Domestic cats are also victims in domestic abuse situations

Domestic violence and companion animals

I recently wrote about the introduction of new legislation in Scotland which made abusing pets, and threatening to abuse them, in domestic violence situations an act of domestic abuse. It leads nicely to a discussion about the status of companion … please continue reading

“DEAR ABBY: I’m recently married, and in my opinion, my wife has too many pets”

Dear Abby is an American advice column founded in 1956 by Pauline Phillips under the pen name “Abigail Van Buren” and carried on today by her daughter Jeanne Phillips, who now owns the legal rights to the pen name. A letter … please continue reading

Arrogant, insensitive man insists his girlfriend gets rid of her 3 cats before they live together

He hates cats and I love cats

Intro: This is not a hard news article. It is an opinion article and a comment on the news. These sorts of articles are commonplace in hard copy newspapers. The story is accurately reported from other news media. I have … please continue reading

WARNING: Girlfriends with cats need to protect their cat from boyfriends with anger

Ramirez an angry young man who killed his girlfriend's cat to hurt his girlfriend

Having managed this site for over ten years I have seen this reported on numerous occasions. God knows how many times it happens but remains unreported. I would suspect many thousands of times annually. The basic scenario is a classic … please continue reading

More “drama” after fundraiser started for Texas woman who killed husband for beating the family cat

Word of more drama is coming in after a man started a fundraiser for a Texas woman who killed her husband for beating the family cat. Links to previous coverage on this case can be found following this article. Scott … please continue reading

Case discussion about the woman charged with murder for killing her husband as he beat her cat

She shot her husband dead because he was beating the family cat

This is a case continuation and discussion about the article posted by Michael on June 3 about 47-year-old Mrs. Mary Harrison who admitted to shooting her husband, 49-year-old Dexter Harrison, dead because he was beating the family cat. Undoubtedly one … please continue reading