Last weekend, an 11-year-old free-roaming cat in Christchurch was shot in the leg. With a gun. In the city, for goodness sake. This was a family pet, who has now had her leg amputated. She is lucky that this was a non-lethal wound. The next cat might not be.
Dr Lynette McLeod studies why people are reluctant to keep their cats at home – despite the countless benefits. She’ll be speaking in Auckland next week.
What a great show last Saturday! The Auckland Cat Club put on their 69th Annual All Breeds Show at the Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre. A new feature was the judging of children’s cats, and judge Sam Pratt complimented the young cat owners on how friendly and well presented their pets were. It was an
A Unitec master’s student has tracked 37 Auckland cats using GPS while recording their activities on video. The 180 hours of footage reveals cats getting into 326 risky situations, ranging from cat fights (11) to wandering on roads (a third of the cats did so). “To better protect cats and also the wildlife species that
Thanks to the Hamilton Cat Club for putting on another great All Breeds Show yesterday at Hamilton Gardens. This was the club’s 67th annual show and it just gets better every year.
Palmerston North City Council’s new Animals and Bees Bylaw 2018 comes into effect on 1 July. Here are the key changes affecting cats and their owners.
We’re looking forward to another visit to Hamilton for the Hamilton Cat Club’s 67th All Breeds Show, on Sunday 8 July. The show will be at Hamilton Gardens, and will be open to the public from 10am to 4pm. Come and meet some adorable cats and find out how to keep your cat safely at
This was an interesting bit of cat-proofing we did recently for the owners of two cats who live in a central Auckland strata unit. The challenge was to prevent their cats escaping through, or over, an aluminium fence. The fence was only 1.2m high and had large gaps.
We had a great time at the NZCF National Show in Wellington this past weekend. Thank you to all the organisers, volunteers, judges and exhibitors – and especially to the wonderful cats! Check out our photos. We also enjoyed a visit with Richelle and Ken at Neko-Ngeru Cat Adoption Cafe in Petone.
It’s always a pleasure to be back at the Auckland Cat Club all-breeds show. Despite stormy weather, there was a good turn-out of cats, cat owners and the public yesterday at Western Springs Gardens Community Centre. Congratulations to the winners, and thank you Marie and all the volunteers.