Small breeders aare subject to a certification

A certification for small cat breeders

The National Animal Welfare Advocacy Association in Québec (ANIMA-Québec) has established a certification system for cat farms and daycare facilities in an effort to preserve the animals and to rectify a gap in the legislation. While owners of 15 or more of these animals are required to have a permit from the Ministry of Agriculture, … Read more

A tabby cat on a blue leash.

New restrictions put on cats’ movements causes public uproar

In Walldorf, Germany, citizens are dismayed by a unique rule regarding cats. As of May 2022, the municipality of Walldorf has imposed a temporary lockdown on pusses. During summer, if house cats are caught outside unaccompanied, their owners could face a fine of up to €50,000, as a local newspaper explained: “The district administration office … Read more