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  • Lincolnshire Trust for Cats is a great retirement home for elderly cats
    Lincolnshire Trust for Cats: A retirement home in England for senior cats
    Lincolnshire, England, is home to a beautiful retirement home for seniors. The difference between this retirement home and others, though, is that it's exclusively for senior cats. The cats that live in this place, known as Lincolnshire Trust...
  • Pets on trains
    Pets-on-trains bill advances
    The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation March 4 that calls for Amtrak to expand an experiment permitting pets on some of its passenger trains.Since April, Amtrak has been conducting a pilot project allowing cats and small dogs on...
  • Feral cats and rabies
    Feral cat plan in Maryland draws flood of comments
    A Maryland state agency says it has received more than 1,450 public comments on its controversialproposal to require rabies booster shots for feral cats.The comments were due Feb. 23, and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is expected to...
  • Cats seized in Palm Beach County hoarding situation
    Cats seized in Palm Beach County hoarding situation need out of PBCACC now
    This is an urgent plea to those in the Palm Beach, Florida area to save cats taken during a hoarding situation. The case may turn out to be more of an animal cruelty case rather than animal hoarding, due to the condition of the cats.Two weeks ago,...
  • cat pay
    Play it forward for kitty with KitNipBox
    Cats love to play. Play is a part of the feline learning curve for kittens just as baby play is for human tots. Play teaches kittens the hunting skills they would need in their natural wild environment. Fortunately for humans and kittens, much...
  • Is this the same cat?
    Actress Lena Lenina says dyed pink cat is alive and well? You decide...
    According to a March 4 report by PoC.org., actress Lena Lenina says dyed pink cat is alive and wellRussian actress under fire after "pink kitten" dies from toxic poisoningAfter the UK picked up the story, western media outlets published...
  • Only you can prevent kitten season
    Only you can prevent kitten season
    March is here and spring is just around the corner – and so is kitten season. Local animal shelters and rescue organizations are gearing up for the inevitable influx of kittens that occurs around this time every year.People love kittens so...
  • Pet food business
    Big pet-food firms still dominate market
    The large and growing pet food market remains dominated by a few companies despite the continued entry of new players, according to a market research firm.The top three companies accounted for over two-thirds of U.S. sales at pet-specialty and...
  • Cat scratch fever and other feline dermatological issues
    Cat scratch fever and other feline dermatological issues
    Remember the song, Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent? Well, cat scratch fever is a real thing. It is actually a bacterial infection caused by the bacteria Bartonella henselae. Although approximately 40% of cats carry the bacteria in their saliva,...
  • Winter
    Animal rescuer needs help to cover expenses for cats in her care
    This is an aftercare fund for a kitten who was hit by a car and left for dead.Cared for by Brooke Valmont, little Winter has run up quite an expensive vet bill as Brooke Valmont is determined to save Winter's life.A GoFundMe webpage has been...
  • Bogie needs donations for knee surgery
    Donations need to repair knee of kitty rescued from Texas parking lot
    This is the story of a little kitten, rescued from a parking lot in Texas, along with his siblings.Little Bogart has been in foster care under Saving Pets Lives, a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Houston. Bogart has been waiting for a while...
  • Lena Lenina and kitten
    Russian actress under fire after "pink kitten" dies from toxic poisoning
    A Russian woman is facing tough criticism after her cat, who was died pink, died from blood poisoning after licking the dye off of its fur.According to a March 1 report by Inquisitr.com, Elena Lenina has come under fire by animal rights groups...
  • Basal cell tumors are among the most common skin conditions in cats
    Basal cell tumors in cats: Identification, diagnosis and treatment
    Sometimes, we notice weird bumps on our cats' skin, and we don't know what they are. Are they cysts? Are they mast cell tumors? Are they skin cancer? What are they? A certain type of lump, or bump, may be a basal cell tumor, and may or may...
  • When in Rome...adopt a feline friend
    When in Rome...adopt a feline friend
    Winter 2014-2015 in Central New York has been long and frigid. Fortunately, there are several young cats available for adoption through the R-CATS Program in Rome. There are many benefits to adding a feline companion to your life:Having a pet...
  • Rhode Island Feline Rescue needs donations to continue to save cats in their community
    Rhode Island Feline Rescue needs help to continue saving cats in their community
    This article is to raise awareness for donations to pay for so many vet bills incurred by a Rhode Island rescue, and to help get a fund available for future vet bills so the rescue doesn't have to turn away animals in need.Rhode Island Rescue...