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This Week's Top Cat News:...

Catch up on all the latest, breaking cat news in Chateau Cat. Learn how one cat saved a community...

Breaking Bad News in...

Giving bad news is a crucial part of what we do. It’s an art, and those who excel in it are born,...

News Flash: Skip That Study,...

Great news cat parents! Recent media reports about a new study suggesting that cats dislike being...
 

More breaking news on dog-toxic Cocoa Mulch chips

Everyone knows that chocolate is bad for dogs, right? Problem is, most of us think it’s only about the sweet bars of brown stuff and big bags of candy-coated goo. 

Better than hemlines: Pets as economic indicators (and more pet...

With the R-word in full-on over-usage across the US, the news media is grasping for any kind of story to prove that we’re really truly, honest-to-God suffering. With this American penchant for black news to back up our basest fears, some outlets are using pets to illustrate the economy at its worst.

Cancer survival in pets: Good news just keeps on coming

You think cancer’s so bad? OK, so maybe it is given the alternative of perfect health. But consider that cancer is eminently treatable. In fact, for cancer cases there’s a great deal veterinarians can do to prolong a perfectly comfortable life, sometimes well beyond all predictions so that pets can achieve normal lifespans.

Wallace the Pit Bull Gets More Bad News

Wallace the first pit bull to win a flying disc championship got bad news from his veterinarian last week, his cancer has returned and spread. However, Wallace is still living life to the fullest working on that bucket list.

The Week’s Top News Stories: London’s First Cat Café and More

Catch up on the latest cat news this week in Chateau Cat. Is a cat café really slated to open in London? Plus learn about how Tuxedo Stan is influencing other felines to become active in politics.

Dolittler's weekend news trio: On Vick, the Supreme Court on...

You’ll all be pleased to hear that this week’s string of public policy-related animal rants has come to a close. You’ll have to forgive me as sometimes my mind goes on a tear and there’s no way to rein it in until it’s expended itself (and I’m pretty sure it has).

Veterinary News Network gives extrovert vets their 15 minutes

I want to be a star…well, not really…but sort of. I’d at least like to get on TV. Now, I don’t consider myself a shameless self-promoter or a wild exhibitionist, but I might admit to being a smidge more extroverted than the average vet. That’s why I signed up for VNN (Veterinary News Network) to help launch my middling career as...

News Alert: Jon Hamm LOVES Cats

Yes, that’s right, Jon Hamm loves cats—as if you needed another reason to adore and fantasize about the acclaimed actor. Watch the hilarious Comedy Central clip.

Dolittler's Friday veterinary news variety show

It’s popular to report the news as a Friday variety show. Tired as the format might be, this week was so chock-full of news on the animal/veterinary front I figured it would be a shame to let any of it slide by unnoticed.

What’s your pick for the top ten animal news stories of 2010?

I had this great idea for an end-of-the-year piece for my USA Today column: I would compile what I felt were the most significant animal news stories of the year. They’d be the most telling and the most provocative — both signs of the times and harbingers of change in the lives of animals — even if only from our warped human...

Feline control freaks, flying fish and more news from the...

Apart from putting up a privacy fence, rerouting hoses to new plantings, clearing brush, designing a new coop and preparing to move the sizable goat pen (all under the hot Miami sun), I spent the weekend catching up on some of the last seven days’ veterinary news. 

Vaccine-associated sarcomas in cats: good news on these nasty tumors

All you cat owners out there are likely to know about the infamous, vaccine-associated sarcoma. You may not know it by name, but you’ve doubtless heard about the aggressive tumors cats can get at their vaccine injection sites.

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