feral’ cat. The description of ‘feral’ is in inverted commas because I am not sure he was totally feral but he certainly lived a hard life and it took its toll. He was found by the person … please continue reading

Adenocarcinomas of the small intestine and Siamese cats

The Siamese cat is predisposed to getting adenocarcinomas of the small intestine. This is a certain type of cancer and in this case it affects the Siamese cat’s small intestine. Compared to domestic shorthair cats (non-purebred cats) the Siamese is … please continue reading

Woman slow to take cat to vet commits a crime

A woman, Dilys Hadley, living on a very small monthly income, delayed taking her 16-year-old cat, Janet, to the vet for treatment for a bulging eye – an obvious illness requiring treatment. There was a tumour under the eye forcing … please continue reading