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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ThePet.net praised by Parliament in Early Day Motion!

In the first of two Early Day Motions (EDMs) for a debate on animal welfare, Bob Spink MP praises the new pet owners’ website – ThePet.net – for its work in promoting positive pet ownership. He also highlights its role in increasing the public’s understanding of companion animals. Entitled ‘Promoting the Welfare of Pets and…

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Please come and Walk for the Animals on Sunday!

This Sunday 7th September, sees the 11th annual Sponsored Walk for the Animals, raising much-needed funds for both excellent local charities Cat Welfare Sussex and Sussex Pet Rescue; by far their biggest fund raising event of the year. But for me, what makes this years’ sponsored walk even more special than the last ten is…

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