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2013-09-23 23:22:03

My Cat from Hell Behaviorist Reminds Public – TNR Best Way to Help Feral Cats Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Jackson Galaxy, the cat behaviorist responsible for ensuring cat guardians and their cats coexist peacefully on the popular Animal Planet show My Cat From Hell, lends his support to National Feral Cat Day (October 16) in a new PSA filmed for Alley Cat Allies, the nation’s largest advocacy group for cats. “We are thrilled to work with our friend, Jackson Galaxy, on...

2013-09-09 08:00:57

Long-term confinement is not a humane option for the control of feral and stray or abandoned cat populations, according to new guidelines issued by the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) in its Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery published by SAGE. According to the society, which is the veterinary division of the charity International Cat Care, culling to control cat populations is also rarely effective or acceptable, whereas trap–neuter–return programs and rehoming (in...

2013-08-05 23:05:01

National animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society http://bestfriends.org challenges call study asserting unowned cats must be "eliminated to manage the public health risk of rabies transmission" when only one case of human contacting rabies from cat has been documented since 1960. Kanab, UT (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 National animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society is demanding answers following the recent publication of an article calling for the...

US Domestic Cats Killing Birds And Mammals In Record Numbers, According To Smithsonian
2013-01-29 15:58:31

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just a week ago we reported that a New Zealand economist was looking for a way to rid the island of its cat infestation, with claims that the curious critters were responsible for millions of bird kills annually, leaving the country with a big dent in its native bird population. While many were outraged by the seemingly unwarranted call out for residents to not replace their dying feline family members, it seems there may have...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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