Animal shelter that says they are NOT a shelter have occupied a zoo

Cat rescue operate out of a closed zoo

St. Cats and Dogs of Nay Aug Zoo (“Street Cats”) is a non-profit animal shelter as far as I am concerned although I stress that they DON’T describe themselves as a shelter which I find strange as it looks like a shelter and a damned impressive one as well. In the video you’ll see …

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In the UK 38% of cats adopted were purebred pedigree in 2022

Purebred cat versus moggie

Cats Protection ran a survey and reported on 6 April 2023 that “38% of cats acquired in 2022 (600,000 cats) were pedigrees such as Ragdolls or Scottish Folds while 47% (or 750,000 cats) were moggies”. They say that that is the narrowest gap between the adoption of purebred cats and random-bred cats in living …

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Cat owner’s desperate note to vet shows how Australia’s cost-of-living crisis affects cat welfare: ‘Sorry to have to do this’

Note left by a cat owner with her seven cats when she dumped them at a veterinary clinic in Australia

NEWS AND OPINION– AUSTRALIA: Inflation in America 2023 is around 6%. In Australia it is around 8% and, in the UK, it is around 10%. Inflation hurts dog and cat ownership. Therefore, it hurts the animals and it probably leads to an increase in shelter animals being killed. There is a really uncomfortable report …

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14 facts about the duration of stay at shelters by rescue cats

Pictures of sad shelter cats tend to go viral and enhance chance of adoption

At Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, the following statistics are provided by an online newspaper regarding the speed of adoption of cats within their care. I can’t find the information on the rescue’s website. The average length of stay for cats at the Kent location of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is, as expected, …

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Video of caged cat at shelter tells us how desparate he is to get out

Cat wants to be out of his cage asap

I found this short video a bit distressing. This young tabby cat, understandably, shows signs of desparation to get out. He’s probably bemused and confused as to why he is where he is. He is flailing his arms around through the cage towards the person making the video. He wants to make contact and …

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