Monthly Archives: August 2010

The Eyes have it intelligence linked to the size of dogs eyes

Posted On 2010-08-31 01:08:33

There have, in the past, been many theories that large dogs are more intelligent, some theories focus on the brain size while others use genetic theories to support the claims. However, a recent study has found that dogs ability to follow directions is linked to how wide their eyes are... more

Tourists descend on Cat town

Posted On 2010-08-31 12:08:28

Houting, in Taiwan, is fast becoming tourist hotspot. As a run down mining town, Hougting does not fit the mould of traditional tourist attractions. However, Houting’s appeal is not with the town itself but rather with its residents. Hougton has a population of 300, 200 humans and 100 cats! The... more

Help for Service Dogs

Posted On 2010-08-27 03:08:46

Topsail is a war hero; he played a vital roll in his regiment. He was the first to enter unsecure battle grounds to bravely check for booby traps. On one occasion, Topsail went into a building ahead of his fellow US Marines, unknown to Topsial their was a enemy lurking... more

‘Doggy lifesavers’

Posted On 2010-08-25 04:08:01

A new fleet of specially trained lifesavers is hitting the Italian Beaches and cost line. The specially trained force does not fear rough seas and will not think twice before jumping out of helicopters and speeding boats. As brave as the lifesaving maverick Mitch Buchannon, the brave force is a... more

The Latest Splash- a water park for dogs

Posted On 2010-08-24 10:08:19

Just weeks after we brought you the news that a cat hotel had been opened in Hertfordshire, we can now reveal that our neighbours over the pond have gone one better by opening a doggy water park. Dogs visiting the park can swim, surf, boogie board or simply relax by... more

Marathon dog turns his paw to kayaking

Posted On 2010-08-23 01:08:56

Charlie a black Labrador, from Cleator Moor, is a dog who likes a challenge. Not content with running marathons with his owner, Martin Whitmill, Charlie has now taken to the Irish Sea for a spot of kayaking. Martin decided to complete a 35-mile, nine hour voyage from St Bees in... more

Local Council in a mess over dog foul

Posted On 2010-08-20 01:08:46

A recent marketing campaign launched by Hastings Borough Council designed to get dog owners to clean up after their pets has caused a stir amongst local residents. The posters and car stickers feature a particularly divisive expletive in it’s strap lines, such as Oi! Have you got S**t for brains?... more

Psychic appeals for missing cat and finds him in her own back garden

Posted On 2010-08-19 10:08:49

Janet Crawford, who appears on Bolton FM as a Sunday night Psychic, has helped reunite three year old Ginger with his owner Denise Morgan. Denise was distraught when Ginger went missing and although she is a self confessed cynic, she decided to phone the radio station to seek Janet’s help.... more

Two legged dog is an inspiration to soldiers

Posted On 2010-08-19 09:08:28

Faith, a labrador-chow cross from Oklahoma City, has become an honorary sergeant in the U.S. army. Born with one of her front legs missing and the other in need of amputation Faith was rejected by her mother and hand reared by the Stringfellow family. The family feared the worst, but... more

Domestic cats brought in to save the Scottish Wildcat

Posted On 2010-08-18 01:08:57

Zoologists are developing a revolutionary cloning system using domestic cats in an attempt to save the endangered Scottish wildcat. The Scottish wildcat also, known as highland tiger is quickly becoming extinct with only 400 thought to be living in the wild. This worrying statistic has led scientist to create some... more