America’s cats and dogs consume the same amount of calories as the population of France

Calorific intake of US cats and dogs is awesome

A scientist has worked out that the overall calorific consumption of America’s cats and dogs is about 19% of human calorific consumption. Putting it into context it is about the same amount as the entire population of France. This is … please continue reading

Do pets improve your health? Discuss.

Do pets improve our health?

A study, published: June 23, 2017, calls in to question whether pets improve our health. From my perspective there is no doubt that the general consensus is that pets improve the health of their human owners (caretakers/guardians). But is this … please continue reading

Situation critical at rural NC animal shelter after 62 cats arrive in only 2 days

There is a crisis in animal shelters all over North and South Carolina. Despite local area groups efforts to promote low-cost and free spay/neuter shelters are still overflowing with pregnant or mother cats and their kittens, mother dogs and puppies. This … please continue reading

In Los Angeles you will be able to keep a pet cat or dog that you find

LA Animal Services

An extraordinary proposal has been made by the general manager of animal services in Los Angeles, Brenda Barnette. On 23 May 2017 her proposal was approved by the Animal Services Commission. Her proposal is that if a person finds someone’s … please continue reading