Image conscious modern society makes photos of cats for adoption important
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Huawei smartphone used to photograph RSPCA rescue dog

The modern imagine obsessed society driven by social media platforms such as Instagram (owned by Facebook) has had a negative impact on the adoption of companion animals, in one way. It is worth adding, however, that there are positive aspects … please continue reading

Germany bans animal shelter adoptions in the run-up to Christmas
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Promoting adoptions at Christmas from animal shelters

Arguably other countries should follow Germany’s example in banning adoptions from animal shelters in the run-up to Christmas to stop unwanted dogs and cats being dumped after the holidays. Is this a good idea? I think it is but others … please continue reading

‘Mother Earth’ female cat rescuer has saved the lives of thousands of cats
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Debbie Heller

I have described Debbie Heller as a Mother Earth figure because what she does is so positive and bountiful it its generosity. I guess she is just an ‘ordinary’ woman but she is also special and by no means unique. … please continue reading

Is it okay to collect a stray cat from the street? Will she be uncomfortable in a new environment?
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Beautiful tabby stray cat

This is another question on the Quora.com website, which I’d like to answer here. The article is targeted at unexperienced cat owners or potential cat owners. Millions of people adopt stray cats from the street and the relationship works out … please continue reading

Canadian cat rescue shelter rejects people who insist on declawing their cat
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As a person who detests the declawing of cats I am very pleased to see that the Regina Cat Rescue, Saskatchewan, Canada has decided to refuse adoptions by clients who insist on declawing their cat. For me, this is a … please continue reading

Let’s Make Animal Rescue Transparency the Goal for 2016
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Rescue Cat

Instead of compiling my favorite articles for 2015, this year I’d like to discuss the greatest issue myself and many other animal advocates faced this past year: whether or not a rescue is legitimate or a scam. I’ll explain as best … please continue reading