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Vaccinating Siberian tigers against canine distemper virus

A research study by the scientists of Cornell Wildlife Health Center, in association with others e.g. Dr. Sarah Cleaveland of…

2 weeks ago

Cute anti-coronavirus cat mascot hands out masks in Tokyo, Japan

The Japanese are arguably obsessed with cuteness and mascots but in the nicest possible way. This particular mascot is both…

2 weeks ago

Coronavirus tells us that Americans love their freedoms

The coronavirus pandemic is escalating rapidly in the United States, as at the date of this post. There were 121,888…

4 weeks ago

Cats and dogs are calmer at shelters when they are selected online because of the coronavirus pandemic

NEWS AND VIEWS (COMMENT): Because of Covid-19, one animal shelter in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Assisi Animal Sanctuary, is using the…

1 month ago

Domestic cat in deep snow coronavirus face covering

Note that I've used the phrase "face covering" to be politically correct! To use the other term "face mask" is…

1 month ago

Nicola Sturgeon says that the coronavirus pandemic is no one’s fault

In a video in which Scotland's first Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, updates the nation on coronavirus regulations, she states that the…

2 months ago

The beneficial role of companion animals during coronavirus lockdown

You would expect that the presence of companion animals in a household during the coronavirus lockdown would be beneficial to…

2 months ago

Coronavirus vaccine for cats being developed too

With all the talk about the big international push to develop an effective and approved human vaccine against Covid-19, it…

2 months ago

More cats than dogs abandoned during coronavirus pandemic

It seems that dogs are beating cats as a lockdown favourite companion animal. The Association of Dogs and Cats Homes…

3 months ago

Black market drug for cats found to destroy Covid-19 virus in lab experiments

A drug labelled GC376 was found, we are told by the authors of a Daily Mail online article, to destroy…

3 months ago