January 28, 2019

Top of the week to you all. The weather is positively encouraging today so get off that chair and do something about it before the storm takes it away. After you read this that.is.

I know people sharing the sort of spoilt pet test on Facebook don't really mean any harm...

January 25, 2019

First of all HAPPY BELATED NEW YEAR!
We have been so busy working hard to help more animals that weeks passed and we're suddenly at the tail end of January without having touched base with our following. My sincere apologies.

At the end of the music video of Celine Dion...

December 20, 2018

The reasons the MSPCA no longer houses cats in groups and why you shouldn't either.

The MSPCA is one of very few charities in Malta that looks after both cats and dogs. We repeatedly hear that single accommodation for dogs is not the ideal because dogs, being a social a...

December 17, 2018

Here at the MSPCA we adopted a different philosophy some years ago. I say a different philosophy, but what I really mean is different from what we are used to seeing in Malta. In reality it is not different from  international trends that have evolved from new and impr...

December 4, 2018

It was Clarisa Baldwin who first coined the expression "A dog is for life, not just for Christmas." The popular phrase signifies that pet ownership is a lifelong commitment not to be considered on impulse. As we are well on the way to Christmas, we remind all people in...

November 30, 2018

From experience I can tell you it is definitely a divisive topic. What I might call hoarding another might call collecting, but while collecting is a hobby, hoarding tends to be a compulsion. For sure it is now recognized in the DSM as Hoarding Disorder. So a person mi...

November 24, 2018

As our NGO plans how we will distribute our budget for 2019 to maximize the effect of each Euro and make sure we are being fiscally responsible, I couldn’t help but take a look at Malta’s budget for 2019 and what this has to say about the government’s plans for the com...

November 21, 2018

I know what you must be thinking...Here we go again with the usual boring old neutering. Keep reading, this might get a bit different. You usually hear why neutering is good because it reduces the number of vulnerable stray cats and it's good for their health but we de...

November 14, 2018

Social media can be a helpful tool for anyone seeking help with something because a post can get replies from a wide range of people who have tried and tested stuff before you even have to. It was no surprise when Facebook started trending that soon after people starte...

November 5, 2018

Having a plan is the key to getting where you want to be. You set your goal and your deadline, you write down what needs to happen until then and in which order and there you have it a well drawn out plan that dictates your strategy. You then find your strengths and we...

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