And here we go again: a roaming kitten loses its leg apparently because of a hostile neighbour’s illegal leg-hold trap. From today’s Taranaki Daily News: A kitten believed to have been caught in a gin trap crawled home and left a pool of blood outside its two-year-old owner’s bedroom. Just after midnight on Saturday, New
Here are a few photos from today’s All Breeds Cat Show in Hamilton. There was a fantastic turnout of cats and visitors, plus a lot of interest in the Oscillot cat fence system. Thanks Hamilton Cat Club! 3 July 2016
Barely a month after hearing about a Palmerston North man convicted of catching his neighbour’s cat in a leg-hold trap, we have this from today’s Hawke’s Bay Today: …cats get a bad rap, despite the fact they don’t bark incessantly and lay waste anywhere they like. They do wander, and it is clear there are
Unfortunately, we cannot assume that all humans are decent and compassionate towards animals – including our pets. This is from today’s New Zealand Herald: A man captured a neighbour’s pet cat in a leg-hold trap to prevent it from hunting birds on his property. Paul Parsons was convicted on a charge of using a prohibited
Yolanda van Heezik, a senior lecturer in zoology at Otago University, says many New Zealanders don’t feel they need to do anything to control their pet cat.