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Editorial Policy

Purpose

FelineAway.com is dedicated to providing accurate, engaging, and informative content about cats and cat care. Our mission is to be a trusted resource for cat owners and enthusiasts, offering insights, advice, and the latest news in the world of felines.

Content Standards

  1. Accuracy and Reliability: All content must be fact-checked and based on credible sources such as veterinary journals, experienced veterinarians, and reputable cat care organizations.
  2. Relevance: Articles should be relevant to cat owners and enthusiasts, covering topics such as health, behavior, nutrition, grooming, and the human-cat relationship.
  3. Originality: Content must be original and not plagiarized. Writers are encouraged to provide unique perspectives or insights based on their experiences and research.
  4. Clarity and Accessibility: Articles should be written in a clear, concise, and engaging manner, making complex topics accessible to a general audience.
  5. Respect and Sensitivity: Content should respect the emotional bond between cats and their owners. Avoid sensationalism, especially in topics related to cat health or welfare.

Ethical Guidelines

  1. No Promotion of Harm: Do not promote practices that are harmful or dangerous to cats.
  2. Transparency: Any potential conflicts of interest or sponsorships in content creation must be disclosed.
  3. Respect for Privacy: Respect the privacy of individuals and their pets. Obtain consent before sharing personal stories or images.
  4. Inclusivity: Be inclusive and considerate of the diverse community of cat owners and lovers in terms of race, gender, age, and cultural backgrounds.

Editorial Process

  1. Submission and Review: Writers submit their articles to the editorial team. Each submission undergoes a review for adherence to our content standards and ethical guidelines.
  2. Editing: Articles may be edited for clarity, accuracy, and engagement. The core message of the article will not be altered.
  3. Fact-Checking: Claims, especially regarding cat health and behavior, must be fact-checked using credible sources.
  4. Approval and Publication: Once an article meets all guidelines, it is approved for publication.

Feedback and Corrections

  1. Open to Feedback: We welcome feedback from our readers and experts to improve our content.
  2. Corrections: If errors are identified post-publication, we commit to correcting them promptly and transparently.

Updating Policy

This editorial policy is subject to periodic review and updates to ensure it remains aligned with the best practices and the evolving needs of our readers and the cat community.