Along with being a successful project that has made a big difference for local cats, the story of The American Museum of the House Cat and its associated shelter is also about following passions and giving back post-retirement.
In India, cows are sacred, in principle, to the dominant Hindu population. Unfortunately this reverence is often expressed in words alone
There are approximately 3,000 street dogs in Mannar, Sri Lanka, and many are in very poor condition. The new center will provide shelter and veterinary care for dogs and other animals, as well as running a street dog and cat sterilization program.
Hobbling is the practice by which an animal, normally an equine, has their limbs tied together to restrict their movement. Two veterinary professors give their input on how this practice impacts animals and whether it should be banned.
The dog and cat meat trade in Malaysia must not be excused or explained as purely cultural. To many Malaysians, dogs and cats are companion animals, not food.
Commuters and potential rodeo fans in the San Francisco Bay Area are being greeted today by the message “Calf-Roping Kills,” alongside the face of a helpless victim of rodeo’s notorious calf-roping contest, one of the baby cows for whom suffering, injury, and death are the norm.
BirdLife speaks to renowned American author Jonathan Franzen about birds, economics, ethics and the end of the earth.
Will giraffes survive humanity? They are as iconic as lions, rhinos and elephants, and their long-term existence in the wild is under a similar threat. However, the world’s tallest animals get much less public attention and protection.
How did a sleepy rural community become the stork capital of North Macedonia? We meet the white storks who live alongside local people, and discover how one woman’s love of birds inspired an entire movement.
Cities will certainly be the most important human habitat going into the foreseeable future, and it is crucial that we get them right. It is essential to understand that our well-being is tied to a connection to nature and that nature in the city is not an amenity but a necessity.
European honey-buzzards are fearless in the face of stinging wasps and hornets, but they have no defense against illegal shooting for sport. In Italy, “anti-poaching camps” sparked an extremely successful movement which has saved thousands of honey-buzzards.
Yellowstone National Park and other bison managers took the lives of 458 of the United States’ last wild buffalo this year. All those buffalo souls lost simply because livestock interests don’t want to share the land.