Hurrican Irma preparedness to help pets and people get to safety

With Hurricane Irma pretty much guaranteed to hit the United States within the next few days, people are struggling to get themselves, as well as their pets to safety. States in the path of Irma are getting emergency plans in … please continue reading

Is Hillsborough County Veterinary Medical Society planting anti-TNR stories on the Internet?

I have a sneaking suspicion that the Hillsborough County Veterinary Medical Society (HCVMS) are planting stores on the Internet which undermine trap-neuter-vaccinate-release (TNVR) programs in Florida. I have two such stories on this website. The stories were picked up on … please continue reading

Trap Neutered and Vaccinated Feral Cat Gets Rabies and Bites Person Trying to Help

TNR'ed and vaccinated feral cat gets rabies and bites person

A person trying to help a feral cat was bitten by him/her and it transpired that this cat had rabies and had been through the TNR program and had been vaccinated for rabies (TNVR). It raises questions regarding public health, … 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