Michael Broad

Five cents to animal charity for every comment throughout October 2020

I want to restart a scheme that I ran a long time ago. Every comment that a visitor makes is…

2 days ago

Don’t criticise PETA for showing graphic images of cats

About 10 days ago there was a bit of a hoo-ha over PETA's use of a graphic image of a…

2 months ago

Human population growth effects on animals

There is a growing feeling that human population growth is having a very bad effect on animals. Although you have…

3 months ago

What would happen if there were no cats?

You have to differentiate between (1) wild cats and (2) domestic, stray and feral cats. I will deal with (2)…

3 months ago

What is the difference between a tame animal and a domesticated animal?

The word "tame" is an umbrella term which includes "domesticated", so the difference is that a "tame animal" describes a…

4 months ago

What is the difference between a cat and a feline?

A cat is a feline and a feline is a cat. Therefore there might not be a difference but it…

4 months ago

USA: Risk of dying of Covid-19 versus other causes

I wanted to try and work out the risk of dying from Covid-19 compared to other causes for the USA.…

4 months ago

Picture of community cat on deserted streets of locked down Istanbul

During Turkey's coronavirus lockdown the streets of Istanbul have been abandoned to their famed community cats. This excellent photograph encapsulates…

4 months ago

Cat ascii meme

This is a strange world. Even the words are strange. A parallel universe inhabited by people no older than 20…

5 months ago

Do prey animals feel pain?

I am assuming that the question refers to the pain suffered while being killed by a predator. There is a…

5 months ago