Hemingway House Cats

On Monday morning, authorities were just beginning to assess the damage Hurricane Irma’s brute force wrought on the delicate archipelago that is the Florida Keys. One beloved house and the colony of six-toed cats survived the storm unscathed: The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum on Key West. All 54 cats—and the 10 humans who hunkered … Continue reading Hemingway House Cats

WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06.26.16

WildCat Conservation Legal Aid Society ~ WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner Our weekly podcast provides a recap of the week’s top news stories affecting all wildcats around the world. The series also highlights work performed by WCCLAS, featured interviews, commentaries and special reports. Top News Stories for Sunday, June 26, 2016: ~ … Continue reading WildCat News Brief ~ with host Alex Warner ~ 06.26.16

Wildcat Haven reports on Scottish wildcat conservation efforts

Wildcat Haven a conservation group organized to save the Scottish wildcat – one of the most endangered animals in the world – is celebrating the success of its most productive season ever. Wildcat Haven was delighted to discover that no new feral or domestic cats had been reported at any of its west Lochaber monitoring … Continue reading Wildcat Haven reports on Scottish wildcat conservation efforts

Ohio passes felony animal cruelty law

May 26, 2016: Ohio lawmakers passed a law that would make it a fifth-degree felony to knowingly harm a pet by inflicting pain or depriving it of food, water, or shelter for a first offense. On Wednesday, House Bill 60 passed through the state Senate unanimously with a 33-0 vote, and the House approved of … Continue reading Ohio passes felony animal cruelty law

New York state lawmakers ponder ban on declawing cats

On Tuesday, May 17th the AP reported, New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under a legislative proposal that has divided veterinarians. Several veterinarians along with a spokescat named Rubio, came to the state Capitol to lobby for the ban. They say the declawing procedure, which involves cutting through … Continue reading New York state lawmakers ponder ban on declawing cats