Category Archives: CATS & DOGS

Cats, tilting at windmills, & what goes around comes around

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  November/December 2013: WASHINGTON D.C.––Did inflated claims about cat predation on birds give the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service political cover for granting a 30-year exemption from prosecution to wind power developers whose turbines kill eagles?

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Jumping back into the river does not stop the flow of homeless animals

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  November/December 2013: Concerning “Ethicist addresses making euthanasia decisions in a no-kill context,”  in the October 2013 edition of ANIMAL PEOPLE,  I find it bizarre that Jasper the Staffordshire’s fate boils down to a football score set of … Continue reading

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BOOKS—Desperate Dogs: Determined Measures

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  November/December 2013: by Robert Cabral. Bound Angels (order c/o http://www.lulu.com/shop/view-cart.ep;jsessionid=63C586DEBBDDE0F7E8C6D45852D4A118),  2012.  254 pages,  paperback.  $14.95. Desperate Dogs,  a self-published manual for rehabilitating shelter dogs,  arrived for review by ANIMAL PEOPLE with impressive endorsements.

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Israel commits $1.27 million to fix feral cats

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) TEL AVIV––The Israeli Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development has committed 4.5 million New Israel Shekels,  equivalent to $1.27 million U.S.,  to an effort to sterilize 45,000 feral cats … Continue reading

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Where are cats in Jewish tradition?

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013. The ancient Hebrews mentioned neither the name of God in the Torah,  nor that of cats,  who were revered in neighboring Egypt as incarnations of the goddess Bastet.  

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Stop dogfighting by addressing supply side economics

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) Police in Montgomery,  Alabama on October 1,  2013 took custody of the last 16 of at least 386 pit bulls who were impounded after raids in August 2013 on … Continue reading

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Fix pets first, says founder of successful neuter/return projects in Turkey & Romania

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) I read the September 2013 ANIMAL PEOPLE editorial feature “Successful neuter/return must recognize reality” with interest and agree with much of what you say,  especially the bit about how … Continue reading

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Canada prohibits puppy imports by animal welfare agencies

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.)  OTTAWA––Responding to rising concern about what dogs are being imported into Canada,  in what health under what conditions,  the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on November 1,  2013 rescinded a … Continue reading

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Who made Barcelona one of Europe’s most animal-friendly cities?

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.) BARCELONA––Enjoying a reputation as one of the most animal-friendly cities of Europe,  Barcelona did not disappoint the more than 320 animal welfare workers drawn to the city for the … Continue reading

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Veterinarian Jeff Young seeks to sell the world on “Spay-It-Forward”

From ANIMAL PEOPLE,  October 2013: (Actually published on November 20,  2013.)   DENVER––Jeff Young,  DVM,  one of the star speakers at ICAWC 2013,  wants to sell the veterinary and humane communities on the concept he calls Spay-It-Forward.  

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