Current Pet News

June 26, 2018 - Issue 2022


No Infection, but Kitty Can't Go? Try This Now

sick cat

June 26, 2018

With feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC) or inflammation of the bladder, there's no bacterial infection present, so prescribing antibiotics can be a big mistake. Once you've ruled out an underlying infection, you can give your pet what she really needs. If your pet is prone to episodes, I recommend keeping this on hand.

Chance Encounter: Bear and Human

Chance Encounter: Bear and Human

June 26, 2018

It was a close call. Both parties beat a hasty retreat, then one decided to turn around.

Kenya Announces Death Penalty for Poachers

wildlife poaching

June 26, 2018

Iconic species like elephants and rhinoceros are prime targets for poachers looking for ivory tusks or rhino horns. To protect the threatened species, poachers already face steep fines and jail time in Kenya, but the measures weren't providing enough deterrence. Now, an even steeper sentence has been announced in the country: the death penalty.