On the subject of cats’ claws the USA and the UK are poles apart
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Are claw caps humane?

Both the RSPCA and now Cats Protection have strongly denounced claw caps. I read today, in a local online newspaper (getsurrey.co.uk), that Cats Protection have even suggested that a cat owner using claw caps may expose themselves to a criminal … please continue reading

Animal Suffering: What Does It Mean?
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Meaning of the word suffering

You will find that many laws regarding animal welfare and animal abuse incorporate the word “suffering”. Animal abuse leads to animal suffering and therefore the word “suffering” has to be incorporated within these laws. The laws could be federal (nationwide) … please continue reading

Should a mentally ill person be allowed to keep a cat?
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Should a mentally ill person be allowed to keep a cat? I don’t think that this question has been asked before. I think it is a reasonable question. But please don’t misunderstand me. A cat companion to a person who … please continue reading

Woman slow to take cat to vet commits a crime
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A woman, Dilys Hadley, living on a very small monthly income, delayed taking her 16-year-old cat, Janet, to the vet for treatment for a bulging eye – an obvious illness requiring treatment. There was a tumour under the eye forcing … please continue reading