Dispute over feeding cats leads to woman using the N word and being arrested

Alleged racist woman in foreground fed black man's cats

Hackney, London, UK: Hackney is in the East End of London, a region regarded as working class. A black guy, Jamal Perry (26), lives there with his girlfriend and a housemate with his cats. In classic British style they are indoor/outdoor cats. The cats had the habit of visiting a neighbour’s home where three …

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Should you be upset if your cat spends time with your neighbours?

Tigger on sleepover

No, you shouldn’t be upset and should accept it all things being equal. I call them timeshare cats. Having read the article, if you disagree, please tell me. The scenario: you let your cat go outside and he is gone for ages sometimes. You are concerned that he might be spending time with neighbours. …

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The impossibility of proving cat theft and sharing cat ownership

The difficulties in proving cat theft between neighbours

A retired police detective inspector in the UK, Colin Butcher, who has dealt with many thefts believes that about 50% of cats have a second home they frequent regularly. He said that he’s heard of four people believing that they own the same cat. How many cat owners inadvertently share ownership? We are talking …

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Survey by Which? tells us that people approve and disapprove of certain animal species

The online Which? review magazine says that cats, foxes and squirrels come out on top of the list of animals that people in Britain want to keep out of their garden. Apparently almost half of the survey respondents prefer that their neighbours’ cats stayed out of their gardens. The reason? Well, one of the …

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Letting your cat go outside responsibly

Bengal cat outdoors

For a lot of cat guardians, the choice as to whether you let your cat go outside or keep them inside all the time is binary. You let them out or you don’t. However, there is a third way which is to let your cat go outside in a responsible manner. I know that …

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Cat owner writes threatening note to neighbour about his cat eating her cat’s food

Note from woman threatening abduction of neighbour's wandering cat

This spat between cat owners has its roots in the distinctly British culture of allowing domestic cats to roam freely wherever they wish. When this happens it is quite common for cats to go through the cat flaps (cat door) and open doors of neighbours’ houses in search of food. And when this happens …

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Is it legal to shoot a urinating or defecating cat on your property in Alabama?

Is it legal to shoot a urinating or defecating cat on your property in Alabama?

Having studied the law of Alabama I can confirm that the animal welfare laws include some exceptions one of which is that a person who shoots a dog or cat with a BB gun not capable of inflicting serious injury when the dog or cat is defecating or urinating on the person’s property does …

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