Neglect can include intentional or unintentional harm to pets. This may include abandonment, failure to provided food, water or shelter, excessive ground staking, denying the pet social interaction, untreated medical conditions, failure to groom, etc. Neglect such as abandonment can lead to death. Other types of neglect have a direct correlation to poverty and disease.…Details
Radamenes survived a respiratory infection. He was so sick, the people who brought him thought he would have to be put down but when the vets heard him purr, they decided to save him. When he miraculously got better, they were surprised to see him start hugging and cleaning other animals. Radamenes has come through hell and high water…Details
A team of researchers led by psychologist Sam Gosling at the University of Texas at Austin wanted to find out. They posted a questionnaire online as part of a larger study about personality called the Gosling-Potter Internet Personality Project.
Because dogs and cats are the two most common companion animals, and because both species walk on all fours and are covered with fur (most of them, anyway), there’s a tendency among humans to think they are more similar than they really are. Ten Differences Between Cats and Dogs Dogs can be trained quickly, some…Details
You may think you live in an environment free from cat dangers, but every home is a potential minefield of hazards for your cat. Here are some common household dangers to watch out for… Rat bait Most people know that rat bait can also poison cats, but many don’t realise eating a poisoned rat can be…Details
Owning a pet is a privilege and should result in a mutually beneficial relationship. However, the benefits of pet ownership come with obligations.
If you live in an area that is home to an abundance of feral, undomesticated cats, instead of just watching the situation get worse and worse, consider taking matters into your own hands.
Feral cats are the offspring of lost or abandoned pet cats or other feral cats who are not spayed or neutered.
Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) is the use of special animals to help treat people with many different ailments. Volunteers use their time as well as their pet’s time to help train the pets to work with their human partners. Dogs were mostly used in nursing homes and other medical facilities but now cats are being…Details