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

Incidents at Rowan County Animal Control Lead to Petition to Fire Director Clai Martin




Due to numerous concerns that escalated last week with the critical injury of a cat named Cooper, a Change.org petition calling for the firing of Rowan County Control (Salisbury, North Carolina) Director Clai Martin commenced March 13. I’m including three … please continue reading

Let’s Make Animal Rescue Transparency the Goal for 2016

Rescue Cat




Instead of compiling my favorite articles for 2015, this year I’d like to discuss the greatest issue myself and many other animal advocates faced this past year: whether or not a rescue is legitimate or a scam. I’ll explain as best … please continue reading

Increase in the Surrendering of Wildcat Hybrids in the UK Is a Worrying Trend




Prices of exotic cats, typically wild cat hybrids such as the Bengal cat, have tumbled in the UK because there are more breeders and their cats can be bought online at the click of a mouse and no doubt many … please continue reading

How do you feel about an owner who surrenders her cat to a shelter due to holiday plans?

Abandoned while owner goes on holiday




December is supposed to be the most joyful month of the year as each of us celebrate the holiday in our own way. Unfortunately, many cats are paying the price with their lives because the person who was supposed to … please continue reading

Almost Any Excuse Will Do to Kill a Cat at These San Diego Shelters




It’s all about commitment. Without commitment senior managers at some cat shelters will find almost any excuse to kill a cat because in their eyes they have good reason to. They often lack sufficient space and sometimes they lack sufficient … please continue reading