A study published in July in the journal PLOS ONE investigated how cats might have adapted to get along with others by looking at the hormone levels, gut microbiomes and social behaviors of shelter cats living in groups. Here’s the scoop.
The 2022 Cat Advocate of the Year is F.O.R.W.A.R.D., based in Indianapolis, Indiana. F.O.R.W.A.R.D. pairs cats and kittens (some with behavioral or medical challenges) with incarcerated individuals who provide daily care, medical care and companionship.
The Shelter Medicine Program at Mississippi State’s College of Veterinary Medicine recently celebrated a major milestone of performing more than 100,000 spay and neuter surgeries in the last 17 years.
Online pet pharmacy PetMed Express has partnered with veterinary telehealth company Vetster to provide PetMed Express’s 2 million clients 24/7 telemedicine access through video, text or audio chat. Here’s the lowdown.
The San Diego Humane Society has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help Ukrainian refugees fleeing with their pets. Ukrainian pets are being held back when their owners cross into the United States at the U.S.-Mexico border. Here’s the scoop.
Meals on Wheels America announced in February that it received a half-million dollar grant from PetSmart Charities to support pet-assistance services for pet-owning older adults, with an emphasis on underfunded areas and populations.