China

Fresh calls for the sale of live wild animals to be banned permanently from China’s food markets

NEWS AND OPINION: The Times newspaper reports (March 27) that Edward Holmes of the University of Sydney has said that…

6 months ago

Is this evidence that the Chinese are starting to be concerned about animal welfare?

I have a terribly biased attitude about the Chinese and animal welfare. I am almost ashamed of it but then…

4 years ago

China: Police won’t release rescued domestic and feral cats

This is a dire situation and it highlights the struggle between animal rescue organizations in China, which appear to be…

5 years ago

Stray cats in China may have influenza viruses from other species in them

This is a short post to pass on information that I have read on the Winn Feline Foundation website. Scientists…

5 years ago

Apply the meaning of Pope Francis’s speech to the world of cats

Pope Francis, in his first Christmas address, urged non-believers and people of other faiths to join in a global fight…

7 years ago

Oldest Big Cat Fossil Found

Through the discovery of a big cat fossil deposited by a river in the north slopes of the Himalaya range,…

7 years ago

Cat Eats Feotus

A little story where cat and human behavior intersects. Both behaviors say something about the respective animal - felis silvestris…

7 years ago

Sad Beijing Cats

Here are some interesting pictures of cats in Beijing, China. The cats look sad because a lot of them are…

7 years ago

The Politics of Recalling Allegedly Poisonous Pet Food

Although this short post is about dog food the principles apply to any companion animal foods. For a long time…

8 years ago

Some Swiss Farmers Eat Domestic Cats. Discuss

Philosophically speaking a lot of people find eating cats and dogs acceptable. I can really understand their argument. Although for…

8 years ago