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As reported by this media story, a potentially deadly virus reached the island of Maui late last month. That virus is the feline panleukopenia virus. Credit: pavelgr / Shutterstock With the virus receiving this type of attention in Hawaii, you may be wondering whether your cat is at risk, even if you don't live on Maui. The answer to that question is, possibly, yes. This is especially true if your pet is a kitten or a young cat. Feline panleukopenia is sometimes known as feline distemper, although this name is somewhat of a misnomer. The virus itself is actually a parvovirus. In fact, years ago, when parvovirus was first recognized in dogs, and before dedicated canine parvovirus vaccines...

Nine beagles were rescued from life in cages in a laboratory in Nevada. Watch as people from the Beagle Freedom Project bring the dogs outside for the very first time. Share this on Facebook? MORE ON PAWNATION: Rescued Laboratory Dogs See Sun, Grass for the First Time Dog Home Alone Breaks Rules and Loves It Cat Is The Best at Giving Hugs...

Pawparazzi Report May 2014

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GENEVA - Environmental campaigners World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on Thursday condemned moves by British firm Soco International to start searching for oil in part of Africa's oldest national park. Credit: Flickr/Global Water Partnership WWF said that Soco was on Saturday scheduled to start seismic testing in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga park, home to 3,000 species including the endangered gorillas immortalised by the film "Gorillas in the Mist". "WWF condemns in the strongest terms Soco's unacceptable operations in Virunga National Park," said Lasse Gustavsson, head of conservation at WWF. "It is irresponsible for Soco to disregard the national and international laws protecting...