Cat roof-crashes the Olympic Games in Sochi

This cat did not gatecrash the Olympic Games but arrived via the ceiling. This news story may indicate that the facilities at the Winter Olympics are not as robust as they might be. The Alder Arena Skating Center which seats 8000 people and which cost $30 million to construct was damaged by what appears …

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The Paw Project Movie – A Top Transformational Film

The Paw Project Movie has come fifth in the Awareness Guide Top Transformational Films of 2013 Viewer’s Choice. The top ten are as follows: The Ghosts in Our Machine and Take Back Your Power (tied first) Blackfish GMO OMG The Paw Project Gasland 2 Occupy Love The Crash Reel How I Became an Elephant …

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Are Pro Declaw People Afraid of Claws?

This is a follow up to my previous article: Hatred or Fear of Cats, where Michael said in a comment: ‘I think there is a subliminal fear of claws which might go back to the beginnings of the human species – millions or at least hundreds of thousands of years. The big cats would …

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Feral Cat Protection

By Dee This is from the heart and not the brain… Introduction from Michael: I asked Dee to tell people how she helps to protect feral cats when they are being fed and TNR’d. I asked because we know there are quite a lot of people who like to kill feral cats. Caretaking feral …

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Mississippi – a homeowner can kill a stray cat entering their home or land

In Mississippi a homeowner can kill a stray cat entering their home or land. There is a sloppy piece of drafting in Mississippi’s cruelty to animals legislation, which allows a person to legally kill a cat that might enter a person’s home through a cat door (cat flap) or anywhere on the person’s land. …

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Elizabeth: A story of hope, courage and evil children

By Elisa Black-Taylor This is the story of Elizabeth, a cat from South Carolina who was thrown into an open fire by a 13 year ­old boy. Her owner’s were unable to keep her after this horrific crime was committed, and turned her over to the Darlington County Humane Society Rescue (DCHSR). Forgive the …

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Typhoon Haiyan: Cat Rescue?

The only photo I have seen of a cat in the Philippines in the area of typhoon Haiyan since it struck  is the one above on the Human Society International website. Not much to shout about. I am concerned about the rescue of cats after typhoon Haiyan. Of course, all animals concern me but …

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