About Michael Broad

Michael is retired! He retired at age 57 and at Aug 2018 is approaching 70. He worked in many jobs. The last job he did was as a solicitor practicing general law. He loves animals and is passionate about animal welfare. He also loves photography and nature. He hates animal abuse. He has owned and managed this site since 2007. There are around 13k pages so please use the custom search facility!

Notre Dame burning = €1 billion in 24 hours. Animal shelters, animals dying = €0.
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The one billion euro donations to rebuild Notre Dam is an insult to more worthy charities. Francisco Seco/AP

Being a passionate advocate of animal welfare and particularly the people involved in animal welfare including of course animal shelters, it is galling to see pledges totally one billion euros from Europe’s super rich to repair and rebuild Notre Dame … please continue reading

What a life for a cat! A goal to aspire to.
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Rosie and Lilo on boat

“These animals are living the life!” AND “Pretty sure the cat thinks she’s a dog :D” – YouTube comments This is exceptional. It almost like watching a fictional movie but it is real. Very few domestic cats have such a … please continue reading