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

In Germany Un-neutered Tomcats Will No Longer be Allowed to Roam Free
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Stray Cat

The agriculture minister of Germany, Christian Schmidt, has declared that male cats who have not been neutered will not be allowed to leave the family home and roam free. What about unspayed females? I suppose the same rule applies. It … please continue reading

German Court Orders Whiskerless Cat to be Castrated
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A short note to illustrate Germany’s attitude to the creation of cat breeds which they consider to be inherently unhealthy. They call it torture breeding or “Qualzucht”. The Associated Press very recently reported the case of a German court ordering … please continue reading