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

Animal shelter accused of mislabelling many cats ‘feral’ and ‘fearful’
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Rescue cats at shelter allegedly mislabelled

The San Bernadino City Animal Shelter has been accused of mislabelling many cats at their facility as either ‘fearful’ of ‘feral’. You can see in the photograph that two lines of yellow tape have been placed across all the cages … please continue reading

Cat adopter with good references robbed elderly cat of happy last days
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Corleone was robbed of happy last days by neglectful adopter from cat rescue

Corleone was saved from euthanasia at NY City ACC by Magnificat Cat Rescue and Rehoming. They did all they could to make sure he went to a good home. The woman they selected had good references and her veterinarian said … please continue reading

Should ‘refugee’ dogs and cats from Hurricane Harvey be shipped to Chicago for adoption?
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I do not know for sure but I wonder whether there is a better way of dealing with cats and dogs which have been separated from their owners due to the Houston floods caused by hurricane Harvey? Hundreds are being shipped out of Houston to Chicago and San Francisco where they will be readopted by new owners and living new homes. Could not the animals be kept down in the south, in Texas not far from Houston and their owners temporarily rehomed pending the repair of their own homes and then they could be reunited with their animals?

We are told by ABC 7 that dozens of dogs and cats have recently arrived at PAWS Chicago after a 23 hour trip from flooded Houston. Sixty-nine have been shipped to San Francisco in Northern California. These are just two … 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

Caring Couple Create Bucket List of Adventures for Dying 22-year-old Cat
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Tigger an elderly rescue cat

This story highlights two opposite ways to care for a very elderly cat, Tigger, who is terminally ill with kidney failure and a golf ball sized tumour. It also reminds us of the rewards in looking after an elderly cat. … please continue reading