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

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

British Veterinary Association Say Scottish Fold Breeding Should Stop

Scottish Fold

BBC News: In the news yesterday they presented the argument that the Scottish Fold cat breed should be banned or breeding should be stopped voluntarily. It is very unusual to be watching mainstream BBC news in the daytime and see … please continue reading

Sadie a Turkish Van cat loses leg in Syrian war and gets a prosthetic one in Turkey

Sadie lost her leg in Syria

The video says it all really but I’ll add some words. First up; Sadie looks like a Turkish Van, she really does. She was injured like so many humans in the ghastly Syrian conflict. Her left hind leg was hit … please continue reading