New Cat Personality Test Helps You to Become a Better Owner

Feline personality test

We know that cats have individual personalities just like people. Over the years various cat behaviour experts have broken down the domestic cat’s personality into various headings so that we can better understand our cat. Researchers at the University of … please continue reading

Cats Used in Child Custody Wars During Divorce

children and toxoplasmosis

When a couple are married, the domestic cat is a member of the family, cherished and loved, often particularly strongly by the children of the family. When a couple are divorcing, the cat or the dog sometimes becomes a “possession” … please continue reading

Couple Adopt Dying 21-year-old Cat to Make his Final Days as Full as Possible

Tigger on the beach!

This is a two-way story (both cat and humans benefit) and it is a warm, generous story of love. Tigger has a bucket list of things to do before he dies. He was given the list by two loving owners … please continue reading

It Is Time to Stop Denigrating the Domestic Cat with Spurious Links between Toxoplasmosis and Human Mental Health


It has happened before (e.g a link with schizophrenia which fizzled out). Now we have an article in the online newspapers about a so-called “link” between toxoplasmosis and a human psychiatric condition known as intermittent explosive disorder (IED). I would … please continue reading

Washington State Veterinary Medical Association Agree That Declawing Causes Long-term Health Problems in 20% of Cats

The New York Daily News reports that the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) state that declawing causes “negative experiences” in half the cats operated on, which is hardly surprising since the cats have suffered ten amputations in one go! … please continue reading