Vaccination in Cat Shelters Is Absolutely Essential

A recent article by Elisa Black-Taylor about an outbreak of feline panleukopenia (aka feline parvovirus, feline distemper) at the Hartnett County Animal Shelter got me thinking. The outbreak resulted in the euthanasia of all the cats in the shelter in … please continue reading

Recent shelter article states “to boldly go where their discomfort level for change has never gone before”

Greenville county animal care

This link was sent to me about the new procedures taking place at Greenville County Animal Care in Upstate South Carolina. Please read over the information before continuing here. “To boldly go where their discomfort level for change has never … please continue reading

Maryland, USA: Slack Approach to Regulating Cat Rescue Leads to Chaotic Situation

Michelle Ingrodi

If you want to start a cat rescue shelter in Maryland, USA, there is no evaluation process. You simply fill in a form. No one checks your history and whether you have a track record in the cat rescue business … please continue reading

Florida wants to create spectacular legislation on how to run animal shelters

Shelter cats

Florida’s Bill HB 515, if it becomes law, will be the most spectacular legislation concerning animal shelters ever created. It is a brilliant piece of legislation which creates rules on how shelters must be run. It covers everything and at … please continue reading

Columbus County Animal Shelter receives $1,000 Maddie’s Fund grant

Cute rescue cat

This is a positive story about how an animal shelter can go from being one of the worst in North Carolina to one doing their best to provide for the comfort of the cats in their care. Programs and grants … please continue reading

Woman sues cat shelter for compensation after cat adopted from them bites her badly

Caspia

This is another slice of human madness. It is the season for it. A woman adapted a cat from a shelter which is part of Albuquerque’s Animal Welfare Department and soon afterwards she sues the shelter. The shelter staff say … please continue reading