Returning the Most Lost Kitties to Their People

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (06-05-2023) #833C: Corrine Bourgoin — adoption supervisor and shelter operations manager at the MSPCA Boston — discusses how the shelter has achieved the highest return-to-owner rate of cats in the whole USA, 10 times higher than the rest of the country!   MP3 Audio [19 MB]DownloadShow URL

Basepaws Wants to Use Cat DNA to Improve Their Health

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (03-27-2023) #823A: Dr. Ernie Ward sings the praises of the DNA test Basepaws — what it means for cats now, and how in the near future it will be able to identify genetic markers for disease and improve feline health long term.   MP3 Audio [18 MB]DownloadShow URL

Wow! Mission Meow

Cat Chat — Brought to You by Dr. Elsey’s (03-08-2023) #0134: Mikel Maria Delgado is on the board of Mission Meow, a nonprofit that raises money so they are able to give sizeable grants to other feline non-profits — a larger donation which allows them to make a significant impact in their life-saving work with […]

Detecting Kidney Disease Early

The Expert Vet (09-24-2018) #7058: Dr. Donna talks about a ground-breaking new test to identify early kidney disease in cats, the SDMA marker. MP3 Audio [8 MB]DownloadShow URL

Music Specially for Kitty Cats

Music Specially for Kitty Cats A few years ago, scientists from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and the University of Maryland, wanted to study whether cats could respond to music. And so they created some music especially for feline sensibilities, as described in this article outlining the whole study.  It describes how Charles Snowdon […]

CATS RULE! Announcing Launch of NY Cat Film Festival!

CATS RULE! Announcing the launch of the NY CAT FILM FESTIVAL! The day has finally come when all you patient, pleasantly persistent feline advocates, who have been asking “But what about the kitties up on the big screen?” are going to get your very own NY Cat Film Festival! This new festival embraces films that […]

Make an Anti-Cancer Diet for Your Pet

Holistic Vets (11-14-2016) #3061: Want to create a special anti-cancer diet for your own pet? Dr Judy Morgan describes the individualized anti-cancer diet she created for her own dog and the strange coincidence that giving her dog a pineapple snack led to early discovery of a rare intestinal wall cancer — small cell lymphoma usually […]

Can You Love Both Cats and Birds!?

Can You Love Both Cats and Birds!? There’s a quiet little war going on between the cats allowed outdoors and the birds and their nests which the cats disturb or destroy. There’s also a philosophical (and sometimes actual) battle going on between bird-lovers who want no domestic cats to be allowed outdoors and cat owners […]

Paws for Applause in Los Angeles

In preparing to take the Dog Film Festival to Los Angeles June 4th & 5th, I heard about EatSeeHear — which is an outdoor, summer-long, pet-friendly event series, with food trucks, movies and live music. I wish there was a series like this in Vermont where I now live! The events run on Saturdays from […]

Pet Food Advisors #7021 (12/24/2013)

Pet Food Advisors (12/24/2013) #7021: The 2nd vitamin show — on why dogs and cats don’t need vitamin C supplements and we do and other mysteries of inter-species vitamin needs. MP3 Audio [10 MB]DownloadShow URL