International Cat Care is 2016 charity of year for APBC

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  • user warning: Table './apbc_org_uk_@002d_member/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>The Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC) has announced that its 2016, charity of the year, is International Cat Care. </p>\n<p>International Cat Care is a charity which is passionate about improving the care of all cats. Pet cats, stressed cats, ill cats, homeless cats, free-living cats, old and young cats all have different needs, different problems and different approaches. The charity was formerly known as the Feline Advisory Bureau (FAB) and was renamed International Cat Care, in 2013. The name change coincided with a dramatic increase in the charity’s international welfare work for unowned cats, demand for information from cat owners all over the world, and work with veterinary organisations worldwide.</p>\n<p>Commenting on the choice of charity, Rosie Barclay, APBC chair, says: “The International Cat Care website – <a href=\"http://www.icatcare.org\" title=\"www.icatcare.org\">www.icatcare.org</a> - is an excellent first stop for scientifically based advice on all things feline and we are delighted to help raise its profile both with our members, and the general public.” </p>\n<p>For over 50 years the charity has been raising the standard of treatment and care provided to cats by veterinary surgeons, boarding cattery operators, those involved in rescue work, breeders, and cat owners by providing the best information possible. Its mission is to engage, educate and empower people throughout the world to improve the health and welfare of cats by sharing advice, training and passion.</p>\n<p>Feline behaviour specialist at ICC, Dr Sarah Ellis, says “All of us at International Cat Care, are absolutely delighted to be the APBC’s charity of the year. We strive to improve the knowledge of cat owners all over the world on all aspects of behaviour and are delighted for this recognition from the APBC.”</p>\n<p>The APBC is a not for profit organisation whose members help resolve behaviour problems in companion animals ranging from dogs, cats and horses to birds and reptiles. In recognition of the critical link between behaviour and physical health, its international network of experienced behaviour counsellors works on referral from veterinary surgeons. The Association continues to recognise that a strong link between the veterinary surgeon and the behaviourist is essential in all cases, and it is a membership requirement that all members must work solely on veterinary referral. </p>\n<p>Ends<br />\nFor further information please contact: Susan McKeon on: 07792 279279. Email: <span class=\"spamspan\"><span class=\"u\">susan</span> [at] <span class=\"d\">happyhoundstraining [dot] co [dot] uk</span></span></p>\n', created = 1511402203, expire = 1511488603, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '1:23d659a2754dd9af98a3fda65fb2fb3a' in /home/jbellapbc/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 108.
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  • user warning: Table './apbc_org_uk_@002d_member/cache_filter' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: UPDATE cache_filter SET data = '<p>Throwing a ball for a game of chase is an enjoyable and rewarding experience for many owners and their dogs. For other owners canine chase behaviour turns into a nightmare when their dog chases cyclists, cars or sheep. When their dogs choose what to chase it can compromise owners financially, cause the target severe injury or even death, and threaten the life of the dog. A good trainer or behaviour counsellor needs to be able to address inappropriate predatory chase behaviour swiftly and effectively. This book looks at the reasons for the problem, the more effective solutions and how to alter the behaviour.<br />\nPrice includes UK P&amp;P. Please email <span class=\"spamspan\"><span class=\"u\">info</span> [at] <span class=\"d\">apbc [dot] org [dot] uk</span></span> for international postage.</p>\n', created = 1511402203, expire = 1511488603, headers = '', serialized = 0 WHERE cid = '1:d318634a8d7240724fbc443237a6390c' in /home/jbellapbc/public_html/includes/cache.inc on line 108.
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Date Released: 
29/01/2016

The Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors (APBC) has announced that its 2016, charity of the year, is International Cat Care.

International Cat Care is a charity which is passionate about improving the care of all cats. Pet cats, stressed cats, ill cats, homeless cats, free-living cats, old and young cats all have different needs, different problems and different approaches. The charity was formerly known as the Feline Advisory Bureau (FAB) and was renamed International Cat Care, in 2013. The name change coincided with a dramatic increase in the charity’s international welfare work for unowned cats, demand for information from cat owners all over the world, and work with veterinary organisations worldwide.

Commenting on the choice of charity, Rosie Barclay, APBC chair, says: “The International Cat Care website – www.icatcare.org - is an excellent first stop for scientifically based advice on all things feline and we are delighted to help raise its profile both with our members, and the general public.”

For over 50 years the charity has been raising the standard of treatment and care provided to cats by veterinary surgeons, boarding cattery operators, those involved in rescue work, breeders, and cat owners by providing the best information possible. Its mission is to engage, educate and empower people throughout the world to improve the health and welfare of cats by sharing advice, training and passion.

Feline behaviour specialist at ICC, Dr Sarah Ellis, says “All of us at International Cat Care, are absolutely delighted to be the APBC’s charity of the year. We strive to improve the knowledge of cat owners all over the world on all aspects of behaviour and are delighted for this recognition from the APBC.”

The APBC is a not for profit organisation whose members help resolve behaviour problems in companion animals ranging from dogs, cats and horses to birds and reptiles. In recognition of the critical link between behaviour and physical health, its international network of experienced behaviour counsellors works on referral from veterinary surgeons. The Association continues to recognise that a strong link between the veterinary surgeon and the behaviourist is essential in all cases, and it is a membership requirement that all members must work solely on veterinary referral.

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For further information please contact: Susan McKeon on: 07792 279279. Email: susan [at] happyhoundstraining [dot] co [dot] uk