A cat in the US city of Boston survived a fall from a 19-storey window and only bruised her chest. This cat was lucky but many, if not most, would have severe lung damage, would have a broken leg or two or three or four, maybe have damage to the tail, and maybe more likely…Details
Debi and Jeff were forced out of their home due to encroaching fire. Their cat Ruthie Rosemary, a 4 year old Tabby, jumped out of the car and sadly, had to be left behind. When they returned to their severely burned property about 5 days later, they heard a familiar meow coming from a burned…Details
Freya is back home with her loving mom again seven years after she disappeared, thanks to a shelter’s TNR program and her microchip. Freya’s happy reunion with Jan Cheeseman of Shirebrook, Derbyshire, UK took place in recent days after the long-missing cat was found living with a feral colony 24 miles from her home. Rain Rescue…Details
The term “animal hoarding” refers to the compulsive need to collect and own animals for the sake of caring for them that results in accidental or unintentional neglect or abuse. Most hoarders of animals fall victim to their good intentions and end up emotionally overwhelmed, socially isolated, and ultimately alienated from family and friends. The…Details
International Tiger Day is held annualy on July 29 to give worldwide attention to the reservation of tigers.
What is feline leukemia virus (FeLV)? Feline leukemia virus (FeLV), a retrovirus, so named because of the way it behaves within infected cells. All retroviruses, including feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), produce an enzyme, reverse transcriptase, which permits them to insert copies of their own genetic material into that of the…Details
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There is no hard and fast rule about when a cat is considered “old”. Definite age-related changes occur in the cat’s body from about 7 years. Most vets and behaviorists consider cats to be geriatric at the age of 10-12 when the cumulative effect of such changes start to affect the cat’s body and lifestyle.
One of the toughest things about loving and rescuing cats is coping with the specter of Feline Leukemia and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV). It would often turn out that some of the sweetest cats were the ones whose lives were drastically shortened by one or both of these dreaded retroviruses. Like HIV/AIDS in humans, FeLV…Details
These are the beautiful cats that have been selected to be featured in LoveCATS 2015 Photo Book “Paws 4 Paws” First Edition is now available to buy online at:http://www.blurb.com/b/6200072-paws-4-paws First Edition On the COVER Maggie – 7 months old Yolanda van Rensburg Durban, South Africa Zafiro, 1 year old TanPheng Chua Malacca, Malaysia Bread, 2…Details