Monthly Archives: October 2010

Kitten gets Hung up on The Duchess of Cornwall

Posted On 2010-10-29 10:10:43

The Duchess of Cornwall was in at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home this week. Camilla was officiating the opening of a new £5m cattery which will provide state of the art facilities for abandoned cats and kittens at the home. The new luxury facilities will see cats sleeping in spacious... more

The blind sheepdog

Posted On 2010-10-29 09:10:08

Being a sheepdog is a difficult task, you need to keep your whits about you and some even say you need to have eyes in the back of your head. Jack the sheepdog was a newcomer to the sheepdog profession, for a newcomer he was doing a good job. However... more

Iberian lynx bred successfully in captivity

Posted On 2010-10-28 03:10:45

The Iberian lynx is a breed of wild cat that was once common on the Iberian Peninsula and the odd lynx can still be spotted, but their numbers fell in the middle of the 20th century and by 2005 they were only in their hundreds. The world’s rarest cats came... more

Cat to be flown from Germany to the US for life saving surgery

Posted On 2010-10-28 01:10:14

Thomas Raetsch acquired his cat Maxi three years ago. When he was ill, Maxi was always by his side: This year I was seriously ill after an accident. Maxi sensed I wasn’t well and he didn’t stray from my side. Now, however, poor Maxi is ill and needs a kidney... more

Dog freerunning sensation

Posted On 2010-10-28 10:10:26

Early this week we brought you news of Belle, the boarder collie, who got stuck up a tree It would seem that Belle is not the only pooch taking to tree climbing as news from Ukraine is that there is a new dog on street who is becoming a tree... more

£260,000 legacy left to cats charity

Posted On 2010-10-27 10:10:53

STARrescue cat sanctuary has received a fairly hefty donation after £260,000 was left to the charity in the Legacy of Dolores Valentino Oszward, who died in 2008 aged 85. Shirley King, who runs the centre, was surprised to be left the money by Dolores. Shirley knew Dolores but had no... more

Halloween Dog Parade in NYC

Posted On 2010-10-26 01:10:06

Hundreds of New Yorkers and their prized pooches painted their dogs red, green and many other weird and wonderful colours all congregated last Saturday for the 20th Annual Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade in New York City. Here, hundreds of pooches took to the streets dressed up from everything... more

Mad Cats and Englishwomen

Posted On 2010-10-26 11:10:38

Do you know of anyone that has had to abandon their cat due to financial difficulty? A documentary that will be aired on BBC 2 tomorrow night called Mad Cats and Englishwomen highlights the plight of abandoned cats in the Uk. It has been estimated that nearly half a million... more

Dog is rescued from a tree!

Posted On 2010-10-25 09:10:38

Yes you did read that headline right and no I didn’t mean to write cat. The dog in question is Belle, a Boarder collie from Staffordshire. Belle was out for a walk with owner Kea Jenkins when she went missing, after 5 hours searching for her Kea was beginning to... more

The dog that’s a WAG wannabe!

Posted On 2010-10-22 09:10:25

We have all seen them wannabe WAGs, strutting their stuff down the high street, fashionably dressed, designer handbag in the crook of their arms, desperate to bag themselves a footballer. Now there is a new WAG wannabe turning heads in the Henan Province of China. However, this WAG wannabe is... more