Working Feral Cats Protect Human Health from Urban Rats

These feral cats were slated for being euthanized until an ingenious idea saved them–and the health of their fellow humans… Are cats the ultimate weapon in public health? Rats are… as anyone who remembers fourth grade history will tell you, disease carriers of the civilization-ending variety. “Black death” may now be more manageable with modern … Continue reading Working Feral Cats Protect Human Health from Urban Rats

Can Wild Animals Communicate with Humans? Yes, and now there is proof.

Of course many people within the animal welfare and animal rights worlds already know that animals can communicate with humans–if humans are paying attention and make the effort, that is.  Now scientists are working to elevate that awareness of human-animal communication to the status of ‘fact’ by way of scientific evidence. First Proof That Wild … Continue reading Can Wild Animals Communicate with Humans? Yes, and now there is proof.

Maharaj the elephant died trying to escape horrific conditions

Painful to read, even more so to experience… Wild Indian Elephant Dies Trying to Escape Captivity Maharaj died trying to break free, illustrating how Indian officials are often ill-equipped to deal with problem elephants. From almost the moment Maharaj had been locked in, he beat his head and trunk against the sides of his small … Continue reading Maharaj the elephant died trying to escape horrific conditions