Italian military officer court-martialed for saving a cat’s life
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Lieutenant Barbara Balanzon is an Italian military reservist who in civilian life works as an anaesthetist in Tuscany, Italy. However, I think she has recently resigned from the military. In her role in the military she served in Kosovo as … please continue reading

Kitten found on roadside stole heart of Cats Protection fosterer
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Vicky is a fosterer for Wear Valley and Darlington Cats Protection. She writes the following on her website: I would not change it for the world, but what I would love to see change is people’s attitudes… towards cruelty, towards … please continue reading

Pretty Cat Amongst Ugly Human Behavior
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Marc found this webpage showing these pictures. I took a screenshot. It just tells a story about the ugliness of the human’s behavior set against the innocence of the cat. Quite a contrast. It does seem to sum up the … please continue reading

UK: High Wycombe Feral Cat Colonies
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View Larger Map With the “kitten season” comes the prospect of unwanted cats, which are then dumped. This inevitably leads to stray and, in this case, feral cat colonies in the High Wycombe area, which themselves grow in number. We … please continue reading

Japanese Attitudes Towards Cats and Dogs
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The Japanese have distinctly different attitudes to cat and dog ownership compared to people in Europe and North America. Although there is some overlap. “People don’t want an adult dog — they want to get a dog when it is … please continue reading

UK: 37,000 Abandoned Animals in 12 Months
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Even in Britain, a nation of animal lovers, some people treat their pet like a piece of rubbish – trash. Going away on holiday? Can’t afford a cat or dog sitter or boarding cattery fees? Just throw your dog away … please continue reading