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ISFM takes a stand on welfare of unowned cats

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 Fe ...

dateSep 06, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Australia bans euthanasia advert

Australian euthanasia advocates Tuesday vowed to press ahead with their television and billboard advertising campaign, despite their first screen advert being rejected.

dateSep 14, 2010 in Other
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The role of nurses in physician-assisted dying

Nurses in Belgium who administer life-ending drugs in euthanasia and in cases without explicit patient request often act outside of the law, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

dateMay 17, 2010 in Other
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The death of euthanasia

It is time to discard the word euthanasia because it mixes ideas and values that confuses the debate about dying, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

dateMar 29, 2010 in Other
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UK publishes new rules for assisted suicide

(AP) -- Britain's top prosecutor published new guidelines Thursday spelling out what types of assisted suicide cases were more likely to face prosecution, keeping the practice illegal but finding some leeway for suspects ...

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Health
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Study reduces euthanasia rates of cats

Unwanted cats and kittens who have to be “put down” are the subject of a new study at The University of Queensland's Centre for Companion Animal Health.

dateJul 07, 2009 in Other
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