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This man needs a taste of his own medicine after he terrifies his cat causing him to pee

This is not hot off the press news (11th March 2020) but it is interesting and sad from a number…

3 months ago

Example of using positive reinforcement to socialise a cat (video)

We hear a lot about positive reinforcement in socialising feral and stray cats. Positive reinforcement is a way of training…

8 months ago

France: 2 teenagers put cat in microwave and post video online (copycat cat cruelty)

NOTIFICATIONS: (1) the cat is okay. I very reluctantly read this news item but fortunately discovered that the cat is…

9 months ago

Feral cat survives 3 weeks in container from China to Vancouver and is being rehabilitated

This cat, who has been appropriately named Journey by her carers, must have been completely feral when she tiptoed into…

9 months ago

Breeder voluntarily surrenders 45 Ragdoll cats to the MSPCA

This is unprecedented. I have never read about a cat breeder surrendering all of their cats. In this case Ragdoll…

11 months ago

Outer Banks SPCA, North Carolina, emptied of all cats and dogs (video) in prep for Dorian

Outer Banks SPCA is just north of Ocracoke Island which has been devastated by Hurricane Dorian with extensive and deep…

1 year ago

Rare Sphynx cat up for adoption at animal shelter but is unwanted

It is ironic, very ironic that this classic looking purebred hairless cat, a Sphynx called 'Sassy Pants', has been relinquished…

1 year ago

San Francisco: conflicting ideas about how to deal with feral cat moms and their kittens

In San Francisco there has been a change in policy on how to manage feral cat moms and their kittens…

1 year ago

Young woman gamer donates $164,000 to BC SPCA

Kristin Valnicek is not a well established entrepreneurial multi-millionaire; the kind of rich person we regularly read about. She plays…

2 years ago

San Francisco SPCA asked for donations and received $162,000 in 3 days!

The amount raised went up $300 during the time it took me to write this post. The target was $100,000.…

2 years ago