Florida veterinarian said senior cat was ‘suffering’ and euthanizes her on the day of intake at SPCA
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A Lakeland senior cat was euthanized the same day it was turned in to SPCA Florida because the veterinarian said the cat was suffering. This tragic story is yet another reason to have your cat microchipped. Jazmyn had been part … please continue reading

Cat wrongfully labeled feral: ‘I kept looking for this vicious wild cat that had terrorized a family’
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Posted March 15, 2019 – A Reader’s Forum article by Laura Morrison This is what gets animals killed. Labeling them feral without any idea of what that really means. This beautiful boy was called in as a feral public nuisance, … please continue reading

Knoxville City Council decided to authorise a trap, neuter, vaccination, return program
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Janet Testerman

Councils across America sometimes struggle with the decision to authorise TNR programs or go with trapping and euthanising. Knoxville City Council has just gone through that process and they passed 7-2, on first reading, an ordinance which puts their seal … please continue reading

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