Half a century ago, Belgian Zoologist Bernard Heuvelmans first codified cryptozoology in his book On the Track of Unknown Animals.

The Centre for Fortean Zoology (CFZ) are still on the track, and have been since 1992. But as if chasing unknown animals wasn't enough, we are involved in education, conservation, and good old-fashioned natural history! We already have three journals, the largest cryptozoological publishing house in the world, CFZtv, and the largest cryptozoological conference in the English-speaking world, but in January 2009 someone suggested that we started a daily online magazine! The CFZ bloggo is a collaborative effort by a coalition of members, friends, and supporters of the CFZ, and covers all the subjects with which we deal, with a smattering of music, high strangeness and surreal humour to make up the mix.

It is edited by CFZ Director Jon Downes, and subbed by the lovely Lizzy Bitakara'mire (formerly Clancy), scourge of improper syntax. The daily newsblog is edited by Corinna Downes, head administratrix of the CFZ, and the indexing is done by Lee Canty and Kathy Imbriani. There is regular news from the CFZ Mystery Cat study group, and regular fortean bird news from 'The Watcher of the Skies'. Regular bloggers include Dr Karl Shuker, Dale Drinnon, Richard Muirhead and Richard Freeman.The CFZ bloggo is updated daily, and there's nothing quite like it anywhere else. Come and join us...

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Friday, July 13, 2012


Prudence's various friends and fans around the world will be upset to hear that the poor girl is unwell. She has bladder stones, which are nasty but eminently treatable, and although she is spending the night at the Vet, she should be home tomorrow.

However, I cannot help but be reminded of the last time one of our dogs had to spend an unplanned night at the Vet.

I will, of course, keep you posted.

LATEST NEWS: She is coming home later this morning. However, we are not out of the woods yet, because she needs to be on a special diet which will change the pH of her urine so the stones will dissolve. At the moment she is refusing to eat it...


Tony Lucas said...

Prayin for you all.
Hopefully she will be back to her old self in no time.
Huggles Prue.

Carl said...

Wishing Prudence a speedy recovery.
Good luck Prue:)

Oll Lewis said...

Poor Prudy, get well soon I'm looking forward to seeing you in August.

Tabitca said...

She may eat it when she gets hungry enough. poor girl. She has had a rough time. She has a loving home with you all at CFZ and I am sure that is what keeps her going.give her a hug from me xx