Free-roaming domestic cats in Natura 2000 sites of central Spain

Fantasy image of a part of Spains Natura 2000 network of wildlife reserves

I am referring here to a study called: “Free-roaming domestic cats in Natura 2000 sites of central Spain: Home range, distance travelled and management implications”. The study is about how domestic cats are allowed to enter an extensive network of wildlife conservation reserves and sites in Spain called the Natura 2000 sites. There are …

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23 facts about domestic and stray cats in Portugal

Stray cats of Portugal

Comment: the stray cat problem is as usual down to irresponsible cat caregiving in failing to spay and neuter their animals. The solution as always is education. A lot of the problems concerning the human-to-cat relationship is down to a lack of education. It leads to animal cruelty. Not deliberately but as a consequence …

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The story of the new taxonomic classification of the ‘clouded tiger-cat’

Fictional representation of a new subspecies of Oncilla called the 'clouded tiger-cat'

The experts have concluded after careful analysis that there is a new subspecies of Oncilla on the planet and they’ve called it the ‘clouded tiger-cat’. This story is about the reclassification taxonomically of an existing species of small wild cat so that it has been ‘carved out’ of an existing classification when it was …

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Animal exploitation videos on social media platforms are a concern

'Dog eating lemon trick' on TikTok

Animal exploitation videos on social media platforms have become a concerning issue. A report by the Asia for Animals Social Media Animal Cruelty Coalition (SMACC) revealed the shocking scope of such videos posted on platforms like YouTube, TikTok, and Facebook. Between July 2020 and August 2021, they identified 5,480 individual links to videos of …

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2 things an elderly, ill person can do when adopting a cat

Charming picture of an elderly woman with her beautiful cat at home

Scenario: you are 70+ years old and want to adopt a cat companion but are unsure how to do it as you don’t want to leave your cat companion on your passing. This may be a particularly pressing issue if you are chronically ill and can foresee your death. Yes, that sounds very uncomfortable …

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United Spay Alliance receives $20,000 grant for spay/neuter training program

United Spay Alliance (USA) receives 20k grant

The United Spay Alliance is thrilled to share the news of receiving a $20,000 grant from the John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation, affiliated with the Northwest CT Community Foundation. This substantial support will boost the Alliance’s mission to offer vital training in high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter techniques to vets in Massachusetts and Connecticut …

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