Hitting defenseless animals, keeping them chained without exercise or leaving them exposed in severe weather all count as abuse. Mistreating animals can (and often does) escalate into domestic assault. Dial 911 if you suspect abuse. Police will respond. You can choose to remain anonymous, or by identifying yourself, you can help in future prosecution.
4 things to know about owning guinea pigs
If your houseplants are looking a little ragged or your cat shows symptoms of illness, interaction between them could be the cause. Houseplants may be good for the health of a home but can be dangerous for our feline friends. It is possible, however, to create a level of détente between them.
Humane societies and animal shelters play an important role in our communities. AAHA believes that all pets deserve the best care, and so do many humane societies and animal shelters throughout the United States. In fact, 12 veterinary hospitals associated with humane societies and animal shelters in the United States are now AAHA-accredited.
Feline urine marking is a behavior in which cats mark a location with urine to notify other cats of their territory. Learn the signs of urine marking, how it’s diagnosed and how it’s treated.