BEAR

Sex: Spayed female Breed: Domestic short hair – grey/buff tortoiseshell Age: ~ 7 years old Reason Here: My owner could no longer care for me Arrival Date: 03/01/2018 My thoughts on: Cats & Dogs: I have no history living with dogs and other cats

BANE

Sex: Neutered male Breed: Domestic shorthair – grey Age: ~ 3 years old Reason Here: Transfer from Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society in Virginia Arrival Date: 3/19/2018 My thoughts on: Cats: I am living with cats in a community room at HSCC and may do well with another Dogs: I have no known history living with dogs

Tips for the First 30 Days of Cat Adoption

Sara Kent, Director, Shelter Outreach, Petfinder Be prepared should be your mantra when bringing a new pet into your home. Cats are particularly sensitive to new surroundings and some may hide under a bed or in a closet for days or even weeks. You can avoid pitfalls with your new critter and help him or …

If you want to lower your carbon footprint, get rid of your dog

Time to consider your carbon ‘paw’ print, according to US research According to a new study, America’s cats and dogs are having a hugely detrimental effect on the planet. Due to the millions of meat products consumed by the four-legged furry companions, carbon emissions are notably excessive. The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, …

‘Croydon cat killer’ still on the loose and suspected of mutilating over 370 pets in two-year spree

Dismembered bodies of felines found across Britain conform to same pattern Scooter slipped out her home on the south coast of England one night in the summer, BBC News reported, and turned up the next morning on a nearby lawn – sliced down the length of her belly, entrails pulled out and piled up beside …

M25 cat killer ‘has slaughtered up to 400 animals’ and is still on the loose, it is claimed

It’s believed the animals are mainly cats but also include rabbits and foxes The supposed M25 cat killer has slaughtered around 400 cats and small animals, leaving their bodies in plain sight in order to “horrify” people. Police are hunting a killer who has been described as a “psychopath”, and is thought to kill the …

Selfies make black cats less popular, rescue centre owner claims as she offers to neuter the creatures for free

‘People live their lives to put pictures on Facebook and so black cats are even less popular’ Black cats are being left behind at a rescue centre as nobody wants to adopt them because they do not show up as well in photos posted to social media. “People will not even come and see them,” …

Aberdeen University students are pushing for Buttons the cat to be voted new rector

‘University management do not take our interests seriously’, student says Hundreds of students are fighting for a cat to become the University of Aberdeen’s new rector. Students fed up with university management not representing their interests have nominated Buttons the cat for the position once held by Winston Churchill – arguing for “cats not bureaucrats”. …