Pets versus Jets in respect of global warming?

Pets versus Jets in respect of global warming?

It’s quite a catchy title, isn’t it? Pets versus jets. The Paw Post coined it. It encapsulates the discussion about whether keeping dogs is more damaging to the environment than the average private jet customer who apparently is responsible for 3.3 tons of carbon dioxide emitted into the environment per year. In contrast, the …

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Most Americans take care of their pets better than themselves

Survey about cat and dog ownership reveals some interesting information

A OnePoll survey which was published in the summer of 2021 found that almost 70% of Americans take better care of their companion animals than they do of themselves, which I find slightly odd I’ve got to say. I’m not sure that it is actually accurate because these polls are carried out by questionnaires …

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Cats Protection’s help and advice on fireworks plus mine

Cats Protection tips to help cats deal with fireworks

Cats Protection provides helpful tips on how to help domestic cat through this very troublesome time of year for them, namely Bonfire Night in the UK and similar firework events in other countries. It’s a time to be dreaded by cat and dog owners. What better organisation than Cats Protection to provide advice? They …

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Owners care more about their dogs than their cats (new survey)

Cat and dog and owner

REPORTING ON A STUDY TOGETHER WITH MY OPINION: For a long time, I have known that, in general, owners care more about their dogs than their cats. This is apparent because people spend more money on veterinary treatment for dogs and cats. And the difference is quite marked. This study confirms what I’d thought …

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Should drug addicts have pets?

Should drug addicts have pets?

The answer to the question should be nuanced as there are complex issues to deal with. There is no simple answer and there are important factors to consider. On the one hand, it can benefit a drug addict to take responsibility for caring for a pet cat or dog but on the other hand …

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Should people with certain illnesses or backgrounds be prevented from adopting shelter cats?

This is a discussion on whether certain human diseases, health conditions or backgrounds should determine whether a cat should be adopted out to that person. As we get older, most of us suffer from one condition or another. Some are due to lifestyle choices and others are hereditary. We all know people who are …

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