16-year-old cat dropped off at a vet clinic to euthanize because owner was ‘done with her’

This is Freckles, a 16-year-old female tortie. She’s currently at a Wichita, Kansas veterinary clinic where the staff was told to euthanize her by her owner because he was “done with her.” Freckles is FIV positive. Freckles is front declawed. … please continue reading

The thoughts of a shelter worker on euthanasia and coping emotionally

Shannon

These are the thoughts of Shannon Phillips. She is an animal shelter worker. Her job title is “Cattery Coordinator”. She has responsibilities and she is authorised and certified to euthanize animals. Making animal euthanasia more meaningful Euthanizing shelter animals is … please continue reading

Disturbing fake letter claiming City Council is conducting a feral cat eradication program

Fake Feral cat eradication program distributed to residents of Townsville, Australia.

Townsville, Australia: somebody has distributed a fake letter through the letterboxes of residents claiming that the city council is carrying out a feral cat baiting and trapping program on Bushland Beach. The letter states that because there is no room … please continue reading

Spanish cat rescue did all they could to save a desperately thin cat

Clover

This is a sweet and sad cat rescue story from Spain. I am very impressed with this rescue organisation. The non-profit cat rescue based in the south of Spain, Happy Pets Rescue, rescued this emaciated female cat from the streets … please continue reading