Canadian cat rescue shelter rejects people who insist on declawing their cat

As a person who detests the declawing of cats I am very pleased to see that the Regina Cat Rescue, Saskatchewan, Canada has decided to refuse adoptions by clients who insist on declawing their cat. For me, this is a … 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

What it is really like to have to euthanize shelter animals

Shelter worker Shannon

A cattery coordinator, Shannon Phillips (see above – the photo is by her), tells us what it is like for her to euthanize and make decisions about euthanizing cats and dogs on a daily basis. She admits that she has … please continue reading

No-kill cat shelter in Ohio brings happiness to nursing home residents through their Pet Adoptions for Loving Seniors program

This is a feel-good article that comes out of Ohio, where volunteers with a no-kill cat shelter are taking their cats into nursing homes to bring a bit of happiness to the residents. One of the disadvantages to entering a … please continue reading

Bizarre incident in which a cat sanctuary is broken into and cats are missing and dead

I see this as a bizarre incident. I can’t understand it. The newspapers have described it as a burglary of an animal sanctuary. However, the owners of the sanctuary have started a crowdfunding plea for money on the gofundme.com website … please continue reading