Germany bans animal shelter adoptions in the run-up to Christmas

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

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

DIY cat re-homing should be first choice rather than using an animal shelter

DIY rehoming is better than using a shelter

If you have to re-home your cat try and do it yourself first before going to a shelter. And the vast majority of people who are looking to relinquish their cat really don’t want to. Matthew Bershadker, the president and … please continue reading

Established cat dislikes new puppy so owner wants rid of cat

Cat dislikes new puppy so owner wants rid of cat

A woman owns three cats one of whom is Wilfred. He is seven-years-of-age. She bought a beautiful Husky puppy. Two of the three cats accepted the new dog but Wilfred couldn’t. His behavior is described as “throwing tantrums and misbehaving”. … please continue reading

Tragic owner surrender story: 16-year-old kitty may be killed at any time at NC shelter

UPDATE: Phoebe was rescued May 14 by Purr Partners Feline Rescue. Hopefully, the page will post a few updates on her. Their Facebook page is here. This is the story of Phoebe (AKA Kitty) the cat. Without your help, Phoebe … please continue reading