Insertion of Cat Microchip Carries Risks
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The act of insertion of a microchip into a cat carries a risk. I’ve noticed two stories on the Internet that indicate to me that the insertion of a microchip into a cat, a routine procedure, can carry a risk … please continue reading

House of Lords debate cats and dogs
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The House of Lords, the upper house of Parliament which checks draft legislation from the politicians who run the country and debates new legislation themselves, are currently involved in debating new laws to deal with the oversupply of cats and … please continue reading

Cat Management Laws of Tasmania
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Tasmania has adopted a very honest approach to “cat shelters”. They call them “cat management facilities”. That does sound a bit dark and mysterious but it is a much better name because the word “shelter” is often wholly inappropriate as … please continue reading

It’s a Cat’s Life
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This British cat story sums up the good and the bad, the misfortune and good luck that a cat can experience during her/his life. All the events are fairly typically, except one. The end is good and it concerns Cats … please continue reading

Australian Woman Reunited With Cat After 2 1/2 Years
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By Elisa Black-Taylor Judith White is a very happy woman this week, as she’s been reunited with the cat she lost during a flood in January 2011. This tale began in Booval, Queensland when her gold tabby, Eddie Boy, went … please continue reading

Kind British Cop and Vet save French Cat
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This is a story of kindness from a British police officer and a British veterinarian who together managed to reunite a French tabby cat with his French owners in Le Havre after he had taken a cross channel ferry to … please continue reading

Hitchhiking Cat Is Going Home
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By Elisa Black-Taylor A lost cat named Mata Hairi will soon be reunited with her owner, more than ten months after becoming a lost cat, then a cross country hitchhiker. Her story began last September. MATA HAIRI: SAVED THEN LOST … please continue reading

Witnessed: Benefits of Animal Microchip Implant
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By Elisa Black-Taylor Yesterday, on my way to work, I witnessed the benefits of micro-chipping. This isn’t a cat story and I’m not the one with the micro-chipped animal who’s the “star” of this story, but I wanted to share … please continue reading