Woman says that she contracted Guillain-Barré syndrome by stroking a stray cat

Gemma on holiday

Gemma Birch believes that she contracted the very rare Guillain-Barré syndrome because she stroked a stray cat in Albufeira, Portugal in 2014. She said that she was left paralysed from the hips down after she contracted the bacterial infection from … please continue reading

Is it okay to collect a stray cat from the street? Will she be uncomfortable in a new environment?

Beautiful tabby stray cat

This is another question on the Quora.com website, which I’d like to answer here. The article is targeted at unexperienced cat owners or potential cat owners. Millions of people adopt stray cats from the street and the relationship works out … please continue reading