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More cats than dogs abandoned during coronavirus pandemic

It seems that dogs are beating cats as a lockdown favourite companion animal. The Association of Dogs and Cats Homes…

3 days ago

First confirmed coronavirus infection in a domestic cat in UK

This is quite a low-key event even though the news is spread all over the Internet on news media websites…

2 months ago

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cats

UK Parliament: Did you know that there is an All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cats (APGOCATS)? I didn't until this morning.…

3 months ago

Almost 3 months after it was prepared UK government publishes scientific risk assessment of companion animals spreading coronavirus

Published on 12 June 2020 on the government's website, is a risk assessment of companion animal causing onward spread of…

3 months ago

Check if you need planning permission for your catio

Catios are a very good idea because they are an excellent compromise between providing an enriched environment for your cat…

4 months ago

‘Clear picture’ of puma in British countryside is a domestic cat (as usual)

This is meant to be one of the clearest photos of a 'wild puma' ever seen in Britain...ugh. It was…

5 months ago

Woman monitoring feral cat trap in her car is accosted by Uber driver (tense video)

UK - NEWS/OPINION: I found this video tense and disturbing. A woman who has a Twitter account (@Lifeofaferalcat) is involved…

7 months ago

Do bobcats live in the UK?

No, they don't live in the UK (England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland). Although I could stop there I'll add…

9 months ago

Lost your cat in the UK? Call the local authority early on.

The story of Andy Whittley's cat Wilma is sadly educational and a reminder that not all local authorities (councils) discharge…

9 months ago

Urgent: contact the UK government to support compulsory cat microchipping

The UK government is 'seeking evidence to understand the consequences of making microchipping of cats mandatory in England'. The UK…

9 months ago