White Coat Waste Project accuse the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) of brazenly lying to lawmakers on cat experiments

Letter to VA challenging them

The White Coat Waste Project (WCW) continue to relentlessly pursue the US Department of Veterans Affairs which has wasted American taxpayers’ money in the pursuit of animal cruelty by conducting painful experiments on cats. Through their efforts, they ended cruel cat experiments back in 2021 “and the enactment of bipartisan legislation defunding them” as …

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Tough new animal welfare rules in Spain under the Law on the Protection of the Rights and Welfare of Animals

Tough new animal welfare laws in Spain

Spain has introduced what I would consider to be tough new animal welfare laws under the Law on the Protection of the Rights and Welfare of Animals. The law is controversial and I can understand why. It is tougher than animal welfare laws in the UK which is known to have some of the …

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WHITE COAT WASTE PROJECT campaigns for the enactment of the Accountability in Foreign Animal Research (AFAR) Bill

Dollars down the drain

The White Coat Waste Project (WCW) relentlessly march on to their next campaign which is to ensure that the bipartisan Accountability in Foreign Animal Research (AFAR) Bill is passed by the US government to put an end to all US taxpayer funding of animal testing in adversarial countries. Recently, they’ve had great success in …

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Veterinarian’s hypocritical statement about cat declawing is breathtaking

Declawing cat

The hypocrisy of Dr. Joanne Carlson DVM is breathtaking. She is the President of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association. She is pushing back on a proposed law that would ban declawing in Illinois. Veterinarians normally do pushback when politicians propose a declawing ban because declawing is a good revenue stream for the vets. …

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US state of New Hampshire considering a ban on cat declawing

New Hampshire considering banning declawing

More good news on the American domestic cat front. More common sense within the world’s biggest domestic cat marketplace. More ethical thinking. More resistance from the veterinarians to ban declawing which surprises me. In fact, it shocks me that veterinarians in America resist so vehemently what they promised to do in the first place; …

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Celebrate! The declawing veterinarians of America are in retreat!

Maryland state Sen. Cheryl C. Kagan D-Montgomery holds her corona kitty. Kagan sponsored a bill that would make Maryland the second state in the country to ban declawing cats

NEWS AND COMMENT: I have a feeling that the obnoxious declawing veterinarians of America are in retreat. And the average cat caregiver, not even animal advocates, are making their voices heard because they now thoroughly understand that the declawing of cats is unnecessary and cruel. It is described as barbaric by people like me …

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Leading cat association Fédération Internationale Féline bans Russian cats from competition

Russian cats banned from International competition

Here is the announcement from the FIFe website: Twitter and Instagram have announced that Russian-bred cats have been banned from international competition following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. And no Russian-bred cat can be imported and registered in its pedigree book outside Russia. China’s version of Twitter, Weibo, is alive with comment about …

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