Mounting evidence to prove that flat-faced cat breeds are suffering


(International Cat Care Press Release) There is growing evidence to show that flat-faced or brachycephalic cats (picture 1), including most modern Persians or Exotic Shorthairs, are suffering from a number of health problems, leading to lifelong suffering as a direct result of being ‘designed’ to have a very flat face. This includes breathing problems, eye…

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Three-Legged Dog Finds her Pawfect Home


(Mayhew Press Release) A neglected dog who lost a leg has finally found happiness by landing herself a loving forever home after being rescued by The Mayhew Animal Home. When Animal Welfare Officers first discovered Yorkshire Terrier, Mini, formally named at The Mayhew as Mitzi, she was in a bad state; the two-year-old had been…

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BVA commends Scottish Government as it sets UK precedent with Wild Animals in Circuses Bill


(BVA Press Release) Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has outlined her programme for Government in the Scottish Parliament (7th Sept), including the intention to introduce a Wild Animals in Circuses Bill. Responding to the announcement, BVA Scottish Branch President Grace Webster said: “An opportunity to improve animal welfare has been presented and BVA commends the…

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